YOUR complete guide to music, art and theatre events happening near you...
WEDNESDAY MARCH 28
Until June 24 at Mostyn gallery, Llandudno – Mali Morris, Works on Canvas and Paper. Mali Morris is an abstract painter who is especially interested in colour and the way it creates light and space.
The unique Charlie Landsborough stops off at Venue Cymru tonight (7.30pm) in support of his 21st studio album. A consummate live performer, Charlie and his five-piece band are well known for keeping concertgoers enthralled.
Until June 3 at Mostyn Gallery, Llandudno – Fred Langford Edwards: Apothocaries, archives, icons. The artist investigates historical and contemporary aspects of science, and this exhibition features more than 1,000 photographs.
Until April 16 at Theatr Colwyn. ‘Art of Drama’ is a collection of work from six women artists, exploring every aspect of Drama. See it in the Community Room 10am to 5pm Monday to Friday and during theatre opening hours. Admission free.
Mostyn Gallery until March 2013Like many before him, photographer Darryl Lonsbrough returned to his native north Wales after making a career elsewhere. Works from his exhibition Along The Line will be on long-term display in the café and meeting room with the selection changing from time to time. The artist has been supported by the Arts Council of Wales in developing new work for Along The Line.
Salsa Dance Classes at Llandudno Junction Memorial Hall Llandudno Junction.
Join Gill amd John Les, aka Highly Strung with their guests for a night of Bluegrass and good time music at the White Lion, Llanelian. Music starts around 9pm.
Tonight until Saturday, Rhos on Sea Savoyards will perform Iolanthe at St. Paul’s Church Hall, Colwyn Bay.
Cor Meibion Colwyn rehearse every Wednesday and Sunday at the Community Centre, Rosehill, Old Colwyn, from 7.30pm to 9pm. Rehearsals are held in English and Welsh, and the choir is always looking for new members. If you would like to join, call Charles Cooksley on 01492 548670.
THURSDAY MARCH 29
It’s 1969 and the Pasadena Roof Orchestra gets its "Licence To Swing" when over 1000 original dance band arrangements are discovered in an attic by founder-member, John Arthy. More than 40 years on from that incredible find, the Orchestra's repertoire has been shaken again - not stirred! The best 1920's and 30's tunes are the simple ingredients for that cocktail. So, sit back and take a sip of the orchestra's new programme "Licensed To Swing" at Venue Cymru (7.30pm)
7pm Every Thursday – Abergele Theatre Group meets at Mynydd Seion Hall, Abergele. New members welcome. Call Amanda on 07528684747.
1:30pm - Art Classes will be held in The Bay Gallery, Colwyn Bay
All materials are supplied including oils, acrylics and watercolours. Admission costs £5 with clases suitable for total beginners and more experienced artists. For more information call 07909893254.
2pm - The Solid Gold Party Afternoon will be taking place at the Queens Hotel, Llandudno. Bingo, mixed dancing and a party atmosphere will be held each week. Admission £2. For more information, call Jill on 07798 565042.
6pm & 7:30pm - A Spooky Tour will be held at Plas Mawr, Conwy
Every Thursday evening take a ghostly tour of the historic Conwy building... if you dare! Booking is essential by calling 01492 580167.
Starts 9pm - Open Mic Night at Cross Keys, Llandudno.
FRIDAY MARCH 30
Tea Dance to live music with Phil & Margaret Hampson,
2pm – 4pm at St David’s Church Hall, Penrhyn Bay. Call 01492 540544 for details.
For more than five decades The Osmond Brothers have been entertaining sold out crowds throughout the world and 2012 marks the year of their biggest ever UK Tour.
Be there to sample the atmosphere as the show comes to Venue Cymru, Llandudno, tonight (7.30pm)
The programme will take fans on a journey through their many unforgettable hits - from classics such as One Bad Apple, Down By The Lazy River, Let Me In and Love Me For A Reason to Crazy Horses and Long Haired Lover From Liverpool – the 1972 number One from Jimmy, who has more recently appeared in London’s West End in Grease and Chicago.
More than 40 years after its first performance, Steven Berkoff’s brilliant adaptation of Franz Kafka’s masterpiece ‘The Trial’ is brought to life at Venue Cymru (Hall) by Blackeyed Theatre, creating an inspiring and unforgettable piece of drama. Performance at 7.30pm.
SATURDAY MARCH 31
7.30pm at St Asaph Cathedral: St Asaph Choral Ssociety with Graham Eccles, John Hosking, Nigel and Janeen Shaw and members of the North Wales Philharmonia present Faure’s ‘Requiem’, ‘Dona Nobis Pacem’, a ‘Prayer for Peace’ written by Ralph Vaughan Williams, and the premiere of John Hoskings ‘Te Deum’, written specially for the choir. Tickets £8, children £4. Available on the door at the Cathedral, or in advance by calling 01745 730727.
SUNDAY APRIL 1
The Chelsea Lodge of Entertainers present an evening of spectacular variety in aid of the Royal Masonic Trust for girls and boys. The evening, which is suitable for all to enjoy, will feature a fantastic line-up, including Rick Wakeman and very special guest Wyn Calvin. Tickets £30, £25, £20, and performance starts at 7.30pm. Call Venue Cymru Box Office on 01492 872000 for details.
ADVENTURER Simon Yates drops in at Venue Cymru Hall, Llandudno to share some thrilling tales from his latest book ‘The Wild Within’. The evening starts at 7.30pm.
MONDAY APRIL 2
6:15pm - Bollywood Indian Dancing will be held at Upper Colwyn Bay Community Centre, Colwyn Bay For more information, or to find out more about other sessions across North Wales visit the website at www.bollywoodburnout.com
TUESDAY APRIL 3
Jazz nights at The White Lion, Llanelian every Tuesday
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