Cwlwm Celtaidd 2011

Friday 4th to Sunday 6th March 2011
The Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl, South Wales, CF36 3YW, Wales MAP
£40 weekend tickets
last updated: Wed 2nd Mar 2011

Cwlwm Celtaidd (translates as Celtic Knot) celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2011, and offers a packed programme of concerts, festival favourites, and new acts, music sessions, plus ceilidhs and workshops throughout the weekend.

The Celtic Festival of Wales return to three days, taking place from Friday 4th until Sunday 6th March 2011 with 2 stages in The Grand Pavilion on the seafront, both the Main Hall and Stage Door venues will be in use throughout the weekend, all day, all evening and into the early hours. The festival is almost entirely "inside" and close to all the amenities associated with Porthcawl, one of Wales' premier seaside resorts.

Line-up

Headliner are Catrin Finch, Rusty Shackle, and Calan with Mordekkers, The Midden, Adran D, Kantref, City Of Newcastle Pipe Band, Elfen, Interalia, The Roving Crows, Interalia, Monster Ceilidh Band, One String Loose, Siôn Russell Jones, Guto Dafis, The Roving Crows, Annette Davies & Geoff Liles, Osian Hedd, and Meibion Y Machlud, also confirmed.

Dance Groups Include The Internationally Known, Dominic Graham School Of Irish Dance Northern Ireland. Plus Perree Bane Isle Of Man, Kemysk Cornwall, Dawnswyr Môn Wales, Pentreffest, Christine Wilson Dancers Scotland, Dawnswyr Penyfai Wales, Cobbler's Awl Wales, and Cardiff Ladies Morris Wales.

A total of over 300 performers will be performing at the festival, which will also be holding the colourful Parade of the Celts, in Porthcawl Town Centre on Saturday afternoon, with pipers, and a host of dancers and musicians in a free event.

Accommodation

Accommodation is available in mobile homes at Tresco holiday Park costs are reasonable with an eight berth mobile home priced at £130 for the weekend - that's £16.25 each. All caravans include a furnished lounge and dining area, one double and one or two twin bedroom/s, and convertible beds in the lounge. Prices include gas, electricity and heating but it may be cold so you are advised to bring extra bedding.

For campers and touring caravans, there is also The White Wheat Caravan Site which is open for the festival.

Tickets

An adult (aged 16+ years) weekend ticket is priced at £40, under 16s tickets are priced at £30. Children under 10 tickets are free, but only with an accompanying adult. Day tickets are priced from £24 for the whole of Saturday, £12 for Friday, and £6 for either Sunday day or Sunday night, other options are also available.

To book tickets, click here.

Local amenities

The festival is close to all the amenities associated with Porthcawl, one of Wales' premier seaside resorts, including the town centre, beaches, coastal paths & dunes, golf clubs & outdoor pursuit centres.

Getting there

By car
Take Junction 37 off the M4 and follow the signs for Porthcawl. As you enter Porthcawl, take the first left off the roundabout - signposted to Bridgend. Turn right at next roundabout and Trecco Bay is signposted.
By public transport etc
The nearest station is Bridgend, which is about 10 miles away. The X2 bus runs from Cardiff past the railway station and stops just outside the park. Cardiff airport is about 25 miles away and taxis from there shouldn't cost more than around £25.

More information will be here when available.

Friday 4th to Sunday 6th March 2011
The Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl, South Wales, CF36 3YW, Wales MAP
£40 weekend tickets
last updated: Wed 2nd Mar 2011


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