The goings on in and around Bridgend

Monthly Archives: February 2011

Bay City Rollers


Bay City Rollers, originally uploaded by Tourism Bridgend.

Take a trip back in time to a world of the 1970’s biggest pop sensation! Join Les McKeown for an evening of hit songs, teenage memories and stories full of living nostalgia!. Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl Saturday 26th February, 7.30pm http://tinyurl.com/62rqqej


Welsh Open Brass Bands Championship


An iconic brass bands championship is taking place at the Grand Pavilion Porthcawl on Saturday 19th February. The Welsh Open Brass Bands Championship is the reincarnation of the South Wales Miners' Eisteddfod. www.grandpavilion.co.uk


Elusive Welsh Open Surf


Elusive Welsh Open Surf , originally uploaded by Tourism Bridgend.

After 3 previous attempts to run the contest and the swell forecast looking promising for this weekend's Double Comp Duel. The Elusive Welsh Open & Tsunami Cup looks set to be a fun packed weekend of surfing. Rest Bay, Porthcawl, South Wales. 12th - 13th February, 2011.
The Elusive Welsh Open takes place on the 12th February. Check in is at 8am, first heat in the water 9am, with the Elusive Welsh Open Champion crowned by sundown.
The Tsunami Cup will run the following day with 4 divisions, Open, Longboard, Junior & Women. Entries will be permitted up to 5pm Saturday.
Big thanks to Christian Surfers, Welsh Coast Surf Club, Welsh Surfing Federation, Surfboard Tracker, Surfplugs & Chris Harris Surfboards for their support.


Porthcawl Interceltic Festival


Porthcawl Interceltic Festival, originally uploaded by Tourism Bridgend.
The very best of Celtic music, song and dance returns to the Grand Pavilion Theatre, Porthcawl on 4th - 6th march 2011. www.grandpavilion.co.uk
The Pavilion will host a series of concerts, dances and workshops for all the family, featuring hundreds of musicians, dancers and singers from all the Celtic countries.
The festival will also be holding the popular and spectacular "Parade of the Celts" through Porthcawl town centre.
www.cwlwmceltaidd.com