Fringe 2017 Calendar

13
Jul
2017

13-07-2017 7:30 pm
Town Hall
Town Hall
Castle St
£10.00
New Dot Cinema presents ‘Sing Street’

Last year's best loved indie film about a boy starting a band in 1980s Dublin. A feel-good comedy with a winning eighties soundtrack.

This gala event includes an '80s disco' after the film. Get your hairspray ready!

£10.00 190
14
Jul
2017

14-07-2017 7:00 pm
Free
Opening Ceremony

This year’s Fringe Festival will be officially opened by our Mayor, Sheena Burrell, supported by Llangollen Youth Silver Band.

900
14
Jul
2017

14-07-2017 7:30 pm
Town Hall
Town Hall
Castle St
£10.00
CC Smugglers

Inspired by American and world folk, swing, jazz and blues. This summer, the Bedfordshire sextet will be taking their formidable live show to prominent slots at Cambridge Folk Festival, Cropredy and our very own Llangollen Fringe!
Plus support by HEAL (The Last Stand)

£10.00 180
15
Jul
2017

15-07-2017 2:00 pm
Town Hall
Town Hall
Castle St
Free
Wales After Brexit - A Topical Discussion

A topical discussion with Welsh Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Business and the Economy Adam Price AM (Plaid Cymru), constitutional expert and writer David Melding AM (Conservative) and Susan Elan Jones MP (Labour).

240
15
Jul
2017

15-07-2017 7:00 pm
Valle Crucis Abbey
Valle Crucis Abbey
Llantysilio
£14.50
Taking Flight - The Tempest

Join the Magic Staff Liner Corporation and indulge yourself with a jaunt on the newest addition to their fleet - their number one luxury ocean liner, The Remembrance. - on a cruise to the Island that Time Forgot...

£14.50 196
15
Jul
2017

15-07-2017 7:30 pm
Town Hall
Town Hall
Castle St
£18.50
Turin Brakes

2017 sees the return of one of Britain’s best loved bands, with a string of hit albums and singles to their name, including Painkiller (Summer Rain)....
Supported by Kidsmoke

£18.50 43
15
Jul
2017

15-07-2017 10:30 pm
Free
The Fringe Art Event -  ‘Ars Magna Lucis’ (The Art of Great Light)

On Throughout the Festival, this project converts the Old Berwyn Works into a lantern overlooking the town. Fringe Artist Alec Shepley looks at reimagining this redundant, former print works as a lantern-space - a giver of light...

900
16
Jul
2017

16-07-2017 10:00 am
Ysgol Dinas Bran
Ysgol Dinas Bran
Dinbren Road
£35.00
Band For A Day

BAND FOR A DAY will give you the opportunity to develop your musical ensemble skills.

£35.00 95
16
Jul
2017

16-07-2017 5:00 pm
Llangollen Railway
Llangollen Railway
Abbey Rd
£20.00
The Soul Train

Live R&B, Soul and Funk music on the steam train, in the Dancing Carriage and at Llangollen and Carrog stations.

£20.00 124
16
Jul
2017

16-07-2017 7:00 pm
Valle Crucis Abbey
Valle Crucis Abbey
Llantysilio
£14.50
Taking Flight - The Tempest

Join the Magic Staff Liner Corporation and indulge yourself with a jaunt on the newest addition to their fleet - their number one luxury ocean liner, The Remembrance. - on a cruise to the Island that Time Forgot...

£14.50 198
16
Jul
2017

16-07-2017 7:30 pm
Town Hall
Town Hall
Castle St
£11.50
Mark Thomas

Comedian and prolific activist and documentary maker – including several series for both BBC and Channel 4.

Mark Thomas visits the Fringe to talk about his life and his book 100 Acts Of Minor Dissent and his recently published collection of play scripts Liars Quartet that chart his life and political development.

£11.50 63
17
Jul
2017

17-07-2017 7:30 pm
Town Hall
Town Hall
Castle St
£5.00
Band For A Day Concert

The Band For A Day participants show off their new skills in a concert on the main Llangollen Fringe stage in front of a live audience.

£5.00 250
18
Jul
2017

18-07-2017 2:00 pm
Pengwern Community Centre
Pengwern Community Centre
Maes Pengwern
Free
Bubbles - Story & Song for Babies

Giggle, wriggle, squiggle and blow bubbles in this special storytime for Under 3s. Please bring a useful grown up with you!

900
18
Jul
2017

18-07-2017 7:30 pm
Town Hall
Town Hall
Castle St
£11.50
Jack Monroe

An evening in conversation with the bestselling author of cookbook ‘A Girl Called Jack’. Being tagged “Britain’s austerity celebrity” by The New York Times, Jack’s inventive and delicious recipes have provided inspiration for budget Britain...

£11.50 221
19
Jul
2017

19-07-2017 7:00 pm
Plas Newydd
Plas Newydd
Plas Newydd
£8.00
Sarah & Eleanor

The story of the famous Ladies of Llangollen told in a drama researched and written by renowned writer and actor Peter Read.

