Tir a Môr, Land and Sea Festival celebrates roots, resilience, and renewal from March 22nd to 24th, 2024, in St Davids, Pembrokeshire.

Delight in a vibrant fusion of experiences, from exploring the intricacies of food and farming to nurturing our precious environment. Immerse yourself in film and music, uncover the depths of Pembrokeshire’s culture and heritage, and prioritise health and well-being in all its forms. Engage in panels and workshops where knowledge and community converge for a truly enriching experience.


Friday – Dydd Gwener 22/03/24

13.00 Land and Sea Links since Dewi Sant in the 6th Century

Talk in the Cathedral Library by Mari James. Includes a display of local and world maps from 1610 onwards. Please note that access to the Library is via a medieval spiral staircase.

Venue: St Davids Cathedral Library. FREE – booking essential on Eventbrite.

14.00 Open Cathedral Library

For a general visit, browse historical books and maps.

15.00 Family Arts Workshop

A fun-filled hands-on arts workshop with the Pirates of Tir a Môr.

Venue: The City Hall. FREE – booking essential on Eventbrite.

17.00 Film: My Extinction

A documentary film by Josh Appignanesi, (15) 80 minutes. What does it take for us to act on the climate crisis, especially if we’re the kind of person who should already be acting? Includes bar discussion afterwards.

Venue: Ty’r Perein. Tickets £5. Book on Eventbrite, tickets on the door. 

19.30 The Tir a Môr Twmpath

Join us for a lively Ceilidh dance with Off the Cuff. Get ready to kick up your heels and have a blast! Food available.

Venue: St Davids Rugby Club. Tickets £7.50. Book on Eventbrite, tickets on the door. 


Saturday – Dydd Sadwrn 23/03/24

10.00 The Future of the Crown Estate

A panel discussion with audience question and answer, looking at the Crown’s future significance for Pembrokeshire.

  • John Osmond, Chair, former Director of the Institute of Welsh Affairs, with:
  • Nick Tune, Commissioner for the National Infrastructure Commission for Wales
  • Rebecca Williams, Director for the Crown Estate, Wales
  • Tom Sawyer, Cheif Executive Officer of Port of Milford Haven
  • Beth Winter, Labour MP for Cynon Valley

Venue: St Davids City Hall. Tickets £5. Book on Eventbrite, tickets on door. 

11.00 Foraging for seaweed Tour

Join us on a wild adventure exploring the seashore with Really Wild. Suitable for all the family.

Venue: Whitesands Car Park. FREE – booking essential on Eventbrite. 

12.00 Local Food Producers’ Market

This includes a Brix testing Workshop (food quality testing of how well a plant has been grown). Bring your own raw food, self-grown or purchased, to test and compare.

Venue: Ty’r Pererin. FREE.

14.00 Thrice to Rome

Dramatisation of Geralt Gymro’s three trials in the Court of Pope Innocent III (Rome, 1200-03), trying to secure St Davids Cathedral’s independence from Canterbury.

Venue: Cathedral Quire. Tickets £12. Book on the Cathedral’s Eventbrite. Tickets are also available at the Cathedral Nave Shop.

14.00 Creating Communities on Land and Sea

Talk by Siân Richardson, Founder: The Bluetits and Porthmawr Lifesaving Club.

Venue: St Davids City Hall. Tickets £5. Book on Eventbrite, tickets on door. 

16.00 On the Ground Beneath our Feet

Forming now, and in the future, for community resilience – a panel discussion with audience question and answer. Chris Sayner, Chair, with: Gerald Miles COCA; Alma Joensen, Grower, Caeriad CIC and COCA; Will Scale, National Friendly Farming Network and no-till farmer; Abigail Meyrick, Sustainability Executive, Puffin Produce; Tracey Gilbert-Falconer, Câr-y-Môr seaweed fertiliser; Dr Sarah Beynon, St Davids Bug Farm.

Venue: St Davids City Hall. Tickets £5. Book on Eventbrite, tickets on door. 

17.45 and 20.30 Land and Sea-themed Really Wild Dinner

3 courses for £4. Venue: Really Wild Emporium. Book on Eventbrite or through Really Wild Emporium.

18.00 Voices in the Wild / Llesiau yn y Gwynt

A Beacons Cymru hosted panel discussion on the successes challenges and opportunities of working in the music industry in West Wales. Host Alexandra Jones, Beacons Cymru, Forté Project with Steve Prior, Boia Festival, Boia Gigs, Tim Rees, Unearthed Festival, Lowri Prior-Smith, Tŷ Sŵn and trailblazing DIY musician, Rona Mac.

Venue: Ty’r Pererin. FREE. 

19.30 Rona Mac and Friends

A live music event showcasing some of the best new music in Wales, with Rona Mac, Tomos Newman and Nookee (acoustic).

Venue: Ty’r Pererin. Tickets £8. Book on Eventbrite, tickets on door. 


Sunday – Dydd Sul 24/03/24

10.00 Family-Friendly Talk and Workshop hosted by Câr-y-Môr

Learn about Câr-y-Môr, Wales’ first regeneraive seaweed and shellfish farm and be introduced to seaweed and tasting.

Venue: Oriel-y-Parc. FREE – booking essential on Eventbrite. 

11.30 Be Spellbound!

An extraordinary painting and poetry experience presented by the renowned illustrator of The Lost Worlds, Jackie Morris and award-winning poet, Mererid Hopwood, who translated the book into Welsh, followed by a tour of The Lost Worlds Exhibition at Oriel-y-Parc. suitable for all ages.

Venue: Oriel-y-Parc. FREE – booking essential on Eventbrite. 


Book Tickets Here / Download the full programme here


Venue Addresses

  • St Davids Cathedral, The Pebbles, St Davids, SA62 6RD
  • City Hall, High Street, St Davids, SA62 6SD
  • Ty’r Pererin, Quickwell Hill, St Davids, SA62 6PD
  • St Davids Rugby Club, Nun Street, St Davids, SA62 6BP
  • Whitesands Bay, Two miles north-west of St Davids, SA62 6PS
  • Really Wild Emporium, 24 High Street, St Davids, SA62 6NW