Street Food Circus Fantastic Fete - St Donat's Castle

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Roll up foodies, families and friends looking for a fun time filled with festivities! Visit St Donat's Castle this year and enjoy everything that Street Food Circus' Fantastic Fete has to offer!

This year, Street Food Circus are taking a good old-fashioned summer fete and remixing it with folk traditions for the 21st Century... expect the unexpected! 

When is Street Food Circus' Fantastic Fete Festival?

Saturday 3rd August 2024:

  • Morning Session: 11:00am til 4:00pm Evening Session: 4:00pm til 9:00pm

Sunday 4th August 2024:

  • Morning Session: 11:00am til 4:00pm Evening Session: 4:00pm til 9:00pm

There's so many things to do at the Fantastic Fete

"This is the culmination of everything we do - the best street food in Wales, gravity-defying circus acts, nurturing local talent and supporting independent traders - all that, plus a massive bouncy castle and a good old twmpath!" - Matt the Hat, Street Food Circus

Get ready for the biggest, most fantastic show yet, located in the majestic jousting field of the beautiful St Donat's Castle by the stunning seaside:

  • Fantastic Food: Step into the wonderful world of Street Food and treat your tastebuds to a tantalising selection of dishes cooked with passion, made with local ingredients and inspired by the world.
  • Delicious Drinks: Sip on some of the most unique drink combinations and carefully curated cocktails, provided by local suppliers.
  • Live Performances: Whether it's music, dance or circus performers, you won't be short of live entertainment for the whole family. 
  • Spectacular Fire Show Finale: Finish your foodie festival the right way - with fabulous food, delicious drinks and a fantastic fire show from the Pembrokeshire Fire Spinners!

Entertainment at St Donat's Castle Fantastic Fete

With a wide range of things to do at the Fantastic Fete, there's also a wide range of things to see and experience as you wander around the fete.

  • Chris Bullzini High Wire Show: Performing his gravity defying high wire act, legendary showman Chris Bullzini takes to the stage!
  • Indie Collectives Makers Market: Curated by Annie Lolo, grab a gift in the makers market showcasing Welsh independent makers.
  • Kids Circus School: Plate spinning, juggling, hula hooping, rope walking - there's something for everyone!
  • Kiss My Putt, Golf Gone Crazy!: Crazy golf - but not as you know it! Grab a snooker cue, umbrella or even your head and head to the course.
  • Morgan's Classics: Morgan's customs & classics purveyors of curious vehicles have curated the ultimate collection.
  • World's Biggest Bouncy Castle: Embark on an extraordinary inflatable adventure with your family and friends on this colossal bouncy castle!
  • Mobile Sauna: Enjoy your food guilt-free after taking a few minutes inside the travelling mobile sauna.
  • Outdoor Lido Swimming Pool: Cool yourself off in the outdoor swimming pool - perfect for keeping the kids entertained and the parents chilled!
  • Incredibly Clever Canine Circus: Watch the furry folk perform their unique canine hi-jinks!
  • Twmpath: The Cardiff-based dance band with whizzin', poppin' and bangin' ceilidhs!

Which food vendors are going to be at the Fantastic Fete in St Donat's Castle?

Delve into the world of delicious dishes with the spectacular street food available at the Fantastic Fete. Cooked with passion and made using local ingredients, the nomadic caravan of traders offer a wide range of delicacies and snacks to help you travel the world, one bite at a time.

  • Barebones Pizza: Wood fired pizzas and fries
  • Captain Joys: Plant-based burgers 
  • Ceylon and Beyond: Black pork tender Somerset-sourced pork belly in a dark, smoky toasted spice sauce
  • Chiki Monkey: Shawarma wraps with red pepper sauce, pomegranate seeds and spicy pickles.
  • Church of Churros: Buckets of churros and Spanish chocolate!
  • Fire and Flank: Steak and mash featuring a sous vide flank steak with cheesy garlic mash.
  • Holy Chesus: Hallou-is-it-mi freshly baked white bloomer bread with chilli jam, halloumi, chorizo and more.
  • Keralan Karavan: Disco fries.
  • Lola's Cocktails: Mean margarita's made with premium spirits and super-fresh ingredients.
  • Minto's Desserts: Lemon and raspberry Italian meringues with raspberry sorbets and lemon curd.
  • Packed: Chicago's famous Italian beef sandwich with braised Welsh beef and homemade giardiniera.
  • Posh on Wheels: Battered prawns, posh chips, homemade tartare sauce and classic mushy peas.
  • Pwdin: Warm Belgian chocolate brownies decorated with Nutella and fresh strawberries.
  • Rebel Crumble: Take a twist on a traditional treat with a mixture of apple, cinnamon and Amaretto.
  • Sin Nombre: BBQ scallops with Chipotle butter, pickled fennel and mouli slaw.
  • The Jerk Yard: Deliciously authentic jerk chicken and curried goat.
  • Tiny Rebel X Bobo Bar: Bringing good times, good vibes and good beer in the ultimate Welsh collaboration!
  • Two Lads Kitchen: 24hrs marinated BBQ'd chicken thighs served in mouth-watering Afghan wraps.
  • Wok 'N' Roll: Eight hour slow-cooked pork shoulder with banh mi.
  • Woosabi: Confit shredded duck donburi.

"If you loved Forest Feastival, then this is your chance to experience all we have to offer!" - Street Food Circus

With so many things to do, see and taste, the Fantastic Fete at St Donat's Castle promises to be the most extravagant, exciting and ambitious food festival yet. Book tickets in advance to avoid disappointment, and enjoy this fantastic family day out near Cardiff.

Book Fantastic Fete tickets now for a great day out at St Donat's Castle with Street Food Circus!

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Address: St Donat's Castle, Llantwit Major, Vale of Glamorgan, CF61 1WF

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  • Toilets
  • Parking nearby
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Dog-friendly
  • Food and drink

St Donat's Castle is primarily wheelchair accessible, but there are a few things to take into consideration:

  • You may need to use the main tarmacked road down to the jousting field which is where the main site is. There is an alternative route through the gardens but it is steep with lots of steps. 
  • The site is pitched on grass.
  • The toilets are accessible and located close to the main site which is the jousting field. 

Yes, dogs are welcome to all sessions, but there are a handful of things to take into consideration:

  • Dogs must be kept on a leash at all times
  • Not everyone likes dogs so only well behaved dogs welcome 
  • Bring your poop bags and make sure it’s binned
  • If your dog(s) behavior is unruly or dangerous to other dogs or customers you may be asked to leave at the discretion of the events team.

Due to Street Food Circus being a food festival event, only alcohol, food and soft drinks bought on site are permitted inside the venue. 

There is no age restriction for the Fantastic Fete at St Donat's Castle.

  • This is an extremely family-friendly event.
  • Children are welcome to all sessions.
  • Children must be supervised and accompanied by an adult at all times. 

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