The days are getting shorter, cooler and often wetter but never mind - we still live in the loveliest place on earth so let’s make the most of it! Ready for Halloween and Bonfire Night? You will be when you’ve finished reading this…
Saundersfoot kicks off the sparkly season with their Big Bang Weekend on Friday 30th and Saturday 31st October and offers two days of all things spooky for your Little Monsters! With trails, fireworks, fair rides, food and so much more, you won’t want to miss this. Find out about it here https://www.thebestof.co.uk/local/pembrokeshire/events/feature/big-bang-weekend---saundersfoot
Also on Friday 30th, Druid School returns to Castell Henllys for the last time this year. It’s suitable for those aged over 7 and all you need to know is here https://www.thebestof.co.uk/local/pembrokeshire/events/feature/druid-school
There will be a Halloween party for the Sensory Impaired at Johnston Institute (SA62 3HE) on Friday 30th at 12pm. There will be lots happening so find out all about it here https://www.thebestof.co.uk/local/pembrokeshire/events/feature/halloween-party-for-the-sensory-impaired
Oriel Y Parc in St Davids are taking part in the Welsh Museums Festival and as part of this will be having a mask-making workshop on the 30th to have you ready for Halloween the next day! Read more here https://www.thebestof.co.uk/local/pembrokeshire/events/feature/halloween-mask-making and on Halloween itself, they will be part of the Museums At Night initiative and from tall tales to spine chilling creepy-crawlies, there will be more than enough spook you! Read about it here https://www.thebestof.co.uk/local/pembrokeshire/events/feature/museums-at-night---halloween-special
In Cilgerran, the Welsh Wildlife Centre has all manner of Halloween shenanigans afoot from 10am onwards – much too much for me to list here with broomstick-making, spooky storytelling and shadow puppets and trails to name just a few! You’d better have a read here https://www.thebestof.co.uk/local/pembrokeshire/events/feature/halloween-spooktacular-1442404554-1529
Down in Martletwy, the Snooty Fox is throwing a big Halloween and Firework party in aid of charity and it promises to be a sparkling spooktacular for the whole family! There will even be a park and ride from Oakwood. Here’s all you need to know https://www.thebestof.co.uk/local/pembrokeshire/events/feature/charity-fireworks-bonfire-and-halloween-party
Over in Mathry, the new proprietors of the Farmers Arms at Mathry are holding their first Halloween parties – yes, two of them! A child-friendly event in the evening and then one for the grown-ups later on. Come on – get your broomstick out and get down there! You can read about it here https://www.thebestof.co.uk/local/pembrokeshire/events/feature/halloween-party-1443004962-365
Up in St Dogmaels, the Teifi Netpool Inn is throwing a whole family Halloween knees-up with competitions, quizzes, pinatas… the list is endless!! It’ll be a Saturday night to remember! Read all about it here https://www.thebestof.co.uk/local/pembrokeshire/events/feature/halloween-party-1445331784-335
Canolfan Hermon is doing Halloween a little differently this year with a night for the grown-ups – Abba tribute act Bjorn To Rock is coming to the Preselis and you’re gonna meet your Waterloo!! Get your glittery platforms out and grab a ticket before they all sell – find out how here https://www.thebestof.co.uk/local/pembrokeshire/events/feature/noson-abba-night
If you haven’t been scared to the death by things that go bump in the night during what promises to be a frantic Halloween, you might be interested in something a little more...placid! Castell Henllys is about to launch a new group that will meet on Tuesdays from 10.30am – Knit and Natter. Make new friends and relax over tea and cake as your needles click away and your project grows… Read about it here https://www.thebestof.co.uk/local/pembrokeshire/events/feature/knit--natter
Bonfire night will round off the week – where will you go?
Will it be the free display provided by the Round Table at Mackerel Quay in Milford Haven? On Thursday 5th November, there will be a great evening’s entertainment for the whole family including a music concert and funfair and, of course, those amazing fireworks! Read more here https://www.thebestof.co.uk/local/pembrokeshire/events/feature/milford-haven-firework-display
Or perhaps St Florence? They’ll have not only the traditional bonfire and whizz-bangs but also a bouncy castle, stalls, face painting, candy floss… something for everyone! If you’d like advance tickets or to find out more, have a look here https://www.thebestof.co.uk/local/pembrokeshire/events/feature/st-florence-bonfire-night
Cilgerran always hosts a fun family evening on Bonfire Night so why not come along and enjoy the BBQ and licenced bar and let someone else do the finickity bits with the fireworks? Much safer! You can read about it here https://www.thebestof.co.uk/local/pembrokeshire/events/feature/cilgerran-bonfire-night-1445339121-0344
Canolfan Hermon invites you all to join their community evening at Glogue Quarry on Friday 6th where there will be a traditional family Tan Gwyllt celebration with food and drink provided by the local YFC. Perfect! All you need to know is here https://www.thebestof.co.uk/local/pembrokeshire/events/feature/firework-night-1444740867-5037
On a totally different note, there will be a charity coffee morning held in The Old Vicarage, Moylegrove on the morning of Friday 6th November in aid of Combat Stress and Winston’s Wish. Come along to support two charities and… eat cake! You’ll be made very welcome. Read more here https://www.thebestof.co.uk/local/pembrokeshire/events/feature/remembrance-day-coffee-morning
Well, that’s it for now although you must admit, that’s quite a lot to be going on with! Wherever you spend the Guy Fawkes celebrations, do it safely and I’ll see you all again next week.
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I am Diana Vickers, the site owner of thebestofPembrokeshire, which launched in February 2011 to support the very best of the area’s businesses with their promotion and marketing.