What's on in February

Sing your heart out at the annual A Capella Festival in Narberth.

Go star gazing at the Stackpole dark skies event or hunt for ghosts in Pembroke Castle!

If you’re a family looking for February half term activities check out our dedicated half-term events page, it will be out soon; there will be lots of ideas for all the family!

Saturday 7th February

Ghost Hunting

As the sun goes down head to Pembroke Castle for a ghost hunt with professional paranormal investigator Steve Parsons. You will be the ghost hunter for the evening and will have access to most of Pembroke Castle. Your evening will start at 6:30pm, where you will meet Steve, have a brief introduction on what you need to do and where to go.

Ghost hunting at Pembroke Castle

Felt Hat Workshop

Cassandra Lishman at the Small World, Cardigan will guide you through the process of making your own ‘felt couture’ hat, using a series of simple processes to turn your wool into a gorgeous 3D hat. This course is suitable for beginners and loads of fun.

Monday 9th February

Monday Morning Movies

Theatr Gwaun are running ‘Monday Morning Movies’ through to the end of February for £5. Each week the regular film will pop up for an extra Monday morning showing – a little treat to prove that Theatr Gwaun isn’t just for the evenings!

Wednesday 11th February

Span Arts Singing Workshop

Welcome to our monthly friendly, easy-going, 2hr singing workshop, which is open to all abilities and interests. Clara's enthusiasm for harmony song workshops is that anyone can join in: “we all have a voice and no matter how much or little confidence we feel, to open our voices in a group brings a joy and satisfaction that everyone feels.”  Just turn up and join in! 7 to 9pm at the Span Arts building.

Thursday 12th February

Comedy Club

Headliner Carey Marx has been a circuit favourite for years, mixing his own blend of dark humour with his mischievous and gleeful delivery. His wilful disregard for the controversial and delicate is tempered beautifully by his ability to find joy in the most unexpected places.

Comedy Club Feb

Second act of the evening is Fin Taylor, a stand-up comedian who, at the age of just 23, has gigged internationally, warmed up for TV shows such as Never Mind the Buzzcocks and BBC1's Pointless. Tickets available from Span Arts

Friday 13th February

Star Gazing

Join the National Trust staff at Stackpole Estate for a dark skies extravaganza and learn about the Milky Way, major constellations and meteor showers.

Event starts at 5pm and food available in evening. Booking essential through Stackpole Estate

Image: Drew Buckley Photography

Live Music

Andy Fairweather and the Lowriders are back! Andy Fairweather Low’s pedigree is the stuff rock dreams are made of and the band sold out at Tenby Blues Festival 2014. This gig is sure to be as popular, so grab your tickets now! Tickets available from Span Arts

Saturday 14th February

Newport Seed Swap

Calling all green fingers! Newport’s annual seed swap, hosted by The Real Seed Catalogue, is happening Valentines morning at Newport Memorial Hall. Bring all your spare seeds, plants or cuttings and take home something new to grow for free. Don’t worry if you don’t have anything to bring – they always have plenty of seeds & plants to spare! From 10am to 12noon. 

Valentine’s Dance

Roll back to the 1960's and head to Ffwrn is celebrating Valentines night. Period dress optional, dancing shoes essential. A simple, short menu will be available and they are stocking up on all things fizzy. Tickets (£6) are limited to increase the dancing space. Doors open at 7pm.

Thursday 19th February

Live Music

Cardboard Fox at Burnett’s Hill Chapel – this new blue grass band is set to raise the roof with the Carrivick Sisters and John, from Coal Porters, at the helm. Enjoy!

Friday 20th – Sunday 22nd February

Narberth A Capella Voice Festival

Release your inner voice at the Narberth A Capella Voice Festival. Friday night opens with performances from Black Voices and Frankie Armstrong. Saturday there are workshops by the performers covering African to Overtone. Then Saturday night it’s the sounds of Finland, Grace Savage and Original Sing. Workshops by these performers are on Sunday. Tickets available from Span Arts

Saturday 21st February

Soup ‘n Stroll Guided Walk

Join Mike Snow at the Cilgerran Wildlife Centre for a guided walk around Teifi Marshes Nature Reserve followed by a delicious, warming soup in the Glasshouse Café. 

Saturday 28th February – Sunday 1st March

Saundersfoot Food & Craft Festival

Roll into St David’s Day with this 2-day food and craft festival in the pretty seaside town of Saundersfoot. Bring your bowl on Saturday for the ‘Cawl Cooking Championships of the World’ where restaurants compete to bring you the best tasting cawl in Wales.

Want to give cooking cawl a try? Cook Louise Cook from Loulou's Cafe in Newport shared with us her prized recipe for lamb cawl; the prefect antidote for this chilly winter weather.

Found a great event? Why not make it a short break. Book a cosy cottage or seaside hotel and explore Pembrokeshire.

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 I travel the world with my job, Tenby is right up there as a top destination.  
Mike Doyle, comedian

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