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What’s on Pembrokeshire July 2018

30th June 2018
Pembrokeshire events July 2018

The Celtic Haven guide to what’s on in Pembrokeshire this July

The advent of July means summer is in full flow and there’s plenty of activities to get your teeth into for those visiting this month.

Here’s a taster of some of the great things to do in sunny Pembrokeshire!

Pembrokeshire Wake Park Jam Nights – Every Wednesday, 6pm till Late

If you’re into wakeboarding then this is the perfect event for you.

Spectator prices are usually free – or £20 for riders – (unless otherwise stated on their Facebook page) and could be the perfect opportunity to take in some extreme sports, whether from their little lakeside cafe and outdoor decking area with a view of the Preseli hills.

Once a month, we’ll pop the BBQ on and have some local live music, so pop on down and soak up the atmosphere!

Learn more on their website here.

Long Course Triathlon Weekend – Friday 13th-15th July

Pembrokeshire plays host to one of the most difficult triathlons in Wales – the Long Course Weekend. This unique event lasts three days, accommodating over 4,000 athletes, with the best triathlon talent in the UK taking part!

The event kicks off on Friday evening, with a 2.4 mile swim off Tenby’s North Beach. Saturday’s attention turns to cycling 112 miles of undulating countryside, while the final task Sunday is a 26.2 mile marathon. A fantastic spectator sport, you can even enjoy it from the comfort of the resort – we’re on the bike ride route!

Find out more about the Long Course Weekend here.

Tenby triathlon - long course weekend

Party in the Castle – Saturday 14th July

This family event at Pembroke Castle offers you the opportunity to bring your picnics, chairs and rugs ahead of a relaxing evening listening to local musicians.

Your family can enjoy the freedom of this amazing historic space with masses to interest them, access to the castle building and the castle cafe too.

Celebrating 4 years in 2018 of this very popular event, this is a great activity for all groups.

£12.50 for a family ticket or adults for £5.00, you can learn more here!

Thai Curry Night – Friday 20th July

The Celtic Haven Resort’s themed food nights return with an evening of Thai cuisine accompanied by glorious views of the idyllic Pembrokeshire coastline!

For one night only, Waves Cliff-top Restaurant will become a temple dedicated to the wonders of Thai food.

A medley of curries and dishes are available for £10.95, including  Thai green chicken curry, Thai prawn and coconut curry, a crispy belly pork served in a red Thai curry sauce – all served with sticky rice and prawn crackers – or a fragrant noodles and veg stir fry dish!

Find out more!

Pembroke River Rally – Saturday 21st July

Pembroke will once again be hosting its annual river rally, as a flotilla takes the Mayors of Pembroke and Pembroke Dock and their consorts to Pembroke by sea.

Organised by the West Wales Maritime Heritage Society, the rally is a tradition that allows the Mayor of Pembroke to exercise her right to navigate the Pembroke River.

The day will see the castle pond beneath Pembroke’s splendid Norman castle filled with boats and promises to be a wonderful spectacle for all-comers.

Stalls and activities will be on the Quay from 11am – 3pm, including a bouncy castle, barbeque, balloon modelling and much more – with visitors also to be greeted by Minions and Daleks!

The flotilla of boats at a previous Pembroke River Rally. PICTURE: Martin Cavaney.

The Pembrokeshire Pirate Trail – Wednesday and Thursday 25th-26th July, 10:00-16:00

There is a packed programme of events and fun activities for all ages at Carew Castle throughout the year from Have-a-Go ArcheryFabulous Falconry and Ghost Tours to Open Air TheatreKnight School and our Christmas Fayre!

The Pembrokeshire Pirate Trail is a great opportunity to learn about the swashbuckling activities of the pirates of the past, with a treasure hunt also taking place!

If you’re interested then you can learn more on their website!

Fairy Tales and Folk Songs of West Wales – 27th July 7:00pm until 9:00pm

Check out this in a unique collaboration between two musicians and singers, who will be bringing a magical evening of dark encounters with the other world of west Wales suitable for “older children, adults, grizzled grandmothers and lovers of dark fairytales”.

Performed, and a visual artist and storyteller restored to life by Ceri Owen Jones (harp and trombone),
Elsa Davies (fiddle and voice), Peter Stevenson (storyteller and illustrations)

This event takes place in Llys-y-fran in Clarbeston Road, with tickets available for £5.00 though there being a limited number available!

For more, contact 01437 532972 or myra@ljcltd.co.uk!

Festival Arts Theatre Company’s 50th summer season – Tuesday 31st July 8:00pm until 10:45pm

Festival Arts theatre company are looking forward to celebrating their 50th summer season of performances in Pembrokeshire this summer.

Festival Arts’ 50th summer season of performances in St Davids gets underway on Tuesday 31st July in the magical ruins of the Bishop’s Palace, St Davids.

They’re celebrating the company’s happy history in the area with Shakespeare’s most popular comedy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream: one of the very first Shakespeare plays that the company performed in this spectacular venue nearly half a century ago.

Festival Arts pride themselves on their accessible and engaging theatre, and if you’ve never been to one of their productions, this is the year to come along!

Find out about this event!

Celtic Haven is one of Pembrokeshire’s leading spa and resort service providers, delivering boutique self-catering holiday cottages and expert spa and wellness treatments to all of its visitors.

Located just off the Pembrokeshire coastal path, the Celtic Haven Resort offers you the opportunity to relax and explore the best that this beautiful county has to offer.

If you would like to learn more then you can contact the team via phone on 01834 870000 or email us at welcome@celtichaven.co.uk!