The organisers of the annual FOCUS Wales Music festival in, North Wales have teamed up with Wrexham County Borough Council to create a brand new outdoor event that will take over Wrexham’s High Street.
Wrexham St. David’s Weekend / Penwythnos Dewi Sant Wrecsam is a celebration of welsh culture and will honour the national patron saint with a fun packed and high profile outdoor show in the heart of Wrexham town centre. The three day event which will feature the best up and coming bands, performing in both Welsh and English from around Wales, including Kizzy Crawford, Calfari, CaStLeS, The Big Beat, Heal The Last Stand and many more; as well as choirs, bespoke food stalls selling high quality welsh fayre and entertainment for all the family.
The free to attend event will close down Wrexham’s High Street to vehicles from 7.30am on the Friday until 12am Monday morning, creating a street party atmosphere throughout the weekend.
Speaking on behalf of Wrexham’s Tourism Partnership, Destination Manager Joe Bickerton said; “Wrexham is fast becoming the place for live music in Wales and the Council’s events team were keen to team up with FOCUS Wales when the opportunity to stage this event came up. Utilising the High Street for three days provides us with another great opportunity to bring this new event into town, attract more visitors and celebrate the best of our local Welsh culture through a brilliant three day programme!”
‘Wrexham St. David’s Day Weekend’ will take place on Friday 3rd, Saturday 4th and Sunday the 5th of March 2017. Alcohol will not be made available as part of the event itself. Local businesses including pubs and bars will be open as usual throughout the weekend.
More information, including show times and line-ups for each day is available at http://www.focuswales.com/projects