Llandeilo Festival of Senses is an annual free pre Christmas festival. Located across the West Wales town, the festival encompasses the towns shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants as well as offering Craft and fashion stalls, food stalls, buskers, entertainment and more. Join us in Llandeilo on the 16th - 18th of November, and get yourself in the Festive spirit.
The three-day festival is a weekend of food, fun, entertainment and shopping opportunities – an event which signals the start of the build-up to Christmas in West Wales.
This year’s Festival of the Senses runs from November 16-18.
The festival has been running since 2008 and picked up a Carmarthenshire Tourism Association award in 2017.
The festival is the largest event of its kind in Carmarthenshire.
Main stall areas for this year are:
Arts and Craft Market – Llandeilo Civic Hall
Arts and Crafts Demonstrations – Ebenezer Chapel
Cubitts Food Court (the main town car park)
A Farmer’s Market (town car park behind Surgery, NFU and White Horse)
Horeb Fashion Hall – Horeb Chapel
King Street Food
Festival opening times are:
16th – 11am – 9.30pm
17th – 10am – 6pm
18th – 10am – 4pm
The event is bound to put visitors in the Christmas spirit.
There will be new elements added in to this year’s Festival of the Senses –
Llandeilo Town WiFi – courtesy of the festival. This will be up and running for the festival and will cover the main shopping areas and compensate for sometimes patchy mobile phone reception.
Two Park and Ride buses to give easy access to the town centre and two locations to save you driving through town – Ysgol Bro Dinefwr car park, which will be available from Friday 4pm, and one at The Hangout on the Beechwood industrial estate, Talley Road, where you can also sit down and wait in the warm and dry.
Craft demonstrations with ‘Have A Go’ options in the Ebenezer Chapel, Crescent Road. There’ll be spinning, painting, book-binding. embroidery and much more with scheduled sessions and ‘drop in and chat’ opportunities with the craftsmen and artists.
A Festival App for mobile and tablet users. This will run on the Llandeilo Town WiFi. It’ll keep visitors up-to-date with information about the festival, the entertainment timetable, special offers, weather forecast, reminder notifications and all you need to know about Llandeilo and the Festival of the Senses.
A Farmer’s Market in the town centre, behind the Surgery, White Horse pub and NFU offices. There will be fresh and local produce from the Black Mountain Food Hub and others.