Canolfan UCHELDRE Centre

Courtyard beside the Ucheldre Kitchen
Courtyard beside the Ucheldre Kitchen
Canolfan UCHELDRE Centre
Centre for the performing and visual arts in Anglesey, North Wales

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Community Saturday Art Club Every Saturday10-12 noon; 1.30-3.30pm
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Jacquie Myrtle leads these popular art workshops for children.

2hrs
We are able to keep this very low price thanks to sponsorship from Arts and Business and Holyhead Boatyard. £2 per session
Community Ucheldre Rep Tuesday & Thursday7.30pm


The Ucheldre Rep meet Tuesday and Thursday evenings.

New members always welcome.

Click here for the Ucheldre Rep web site.

Admission free
Broadcast TED 2017 Broadcast Live
Tuesday 25 April6.30pm

Opening Event

Once a year, the world’s most powerful ideas are shared on the TED stage. Watch in a special experience for cinemas, captured live.

Take a front-row seat at TED2017 Opening Night – the kickoff to the week-long TED conference. Experience revelatory TED Talks and performances as they unfold for the first time on the TED stage in Vancouver, BC.

PG

TED2017 The Future You

A week to explore the deepest scientific and psychological insights, the latest medical advances, the neatest inventions, all mixed with a dose of ancient wisdom, to ask the questions about ourselves that we often don’t have time for.


2hrs
£10, £8 concessions/gostyngiadau, £3 children/plantPrice for all three events £28, £22 concessions/gostyngiadau, £8 children/plant
Music The History of Opera (Abridged)
Wednesday 26 April3pm

The History of Opera (Abridged)

with

Brendan Wheatley and Bridgett Gill

A light hearted and informative afternoon combined with wonderful singing accompanied by piano and guest soprano. The afternoon is interspersed with interesting facts and anecdotes to demonstrate the ever changing styles in the wonderful art form of opera: including arias and duets by Handel, Mozart, Puccini, Verdi, Mussorgsky and many many more.

 

Brendan and Bridgett have devoted a lifetime to opera, as singers, directors and in running their own successful touring companies, Opera Box and Swansea City Opera. Often tongue in cheek, they look forward to sharing their love of opera with you!


2hrs
£10, £8 concessions/gostyngiadau, £3 children/plant
Broadcast RSC Live: Julius Caesar
Wednesday 26 April7pm

Julius Caesar


The Royal Shakespeare Company marks 2000 years since the death of Ovid, with their Rome season, leading with four of Shakespeare’s most political and bloody plays, set in and around ancient Rome.

Directed by Angus Jackson (Oppenheimer and Don Quixote), Julius Caesar starts the series with Shakespeare’s epic political tragedy, as the race to claim the empire spirals out of control. Andrew Woodall (Wendy and Peter Pan) is Julius Caesar with James Corrigan as Mark Anthony, Martin Hutson as Cassius and Alex Waldmann as Brutus in this the first of the RSCs Rome.


Running time to be confirmed
£10, £8 concessions/gostyngiadau, £3 children/plant

Exhibition Patchwork and QuiltsClytwaith a Chwiltiau Thursday 27 April

Patchwork and Quilts

Clytwaith a Chwiltiau

A display of patchwork and quilts made by members of classes held in the Centre which Eunice Lord has been tutoring for the past 18 years.

Arddangosiad o glytwaith a chwiltiau a wnaed gan aelodau o ddosbarthiadau a gynhaliwyd yn y Ganolfan lle mae Eunice Lord wedi bod yn tiwtora dros y 18 mlynedd ddiwethaf.

Exhibition opening Saturday 29 April 3pm

Exhibition runs until Monday 29 May

Arddangosfeydd yn rhedig tan dydd Llun 29 Mai

Admission Free / Mynediad am ddim

Exhibition Textiles in Transition
Saturday 27 April  

Gallery Exhibition Opening

Dorothy Russell

Textiles in Transition

The art Dorothy exhibits is usually produced by painting, printing, piecing, quilting and embellishing textiles. Her work as a textile artist has gained her recognition and awards. Some of this work can be seen on the Portfolio pages of her website. As a Quilt artist, she takes inspiration from many sources, including the natural world, politics, news and history.

Her work includes traditional and contemporary approaches, but always at its heart is a fascination with the materials themselves. Silk particularly attracts her with its lustrous quality and glowing acceptance of paints and dyes. She cannot imagine working in any other medium – there is so much yet to discover. for more information please click here.

