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The Good Life Experience

Taking place in the shadow of two castles on the Hawarden Estate in Flintshire, this festival is absolutely unique and in 2018 The Good Life Experience will celebrate its fifth Birthday. Founded by four friends the Good Life Festival fits in with their idea of The Good Life. The festival epitomises the Good Life, with exceptional raucous music from all over the world curated by…

Medieval Music in the Dales

Medieval Music in the Dales is a weekend celebration of medieval music-making, featuring concerts, workshops, an international exhibition by instrument makers and a great deal of informal playing. Here’s a sneak peak of last years event! Click here to find out more!

National Youth Choir of Scotland Girls Choir perform Mahler’s Eighth Symphony with Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra on the 26th of August.

National Youth Choir of Scotland Girls Choir perform Mahler’s Eighth Symphony with Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra on the 26th of August. A vision of the whole universe ringing and resounding’: that’s how Gustav Mahler described his colossal Eighth Symphony. And the immense forces it requires have understandably earnt it the nickname ‘Symphony of a Thousand’. Combining a stirring hymn to…

National Youth Choir of Scotland Girls Choir Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel

National Youth Choir of Scotland Girls Choir Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel with Royal Scottish National Orchestra on the 15th of August at 7.30pm. The best-loved operatic fairy tale of them all, from internationally renowned opera conductor Sir Andrew Davis and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Siblings Hänsel and Gretel flee the grinding hunger and poverty of their home, escaping to…

Heritage orchards and cider making exhibition

Learn about the heritage of our orchards in Wales. The history of cider and perry making within this interactive touring exhibition. Dyffryn Mansion  Dyffryn house stands at the heart of the gardens. Listed at grade II* status, it had been remodelled from an earlier mansion that dates back to an estate from the 8th century. These modifications were completed in 1892-3.…

Comber Earlies Food Fesitval

The Comber Earlies Food Festival, highly commended in the NI Year of Food and Drink Awards 2016 returns with local artisan food stalls showcasing the best of Northern Ireland produce. Cookery Demonstrations led by Jean Christophe Novelli and an Interactive Food Tent will show case the best of world famous “Comber Earlies” potatoes and offer an opportunity to meet the…

Chester Heritage Festival

Nine days when the city will become a stage as walks, talks, films, exhibitions, workshops and activities for young people bring Chester and its heritage to life. There will be plenty to do and lots of fun to be had. The festival will embrace the Midsummer Watch Parades during the weekend of 23 -24 June and the start of the…

Chester Celebrates: Heritage Festival Launch

A celebration to launch Chester Heritage Festival, opened by our Town Crier. Speakers include Deborah McAndrews, writer of the 2018 Chester Mystery Plays. Musicians, singers and dancers, provide the entertainment, with dragons, Romans and Vikings in attendance. This prelude will herald over 60 Festival events, celebrating Chester’s cultural heritage, with stories unfolding in venues that are part of our rich…

Sea Bangor Maritime Festival

The popular maritime event returns to Bangor and is packed full of activities for all the family. Bangor Seafront will be transformed into a maritime village with an array of tents offering activities for children, foodies, music & an outdoor bar. Highlights of the festival will be an aerial display by the world famous Aerosuperbatics team as they perform a…

The Home of Saint Patrick Festival, Newry, Mourne and Down

Welcome to The Home of St Patrick Festival, Newry, Mourne and Down.   It was in this Historic District that St Patrick established his first church in a barn in Saul, Co Down and he is laid to rest in the grounds of Down Cathedral, Downpatrick. Downpatrick also hosts the only centre in the world, The Saint Patrick Centre, dedicated…