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Community events planned for Women’s Tour

THERE’LL be a carnival atmosphere across Carmarthenshire on Saturday as communities come out to put on a show for the Women’s Tour.

At least 12 community events have been organised by towns and villages to give families a fun-packed day as the best female cyclists in the world race through the county.

All the events are listed on Discover Carmarthenshire’s What’s On, and include:

  • Family activities from 9am and throughout the day at Carmarthen Park, where the race will start at 10am
  • Bicycles and bacon butties at Bethlehem, where the cyclists will compete for the Queen Of The Mountain jersey
  • Family friendly entertainment and craft fayre in Ammanford town centre, from 10am until 3pm
  • Cefneithin Cycling Festival from 9.30am
  • Gorslas carnival procession, which starts immediately after the race has passed through the village
  • Bacon butties and face painting at Y Cwtsh, Pontyberem, from 11.30-1.30pm
  • Pontyberem carnival from 2pm, following the race passing through the village
  • Tour Village from 10am at Pembrey Country Park, where the race finishes, including toddle bikes, Laser Tag, WRU and Scarlets sessions and more

Free parking will be available in council-run car parks in Carmarthen and Ammanford all day on Saturday.

For more information, including the full route and estimated arrival times across the county, visit www.discovercarmarthenshire.com

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