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Aberglasney Winter Fair
December 1 - December 3
Aberglasney’s Winter Fair ~ one of Wales’ biggest festive events
Friday 1st December ~ 11am-4.30pm
(parking at Aberglasney, no park and ride)
Saturday 2nd December and Sunday 3rd December ~ 10am-4.30pm
(parking at Aberglasney and free park and ride from Coleg Sir Gar’s Gelli Aur campus)
A must-do of the Christmas season!
> Be inspired by our Mansion and two large marquees which will be packed with 100 stalls offering a wide range of Christmas gifts and decorations, art, crafts, woolens, homeware, toiletries and clothing: you’ll be sure to find some special things for you and yours.
> Warm up with mulled wine or spiced apple juice and a mince pie, which are included with entry.
> Enjoy delicious local artisan food and drink to take home and eat on the day. Drinks include coffee by Coaltown, hot chocolate by NOMNOM and tea by Chantler. Harry’s will be serving a hog roast and burgers. Y Deli Fach will be serving Welsh beef chilli and venison meatballs stuffed with Welsh rarebit. There will be tables and benches under the Cloisters, so that you can sit down and enjoy your food to go.
> Feel festive with music and choirs on Saturday and Sunday (see the programme below).
> Visit Santa’s Grotto on Saturday and Sunday between 11am and 4pm (£4) ~ find the entrance in the Ninfarium!
> Marvel at falconry in the Cloister Garden on Saturday and Sunday.
> Make paper using plant material from Aberglasney on Wild Plant Paper’s stall.
> Take a break in the Tearooms, where the menu will include turkey, stuffing and cranberry baguettes, home-made soup, jacket potatoes, cakes, bara brith, mince pies and brownies.
Timetable of performances
Saturday 2nd December
10-10.30am – Court Henry Primary School
10.45–11.45am – Catwg Handbells
12–12.30pm – Côr Meibion Dinefwr Choir
12.45–1.45pm – The Water Wheel Singers
2–3pm – Côr Curiad y Cwm (Cancelled)
Sunday 3rd December
10.00 – 10.30am – Llandybie Primary School
10.45 – 11.30am – Llandeilo Town Band
11.45 – 12.45pm – Côr Persain
1.00 – 1.45pm – Dawnswyr Llanarthne
2.00 – 3.00pm – Côr Merched Tybie Ladies Choir
Practical information for the day…
Admission for Members of Aberglasney is free
Admission for non-Members is £8.50
Admission for all children up to 16 years of age is free
On site parking available
Free park and ride on Saturday and Sunday from Coleg Sir Gar’s Gelli Aur campus (just a few minutes from Aberglasney – look out for the yellow signs) for when Aberglasney’s car park is full
Not all stallholders will have card payment facilities, so cash might be handy
All proceeds raised will help with the continued maintenance, restoration and operation of the Mansion and Gardens