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Arts for all ages at Theatr Clwyd

24th-26th August, TVWales Rock & Pop Music Festival, Llandudno Promenade Featuring emerging recording artists from the UK and USA, the cream of north Wales talent and some of the best covers bands in the north-west. Martin Rafferty & The Northern City Lights headline. Free entry.

25th-26th August, Medieval Re-Enactment, Denbigh Castle The Prince’s Retinue are in residence at Denbigh Castle over the bank holiday weekend, transporting visitors back in time with living history displays.

31st August, Battle of Crogen Medieval Weekend, Chirk Castle Local re-enactment group Cwmwd Ial make an encampment to represent the Welsh forces, while Les Miles des Marches represent the English forces. Look around the encampments, see the differences in arms and armour, and learn about the Battle of Crogen, which took place in 1165 in the Ceiriog Valley. 10am-4pm.

Buzz-AH! Don’t Stop Believing, 2nd-3rd July Join Buzz-AH! – an awardwinning charity that promotes inclusion through the performing arts – for an evening packed with fantastic song and dance. 7.30pm. Tickets £10. Mark Watson: The Infinite Show, 7th July After being bombed with yoghurt on Taskmaster and half-killed on Celebrity Island with Bear Grylls, Mark returns to what he’s best at: being indoors. Here he offers some thoughts on empathy, with his usual notoriously high joke- and rant-per-minute rate. 7.30pm. Tickets £19.

Fun under the stars at Chirk

The RAF Eurofighter Typhoon Display Team will make their debut appearance at the Rhyl Air Show on 24th to 25th August. The action-packed, two-day event will also feature a Lancaster Bomber, Spitfire and Hurricane, plus displays from a formation aerobatic team and a parachute display. The show opens at 11am with displays from 2pm. Admission is free.

Chirk Castle is hosting two amazing outdoor cinema experiences, with Bohemian Rhapsody on 30th July and Monty Python & The Holy Grail on 1st August shown on a huge screen under the stars. On 27th August, all the family can enjoy Folksy Theatre’s Mister Magnolia on his adventures.

Family Arts Festival, 26th-28th July Bring your whole family along for a fun-packed, low-cost, creative weekend with shows including Tabby McTat, The Buildy-Uppy Dance Show and Inside, with multi-sensory interactive show for one- to four-year-olds. Tickets from £2.

Turn your eyes to the skies

31st August, Llandudno Goldwing Light Parade Come and see over 150 Honda Goldwing Motorcycles on the promenade from 10am to 4pm at officially the biggest light display in the country. The bikes will parade around the town centre between 8pm and 8.45pm, showing off their fantastic light displays, and will then park on the promenade while the town mayor and other dignitaries choose the best lit bikes in various categories. 31st August, Snŵdling, Porthdinllaen Beach, Pwllheli Take to the water with awardwinning artist Kim Atkinson to snorkel and sketch what you see under the waves. Brief snorkel training is provided, artistic guidance is given throughout and all equipment is provided. Booking essential. £25. Call 01248 351541.

Fractured, 11th-13th July Fresh from the 2019 Dance World Cup in Portugal, medalwinning Elsberdance bring you their latest electrifying production, featuring stunning choreography, excellent technique and magical special effects. 2pm and 7pm. Tickets £10.

Summer party time at Tŷ Pawb Head to Tŷ Pawb on 25th August for The Big Beat: Summer Party – an evening of live music from one of the UK’s top cover bands The Big Beat are an exciting, crowd-pleasing band who have already wowed audiences across the world with their eclectic mix of

Showtime at Pontio Don Pasquale, 4th July Welsh National Opera presents a riotous version of Donizetti’s classic comic opera. Tickets £19. Shakespeare’s Globe on Tour, 5th-7th July A trio of plays

rock, soul, pop and blues. The group boast an endless repertoire of hits and cult classics to guarantee an unforgettable night. There will be a fully stocked late bar, cocktail bar and food and drink available. The party starts at 7pm and tickets cost £10.

exploring the themes of refuge and displacement. From £7.50. Ethiopian Dreams, 19th-23rd July Circus Abyssinia presents their stunning production inspired by the story of real-life jugglers Bibi and Bichu. Tickets £15.

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North Wales, Mid Wales, Shropshire, Cheshire, Wirral, Whats on, magazine, days out, events, restaurants, reviews, homes, gardens, arts, craf...