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Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod

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Our 10th visit and we still love it.

Excellent event. 24 nations this year with fantastic choirs and dancers. Lots of colour and a wide... read more

Reviewed July 18, 2018
Wonderful annual celebration of international music and friendship

I have enjoyed attending this event for 3 years out of the last 4 and every year I enjoy it more... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2018
Salford, United Kingdom
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Royal International Pavilion Abbey Road, Llangollen LL20 8SW, Wales
+44 1978 862003
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Reviewed July 18, 2018

Excellent event. 24 nations this year with fantastic choirs and dancers. Lots of colour and a wide variety of music. Although it is an eisteddfod it is not overwhelmingly Welsh.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

I have enjoyed attending this event for 3 years out of the last 4 and every year I enjoy it more. The evening events are booked separately, and this year we got tickets for Van Morrison. A very accomplished evening set with the usual lack...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

Tuesday, the first day, is usually children's Day, so we took our four year old grandson. Apparently this year children's Day was just for schools and we were refused entry. Turning away a four year old at the gate was hardly what I thought the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Our second year visiting, my husband and I attended to support our daughter who was performing in 5 categories with her choir. Absolutely amazing, atmosphere, volunteers and weather were out of this world. This has to go on everyone’s bucket list to attend !

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Clare P
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Llangollens international music Eisteddford takes place over a week in July each year. This is without doubt a Must Not Miss event of the best of music, dance and Choral teams from around the world competing for the prestigious 'Best' in each catagory. This years...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

Easy to find and easy to park. Plenty going on aside from the choral competitions in the main pavilion. We highly recommend the outside stages although the midday sun and elusive shaded areas in 30 degree heat impacted a little on our enjoyment...not a huge...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

A visit to the Eisteddfod is always a fabulous event, no matter who is performing. It’s great to get to the arena well ahead of the performance time, to have a look at the many stalls & watch some of the other free concerts. There...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

Great festival, wonderful setting and really well organised. Enjoyed it all other than Van Morrison. Van didn’t seem to want to be there and just grind out one song after another, no chat, zero charisma and then left without anyone noticing. Might be a gifted...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 6, 2018

I have just seen van morrison in concert on a very hot night in large marquee with hundreds of people present. He started the performance at8 pm and finished at 9.30 pm with no interval. He sang one song after an encore, then disappeared off....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Joan M
Reviewed July 4, 2018

First time of visiting this venue. Organisation was great plenty of free carparking( but a bit difficult to find the car on return perhaps numbers on the rows could be put up)The concert was brilliant from start to finish great value 3 hours and no...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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August 24, 2018|
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Response from suesalford | Reviewed this property |
I stayed in the Royal in the centre one year, and if you do not have transport one of the local hotels would be sensible. Book early as many people do come every year and sometimes the prices will go up nearer the date. They... More
Jason T
June 2, 2017|
Response from Sam_Kinney | Reviewed this property |
If you are talking about the main tent, acoustics were good(not great) in the entire tent, Some seats have Visual barriers (poles holding tent)