What's on in North Wales, things to do in North Wales in August

North Wales Events and Festivals in August
Start Date: 04/08/2017
Location : Bangor on Dee Racecourse, Wrexham County
Ladies Day. Bangor-on-Dee Racecourse is a left-handed jumps racecourse set in glorious countryside and overlooked by the Welsh hills. Easily accessible via the motorway and trunk road network, the racecourse is situated just 5 minutes from the A483,

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Start Date: 05/08/2017 to 06/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. A weekend designed to give you an enjoyable introduction to kayaking. You'll cover everything from what clothing and equipment to choose right up to basic rescue skills, not to mention plenty of pad.

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Start Date: 05/08/2017 to 06/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. Become a rock climber! This introductory course gives you the best foundation in the skills you need to become a safe rock climber. During the weekend you'll do lots of climbing outside, discover fun

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Start Date: 05/08/2017 to 06/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. This two day accredited Mountain Training course is perfect for anyone with an interest hillwalking who would like to gain the skills to get out and enjoy hillwalking. Over two days you'll cover plan

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Start Date: 05/08/2017 to 06/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. A weekend sea paddling holiday. With the emphasis on paddling experience not skills development, our coaches will take you on a tour of some of the most memorable paddling spots the North Wales coast

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Start Date: 05/08/2017 to 06/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. An exhilarating weekend of guided mountaineering on some of Snowdonia's classic ridges. In summer, these narrow, rocky exposed ridges are still demanding and exciting. In a group of two, you'll acco.

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Start Date: 07/08/2017 to 11/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. You'll need some energy to keep up with the pace on this week designed specifically for families with children over 8 yrs. During the week you will have a go at a range of "adventure sports&quo

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Start Date: 07/08/2017 to 11/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. A five day course which will give you a thorough grounding in kayaking. You will be introduced to all the equipment and basic skills on local rivers, lakes and sea. On this course there is ample oppo

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Start Date: 07/08/2017 to 11/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. Designed to specifically meet the needs of the family, In five days we will help you progress from never having climbed before to the possibility of leading your own climbs in a controlled and confid

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Start Date: 07/08/2017 to 11/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. Covering the more advanced skills of summer hillwalking and mountaineering, this five day course concentrates on the techniques required for multi-day journeys and travel in the sometimes hostile con

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Start Date: 07/08/2017 to 11/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. You've decided you like kayaking. Now it's time to experience racing down the face of a surf wave, bouncing down a rapid and running a tide race. These five days of white water fun will give you an i

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Start Date: 07/08/2017
Location : Talyllyn Railway Company, Gwynedd
The Talyllyn Railway is probably alone in still being able to run its complete original passenger train dating from the 1860s, and invites you to enjoy a conducted tour featuring this unique train, travelling in the original coaches behind an origina

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Start Date: 08/08/2017 to 09/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig.This two day accredited Mountain Training course is perfect for anyone with an interest hillwalking who would like to gain the skills to get out and enjoy hillwalking. Over two days you'll cover plann

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Start Date: 12/08/2017 to 13/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. If you're planning a Big Walling trip for the first time, or wanting to fine tune what you've already learnt on your first epic, this weekend is worth its weight in gold. The weekend course is cramme

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Start Date: 12/08/2017 to 13/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. The mountains, hills and rugged terrain of North Wales provide a stunning backdrop to the British Cycling Level 2 MTB Leadership Award, as the skills of effective Leadership are outlined through prac

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Start Date: 12/08/2017 to 13/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. A two day introduction to the canoe. You'll learn foundation canoe handling skills as part of a tandem crew along with the principles required to paddle safely as part of a supervised group. On the s

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Start Date: 12/08/2017 to 13/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. A weekend designed to give you an enjoyable introduction to kayaking. You'll cover everything from what clothing and equipment to choose right up to basic rescue skills, not to mention plenty of pad.

