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Belinda Carlisle Brings her Runaway Horses to Wrexham

BELINDA CARLISLE ‘Runaway Horses 30th Anniversary’ UK Tour comes to WREXHAM – William Aston Hall on Sunday 29th September 2019!

If you were listening to the Saturday Show with Karen and Will you would have heard about the brilliant news that Belinda Carlisle is bringing a tour date to Wrexham and it's going to a gig that you don't want to miss.

American singer Belinda Carlisle announces she’s back on the road with a very special UK tour this Autumn with the ‘Runaway Horses 30th Anniversary Tour’ in September & October 2019 performing a selection of tracks taken from her 3rd solo album ‘Runaway Horses’.

Belinda Carlisle's first venture into music was a brief stint as drummer for the punk band The Germs, under the name Dottie Danger, although illness (specifically mononucleosis) prevented her from ever performing with them live. Soon after leaving this band, she founded The Go-Go's (originally named The Misfits), with friend and fellow music novice Jane Wiedlin. With bassist-turned-guitarist Charlotte Caffey, guitarist-turned-bassist Kathy Valentine, and drummer Gina Schock, the Go-Go's became one of the most successful American bands of the early 1980s, helping usher new wave music into popular American radio, and becoming the first all-female band in rock history to ever achieve a #1 album, who also wrote their own music, and played their own instruments. The Go-Go's recorded two more studio albums (including 1982 Vacation, which went gold thanks to the title track). "Head over Heels," from their 1984 album Talk Show, made it to #11, but they never repeated the success of their 1981 multi-platinum debut, Beauty and the Beat, which featured the hits "We Got the Beat" and "Our Lips Are Sealed".


Tickets for the Belinda Carlisle ‘Runaway Horses 30th Anniversary’– Autumn 2019 shows are available from:

Sunday 29th September

WREXHAM – William Aston Hall

Box Office No: 0844 249 1000

Website –

The Gay Harris Dancers back at the Rhyl Pavilion

Fantastic news for The Gay Harris Dancers as they return this summer for their annual production of Junior Showtime, their 25th year of performing at The Pavilion Theatre, and the 49th Junior Showtime ever performed by the school.

The Gay Harris Dancers were established in 1970 and are most established and renowned dance school in the area having taught thousands of young people over the years.

Mrs Harris received an MBE on New Years Day 2009 for her services to Dance, she was honoured and proud but accepted the award on behalf of all the people who had supported the school over the decades. In particular her daughter Adele. Mrs Harris and Adele run the totally self-funded group and their sole aim is to give all of their 130 students the love and passion of live theatre, develop their skills, learn to perform, but most importantly to enjoy it. With their famous motto ‘Everyone’s A Star with the Gay Harris Dancers

The standard of the teaching, professionalism and discipline instilled into these youngsters is evident from the fabulous showcase that is Junior Showtime. With great songs and music, beautiful costumes and hilarious jokes it really is a show not to be missed.

If you would like to see the show then check out the details below of how to book your tickets and the dates that Junior Showtime is on at the Pavilion Theatre in Rhyl.

Show Info

Friday 26th July,
Sunday 11th August & Sunday 18th August 7.30pm

Tickets l £12.50 with Concessions & Family Tickets available

Box Office l 01745330000

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Gwrych Castle in Abergele to Get Medieval in August

If you've not seen or heard the news on the mid-week and Saturday Show with Karen Woodham and Will Tomlinson-Roberts, then let us tell you about what's happening at Gwrych Castle on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th August, the castle celebrating all things medieval for the weekend.

The amazing Castle in Abergele will be bringing folk tales to life and the medieval world of knights and fair maidens, as noble warriors take to their steeds to fight for glory, there will be mystical wizards casting spells and up to no good, look out for the medieval characters that will be roaming the castle (the perfect opportunity to grab photo of the characters from a time gone by).

Sticking with the medieval theme during the weekend, there will be a hog roast to keep those rumbling tums at bay, as well as a collection of food stalls for a variety of tasty treats to keep you topped up throughout the weekend's festivities.

Don't worry about leaving your four-legged friends out of the fun, they can come along as well (as long as they are kept on their leads), you can give them a chance to taste some dog-friendly ice cream to keep them cool during the warm spell that is expected.

There will be so much to keep you entertained during the Saturday and Sunday, along with the knights and maidens, there will also be dancers, music, birds of prey displays and face painting for you to enjoy during your visit, if you want to remember your visit and the fun you have, then you can visit the crafts stalls that will have an assortment of souvenirs to take home. Charities will also be there to greet you and welcome your support for their amazing causes.

 View from Gwrych Castle (c) Karen Woodham/Blazing Minds

We spoke to Bev Baker about the Medieval Weekend Gwrych Castle and she told us, "All proceeds for admission go towards the next stage of the Charities project work and we have a medieval encampment with shows, children's trail, resident magician with magic shows, medieval knights shows, hot and cold food, home bakes, a great day out with medieval singers and fun, please come in fancy dress and join in. A warm welcome awaits in the hillside of Abergele during this spectacular weekend.

Gwrych Castle, off the A55 at Abergele... our beautiful landmark. We are also open for daily tours to help our restoration every day of the week between 10 am and closes at 4 pm. Or get on board and Volunteer !!! for more details visit"

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