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Haverfoodfest a success!

The first ever Haverfoodfest food festival has been hailed a huge success after attracting some 4,000 visitors.Close to popular coastal cottages of Tenby and Saundersfoot, the event attracted many visitors from outside of Wales as well as numerous locals. The event saw close to 50 stalls offering produce from Pembrokeshire and beyond, as well as culinary displays from celebrity chefs.

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Dark Sky Site nominations for Pembrokeshire coastline

Pembrokeshire has received 10 nominations for sites across its coastline to be rewarded special status as Dark Sky Discovery Sites. The nominations will now be considered by the UK Dark Sky Discovery Partnership and, if awarded, they will join the already accredited site at Broad Haven South near Bosherton.

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Celebrity chef confirmed for Milford Fish Festival

Celebrity chef Stephen Terry has been confirmed for June’s Milford Fish Festival, an event that looks to satisfy demand after Pembrokeshire Fish Week sadly had to be cancelled. Terry is not the only famous face set to make an appearance at the event, as well-known local artist Dorian Spencer Davies is also due to be a part of the festival’s proceedings.

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What’s on in Pembrokeshire: May 2015

As the weather starts to become more reliable, there’s plenty going on in Pembrokeshire to make the most of the great outdoors and this fine area of the UK. Whether you are making the most of a bank holiday or are taking the kids away on a half term Pembrokeshire cottage holiday break, there will be something for all visitors to enjoy in the county this month. Here we round up some of the best events to add to your diary.

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The soundtrack to your holiday

From the music that accompanies the long drive and stops the kids from questioning ‘are we there yet?’ too often to the new bands you discover at local open mic nights, the soundtrack to your holiday is often one that helps transport you back to fond memories in coastal Pembrokeshire cottages or walks on Welsh beaches. To help you make your next holiday soundtrack a success we have put together a selection of the best live music to watch on holiday in Wales.

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Tenby island to open

Tenby’s famous Catherine Island may soon be open to the public once more as a plan to reopen the Victorian fort on the island has been recommended for approval. A similar proposal was turned down by National Park planners previous to this latest plan in 2013, but the latest proposition from the Tenby Island Project looks promising as it has been said that it would produce “economic benefit”. It has been 36 years since the fort was in use as a zoo so, should the plans get the go ahead, it could mean an increase in Tenby cottage holiday bookings and visitors to the area.

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What’s on in Pembrokeshire: April 2015

Whether you’re visiting the county in the Easter holidays or are staying in a Pembrokeshire cottage for an off-peak break, there are plenty of events to keep all interests occupied. From Easter egg trails for smaller children to music and sporting events, Pembrokeshire is certainly the place to be during April.

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Pembrokeshire daily deals site set to launch

A new daily deals website that is exclusive to Pembrokeshire will be launching this coming Sunday. The site will offer exclusive discounts with local businesses, which could be a great chance for both local residents and those on holiday in Pembrokeshire to have fun and save some money at the same time.

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Jack Whitehall spotted filming at Pembroke Castle

Jack Whitehall has been spotted posing for selfies with fans, while filming at Pembroke Castle this week. The comedian is thought to be filming a feature-length movie of his popular BBC Three sitcom Bad Education, which is currently under the working title of Rosebud – The Movie. Welsh actor Steve Speirs, who has also featured in films such as The Phantom Menace and Pirates of the Caribbean, also has a role in the movie alongside Whitehall.

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Fort in Pembrokeshire open to the public for the first time

Chapel Bay Fort and Museum at Angle in Pembrokeshire is opening up to the public for the first time on 3rd April. The Victorian Fort and museum have been undergoing major restoration work, but this April visitors staying in Pembrokeshire cottages near Angle and locals will be able to explore the fort and see a number of special exhibitions that will be on show in the museum.The coastal artillery fort dates back to 1891 and is the earliest known fort in the world to be made from concrete.

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Feature movie currently being filmed at Pembroke Castle

Film crews have descended on Pembrokeshire this week in order to capture scenes for a new feature movie. Pembroke Castle and its grounds are currently being used as the location for a film under the working title of Rosebud – The Movie, which is being produced by Tiger Aspect Productions. Due to start today, it is thought that filming will continue until Saturday evening and will take place from 7am-7pm each day.

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