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July will mark the 65th anniversary of the world famous Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod and to celebrate this milestone the Eisteddfod has a special offer for the ‘local’ community. The first 65 people, who live within 65 miles of Llangollen Pavilion, to call the box office and quote sixty-five between 2nd May and 16th May will benefit from a fantastic 2-4-1 offer on tickets to one of the fabulous evening concerts scheduled for this summer. In addition to tickets to these spectacular evening concerts Llangollen also has a 2-4-1 offer available on a further 65 pairs of Day Passes for access to the festival ground.
A 65 mile radius of Llangollen includes Liverpool, Manchester, Birmingham, Blackpool, Shrewsbury, Chester, Wrexham, Bangor and Aberystwyth.
Llangollen is famed for securing the biggest names in the music industry to perform at the headline concerts. This year is to be no exception; singing sensation Lulu, performs at the Opening Gala Concert on Monday with her special guests including Ricky Astley and Kiki Dee! Russell Watson will be headlining the Tuesday Evening Concert at Llangollen and will be supported by teenage Mezzo Soprano, Faryl Smith. Tuesday is also International Children’s Day and will include the annual Llangollen Peace Message, the moving ‘Sound of Silence’, as well as the famous Parade of Nations!
Image via WikipediaFriday Evening’s concert sees West End and Broadway star, Ruthie Henshall, perform ‘The Best of the West End’ featuring soloists from the London stage, accompanied by the Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera. Saturday is International Family Day. The @6 evening concerts feature guest of honour, cello virtuoso Julian Lloyd-Webber, playing some of his favourite music and in the Pavilion the World famous Choir of the World Competition and Concert. Sunday we have an exciting move from tradition with global pop sensation - McFly!
Chief Executive of Llangollen Eisteddfod, Mervyn Cousins said: “This year’s lineup looks set to be one of the best yet, and we are thrilled to be able to offer people from the region the opportunity to join in our 65th birthday celebrations.”
Fourteen countries were represented in the first Llangollen Eisteddfod, which was held between June 11th, and 15th, 1947. Since then more than 500,000 overseas competitions have performed in Llangollen alongside some of the music world’s best-loved performers including Pavarotti, Shirley Bassey, Katherine Jenkins, Elaine Page, Michael Ball and Bryn Terfel . In 2004 the Eisteddfod was nominated for a Nobel Peace prize.
To secure yourself one of these 65 pairs tickets call the box office on 01978 862001. This offer is not available online. For more information and ticket prices visit www.llangollen2011.co.uk
Please find below a list of towns and cities where residents are eligible for the 65th Birthday 2-4-1 offer
- 65 Pairs of Tickets to any Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod 2011 Evening Concert available at two for one price.
- 65 Pairs of Day Passes to the Llangollen International Musical Festival 2011 available at two for one price.
- Offer available from 2nd May – 16th May.
- This offer is only available by calling the Eisteddfod box office on 01978 862001 and quoting 65
- Offer not available online, by email or post.
- Offer not available on season tickets, family tickets or in conjunction with any other offer.