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Start Date: 12/08/2017 to 13/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. Become a rock climber! This introductory course gives you the best foundation in the skills you need to become a safe rock climber. During the weekend you'll do lots of climbing outside, discover fun

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Start Date: 12/08/2017 to 13/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. As a summer hillwalker you will often want to go to places which require more specialist techniques than you possess. If you are interested in learning how to move over steep ground safely, perhaps u

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Start Date: 12/08/2017 to 13/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. Become a rock climber! This introductory course gives you the best foundation in the skills you need to become a safe rock climber. During the weekend you'll do lots of climbing outside, discover fun

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Start Date: 12/08/2017 to 13/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. The Mountain Skills course is an ideal choice for walkers interested in applying their countryside walking skills to the mountain environment. Ideally, participants would have done some basic hill wa

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Start Date: 12/08/2017 to 13/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. Does exactly what it says on the tin! Two days covering the essential areas of sea kayaking, navigation, safety and rescue. You?ll spend the first morning in the classroom, looking carefully at h...

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Start Date: 14/08/2017 to 18/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. An introduction to the higher grade scrambles, looking at personal skills and techniques for the safe ascent of grade 2 and 3 scrambles. For those who have done some of the classic grade 1 routes and

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Start Date: 14/08/2017 to 18/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. Become a rock climber on this five-day version of 'First Moves'. The same content with much more time to consolidate all the new skills and techniques. This introductory course gives you the best fou

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Start Date: 14/08/2017 to 18/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. A five-day course introducing you to the basics of handling an open canoe. Develop your boat handling skills both solo and as part of a tandem crew. Consolidate your new-found skills whilst travellin

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Start Date: 14/08/2017 to 18/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig.If you want to develop your hillwalking skills to take you over steeper and more adventurous ground, come with us on this week long scramble through Snowdonia's highest peaks. Staying each night at ..

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Start Date: 14/08/2017 to 18/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig.Why not explore the picturesque hills of Snowdonia with our experienced instructors? On each of the five days you'll walk at your own, comfortable pace through remote, beautiful countryside taking in

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Start Date: 14/08/2017 to 18/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig.You've decided you like kayaking. Now it's time to experience racing down the face of a surf wave, bouncing down a rapid and running a tide race. These five days of white water fun will give you an in

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Start Date: 14/08/2017 to 25/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. If you've dreamt of conquering high mountain peaks and exploring the remote mountain wilderness, here's your chance to turn that dream into reality. Spend two weeks with our mountaineering instructor

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Start Date: 14/08/2017
Location : Talyllyn Railway Company, Gwynedd
The Talyllyn Railway is probably alone in still being able to run its complete original passenger train dating from the 1860s, and invites you to enjoy a conducted tour featuring this unique train, travelling in the original coaches behind an origina

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Start Date: 16/08/2017
Location : Bangor on Dee Racecourse, Wrexham County
Family Evening. Bangor-on-Dee Racecourse is a left-handed jumps racecourse set in glorious countryside and overlooked by the Welsh hills. Easily accessible via the motorway and trunk road network, the racecourse is situated just 5 minutes from the A4

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Start Date: 19/08/2017 to 26/08/2017
Location : Conwy, Conwy County
The Conwy River Festival (CRF) started in 1993 as a celebration of the relationship between the historic town of Conwy and its majestic river estuary. Over the years the Festival has grown and developed to reflect many different aspects of that rela

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Start Date: 19/08/2017 to 20/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. A weekend designed to give you an enjoyable introduction to kayaking. You'll cover everything from what clothing and equipment to choose right up to basic rescue skills, not to mention plenty of pad.

