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Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod 7 – 12 July

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Back In Harmony: Aled Jones and Russell Watson

Tuesday 7 July

Following their 2019 sell-out In Harmony tour, two of the world’s greatest classical voices launch the Llangollen 2020 concert programme performing songs from their new album, Back In Harmony.

The evening will feature a wealth of well-loved hymns, arias, and popular songs – ranging from a rousing Funiculi, Funicula to a peaceful The Lord is My Shepherd.

Aled and Russell have embraced the Eisteddfod spirit of collaboration and friendship, whilst each bringing their own sky-high level of talent to the table to create this beautiful record.

As two of the classical world’s vocal powerhouses, with countless prestigious awards, record-breaking sales and chart successes, this perfect pairing will delight dedicated fans and Eisteddfod audiences alike.

“Their live show proves just how brilliant this duo is.” Broadway World

The Greatest Showman LIVE Stiwt Theatre, Broad St, Rhosllanerchrugog, Wrexham, LL14 1RB

Ladies & gents this is the moment you’ve waited for…’
Cyclone Events proudly presents ‘The Greatest Show LIVE’ a tribute to the hit musical ‘The Greatest Showman’ performed LIVE at the Stiwt Theatre in Rhos, Wrexham on 20th – 24th July 2018! Live performances of your favourite songs, Fire breathers, acrobats and stilt walkers all await you for THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH! BOOK NOW at www.cycloneevents.co.uk

Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod

The Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod has welcomed the world to Wales every summer since 1947. Each year around 4,000 performers from over 35 countries converge on Llangollen, a picturesque Welsh town, to sing and dance in a unique combination of music, dance and international peace and friendship,

This year’s star-studded line-up includes Alfie Boe, Van Morrison, Calan, Red Priest and headlining the finale of the week at Llanfest will be the Kaiser Chiefs, supported by The Hoosiers and Toploader. Tickets are on sale now: 01978 862001 / www.llangollen.net

 

Gladfest – Festival in Hawarden, Flintshire – Go North Wales

Gladfest

Gladfest 2017

Gladfest is the UK’s friendliest literary festival in its only residential library!

The festival is five years old this year and we have an extra special lineup to celebrate…

Big names include TV historian Diarmaid MacCulloch (All Things Made New: The Reformation), Sarah Perry (The Essex Serpent), broadcaster Sally Magnusson (Where Memories Go: Why Dementia Changes Everything), journalist and biographer Kathryn Hughes (Victorians Undone), Gladfest friend Francesca Haig (The Forever Ship) and BBC Official Historian Jean Seaton (Pinkoes and Traitors).

We also welcome a number of the country’s brightest breakthrough talents including Dan Richards (Climbing Days), Natasha Pulley (The Bedlam Stacks), Joanna Cannon (The Trouble with Goats and Sheep) and Tara Guha (Untouchable Things), and there’ll be an exclusive rehearsed reading of their new adaptation of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya from Theatr Clwyd.

Visit www.gladfest.co.uk for more

Classic Transport Weekend – Saturday 1st July 2017 – Llangollen Railway

Classic Transport Weekend  Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd July 2017 This weekend event incorporates a nostalgic travel back in time to the classic transport of the day. With an intensive Timetable of Steam, Diesel and Heritage Railcars and a classic bus service running between Glyndyfrdwy and Corwen (10am to 5pm), along with a vintage vehicle display at Glyndyfrdwy.

Source: Classic Transport Weekend – Saturday 1st July 2017 – Llangollen Railway

Chirk Castle, Walk with the Head Gardener, for Festival of Gardens North Wales

Tuesday 31 May 2016

 A perfect opportunity to find out more about Chirk Castle’s fantastic gardens with two guided walks lead by the Head Gardener.

Meet up for a free cup of tea/coffee first and a chance to find out about the history of Chirk’s gardens, and then take a leisurely guided walk through to look at how the gardens are managed  today.