Victorian Festival

The annual Llandrindod Wells Victorian Festival is one of the biggest events in the town’s calendar. In 2012, the 31st Victorian Festival will take place from 18th – 26th August.

There is free music, marquees, exhibitions, costume parades and street entertainment, as well as a well-planned itinerary of events. In 2011, some of the highlights of the day events included the Town Criers, the Grand Costume Display, the Historic Vehicle Display, the Suffragette March, the Grand Costume Victorian Tea Dance, the Festival Tea Party, the Children’s Fancy Dress Party, and Bandstand Concerts.

The Llandrindod Wells Victorian Festival is a big date in the town’s calendar.

Some of the 2011 evening event highlights included Music Hall, the Talgarth Male Voice Choir, the Literary Ball, the Musical Interlude, a Murder Mystery, a Mediaeval Banquet, The Boyfriend, The Family Extravaganza Show, the Oxfam Fashion Show, An Evening with Gilbert & Sullivan, the Family Show, a Cockney Knees Up, the Grand Ball, and the Grand Firework Display.

If that wasn’t enough, exhibitions were held at the Art Club, Holy Trinity Church, Powys Radnor W.I., and the National Cycle Museum; there were Victorian Child, Hat & Parasol, and Mr, Mrs, Master and Miss Llandrindod competitions, and the Grand Raffle; as well as street entertainment provided by the Liverpool Theatre Company, Llandrindod Wells Theatre Company, The Buttered Muffins, and a number of dance groups.

2012 promises to be just as packed, with many treats in store for visitors and locals alike. Step back in time, spend a few days in the Victorian era, and join us for the 31st Llandrindod Wells Victorian Festival in 2012. We look forward to seeing you there!

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