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Festival Of Discovery

The Festival of Discovery is a 3 day fun packed family festival, with a friendly camping area to encourage those with kids to make a full weekend of it here in beautiful Anglesey.

Join in bush craft workshops, storytelling, science shows, bubble factories and dancing! There is something on every hour over the 3 day festival, we have a jam packed programme of family fun!

Festival of Discovery is one of the best in the country for parents and kids this May Half Term!

Including:

All Wales Boat and Leisure Show                 
Anglesey Showground. 30th May – 1st June 2019

The All Wales Boat and Leisure Show is a celebratory festival of water-based and leisure park activities. Now in its sixth year, this show is unique to North Wales and Wales.

Anglesey Food Festival        
Anglesey Showground. 30th May – 1st June 2019

Local Chef and Cooks Area – Locally reknown Chefs and cooks will use the highlighted coastal species in innovative ways. The emphasis will be on seasonality, sustainability and health.  There will also be a fun element in order to broaden the audience’s knowledge and taste buds! This will be linked to the educational display.

Local Seafood –Kiddy Cook will promote seafood to young children with participation, health education and species information.  The children will interact with the Seafood eg be shown it fresh and be able to handle and taste samples. There will also be a fun element in mixing certain food groups with seafood and encouraging the children (and parents) to try something different.

Coastal Education – representatives from the local fisherman’s associations covering North Wales, The local SAC officer, Cwyain, etc will be present to educate participants on the local coastline.  Information boards will also be included and family art and design activities will allow the participants to take something home. This will also include the promotion of the Marine Code and the Crab/Lobster pot project.

Arts, crafts and fun activities – the project staff will encourage understanding of our species with colouring and making activities relating to local species or our coastline. These will be items the children can take home. This may also include painting flags and producing a local species art wall.

Bangor Science Festival      
Anglesey Showground. 30th May – 1st June 2019
Showcasing the latest in science, technology and engineering