Over the 24th, 25th & 26th of March, the city hosts St Davids Festival of Ideas, welcoming inspiring speakers such as First Minister Mark Drakeford, authors Paul Mason, Tim Newburn and Grahame Davies, and historian Simon Brooks. CEO of the Eartshot Prize Hannah Jones, Jeremy Miles MS, Times columnist Sian Griffiths and Chair of Net Zero Wales, Jane Davidson.

Talks range from poetry to the cost of living, Tolkien to healthy ageing, and second homes to the climate crisis. The Cathedral is hosting events to celebrate Gerald of Wales, live music at the Clwb and a peninsula producers market at the Cross Square on Saturday.

The aim is for everyone to participate in conversations that will change the world.

The Peninsula Producers Hub and several local crafty creatives will be hosting stalls on Cross Square this Saturday as part of the Festival of Ideas.


The Festival was conceived and is run on a voluntary basis by a small, committed group of residents of St Davids and Solva.

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