If you’re torn between taking a scenic holiday or heading to one of the big music festivals this summer, why not do both? There are some wonderful North Wales events to choose from this summer.
Thanks to our wonderful resorts and attractions, and the addition of some seriously cool music events, you can have the best of both worlds right here in North Wales. Our diminutive region boasts a disproportionate number of top-class festivals and concerts, with some of the biggest names from the local and the world music industry due to headline over the coming months.
There’s a wide choice of North Wales events to grab tickets for – take a look at what’s coming up!
One of the world’s best-loved musicals, the B-movie spoof Little Shop of Horrors, gets the star it has always deserved as local legend and X-Factor runner-up Rhydian Roberts takes on the role of The Dentist.
In a story-line beloved by many, humble florist’s assistant Seymour Krelborn discovers an unusual plant he names Audrey Two – a tribute to his colleague Audrey, the object of his affections.
Soon however, the characters become the object of the carnivorous plant’s appetite instead, which has an unquenchable thirst for blood!
Theatre company Sell A Door bring the performance to life with Alan Menken’s catchy songs faithfully performed – it’s a gruesome but fun show!
Performances take place daily at 7:30pm, with matinees at 2:30pm on 17 and 20 August.
Of all the North Wales events, this four-day festival is one of your last chances of 2016 to go camping for a weekend of live music. In fact, it has a deliberately light Thursday schedule to allow for the fact most people are finding pitches and setting up tents!
Over the following three days of the weekend though, a stunning itinerary makes this, arguably, the hottest new festival of the late summer, with names like Noel Gallagher, Bastille, Hot Chip, Super Furry Animals, Roisin Murphy and Echo & the Bunnymen all taking to the stage.
If you’re interested in attending, it’s worth checking the full line-up, there are far too many to list here. Also we advise you check ticket prices; they vary greatly depending on whether you plan to camp or for how many days you plan to visit, for example.
It’s an easy 30-minute drive from Celtic Royal Hotel to Portmeirion via the new bypass around Porthmadoc. Enjoy the festival in style and stay with us. Click here to book online now.
As the summer draws to a close, Parc Eirias is due to host the first BBC Proms in the Park to take place in North Wales!
It coincides with the Last Night of the Proms 2016, a nationwide celebration of music that’s usually a little more light-hearted than the rest of the BBC’s itinerary of concerts.
Significantly, the BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales – who will perform five times at the Royal Albert Hall – will be on home turf for the Colwyn Bay performance.
Director Michael Garvey said: “We perform regularly locally in Llandudno, as well as nearby in Bangor, so we know we have great support across North Wales. We can’t wait to bring the Proms in the Park experience to Colwyn Bay, it’s a great way to experience the orchestra and the perfect finale to our summer of music.”
‘Early Bird’ tickets are available until the end of June at £15 seated or £12.50 general admission – one child can attend for free with each paying adult, but child tickets must be requested when the booking is made.
We had a most enjoyable stay. It was a delight in the restaurant to be served by pleasant waiting staff who had clearly been well trained.
Visit was to attend a Ceroc Dance Weekend. Excellent venue, superb food, great room, first class service. Staff were wonderful.Close to all local attractions. I was part of a group of about 120 dancers, every one of us had a brilliant weekend.