AN UPCOMING produce fair is part of an eight-day festival on the banks of the Menai Strait.

Y Felinheli’s Local Produce Fair will return this week as part of the Gŵyl Y Felinheli celebration, which is being held for the first time since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The fair aims to exhibit the best of the region’s food and drink, and joins activities including the village talent show, a treasure hunt, a 10k race and a quiz in the eight-day festival.

Osian Owen is one of the Festival’s volunteers, and has urged locals from Y Felinheli and beyond to attend this year’s Local Produce Fair.


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“Gŵyl y Felinheli’s committee look forward to welcoming hundreds of local people to our Produce Fair,” said Osian.

“During the Covid lockdowns and travel restrictions, a lot of people rediscovered their appreciation of local produce by local people.

“Also, during that time, a lot of people were inspired to start their own businesses, turning lifelong hobbies into thriving enterprises.

“Gŵyl y Felinheli is a locally minded festival, organised by the people of the village, for the people of the village. It’s therefore instinctive to us that we would want to showcase local producers.

“For every pound spent in the local economy, 63p stays local. In our villages.

“Supporting local businesses not only strengthens our local economy, but creates jobs, reduces our carbon footprint, and means our local community has something unique to offer people.

“I would therefore urge people to attend our Local Produce Fair this Thursday.”

The Produce Fair will take place from 5pm onwards on June 30 in the festival’s marquee on the Beach Road green in Y Felinheli.