All you need to know about the 2019 festival

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The festival will open on Friday 15th Nov at 11am for early shoppers and have the traditional Friday night opening ceremony:

Santa will be coming through town on his sleigh at 6pm

followed by a Lantern parade from CK to King Street,

where we meet Santa again

Official opening of the festival by Jonathan Edwards 18:45

The lightning of the Christmas Tree at 7:00 by Mayor Owen James

and a fireworks display at 8pm.

Llandeilo Town Band, Ffion Haf and Harry Luke will provide the entertainment.

Saturday and Sunday more music and entertainment will add to the magical festive atmosphere. The festival area will expand into Carmarthen Street this year where community stalls will provide activities and information and Teilo Church joins us with a coffee morning and some entertainment throughout the Saturday.

Festival shopping hours:

Fri 11 am – 9 pm (Festival stalls only, some shops stay open later than that)

Sat 10 am – 6 pm (Festival stalls only, some shops stay open later than that)

Sun 11 am – 4pm (Festival stalls only, local shop opening hours may vary)

 

 

 

Entertainment Schedule
https://fos.wales/entertainment/
Accommodation during the festival
https://fos.wales/accommodation/
Festival Map
https://fos.wales/about/map/
APP
This year the festival will run an APP on the Llandeilo Town WiFi

just hold your camera over this Code to download it onto your phone :

Our Sponsors  / Shopping
https://fos.wales/shopping/

Parking

 

A FREE Park and Ride service will run from The Hangout and Ysgol Bro Dinefwr to Rhosmaen Street at the following times throughout the weekend.

 

Friday the 16th – 11am – 10pm

Note P&R from Ysgol Bro Dinefwr starts after school at 4:30 on the Friday)

Saturday the 17th – 10am – 10pm

Sunday the 18th – 11am – 4pm

 

Please follow the AA signage to reach Ysgol Bro Dinefwr or the post code is SA19 6PE

 

Other parking arrangements – there is free parking in the town train station, Home Farm Dinefwr Park (these are a park and walk service)

 

The town car park is extremely busy during the festival and reserved for blue badge holders, so we would encourage visitors to choose one of the alternatives mentioned above. Thanks to Carmarthenshire County Council parking is free on Saturday during the festival

Other Buses

For up to date Bus Travel please visit https://www.traveline.cymru

Trains

Llandeilo station is on the Heart of Wales Line with trains running between Swansea and Shrewsbury.

For more information about the station and for a timetable please head to http://www.heart-of-wales.co.uk/timetables.htm