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Forest Feastival cements Bridgend as exciting new food destination

‘Forest Feastival’, a brand new outdoor pop up food experience, is coming to Bridgend County this April and further boosts Bridgend County’s reputation as one of Wales’ most exciting new foodie destinations.

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Bridgend County's top festive experiences

There’s no doubt this is going to be a unique Christmas for everyone. That said, Bridgend County is still getting into the festive spirit and there are a variety of seasonal experiences planned, from festive wreath making to drive in panto.

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Valentine's in Bridgend

Five unfailing date ideas to win their heart this Valentine's Day

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Eton Mess at Dockside Bar & Grill

New Year, New You: Explore the world of Bridgend wellness

This January marks not only the start of a new year but also the start of a new decade, making it the perfect time to jump into the world of Bridgend's wellness. From leg-burning sand dune assents to stress-relieving nature reserve saunters, read on to uncover your ideal outdoor activity.

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5 Must Sees at Elvis Fest

Dust off your blue suede shoes and prepare to get all shook up - the Porthcawl Elvis Festival is returning to South Wales this September and its set to be bigger and better than ever with over 30,000 Elvis aficionados in attendance.

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Behind the Bridgend Hero Dawn Woods

If we could design the ultimate summer weekend, art, science, music and nature would certainly make the cut. Fortunately for visitors, Merthyr Mawr's new, boutique festival has done just that. Welcoming families to join scientific discussion, spoken word and modern folk music...

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Sun, sea and suspicious minds: why you have to visit Bridgend this summer

Following the hugely successful debut of the Healthspan Porthcawl 10K at the weekend where more than 3,000 runners and supporters enjoyed picture perfect conditions, we are firmly in summer mode!

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Lifeboats at Porthcawl Sea Front

Heading to Wartime Bridgend this weekend? Here’s everything you need to know…

One of the most anticipated events on our summer calendar is coming to Bridgend Town Centre this weekend and we're Lindy hopping with excitement!

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The coastal heroes behind Porthcawl’s Christmas Day Swim: Interview with Lucy Jones

In its 54th year, the Porthcawl Christmas Morning Swim is expected to attract more participants than ever. Having raised over £100,000 for charity over the years, with thousands turning up to the event each year, the festive dip as got a lot to live up to. We spoke to Lucy Jones, secretary of the Br

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The festive events you won’t want to miss in Bridgend this Christmas

Looking for ways to celebrate the festive season? From the UK's largest Christmas Day swim to pudding themed runs, Bridgend County provides the perfect festive escape. Here are some of our best festive picks you won't want to miss this Christmas.

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