Day 6 of the Brecon Beacons Advent Calendar – One for Adrenalin Junkies or Sweet Tooths

Reindeer Ride, Outdoors at Hay – 7th December 2013 

We are talking tinsel, bells and even lights! Decorate either your bike, helmet, yourself or all three and come along and complete an enjoyable ride. There are prizes for the best and spot prizes if you just make them smile!

There are two routes to choose from:

The Reindeer Route: A tough circular route aprox 25 miles ideal for cycle clubs, groups or keen individuals that heads into the hills with a lunch stop at the White Haywood farm Restaurant.

The Santa Route: The family route aprox 12 miles (6 each way) iReins along quiet country lanes to Talgarth and have lunch at The Bakers’ Table at Melin Talgarth Mill.

Entry Fees £10.
Under 12’s £6. Family (2 Adults & 2 Child) £26

Each entrant also receives: 
* A hot light lunch on route
* Hot drink & mince pie on return
* A chance to win many prizes!

Big Prize Draw
: On each route you can complete a route card that will be entered into the Big Draw!
* Correctly completed Reindeer route cards will be entered into a draw for a full days activity for up to 8 people, worth £400
* Correctly completed Santa route cards will be entered into a draw for a full days activity for a family of 4, worth £200
. Phwoar!

Abergavenny Fair & Sweetie fest – 8th December

One of the very best parts of Christmas is getting to really indulge yourself by tucking into naughtily delicious food and drink to tell yourself ‘Oh well, it’s Christmas’. As such, you’d be a fool to miss out on the Abergavenny Christmas Food and Drink Fair!

Sweetie Fest ©

Sweetie Fest ©

Here’s your chance to stock up on quality products from over ninety hand-picked producers, enjoy food to eat on the spot, and get top tips from our programme of seasonal chefs featuring the region’s finest produce. Expect an unrivalled selection of fresh and cured meats, poultry and game, cheeses and chocolates, cakes and desserts, wines and liqueurs, ales, ciders and more.

And, for the first time ever, the fair will host ‘Sweetiefest’, a celebration of gobstoppers, humbugs, peppermint creams, licorice, toffees and fudge… all the irresistible and distinctive confectionery of our childhood. The event will bring together by local food guru Adele Nozedar to celebrate small unique family companies, many of whom have been making their products for over 100 years and through several generations and even several wars. As well as many exhibitors there will be workshops, demonstrations, sugar sculpting and even a world record attempt for the biggest Curly Wurly…

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