The Big Ceredigion Christmas Blog

The lights are up, the mulled wine is flowing and Father Christmas has less than a month to get everything ready for the big day. So to get you in the festive spirit, here’s a some ideas for the best things to see, do, eat and drink in the lead up to Christmas in Ceredigion. What’s…

Caemorgan Mansion: Wales’ newest 5-star guest house

Caemorgan Mansion has recently reopened its doors following a three-year refurbishment and has gained a 5-star grading from Visit Wales on its first attempt!  This is particularly impressive as Caemorgan Mansion is one of only three designated ‘Guest Houses’ in all of Ceredigion graded as 5 Star by Visit Wales, and one of total only seventeen…

Open Art Exhibition at Gas Gallery – Oriel Nwy

Do you fancy yourself as something of a contemporary  artist? Are you living and working in Ceredigion? Why not submit your work and maybe even have it displayed as part of an Open Art Exhibition at the new Gas Gallery – Oriel Nwy! The Gas Gallery – Oriel Nwy, which opened back in June 2013…

The Dylan Thomas Trail

This week, on the 60th anniversary of Welsh poet and playwright Dylan Thomas’s death, we celebrate the places and people that inspired his finest work.  In New Quay, the local people have put together a walking trail, highlighting his favourite places on a walk he frequented during his days spent there between 1944-5. Some of…

Welsh business scoops top prize at ‘Green Oscars’

The 2013 Green Tourism Goldstar Awards saw more than 2,400 contenders whittled down to a shortlist of 61 businesses nominated for 15 awards. As one of just five Welsh businesses to be shortlisted, and the only Welsh business in their category, Ceredigion based Banceithin Farm and Holiday Cottages were proud to receive the Goldstar Award…

Bellowhead in Aberystwyth

Bellowhead hit the road in November for a 17 date tour of theatres and venues across the country stopping at Aberystwyth Arts Centre on Thursday 21 November performing at 8pm. The award-winning folk-funk-rock-world-jazz 11-piece  have secured their place in the music industry as an innovative band, merging genres and experimenting with English and European musical…

Cultural Highlights in November

10th November – BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Aberwystwth Arts Centre As timeless and as immutable as nature itself, hear Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony, as it grows and moves to its terrifying and furious storms. 18th-30th November – Ceredigion Craft Makers Christmas Craft Fair, Aberaeron  Ceredigion Craft Makers are a co-operative of artists, designer makers and…