Eek… Only one sleep to go!
#CWTCHFEST2018 is shaping up to be our best wedding festival yet! We’ve already sold hundreds more tickets than last years event and anticipate a lot more people to arrive on the day too. We simply cannot wait to welcome you all.
We have such a great day organised. The live bands are going to be epic, the food- delicious, the cocktails- mmm, the Cwtch Workshops – great fun, PLUS a huge marquee full of the most creative and talented wedding suppliers in Wales. And don’t forget, the first 100 brides to arrive get a goody bag too!
The festival site is looking great! I get goosebumps every time I oversee the set up.
All You Need To Know
Todays post is all about what to expect at Cwtchfest and to help you make the most of your day! For general information about St. Fagan’s National museum of History, click here
If you have already bought your tickets, HURRAY! Simply print them off or show the confirmation email on your phone when you arrive at the registration tent. There is a barcode we can scan.
If you haven’t bought your tickets yet we strongly advise you get them ASAP. You can purchase on the day at the gate but there may be a wait. The sun is on our side again and we’re expecting this years event to be VERY busy.
By car: The Museum is signposted from junction 33 of the M4 motorway (follow road signs for the Museum of Welsh Life), with direct access from the A4232.
Buses operate between Cardiff City and St Fagans National Museum of History
- Easyway 32A – stops in the main car park of the Museum.
- 320 – stops at St Fagans village.
- 321 – stops at St Fagans village.
The bus ride between the Museum and Cardiff city centre is approximately 25 minutes.
You can plan your journey using the Traveline Cymru website or by calling their helpline on 0800 464 0000.
The Museum’s website is full of lots more information regarding disabled access, families, dogs etc… take a look here
When you arrive at St.Fagans, you’ll need to park in the main visitor carpark.
Please note, there is a charge of £5 per car. Please bring change as machines cannot accept notes or card payments. FREE for disabled badge holders, motorbikes and coaches. £25 yearly ticket available from Reception. Remember this money goes towards supporting this wonderful museum.
We recommend if a group of you are coming, car share! (its great for the environment too!)
Once you’ve parked your car, follow the signs through the museum to the main field where Cwtchfest is taking place. You’ll be able to spot the large tipis and marquee! Its is based in the field next to the Tannery
We have a jammed packed day organised with so much going on to keep you all busy.
Once you enter the field and receive your wristbands, you can gain access to the event throughout the day. So if you fancy taking a walk around the museum and want to pop back, you can.
Exhibitor Marquee: We have over 60 of Wales’ top wedding professionals all showcasing their products and services. Many will have great offers and discounts exclusively available on the day, make sure you take advantage!
Goody bags: we have 100 goody bags available to the first 100 B&G’s to arrive. these are filled with ACTUAL goodies and not flyers (we’re good like that).
Workshops: Starting at 11.30 we have a range of workshops running on the hour, each for 30 mins. You will be given a timetable of when each workshop is running so you can plan your day.
Live music We are pleased to welcome Music HQ back to cwtchfest. They will be providing all the live music throughout the day and each band is available to be booked for your wedding!
Pop up tea room Head to the giant Tipi for afternoon tea and enjoy some acoustic music while you relax with a cuppa and some cake mmm.
Demos situatied in the Marquee you will find hair and make up artists running demos throughout the day.
Food & drink We’re thrilled to have some DELICIOUS food & drink companies showcasing with us. You will find them dotted around the festival. Bring an empty tummy and some £’s and you’ll leave feeling very happy!
BRING CASH ££’s
Make sure you stop off at a cash machine before you arrive!! (plenty at Culverhouse Cross!) There will be a lot of opportunity to purchase many things at the festival. There are no cash machines on site and no facility for paying by card. Please remember to bring £’S
A Big Cwtch
The festival will draw to a close at 5pm. We will end the day with an epic BIG CWTCH that will be photographed for the blog. Please join us and share the love
See you there! xxx