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Convivium Festival

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Brecon Cathedral

Cathedral Close

Brecon

LD3 9DP

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In support of sustainability, conservation and local communities

A guided walk

Public talk by the author Nick Hunt

Carolina barbecue and live music

Activities for children


See our video here.

The festival begins with a guided walk from the Cathedral through the beautiful Breconshire countryside, taking in local heritage sites.

After lunch, there will be a talk in the Cathedral by Nick Hunt, author of Walking the Woods and the Water and Where the Wild Winds Are. Nick walked the invisible pathways of four of Europe's great named winds - the Helm, the Bora, the Foehn and the Mistral - to explore their effects on landscapes, people and cultures. He talks about his journeys on foot from the Pennines to Provence, the Alps to the Dalmatian coast, and what he learned about the connections between wind, spirit and soul.

The Carolina barbecue will begin in the late afternoon with a choice of South Carolina or Western Carolina barbecue sauces (see here) with all the traditional Southern side dishes. There’ll be veggie options too.

Local bands will provide music during the barbecue and the Heritage Centre will be open for kids activities.There will also be chance to join guided tours of the medieval Cathedral, described in the Pevsner Architectural Guide for Powys as ‘pre-eminently the most splendid and dignified Church in Mid-Wales.' Tours will includef the tower with breathtaking views across Brecon to the Beacons.

Charities and other organisations will be on hand to share information about sustainability, conservation, and supporting local communities and their heritage.

The day ends with live music by Hatful of Rain, a British contemporary folk group that combine powerful songwriting with musical flare, inspired by English, Celtic and American Roots styles.

Time Table for the Day

09.30-12.30 Guided Walk

13.00-15.00 Public Talk by the Author Nick Hunt

13.00-17.00 Kids Activities in the Heritage Centre

15.00-17.00 Carolina Barbecue

17.00-19.00 Live Music by Hatful of Rain

Tickets to all activities are free but space is limited so book soon!



Our hope is that the day will be fun, informative, and inspiring

so that together we can start imagining a better way of living

www.convivium-brecon.com/festival/

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