As the summer starts to heat up, June is the time when the beaches of South Wales really come to life. The lifeguards patrol Whitmore bay from 10am-6pm daily from May 26th, Ogmore and Southerndown from June 30th.

This year Pritchard (of dirty sanchez fame, but more recently an ultra endurance athlete) hosts a triathlon on Barry Island for the first time on June 3rd. More details here.

Music lovers of every genre, young and old, are catered for at the Millenium stadium. Jay Z and Beyonce visit on June 6th, the Rolling Stones on June 16th and mega star Ed Sheeran takes up residence for four nights from Thurs 21st to Sunday 24th. More info here.

Academy espresso and cocktail bar continue their street food residencies, with the best street food vendors setting up outside. Make sure to check their facebook page.

  • 1 & 2nd. GRUBSHED – Hereford based, serving Honest British Street Food
  • 12 & 13th. BEARDED TACO – Did you say…… “TACO!” Hell yeah!

Barrys own food festival, beats eats and treats takes over the promenade at Barry Island on Saturday 30th June and Sunday 1st July, more info here.

For more events checkout the visit the vale website here.

May 1, 2018