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Start Date: 19/08/2017 to 20/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. A weekend course for paddlers who want to get to grips with sea kayaking. Based around the coast of Anglesey and the Lleyn Peninsula, it'll give you a basic knowledge of coastal waters and the kayak

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Start Date: 19/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. This one day British Canoeing module is designed for paddlers carrying out coastal journeys including islands up to 2 nautical miles offshore in areas of tidal movement up to up to 2 knots and winds

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Start Date: 20/08/2017
Location : Holyhead, Anglesey
Welcome to the awesome Tour de Mon - the cycle sportive which takes you around the beautiful island of Anglesey.| In 2016 we welcomed over 1400 cyclists to the shores of Newry Beach in Holyhead who all enjoyed a memorable day exploring the roads a

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Start Date: 21/08/2017 to 25/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. Five days of guided sea paddling on the coasts of Anglesey, North Wales and the Lleyn Peninsula taking in some of the Welsh classics along the way. With the focus on simply, 'clocking up the miles',

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Start Date: 21/08/2017 to 25/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. If you have an interest in hillwalking but lack the skills or confidence to venture out on your own, this five day course will help to develop and improve your navigation, route planning, and knowled

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Start Date: 21/08/2017 to 25/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. A five day course on grade II and III white water designed for kayakers who have some white water experience but lack the confidence to move on to the intermediate course. Whether you have limited ex

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Start Date: 21/08/2017
Location : Talyllyn Railway Company, Gwynedd
The Talyllyn Railway is probably alone in still being able to run its complete original passenger train dating from the 1860s, and invites you to enjoy a conducted tour featuring this unique train, travelling in the original coaches behind an origina

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Start Date: 23/08/2017 to 25/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. Leaders at this level are expected to be proficient in all areas of mountain bike leadership. The three day training course builds upon the skills and knowledge gained at Level 2, with expansion on s

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Start Date: 26/08/2017 to 27/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. Let our instructors take you through every aspect of basic navigation from symbols, scales and grid references to ground shape, measuring distance, taking bearings and using a compass. The perfect co

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Start Date: 26/08/2017 to 31/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. The training course is based around the Mountain Leader syllabus and the particular needs of candidates. Inparticular we will look at the practical skills and techniques required when leading groups

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Start Date: 26/08/2017 to 27/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. An exhilarating weekend of guided mountaineering on some of Snowdonia's classic ridges. In summer, these narrow, rocky exposed ridges are still demanding and exciting. In a group of two, you'll acco.

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Start Date: 28/08/2017 to 31/08/2017
Location : Colwyn Bay Cricket Club, Conwy County
We are delighted to announce that Cricket will be back in Rhos-on-Sea, Colwyn Bay, on 28th August to 31 August 2017, when Glamorgan CCC play Sussex CCC in the Specsavers County Championship.

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Start Date: 28/08/2017 to 01/09/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. Over the course of these five days you'll develop from having little or no navigational experience to having a firm understanding of mountain navigation techniques. You'll look at the traditional met

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Start Date: 28/08/2017 to 31/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. You must have completed an IML Summer training course prior to this assessment. This assessment takes place over 4 days with 2 or 3 nights in huts and is based in an Alpine region. This is a practica

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Start Date: 28/08/2017 to 01/09/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. A five day course for paddlers who want to specialise in sea kayaking. It'll give you a basic knowledge of the sea and the kayak handling techniques specific to salt water, whilst also taking you thr

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Start Date: 28/08/2017 to 01/09/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. A week for kayakers who have decided to specialise in white water or for white water paddlers looking to build confidence and control by refining their white water technique. Our aim is to refine you

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Start Date: 28/08/2017 to 01/09/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. This course is designed purely for the solo paddler. During the week your coach will develop your solo paddling skills, honing your performance to make you a true master of your craft. The boost in c

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Start Date: 28/08/2017 to 01/09/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. You've decided you like kayaking. Now it's time to experience racing down the face of a surf wave, bouncing down a rapid and running a tide race. These five days of white water fun will give you an i

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Start Date: 28/08/2017
Location : Talyllyn Railway Company, Gwynedd
The Talyllyn Railway is probably alone in still being able to run its complete original passenger train dating from the 1860s, and invites you to enjoy a conducted tour featuring this unique train, travelling in the original coaches behind an origina

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