Friday 6 July 2018
On the Field

A Century’s Perspectives on Peace – In 2018 the world will be commemorating the 100 year anniversary of the end of the First World War. During the Eisteddfod week we will be acknowledging this anniversary by recognising influences on art and society from the year 1918, and how the momentous events of the First World War shaped different perspectives on peace.

On the field

The Globe Stage – Listen out for Music from North Wales Opera with arias from Bernstein’s famous musical West Side Story and opera for Candide 11:00am and 14:15pm.

Harmony Centre – Join Music and Hospitals for fun, creative instrument workshop.

Into the evening … from 16:30pm

The International Parade – This spectacle of colour and sound is one for the highlights of the Eisteddfod week! Come along and experience this free-to-attend event starting at 16:30pm on Friday 6 July from the Pavilion and moving in procession down through the town of Llangollen before returning back to the Eisteddfod site, where you are welcome to follow and continue the celebrations into the evening with our £1 entrance Bands on the field till 19:45pm.

The Parade will be led by our extraordinary Patron, Terry Waite MBE. Then will follow an array of Colourful Competitors, Karamba Samba and the Llangollen Silver Band.

Bands on the Field … from 17.30pm

 

Timetable for the Stages

Check out our Festival Site Map to see all the stages: http://international-eisteddfod.co.uk/information/festival-site-map/

 

Lindop Toyota World Stage

Artist/Event Details Time
Moravian Children Choir Holešov A children’s choir from Czech Republic 10.00
Corryvrechan (Scottish Dance Display Team) A dance group representing Scotland 10.30
Gimnazija Kranz Girls’ Choir A girls choir from Slovenia 11.00
Hallmark of Harmony A choir from Sheffield 11.30
KorRey A non- competitive choir from the Iceland 12.00
Seattle Girls Choir A girls choir from USA 12.30
Golden Gate Men’s Chorus A men’s choir from San Francisco, USA 14.00
Reine Männersache Zellhausen A men’s choir from Germany
Mair Thomas Based around a melodic/ folk/new country sound, with roots in traditional Welsh music. 15.15
Parade 16.30
Bands on the Field –The Cazadors Details coming soon… 17.30
Bands on the Field – Ceidwad Y Gân An independent, bilingual rock band based in Ruthin in North Wales 18.30

 

The Atkinson & Kirby Stage

Artist/Event Details Time
Liederkranz Netphen A choir from Germany 10.00
KYKLOS – Hellenic Performing and Literary Arts Group A Greek dance group from Canada 10.30
North Wales Opera Studio Join the North Wales Opera Studio performing arias from Bernstein’s opera Candide and the musical West Side Story. As well as arias from Gershwin’s opera Porgy and Bess. 11.00
Calgary Girls Choir A choir from Canada 12.15
NEW Dance Workshop Inspired by the music and culture contained within West Side Story. These workshops will provide opportunities to both watch and learn Latin dances, from the salsa and cha-cha to the merengue. 13.00
North Wales Opera Studio Join the North Wales Opera Studio performing arias from Bernstein’s opera Candide and the musical West Side Story. As well as arias from Gershwin’s opera Porgy and Bess. 14.15
Sonya Smith A singer and songwriter influenced by the traditions of blues, roots and country music. Her performance will vary from mellow melodies to lively tempo sets to really get you ready for summer. 15.30
International Parade – 16.30
Into the evening … from 16.45
Bands on the Field –The Herbert Spliffingtons Allstars A group of individuals who have been performing together for over 20 years. Their performance will include a groovy Caribbean jazz set that will leave you feeling groovy. 17.30
Bands on the Field – Billy Bibby & The Wry Smiles A four-piece heavy melodic rock group from North Wales/Chester who have performed at countless gigs across the UK and have recently released a debut EP. Their performance will have your hands up in the air and rocking on throughout the night. 18.45

 

The British Ironworks Amphitheatre Stage

Artist/Event Details Time
NEW Dance Workshop Inspired by the music and culture contained within West Side Story. These workshops will provide opportunities to both watch and learn Latin dances, from the salsa and cha-cha to the merengue. 10.30
Sonomento

 

A choir from the MacPhail Center for Music, Minneapolis, Minnesota 11.45
Spraoi

 

A dance group from Republic of Ireland 12.15
Phoenix Girls Chorus, Cantabile A girls choir from Phoenix, Arizona, USA 12.45
441 Hz Chamber Choir A choir from Poland 13.15
Vox in Frox A choir from the Chew Valley 14.45
The Organic Lawn Management The Organic Lawn Management offers a unique blend of traditional and modern folk music in their act. From gigs as far as Herefordshire, the group will be hoping to light up the stage and get you of your chair to have a boogie! 15.15
International Parade -16.30
Amphitheatre Sessions- Ragsy You may have seen him previously on The Voice and last year’s International Eisteddfod. Ragsy offers a different approach to folk music, aiming more towards an acoustic, more soulful heart on your sleeve personality on his melodies that really brings music home to Wales. 18.00