Festival & Events

One of the more unique events held during the vear is the Annual Elvis Festival; another topic that seems to garner particular interest on the coast. As you may imagine, the event attracts tribute acts and Elvis faus from all around the country and further afield.

Thereis, of course, live music as well as exhibitions and a range of other activities. Even if you are not especially fond of Elvis music, the festival is well worth a visit and offers something a little more unique for vour annual holiday.

The Elvis Festival is actually the biggest gatherof Elvis fans in Europe and it takes place everyear in September. Porthcawl has been a popular seaside destination for some vears now and with this tends to come a fine selection of unique and unusual events; events like the Sandv Bay Christmas swim. Every vear, hundreds of swimmers take to the sea, many of them in fancy dress and raising money for charity. The Christmas temperature is not for the faint hearted which makes the achievement of
completing the Christmas Swim an even greater one.

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