Buskagynlais festival is this Saturday July 1st 2017. A free festival for all the family!
The biggest & best street music party Ystradgynlais has ever had…..
Programme of events:
AT THE GOUGH CON CLUB MARQUEE:
11.30am to 12.30pm-The Voices of the valley usa choir from Pennsylvania.
12.30pm to 1.15pm-The Vaughan-Lewis academy of singing Accord Choir.
1.30pm to 2.30pm -Cor Dathlu Cwmtawe choir & Cor y Gyrlais choir.
2.45pm to 3.30pm- Onllwyn male voice choir.
3.45pm onwards – The Dulais Divas choir.
AT THE MAIN STAGE OPPOSITE THE YNYSCEDWYN ARMS:
From 10am onwards – a full day of music and entertainment including the fantastic Richard Lennox who will be opening the festival & the talented Tom Jones (Andrew Harley) later in the day amongst all the many other acts.
AT THE PEN Y BONT INN, MERLINS RESTAURANT & ON THE STREETS:
From 10am till 4pm Buskers & street entertainers will be performing at many busking zones around the town & inside the Pen y bont inn & inside Merlins restaurant, performing for 15 minutes at each zone throughout the day around the Town.
AT THE GORSEDD PARK:
From 10am till 4pm there will be childrens activities, Junior buskers, an amazing Magician, Belly dancers, Brass band & entertainment on the stage throughout the day. Food & refreshments & a PROSECCO tent for the adults.
AT THE LIBRARY:
From 10am onwards there will be the outstanding Mr Bling Himself TRIM BLING STAR singing & entertaining you all throughout the day. Outdoor tables and seating will be available so you can enjoy the amazing man himself, he’s HOT HOT HOT!!!
AT THE WELFARE HALL:
10am till 4pm there will be a Busking Zone at the welfare hall throughout the day where the Bar will be open for Tea’s, Coffees & Cake.
AT ST CYNOGS CHURCH:
From 11am till 4pm there will be a Church open day with the human jukebox, exhibition of local artists work, community & schools display, Light a candle, childrens corner & prayer tree.
AT THE CHURCH HALL:
11am till 4pm Traditional afternoon tea’s, homemade sandwiches, cakes served with tea or coffee.
AT THE YNYSCEDWYN ARMS:
From 10am onwards there will be a Family Fun day. Fun for all the family, Fire engine, stocks, stalls & crafts throughout the day.
AT TREASURED MOMENTS PHOTOGRAPHY:
10am till 4pm there will be an amplified stage zone for Buskers & street entertainers & an open day at Treasured moments photography studio.
AT QUIDS IN:
From 10am till 4pm there will be a HOGG ROAST & Busking Zone throughout the day.
AT THE DANIEL PROTHEROE MEMORIAL:
From 3.15 onwards the Voices of the valley, cor Dathlu Cwmtawe & Cor y Gyrlais Choirs will be singing 3 songs including the Welsh national anthem at the unveiling of the new Daniel Protheroe memorial monument.
PAINTING THE LOO BY NUMBERS.
Paint the Ystragynlais public toilets (outside) by numbers. All welcome to contribute young and old, no experience necessary.
AT YSTRADGYNLAIS RUGBY CLUB:
From 5pm onwards there will be a live band ‘ NO DIRECTION performing throughout the evening.
AT CAFE CHAMELEON:
From 8pm till late there will be an open mic night. Lunch will be served all day.
Alcohol will be available from the PEN Y BONT INN, MERLINS RESTAURANT, THE WELFARE HALL, THE LOAF CAFE, THE YNYSCEDWYN ARMS, CAFE CHAMELEON, YSTRADGYNLAIS RUGBY CLUB, THE GOUGH CON CLUB, YSTRADGYNLAIS SOCCER CLUB & A PROSECCO TENT IN THE GORSEDD PARK.
ALL ALCOHOL MUST BE CONSUMED ONLY ON THESE PREMISES, NOT IN THE STREETS.
Limited parking will be available in the town with alternative parking at Ystradgynlais Rugby club & Tescos car park near by. Public bus service runs from Tescos to Ystradgynlais.
PLEASE KEEP OUR TOWN TIDY & PLEASE PUT ALL LITTER IN THE BINS THANK YOU.
A FUN FILLED FAMILY DAY FOR ALL….