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TV newsman Huw Edwards to pay tribute to Welsh firebrand David Lloyd George

Modern Wales was shaped by Welsh firebrand David Lloyd George, TV newsman Huw Edwards will argue on the 100th anniversary of the politician becoming Prime Minister. Huw will co-host a glittering dinner in London with TV historian Dan Snow in honour of David Lloyd George, who hailed from Llanystumdwy, in Gwynedd, on Wednesday December 7, [...]

By | December 5th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Manic Street Preachers to headline Llanfest 2017

Tickets to go on sale Thursday 1st December at 9am Sunday is the closing party of the week as thousands of revellers descend on the festival field for a day of rock, pop and good times. Leave your expectations at the door as this year isn’t your usual Llanfest, we’ve stepped it up a gear [...]

By | November 30th, 2016|Llangollen International Eisteddfod|0 Comments

Royal harpist joins Ensemble Cymru for new season launch this autumn

CHAMBER MUSIC CHAMPIONS, ENSEMBLE CYMRU, WILL WELCOME A VERY SPECIAL GUEST AS PART OF THE LAUNCH OF THEIR BRAND NEW 2016-17 CONCERT SERIES. ANNE DENHOLM, OFFICIAL HARPIST TO HRH THE PRINCE OF WALES WILL BE PERFORMING AS PART OF THE QUARTET FOR THE FIRST OF ENSEMBLE CYMRU’S CONCERTS TAKING PLACE IN VENUES ACROSS WALES THIS [...]

By | October 21st, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

World truffle-making record smashed at Hamper!

A chocolatier from North Wales has become the fastest truffle maker on the planet after smashing the world record in front of a cheering crowd at a food festival. Jo Edwards broke the record of TV chef Gino D’Acampo in the main demonstration kitchen at Hamper Llangollen over the weekend and has now sent off [...]

By | October 19th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Llangollen will be UK culinary capital

Llangollen will be UK culinary capital The picturesque town of Llangollen will become the culinary capital of the UK for one weekend in the autumn. Thousand of foodies will be flocking there for the popular Hamper Llangollen food festival on Saturday and Sunday, October 15 and 16, to browse over more than 100 stalls at [...]

By | August 25th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Visit the International Musical Eisteddfod 5-11 July 2016!

Every summer since 1947 Llangollen has staged one of the world’s most inspirational cultural festivals. Six days of the best music and folk dance, and the whole world in one place! TUESDAY JULY 5 CARMEN starring Kate Aldrich and Noah Stewart Sponsored by Pendine Park    WEDNESDAY JULY 6 Voices Of Musical Theatre Sponsored by [...]

By | July 1st, 2016|Llangollen International Eisteddfod|0 Comments

All Wales Boat Show sails back into Conwy marina

A boat show which buoys up the local economy to the tune of millions of pounds will be sailing back to Conwy in 2017. The glittering All Wales Boat Show is heading back to Conwy Quays Marina for its fourth event next year, bringing with it a fleet of waterborne attractions and activities. The prestigious [...]

By | January 28th, 2016|All Wales Boat Show|0 Comments