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Brecon Choir Festival.

Brecon Choir Festival.

Caption: The ancient town of Brecon, the setting for the first Brecon Choir Festival.
Brecon Choir Festival.

Music Festival, Fri 22 - Sun 24 Jul 2022

Powys,
LD3 7AD

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The first Brecon Choir Festival takes place on the 22-24 July, showcasing some of Wales’ finest musical talent. Highlights include a Grand Concert with Aberhonddu & District and Dunvant Male Choirs, the latter in their 125th year.

Brecon Choir Festival is a brand new festival for 2022 with three days of exceptional music, showcasing some of Wales’ most established and upcoming talent.

This year’s Grand Concert will see Aberhonddu & District Male Choir joined by Dunvant Male Voice Choir, the longest continuously singing male voice choir in Wales. Other acts include Talgarth Male Choir, Brecon Singers, Brecon Cathedral Choir and Alive & Kickin' Community Choir.

Haydn James, conductor for the WRU will be conducting the Saturday night concert at Brecon Cathedral and three young rising stars from the singing world will perform at the Saturday lunch time & evening night concerts: Ceri Ellis, originally from Abergavenny who is studying at The Guildhall in London on Saturday lunchtime, Osian Clarke who is at The Royal College of Music in London and Lauren Williams who is at The Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama.

Other highlights include a musical walking tour of the town on the Saturday and for the ‘afterglows’ on the Friday and Saturday evenings when we will have the chance to end the night in song!

Cash PointCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaGift shopPicnic sitePostboxPublic toiletsTelephone (public)Wheelchairs availableAccepts groups

Pay & Display Car Parks: George Street, Inner Viaduct and Y Gaer - short stay - motorcars/motorcycles only. Alexandra Road, Outer Viaduct, Kensington, Dinas Road, Scout Lane and Canal Road - long stay - motorcars/motorcycles only. The Watton - long stay - motorcars/motorcycles and motorcars/homes with trailers only. Promenade car park - long stay car park - all vehicle types. A Coach and Lorry car park is situated on Canal Road (suitable for motorhomes).

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 22 - Sun 24 Jul 2022

Address

Powys,
LD3 7AD

Location and nearby places

Directions

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Map reference: SO 046287  Lat: 51.94862 Long: -3.38889

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Brecon is reached by the A40 road from the east or west or the A470 from the south or north.

Brecon bus station has services from Cardiff, Llandrindod Wells, Newtown, Swansea, Abergavenny, Hay-on-Wye and Hereford.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 20 miles from Abergavenny station

Facilities

  • Cash PointCash Point
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups

Pay & Display Car Parks: George Street, Inner Viaduct and Y Gaer - short stay - motorcars/motorcycles only. Alexandra Road, Outer Viaduct, Kensington, Dinas Road, Scout Lane and Canal Road - long stay - motorcars/motorcycles only. The Watton - long stay - motorcars/motorcycles and motorcars/homes with trailers only. Promenade car park - long stay car park - all vehicle types. A Coach and Lorry car park is situated on Canal Road (suitable for motorhomes).

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