Wales Rally GB is a stage rally motor sport event and, in 2020, it is the penultimate round of the World Rally Championship. The event takes place over four days of competition and each day is divided into a number of ‘Special Stages’ which are when the drivers race against the clock for the fastest time. For the rest of the event they have to follow a pre-set schedule on normal public roads to get them to the next check point on time. Branded as Wales Rally GB since 2003 when the Welsh Government became the principal funding partner, the rally is based out of a central Service Park with competitive stages throughout north and mid Wales. Wales Rally GB is organised and promoted by Motorsport UK.
Set on a Greek island paradise, a story of love, friendship and identity is cleverly told through the timeless songs of ABBA. Sophie’s quest to discover the father she’s never known brings her mother face to face with three men from her distant romantic past on the eve of a wedding they’ll never forget. This irresistibly funny show has been thrilling audiences all around the world and now there’s never been a better time to see this unforgettable musical in Llandudno. Whatever age you are, you can’t help but have the time of your life at MAMMA MIA!
With over 30,000 theatregoers attending pantomime at Llandudno each festive season it’s never too early to book for next year’s show! Packed with all of the traditional pantomime ingredients audiences expect, Aladdin features laugh out loud comedy, stunning scenery, beautiful costumes and plenty of boos and hisses. Follow Aladdin, his brother Wishee Washee, and of course his mother Widow Twankey, on a spectacular adventure. Expect flying carpets, a wish-granting genie, an evil sorcerer and a lamp-full of laughs, so book your magic carpet ride to old Peking to the magical pantomime Aladdin! Signed Performance: Sat 19 Dec, 2pm Audio Described Performance: Sun 20 Dec, 1pm Relaxed Performance: Wed 30 Dec, 1pm
In March 2010, Only Boys Aloud was launched as a new initiative to get boys singing in Wales, breathing new life into the Welsh Male Choir tradition and inspiring teenage boys to find confidence, community, joy, friendship through song. No audition, no fee and inclusivity is central to the scheme. With 13 choirs working in some of the most deprived areas in Wales, word of this phenomenon has spread throughout the globe. The boys’ Britain’s Got Talent audition clip has had well over 28 million views on YouTube and they have messages posted almost daily on their website from around the world. Created for a one-off concert in 2010, OBA has gone from strength to strength, gaining a momentous 3rd place in ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent in 2012, performing at Buckingham Palace in 2013 to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the coronation, launching a brand-new Royal Caribbean Cruise Liner, signing an album deal with Sony and much, much more. Fast forward ten years and The Aloud Charity has now engaged with over 1,000 boys through Only Boys Aloud choirs in North and South Wales plus they’ve also created Only Kids Aloud and the Only Boys Aloud Academi. For this extra […]
Count Almaviva has fallen in love with Dr Bartolo’s ward Rosina, but the lecherous Bartolo has other ideas and plans to keep her for himself. Almaviva enlists the help of local barber, Figaro, to outwit his plan, and through a series of comical events and deception Figaro takes on the role of matchmaker. Will he save the day and true love prevail? Welsh National Opera’s much-loved production of The Barber of Seville – set around a traditional Spanish piazza – partners wonderfully with Rossini’s witty and expressive melodies. With an unforgettable score including Figaro’s Aria, this is the perfect feel-good opera. Performances info Sung in Italian, with English and Welsh surtitles. Approximately two hours 50 minutes with one interval.
Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without a trip to your local theatre for a dazzling production of the most famous ballet in the world – The Nutcracker. Traditionally, Russian State Ballet and Opera House returns for their annual UK tour with a vibrant and enchanting full touring ballet production. This year they are bringing to you the Mariisky State Ballet Theatre from central Russia. Snow flurries, sweets, princes, magic and love are just some of the elements that will be brought together by this renowned Russian company. A highly accessible ballet, full of familiar music such as the Waltz of the Flowers and the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy. The Nutcracker is an eternal seasonal favourite!
World renowned star of stage and screen Luke Evans will be embarking on his first ever UK Tour in support of his debut album ‘At Last’. ‘At Last’ brings together an eclectic collection of modern and classic songs, personally curated by Evans to highlight and complement his unique delivery and vocal style. Luke Evans can currently be seen across multiple UK and European TV shows performing tracks from the album to rapturous acclaim. With every live TV performance showcasing Evans’ range, reach, passion and considerable skill, fans of Luke’s gravel tinged tenor can experience that power live in January 2021. ‘As some people know, it’s been my dream throughout my life to record and release an album. And now that the response to my debut album ‘At Last’ has been so brilliant, I’m finally getting a chance to fulfil another dream of mine……to go on tour and perform these songs to my fans. I can promise that I will be delivering an entertaining show for everyone, with a few surprises in store,’ enthuses Luke about touring for the first time. With support – Jazz Morley Performances info Age Guidance: 16+ Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult
Queen Extravaganza, the official Queen tribute band produced by Roger Taylor and Brian May, returns to the UK in 2021, following sell-out shows across the globe. The band, who began touring back in 2012, are made up of a rolling cast of gifted musicians who have been handpicked by Roger Taylor and Brian May. Queen Extravaganza is renowned for touring all over the USA, Canada, Australia, Hong Kong, Brazil and Europe and have earned much love and respect from their ever-growing fan base. In this spectacular show, the talented musicians play the music perfectly and in some instances are more polished than Queen themselves. This 90-minute show features more than 20 Queen classics drawn from the band’s biggest hits: Bohemian Rhapsody, Another One Bites the Dust, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Under Pressure, We Will Rock You, We Are the Champions, A Kind of Magic, Radio Ga Ga, Somebody to Love and Killer Queen as well as other fan favourites. “It’s our own official tribute band” says Roger Taylor.
The biggest selling classical artist of the century, Katherine Jenkins OBE, will return to Venue Cymru this February as part of her UK tour. Cherished as one of Britain’s all-time favourite singers, in 2017 Katherine was officially crowned The No.1 selling ‘Classical Music Artist of the Last 25 Years’ by Classic FM, and made chart history when her last album ‘Guiding Light’, became her 13th UK Classical No.1 album, further cementing Katherine’s position as the world’s most prolific artist in UK Classical chart history. Katherine’s 2021 tour will feature songs from her 14th studio album ‘Cinema Paradiso’, which is available to purchase from Friday 17th April 2020. Performances info Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult
The “SOUND OF SPRINGSTEEN”, take to the stage this year after 2 years of getting the show together for this tour. With a passion for the work of “The Boss”, the 8 piece tribute “The Sound Of Springsteen” brings their years of live performances and recording to rock you with Bruce Springsteen’s greatest hits and deep cuts. With songs like, Born In The USA, Glory Days, Streets of Philadelphia and many more, this is a night of passion for Springsteen.
For the first time the North Wales Choir Festival opening concert will be a massed choir event. Involving performances from a variety of Welsh Choirs with a repertoire of traditional Welsh songs as well as English favourites.
The Festival Celebration Concert offers a wonderful variety of choirs from all choir classes. Up to twelve choirs who will have taken part in the competitions earlier in the day will enjoy entertaining you without the scrutiny of the judges.
Venue Cymru is a theatre, conference centre and arena in Llandudno, Conwy county borough, North Wales.
The Promenade, Penrhyn Cres, Llandudno LL30 1BB