8 - 10 November
12/10/2012 10:03
Text Size
A
A
A
30th Anniversary Logo

The North Wales Choral Festival 2017

4-6 November 2017

We’ve got North Wales Choral Festival blues in the office, another year been and gone! But what a weekend it was, we welcomed 43 choirs to Llandudno to take part in the Festival and celebrate its 30th year! Choirs travelled from every corner of Great Britain to be with us – Wales, England, Ireland and Scotland!

The weekend kicked off on the Saturday with the Male Voice followed by Youth, and Ladies competitions. Onto Sunday we welcomed our largest just for fun category to date with 10 choirs competing in the category along with the much loved Barbershop and Mixed voices. There were some tough decisions to be made for the adjudicators, Rob Elliott, David King and Vivien Pike.

Schools Day

Monday the 6th saw three junior schools and two senior schools excitably enter Venue Cymru for a full day of musical fun. We welcomed back Mari Lloyd Pritchard, Nia Morgan and Robart Arwyn as our adjudicators. As always all three judges thoroughly enjoyed the day and everything each choir bought to the stage. Children also took part in a workshop by Ruth Evans and Suzanne Barnes these ladies didn’t fail to impress and the children all loved the workshop!

The Festival Celebration Concerts

This year was the first year we have had 2 celebration concerts to celebrate the festivals 30th anniversary. The Saturday concert saw 7 choirs perform in a more relax, fun environment without the eyes of the adjudicators. We had Peterborough Male Voice Choir, Cor Cytgan Clwyd, Bel Canto Ladies Choir, Cor Meibion Colwyn, Harrow Apollo Male Voice Choir, Rossendale Ladies Choir, and Shrewsbury Male Voice Choir! The Sunday night Celebration Concert saw performances from Edinburgh Police Choir, Cor Clwyd, The Heath Chorus and YesterYear. As well as special guest WNO artist Rebecca Afonwy-Jones!

We’d like to thank all choirs that took part for making it such a fun evening for us and all that attended! A HUGE thank you to all choirs that competed over the weekend, it was lovely to see some familiar faces and of course to meet all the new choirs, we hope to see you all again in the future.

2017 Winners Announced

Quick Contact

***

*

Clear Form Send





This site uses cookies to store information on your computer. See our Cookie Policy for further details on how to block cookies.
I am happy with this
 

Cookies

What is a Cookie

A cookie, also known as an HTTP cookie, web cookie, or browser cookie, is a piece of data stored by a website within a browser, and then subsequently sent back to the same website by the browser. Cookies were designed to be a reliable mechanism for websites to remember things that a browser had done there in the past, which can include having clicked particular buttons, logging in, or having read pages on that site months or years ago.

NOTE : It does not know who you are or look at any of your personal files on your computer.

Why we use them

When we provide services, we want to make them easy, useful and reliable. Where services are delivered on the internet, this sometimes involves placing small amounts of information on your device, for example, your computer or mobile phone. These include small files known as cookies. They cannot be used to identify you personally.

These pieces of information are used to improve services for you through, for example:

  • recognising that you may already have given a username and password so you don’t need to do it for every web page requested
  • measuring how many people are using services, so they can be made easier to use and there’s enough capacity to ensure they are fast
  • analysing anonymised data to help us understand how people interact with our website so we can make them better

You can manage these small files and learn more about them from the article, Internet Browser cookies- what they are and how to manage them

Learn how to remove cookies set on your device

There are two types of cookie you may encounter when using our site :

First party cookies

These are our own cookies, controlled by us and used to provide information about usage of our site.

We use cookies in several places – we’ve listed each of them below with more details about why we use them and how long they will last.

Third party cookies

These are cookies found in other companies’ internet tools which we are using to enhance our site, for example Facebook or Twitter have their own cookies, which are controlled by them.

We do not control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the third party websites for more information about these.

Log files

Log files allow us to record visitors’ use of the site. The CMS puts together log file information from all our visitors, which we use to make improvements to the layout of the site and to the information in it, based on the way that visitors move around it. Log files do not contain any personal information about you. If you receive the HTML-formatted version of a newsletter, your opening of the newsletter email is notified to us and saved. Your clicks on links in the newsletter are also saved. These and the open statistics are used in aggregate form to give us an indication of the popularity of the content and to help us make decisions about future content and formatting.