Caernarfon is set to come alive in 2016, with loads of amazing attractions, activities and events to get involved with. We’ve got our list of picks for the New Year while you’ll want to pencil in on your calendar ready for action.
Galeri Caernarfon – 2016 Piano Festival
The Galeri will be exploding into the sound of intricate piano music from all over the world, the tutors Canolfan Gerdd William Mathias Music Centre collaborate to showcase their own talents, and wonders from across the globe of the piano music world.
Race for Life Caernarfon 5k
A brilliant event in which 100s of people will be joining in order to raise money for cancer research. The race will be jetting off from the Coed Helen recreation Ground. The course takes places along the scenic Menai Straight featuring the wonderful shore of the isle of Anglesey providing a magnificent background. Get involved, or simply support the runners by coming to watch this wonderful cause.
The Weeping Window
Caernarfon Castle will be hosting the major sculpture which features thousands of ceramic poppies, designed to remember the dead from world war one in 2016. From next October, North Wales locals will have a special chance to remember those who gave their lives in World War 1, as well as to appreciate this stunning art installation.
This will once again be taking place on the 13th and 15th of May 2016. Prepare for an astounding range of some of the best food north Wales has to offer. Featuring a spread of locally sourced meat and fresh seafood. Expect loads of stalls with a brilliant range of food and beverages to make your palate feel like its in heaven.
Black Boy Inn is the ideal choice of accommodation near Zip World, and even more so for 2016 now that they are set to open their second 100mph Zip Wire! The new addition to the attraction will feature two big zippers and two little zippers, which will double the amount they have! This is a brilliant attraction to visit in Snowdonia, so be sure to start organising today!
With all of these approaching, and much more to come, Caernarfon is certainly gearing up for an unforgettable year.