Discovering Carmarthenshire

June 2016

Events could be subject to amendment, please verify with event organisers.

2 & 18 June

Junior Farmers at Cwmcrwth Farm

Junior Farmers at Cwmcrwth Farm

Cwmcrwth Farm, Broad Oak, Carmarthen SA32 8QP.
Bring your children to be Junior Farmers! Join Farmer Rob at his rare breed farm near Llandeilo for a half day Junior Farmers activity. Ideal for children 4 to 12 year olds who love helping with the animals and getting muddy! Our fun Farm Day includes hands on with the animals:

  • Collecting eggs
  • Cwtch with a piglet & chicken
  • Feeding the pigs
  • Meeting the Highlanders & donkeys

£20 per child and adult, £50 family ticket up to 3 children and 2 adults. Snacks and drinks included. Booking essential.  01558 669160

3 June

Chris & Pui Show

The Ffwrnes Theatre, Park Street, Llanelli SA15 3YE.
11am & 2pm F: £12, £10, £40 FT. CBeebies’ favourite double act is coming to town! See Chris & Pui from 'Show Me Show Me' in their new stage show with the toys & characters from their hit TV programme. With songs, comedy sketches, a dash of magic and heaps of joining in, this is a family show for children aged two to a hundred and two.  0845 2263510

11 June

Pig Days

Pig Days

Cwmcrwth Farm, Broad Oak, Carmarthen SA32 8QP.
For those who just love pigs and for those looking at keeping them for the first time. Spend the day hands on learning about keeping pigs with Rob Park at Cwmcrwth Farm & Holiday Cottages Nr Llandeilo. 10am-4pm. £85 per person. Lunch included.  01558 669160

11 June & 12 November

Craft Fayres

Craft Fayres

The Lantern Centre, Hall Street Church, Llanelli SA15 3BB.
10am-2pm. Entrance is free and there’ll be a variety of stallholders, cakes, refreshments and a raffle. For more information email Anna Bird at
0845 2263510

12 June

Farmhouse Pork Curing Courses

Farmhouse Pork Curing Courses

Cwmcrwth Farm, Broad Oak, Carmarthen SA32 8QP.
Full and Half day pork curing course, fun and informative. Half Day: Learn how to make bacon and pancetta at home or extend to a Full Day and learn chorizo and salami skills with pig & pork enthusiast. Rob Park at Cwmcrwth Farm Nr Llandeilo. Time: 10am-1pm. Price: Half Day £45 Full Day (includes lunch) £95 per delegate.  01558 669160

19 June - 6 November

Felting workshops at Carmel Community Hall
Felting workshops at Carmel Community Hall

Felting workshops at National Botanic Garden of Wales:

National Botanic Garden of Wales, Llanarthne, Carmarthenshire SA32 8HN.
All courses: Tutor Sarah Enoch of Calonwlân Felt. Time: 10.30-4.30. Each workshop £35.

  • Sun, June 19th - Make a Luxurious Cobweb Felt Shawl
    Learn how to create a one-of-a-kind luxury felt scarf using divinely soft merino wool and silk fibres. Wet felting involves bonding loose wool fibres together to create a strong and permanent fabric via a surprisingly simple process with no harsh chemicals. Be delighted how relatively quick and easy it is to make a beautiful, unique woollen textile. (For beginners or those with intermediate skill levels).
  • Sun, September 18th - 3D Wet Felting - Shoulder Bag
    Create your own seamless shoulder bag using template techniques. (For beginners or those with intermediate skill levels).
  • Sun, November 6th - Double-Ruffle scarf
    Make a gorgeously outrageous Double-Ruffle scarf just in time for the Christmas party season, or as a gift for a best friend or even yourself! (Previous felting experience essential).

To book:
01558 667150 or

26 June

Midsummer Celebration at Gwili Railway

Gwili Railway, Bronwydd Arm Station, Carmarthen SA33 6HT.
New! Midsummer Celebration. High Tea with Prosecco Vintage Tea Party. Indulge your love of all things vintage with a visit to the The Gwili Steam Railway to celebrate Midsummer. A special timetable will operate and High Tea with Prosecco on the steam train will be served on the steam train hauled dining set (pre-booking essential). Dress up in your favourite vintage clothes and step back in time to a gentler era.  01267 238213