The inaugural Llandudno Arts Festival is set to be a free micro festival that has been created by Marc Rees, captain of the illustrations Adain Avion project. The festival weekend takes place on the weekend of 20th, 21st 22nd September 2013.
The very first Llandudno Arts Weekend (LLAWN01) will be setting out to celebrate Llandudno’s fascinating and colourful history, where attendees explore why exactly why the town was bestowed with the title Queen of Welsh resorts – and see Llandudno hotels in all their glory.
The jam-packed weekend will re-introduce the old Victorian visitor favourite to the shoreline, with the Bathing Machine – which was an essential component to seaside etiquette in the 19th century.
Llandudno promenade will become a playground for visitors of all ages, with a number of events, local & international artists along with mobile theatres and galleries to house a series of performances and installation that connect with the town’s history.
There will be plenty of parallel activities and events that will bring the entire town of Llandudno to life, created in collaboration with the LLAWN01 key partners that include; MOSTYN, Helfa Gelf, Royal Cambrian Academy, Migrations, C.A.S.C, TAPE Community Music and Film, Conwy County Borough Council, Venue Cymru and many more.
Llandudno is popular with visitors across the United Kingdom, thanks to the reputation is has held over a number of centuries. Perhaps most famously visited during the Victorian era, Llandudno loves to celebrate and embrace its rich heritage and culture with events like the LLAWN01.
The festival is absolutely free for everyone and presents an exciting development for the event calendar, should this year get off to a fantastic start. If you are local, or happen to be visiting Llandudno during the 20th-22nd September, don’t miss this fantastic event, full of entertainment, history, culture, arts and music!