Fiona Bruce and the team of Antiques Roadshow experts will be waiting to welcome you at Erddig Hall on 26 July, so dust off your family heirlooms and dig out those car boot bargains and bring them along for free advice and valuations to visitors
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
White Water SUP Fest here in Llangollen, North Wales!
Tickets required and available from www.standuppaddleboarduk.com
Wrexham Symphony Orchestra conclude their 49th season with a delightful programme of summer music. They will be joined by award winning, international violinist Fenella Humphreys who will perform Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto. Also in the programme is Dvorak’s Trio IN Natures Realm and music by Liadov.
Tickets are available Llangollen Tourist Info Centre (01978 860828) and Wrexham Tourist Info Centre (01978 292015). They can also be purchased on line at www.wrexhamorch.co.uk
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 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 & 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.
The Pontcysyllte Aqueduct , full name in Welsh: Traphont Ddŵr Pontcysyllte) is a navigable aqueduct that carries the Llangollen Canal over the valley of the River Dee in Wrexham County Borough in north east Wales. Completed in 1805, it is the longest and highest aqueduct in Great Britain, a Grade I Listed Building.
Dare you cross it? And can you do it without looking down?
Designed and built by Thomas Telford and Williams Jessop, Pontcysyllte means ‘the bridge that connects’ and is ‘the jewel in the crown’ of our World Heritage Site, a magnet for those who want to experience one of the most remarkable achievements of the industrial revolution.
You can walk across Pontcysyllte, or save your legs and take a leisurely boat ride or why not hire a boat for the day or longer from one of the businesses based at Trevor Basin.
A great day out for all the family – don’t forget your camera for the stunning views of the Dee Valley