Llandeilo’s Festival of the Senses will be sure to get the Christmas season started for you. It opens at 11am on Friday 15th November and will continue through till late afternoon on Sunday 17th November. It is a free to enter event and will be a great opportunity to get started on your Christmas shopping.
Over the course of the weekend there will be festive stalls selling delicious treats, Christmas gifts and fashion pieces for you to browse. This year the main stall areas will be in Llandeilo Civic Hall, The Old Library, Horeb Chapel and King Street. Buskers and entertainment throughout the town will keep you amused as you take in all the smells and tastes. The businesses within the town also take part as shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants get into the spirit of things by opening their doors to visitors and locals alike.
There will be plenty to keep you amused over the course of the weekend. Friday evening’s events will be kicked off with a visit from Santa coming through the town on his Sleigh at 18:00, followed by a lantern procession, Christmas light switch on, firework display and much more. Magical music concerts and entertainment will also be happing throughout Saturday and Sunday. For those feeling energetic; a Santa run will be held at 9am on the Sunday.
Additionally, Peppercorn Cookware Specialists will be hosting a Bake-Off competition and this year’s contestant Michelle Evans-Fecci will be assisting with the judging. Prizes for the adults and children’s categories will be given on Saturday 16th November.
Handy things to know about this year’s festival are that there will be free Wifi, which will cover the main shopping areas, and a Festival app which will prevent you from missing events on the schedule. The app has been designed to also provide information on special offers as well as weather and travel updates. A park and ride service will be available from two locations. These being Ysgol Bro Dinefwr and The Hangout Car Park on Talley Road, where visitors can wait in the warm and browse the arts & craft and food stalls.