Friday 14th June: Friday Night Fizz
St Cynog’s Church Hall
Doors Open: 7pm | Entertainment: 7.30pm – 10.45pm
Tickets £10 – Available from the Old Temp Fish Bar, Cofion Cynnes and Kindle House
An evening with the fabulous band Soul Lotta Funk and a disco, organised by Discover Ystradgynlais. Bar and food available.
Saturday 15th June: Family Fest
Various Venues Around Ystradgynlais Town
10am – 4pm
‘Family Fest‘ will focus on free family fun.
Drop by The Welfare’s Summer Fayre and browse through a variety of craft & food stalls, visit the ever popular funfair, and participate in some children’s craft workshops (no need to book!). The bar will be open throughout the day, with outside seating if the weather is nice.
Visit the Gorsedd Park‘s Junior Busking Stage, hosted by Discover Ystradgynlais, with performances from a variety of community groups & organisations, including Ystradgynlais Public Band, The Performance Factory Stage School, Swansea Falcons Cheerleaders, and our local schools. The day will end with a grand performance from Valley Rock Voices to close the event at 4pm. There will also be food on sale, with sweet and cake stalls.
The Gorsedd Park and The Welfare will both open at 10am, with events and performances running through the day.
The Abercrave Fire Service will be entertaining families & children outside the Ynyscedwyn Arms all day, with a duck race at 4pm.
Street Art Festival performances will take place around the various sites throughout the day, from professional performers including the amazing Twrch Trwyth, as well as Boudicca by WheelAbouts.
The Arts Council of Wales have supported The Welfare to bring these world-class street artists to Ystradgynlais.
Whimsy by Krystal S. Lowe is the story of a girl who greatly values nature and how she comes to value herself. Throughout the two-woman dance theatre work, audiences get to enjoy watching Whimsy imagine flying high with birds, running with squirrels, and eating sandwiches with ducks. Whimsy is a storybook coming to life ideal for young people and their families.
The ‘Carnival themed’ festival parade is scheduled to start at 1pm (may be subject to change). If you or your group would like to take part, please call in and speak to Ams at The Old Temp Fish Bar.
Not got the kids? No problem!
From 9am, there will be an AMPLIFIED ZONE in the beer garden of the stunning Ynyscedwyn Arms & inside Merlins for all of the Buskers, musicians & entertainers to perform to you all throughout the day.
Look out for other events taking place at other venues around town throughout the day!
Stallholders: Applications for craft stalls at The Welfare are now closed!
We are still taking applications for outdoor food providers, please contact Becky for a booking form – 01639 843163 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday 16th June: St Cynog’s Gala Prom
St Cynog’s Church
Starts at 4pm
Tickets £15 – Available from St Cynogs Church & Ewemoo Crafts (Unit 2 Trawsfford Workshops), and on the door. Enquiries: 07800 836613
The Proms return to Ystradgynlais! Featuring music for all tastes – classical favourites, unforgettable melodies from shows and films and popular hits – performed by world-class musicians including Lucy J. Morgan Ensemble, Shan Cothi and Trystan Llyr Griffiths. Directed by Alwyn Humphreys.