£8.00 174
19
Jul
2017

19-07-2017 7:30 pm
Pafiliwn Llangollen Pavilion
Pafiliwn Llangollen Pavilion
Abbey Road
Cancelled
Wilko Johnson

Important Information

Wilko Johnson’s agent informed us on Sunday afternoon that his bassist and very close friend of many years, Norman Watt-Roy, had suffered a heart attack on Saturday evening and has been hospitalised. Wilko has therefore regretfully come to the decision to cancel the concert in Llangollen on 19th July. More info...

£25.00
20
Jul
2017

20-07-2017 10:30 am
Plas Newydd
Plas Newydd
Plas Newydd
Free
Art Competition - Dee Valley Myths & Legends

Entries for this year’s art competition to be in by Sun 16th July. Separate Categories for Paintings, sketches and photos.
Presentation of Prizes at 2pm on the 20th July by the new Mayor Sheena Burrell...

Competition Entry: Adults £2.00 - Children FREE

900
20
Jul
2017

20-07-2017 7:00 pm
The Sarah Ponsonby Arms
The Sarah Ponsonby Arms
Mill Street
£8.00
Sarah & Eleanor

The story of the famous Ladies of Llangollen told in a drama researched and written by renowned writer and actor Peter Read.

£8.00 192
20
Jul
2017

20-07-2017 7:30 pm
Town Hall
Town Hall
Castle St
Sold out
Seth Lakeman

A folk legend for the modern day. Llangollen Fringe are delighted to welcome Seth Lakeman as part of the Festival’s 20th anniversary celebrations...
Supported by Anna Houghton

£22.50
21
Jul
2017

21-07-2017 2:00 pm
Town Hall
Town Hall
Castle St
Free
Archaeology of Llangollen

Head archaeologist of Denbighshire, Fiona Gale, will lead a guided walk to unearth the archaeology of Llangollen.

100
21
Jul
2017

21-07-2017 7:30 pm
St Collen's Community Hall
St Collen's Community Hall
Regent St
£5.00
Mothers & Heroes By Jacq Paschoud

Llangollen Storytelling Café presents Mothers & Heroes By Jacq Paschoud.

£5.00 100
21
Jul
2017

21-07-2017 7:30 pm
Town Hall
Town Hall
Castle St
£12.00
Kasai Masai

Kasai Masai successfully marry a respect for vintage grooves of their native Congo, with an overwhelming urge to move the dance floor...
Supported by Banda Bacana

£12.00 158
22
Jul
2017

22-07-2017 10:00 am
Town Hall
Town Hall
Castle St
Free
The Fringe Art Project

Upcycled Chandeliers. In this project artists Alec Shepley and Paul Jones invite passers-by to help construct a set of street lights with a difference.

900
22
Jul
2017

22-07-2017 2:00 pm
Town Hall
Town Hall
Castle St
£6.00
Bollywood Dance Workshop

Passionate about Dance? Love the happy music? Come and join us for a whirlwind of colour and dance...

£6.00 150
22
Jul
2017

22-07-2017 2:00 pm
Castell Dinas Brân
Castell Dinas Brân
Castell Dinas Brân
Free
High & Mighty

Wandering storytellers, poets and musicians celebrate the Welsh Year of Legends under the wide blue sky in the ancient castle ruins...

900
22
Jul
2017

22-07-2017 2:00 pm
Llangollen Silver Band Hut
Llangollen Silver Band Hut
Parade Street
£5.00
Drum Workshop

Beginner’s drum Workshop with Steffan Owens and James Edwards. All welcome.

£5.00 60
22
Jul
2017

22-07-2017 7:30 pm
Town Hall
Town Hall
Castle St
£7.00
Band Pres Llareggub Brass Band

Owing to the age-old tradition of brass bands from the slate mining villages of North Wales, Llareggub Brass Band ascend from the ashes of the past and bring with them an immense dose of heavy brass!

£7.00 207
22
Jul
2017

22-07-2017 7:30 pm
Llangollen Wharf
Llangollen Wharf
Wharf Hill
£20.00
Musical Narrowboat Cruise

Cruise along the canal and over the aqueduct with musical accompaniment from violinist Billy Thompson and his group Gypsy Style...

£20.00 13
23
Jul
2017

23-07-2017 10:15 am
Llangollen Railway
Llangollen Railway
Abbey Rd
Free
Railway Shed Tour

Bob Jaques will lead a guided tour of the Llangollen Steam Railway shed...

100
23
Jul
2017

23-07-2017 1:00 pm
Gales Wine Bar
Gales Wine Bar
18 Bridge Street
£10.00
Honky Tonk Cajun

An intimate afternoon of Cajun food, wine and live music from Pon' Bro in the wood panelled surroundings of Gales Wine Bar...

£10.00 100
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