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.
On 3rd March, Black Star Riders are heading to the William Aston Hall and we have a 1 x pair of tickets to give away!
Head over to our Twitter page (@CalonFM), Like and Retweet our pinned Competition tweet before 3pm on Friday 27th February for your chance to win,
For full details of the event visit www.glyndwr.ac.uk/event
Competition closes at 3pm on Friday 27th February. Winner will be picked at random from all of the entries.
Macmillan Cancer Support is offering people affected by cancer an opportunity to take control of their diagnosis and move forward positively as they face living with cancer in 2017.
Macmillan is holding a free self-management programme in Wrexham for anyone living with and beyond cancer to help them manage the emotional impact of their diagnosis.
Called HOPE, Macmillan’s self-management programme will run for two days at Memorial Hall. The programme will be held on Tuesday 7 and Wednesday 8 February from 10am to 4.15pm, with a follow-up day on Wednesday 22 March from 11am to 3pm.
HOPE is designed to help people affected by cancer manage the day-to-day impact of their condition, learn proactive ways to take control of their health and wellbeing in a supportive environment and set positive goals for the future.
North Wales is poised for a bumper year tourism in 2017 after establishing a reputation as one of the best places in the world to visit, according to Economy Minister Ken Skates.
His comments came at the inaugural Go North Wales Tourism Awards, to honour the work and spectacular successes of the region’s £2 billion industry.
The region’s very best visitor attractions, restaurants and businesses were celebrating after picking up gongs at the event, organised by North Wales Tourism and Heart FM.
Zip World, run by former Marine Sean Taylor and his business partner Nick Moriaty with sites in Gwynedd and Conwy, collected a special award for Outstanding Contribution to Tourism in North Wales.
Welsh legends to headline the final night of the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod on Sunday 9th July 2017
Fresh from the phenomenal success of the 20th anniversary tour of their fourth album ‘Everything Must Go’, Manic Street Preachers have announced an appearance at the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod in 2017, the event’s 70th anniversary year.
The multi-award winning trio will play tracks from their extensive back catalogue at the show, which will be the band’s first ever appearance in Llangollen. Sponsored by Aldi, the gig will be the biggest ever show that Llanfest – the final day of the annual week long festival – has played host to, with the pavilion’s rear seating being removed to take capacity in excess of 5,200.
Tickets for the show at the Royal International Pavilion in Llangollen will go on sale at 9am on Thursday 1st December 2016.