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Celebrate St.David's Day the Welsh Way!

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Published on - 29 January 2019

Get into the spirit and follow our guide to celebrate St.David's Day the Welsh way! From cooking and crafts, to days out and concerts we have all you need for a fun packed family experience.

To commemorate the patron St. David, March 1st celebrates of both the life of St. David and of Welsh culture. Whilst many embrace their Welsh culture by attending church services, parades, and many will pin traditional welsh motifs to their clothes.

So, take inspiration and celebrate St. David’s Day the Welsh way:

1. Join the Annual Welsh Parade

Join a Non-Military welsh parade, suitable for all ages, ethnic and social backgrounds to celebrate the unity and solidarity of traditional welsh culture.

When: Friday March 1st, 12pm

Where: Cardiff City Hall

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2. Enjoy some St.David’s Day crafts

Get in the St. David’s Day spirit by enjoying some welsh themed arts and crafts with the children this spring. Let your little one’s imagination run free creating welsh flags, daffodils and posters and embrace St. David’s day the Welsh way!

When: Monday 25th February, 11am

Where: Sketty Library, Swansea


3. Make deliciously indulgent Welsh Rarebit

Celebrate with delicious warm welsh rarebit- perfect to share with family and friends! Show off your culinary greatness with our choice of top tips!

  • Add a smear of chili jam, wholegrain mustard or garlic butter for an extra kick
  • Use sourdough to prevent sogginess!
  • Sprinkle cooked bacon or sun-dried tomatoes for extra flavour
  • Layer cooked leeks for the ultimate Welsh Rarebit

4. Go to Cardiff’s St. David’s Day Concert

Suitable for all the family, go along to the annual St. David’s Day to enjoy performances from BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales! Join in in song and celebration of traditional songs – perfect fun for all ages!

When: Friday 1st March, 7.30pm

Where: St. David’s Hall, Cardiff

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