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Live musical offerings at Galeri Caernarfon Darkside: The Pink Floyd Show, 5th-6th July Replicating the live experience of Pink Floyd in the 1970s, these shows include spectacular laser light shows as well as a selection of Floyd favourites. 8pm. Tickets £18.

language literature, music, art and comedy in locations around Caernarfon. Performances at Galeri Caernarfon include Cabarela Arall, Sioe Ben Dant a Cadi and Steve Eaves a’r Band. Visit www.gwylarall.com.

Gwyl Arall, 12th-14th July A weekend festival of Welsh

André Rieu: Shall We Dance?, 27th-28th July André invites

Music, games and nature at Penrhyn You can let your inner composer out at Penryhn Castle every Sunday from 21st July, with musical workshops and performances led by local musicians. On every

Monday from 22nd July you can wild with fun-filled nature days, or try your hand at football, tennis and traditional Victorian games every Thursday from 25th July. All sessions run for six weeks and are free of charge, but normal admission charges apply. www.nationaltrust.org.uk

Superheroes and science at Techniquest

Wrexham rocks! Wales’ biggest music festival, Rock The Park, returns to Borras Hall Lane, Wrexham from 9th to 11th August. Featuring 60 live acts, three huge arenas, a festival campsite and around 15,000 people, this rocking event is one that you definitely don’t want to miss. Tickets start from £30, and under-12s are free. www.rockthepark.co.uk

Techniquest Glyndwr, Wrexham, has a host of activities for all the family over the next few months. Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landings from 20th and 21st July; get serious about science with Supermaterials from 3rd to 16th August, and explore the world of superheroes from 17th August to 1st September. www.tqg.org.uk

you to put on your dancing shoes for his spectacular 2019 hometown concert from Maastricht, broadcast as live in cinemas. Join André Rieu, his Johann Strauss Orchestra, world-class sopranos, the Platin Tenors and special guests for a magical cinema experience. 3pm and 7pm. Tickets £12.

Lucky Peterson, 21st August The legendary bluesman celebrates his 50th anniversary by playing his own original style of contemporary blues, fusing soul, R&B, gospel and rock and roll. The show will also feature Tamara Tramell, a talented singer from Texas. 8pm. Tickets £16. www.galericaernarfon.com

Agricultural delights in Anglesey

For a traditional day out filled with rural pursuits, visit Anglesey Agricultural Show on 13th to 14th August. The annual two-day event at the Mona Showground is one of Wales’ premier agricultural events and a great day out for all the family. The show attracts

around 60,000 people each summer, and features competitive classes for cattle, sheep, pigs, goats, fur and feather, shire/light horses, horticulture, cookery and crafts. There are also shopping and exhibition pavilions, a wide range of equestrian events, craft exhibitors, trade stands, food stalls, produce exhibitions, machinery and vehicle stands, and more. Gates open from 8am and tickets cost £16 for adults and £4 for children. www.angleseyshow.org.uk

Steam into summer Meet Alice the Little Welsh Engine at Bala Lake Railway on 27th July; author Pauline Hazelwood will also be reading stories at Llanuwchllyn station. There are Barbeque Specials on 1st, 8th and 15th August,

and the August Mini Gala on 24th to 26th August. www.bala-lake-railway.co.uk

Wrexham Museum is really on the ball An exhibition chronicling the story of football in Wales opens at Wrexham Museum on 13th July. The exhibition showcases shirts, caps, rattles, programmes, historic and muchloved souvenirs, vital telegrams

and letters and more. The exhibition also offers the chance to dress up as 19th-century century footballer, rank Welsh goalkeepers in order of greatness and invent your own football chant. www.wrexham.gov.uk July/August 2019 | SHIRE MAGAZINE 7

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