In September, Wales, England has just begun the season of autumn so there are a variety of places to see as well as activities to enjoy, whether you’re visiting alone or with family. A number of events and festivals are particularly scheduled in September 2013 so outdoor enthusiasts, thrill-seekers and tourists will be delighted to be part of the fun. Over 150 musical events are held in the place each year, with several especially reserved during the autumn.
1. Ironman Wales, Pembrokeshire. On September 8, 2013, the athletic event featured a 3.8-kilometer swim, a 180-kilometer cycle and a marathon. Competitors will only be given 17 hours to complete all three feats. People from different parts of the globe train thoroughly to be part of the Ironman event. The triathlon is also held in other places around the globe.
2. International Cricket. The 4th One Day International Cricket featured England against Australia on September 14, 2013. The match was held at the SWALEC Stadium in Cardiff, featuring many of the country’s top players.
3. International Musical Eisteddfod. The musical festival will be held at Llangollen which will include dancers and artists from various parts of the globe. The event has garnered a huge reputation over the years for presenting some of the biggest artists. Luciano Pavarotti first sang on an international scale at Llangollen together with his Modena choir.
4. Festival No 6. The musical festival will be held at Portmeiron Village in north Wales. It has earned a reputation for garnering the “Best Small Festival” at the NME Awards. The event took place from September 13 to 15 in which Manic Street Preachers jumpstarted the whole festivities.
5. Tour of Britain Wales Stage. The event is currently in its 10th edition and will feature the longest period that the Tour has been in Wales. The Tour is a race that enters Wales and ends in Llanberis, a village in North Wales. The riders now will stay in Wales for more than a single stage, passing through places like Powys, Machynlleth and Caerphilly in South Wales Valleys.
6. Mold Food and Drink Festival. On September 21 to 22, 2013, the festival will feature several local products, live music and various chefs. It is a great activity for the whole family, trying traditional and new delicacies over the two-day event.
7. Merthyr Rock. The music festival started in September 2011 and has become an annual event. This year, it will be held at Cyfarthfa Park.
Individuals and families who like to experience the Welsh culture and traditions more will appreciate all these happenings in the month of September in 2013.