Don’t say I didn’t warn you – the end of the year approaches with lightning speed and we’re all left wondering what happened to November! Well, there’s lots to do and be done so in between taste-testing the mince pies (it has to be done – we all need to know they taste ok) and grabbing something warm to drink, have a look at this week’s round-up of what’s occurring to be sure you don’t miss out on anything and don’t forget that this is not the full list of what’s going on – I couldn’t fit it all in! In order to find out about everything that’s waiting to be enjoyed, you need to check here https://www.thebestof.co.uk/local/carmarthenshire/events but for now, here’s my potted selection!
On Friday 20thNovember, Llanelli will launch their Christmas Carnival as huge crowds gather to welcome the start of the Christmas season at Festival Fields before heading to the historic Town Hall for a large funfair, fireworks and of course, the switching on of the lights. What a night! Find out all you need to know about making the most of it here! https://www.thebestof.co.uk/local/carmarthenshire/events/feature/llanelli-christmas-carnival
Saturday 21st November will be a great day to spend at Llandeilo’s Festival Of Senses – their annual celebration of the best of food, drink, shopping, crafts and entertainment which will run from Friday 20th til Sunday 22nd. It’s chic, it’s unique and it’s free so go along and make the most of this lovely little town - you never know what’ll find. Read more here. https://www.thebestof.co.uk/local/carmarthenshire/events/feature/llandeilo-festival-of-senses---gwyl-y-synhwyrau-llandeilo
Outdoor bootsales have all-about finished now but there are indoor pitches available at FfosLas Racecourse for their boot sale on Sunday 22nd November and if you don’t have your own table, you can hire one. A great last-minute chance to declutter and raise some funds? Or perhaps the chance for a change of scenery and a wander around the stalls in search of the perfect bargain bizarre Secret Santa gift?! There are good restroom and refreshment facilities so why not do something different and go along? Have a look here https://www.thebestof.co.uk/local/cardigan-and-teifi-valley/events/feature/ffos-las-racecourse-car-boot-sales
Come along to find out who we at The Best Of Carmarthenshire are and how we are here to champion and assist small- to medium- businesses at our Business Boost Breakfast at the Beacon, Dafen, Llanelli on Monday 23rd November between 9am and 11am. If you’re self-employed or looking to grow your business, it’s a great opportunity to share information, obtain referrals, raise your profile and develop lasting connections. The Hot Topic at this session will be Crafting Your Elevator Pitch. Want to know more? Join us! Read more about it here https://www.thebestof.co.uk/local/carmarthenshire/events/feature/business-boost-breakfast-at-the-beacon-1445344959-3049
On Tuesday 24th November, Cats Protection Carmarthen invite you to a fundraiser with a difference at the Plough & Harrow on Henfwlch Road: Paws’n’Pie night! Tickets are £10 and there will be pie-treats aplenty and all in a good cause! Find out more here https://www.thebestof.co.uk/local/carmarthenshire/events/feature/paws-n-pie-night
Wednesday is Steak Night at The Railway Inn, Llanpumpsaint so if the kitchen seems like a step too far on 25th November, why not take advantage of their delicious offer – 2 ‘10oz Celtic Pride’ rump steaks, homemade chips, side salad AND a bottle of wine for… £25? Are you sure?! Actually, I am! Brilliant! Find out more here https://www.thebestof.co.uk/local/carmarthenshire/events/feature/steak-night-every-wednesday
On Thursday 26th November, the Lyric Theatre in Carmarthen will be hosting a fabulously festive evening of Seasonal Swing as a cast of West End singers and the Jazz All-Stars entertain you with some Christmas Classics and traditional hymns arranged with fantastic close harmonies all topped off with witty banter, mulled wine and a mince pie to boot! Tickets are selling fast so get yours now! Find out how here! https://www.thebestof.co.uk/local/carmarthenshire/events/feature/christmas-crooners---baby-its-cold-outside--the-lyric-carmarthen
Well, that’s it for this week: mince pies are officially on the menu so it’s only a matter of time now until the house is filled with the smell of tinsel and the secret wrapping-frenzy begins! Don’t forget – there’s even more online so make sure you don’t miss out on anything by visiting the full listings page here https://www.thebestof.co.uk/local/carmarthenshire/events
See you next week!
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I am Diana Vickers, the site owner of thebestof Carmarthenshire. This was launched in Carmarthen town in June 2008, to support the very best of the area’s businesses with their promotions and marketing....