Fel arfer, wrth gynhyrchu gwaith i’w arddangos, bydd Dorothy yn peintio, printio, cwiltio ac addurno tecstiliau. Mae wedi ennill cydnabyddiaeth a gwobrau am ei gwaith fel artist tecstiliau. Gellir gweld rhai darnau o’i gwaith ar y tudalennau ‘Portffolio’ ar ei gwefan. Fel artist cwiltiau, caiff ei hysbrydoli gan nifer o ffynonellau, gan gynnwys y byd naturiol, gwleidyddiaeth, y newyddion a hanes.

Mae’n defnyddio dulliau traddodiadol a chyfoes, ond ei diddordeb ysol yn y deunyddiau eu hunain sy’n ganolog i’w gwaith. Mae sidan, yn arbennig, yn ei denu oherwydd ei ansawdd moethus a’r modd y mae’n ymateb i baent a llifynnau. Ni all ddychmygu gweithio mewn unrhyw gyfrwng arall – mae cymaint i’w ddarganfod eto.

Exhibition opening Saturday 29 April 3pm


Exhibition runs until Monday 29 May

Arddangosfeydd yn rhedig tan dydd Llun 29 Mai

Admission Free / Mynediad am ddim

Broadcast TED 2017 Broadcast Live
Thursday 27 April6.30pm

Prize Event

Once a year, the world’s most powerful ideas are shared on the TED stage in Vancouver, BC. Watch in a special experience for cinemas, captured live.

Watch as healthcare warrior Raj Panjabi receives the $1 million TED Prize and reveals his wish for the world. Past TED Prize winner Sarah Parcak and more extraordinary speakers give exciting new talks from the TED stage.

PG

TED2017 The Future You

A week to explore the deepest scientific and psychological insights, the latest medical advances, the neatest inventions, all mixed with a dose of ancient wisdom, to ask the questions about ourselves that we often don’t have time for.


2hrs
£10, £8 concessions/gostyngiadau, £3 children/plantPrice for all three events £28, £22 concessions/gostyngiadau, £8 children/plant
Literary Lit Soc: Fiona Owen
Friday 28 April1-3pm

Lit Soc: with Fiona Owen

‘When Up’s the Word’

A creative writing workshop led by Fiona Owen.. 

A warm welcome to all / Croeso cynnes i bawb


2hrs
£5, £4 concessions/gostyngiadau
Literary Open Mic Poetry Evening
Friday 28 April7.30pm
Open Mic Poetry Evening

Another opportunity to read your own, or other people's, work in a friendly, supportive atmosphere. Held in the Ucheldre's Café, where food and drink can be purchased.


£3 to listen, £2 if you want to read
Music Iwan Owen Piano Recital
Friday 28 April7.30pm

Iwan Owen

Fundraising Piano Recital

A fundraising concert for the North Wales Youth Music Fund

Music by Mozart, Schubert and Chopin

Datganiad Piano - Iwan Owen

Cyngerdd i godi arian tuag at Gronfa Cerdd Ieuenctid Gogledd Cymru Cerddoriaeth gan Mozart, Schubert and Chopin



 
2hrs
£7, £6 concessions/gostyngiadau, £3 children/plant

Exhibition Afternoon Tea and Textile Exhibition Opening
Saturday 29 April  3pm

With

Dorothy Russell and Eunice Lord

Tea and scones will be served at 3pm and a short introductory talk about the exhibitions will be given by Dorothy Russell and Eunice Lord.

Gallery Exhibition

Dorothy Russell - Textiles in Transition

The art Dorothy exhibits is usually produced by painting, printing, piecing, quilting and embellishing textiles. Her work as a textile artist has gained her recognition and awards. Some of this work can be seen on the Portfolio pages of her website. As a Quilt artist, she takes inspiration from many sources, including the natural world, politics, news and history.

Her work includes traditional and contemporary approaches, but always at its heart is a fascination with the materials themselves. Silk particularly attracts her with its lustrous quality and glowing acceptance of paints and dyes. She cannot imagine working in any other medium – there is so much yet to discover. https://dotrussell.co.uk/

Fel arfer, wrth gynhyrchu gwaith i’w arddangos, bydd Dorothy yn peintio, printio, cwiltio ac addurno tecstiliau. Mae wedi ennill cydnabyddiaeth a gwobrau am ei gwaith fel artist tecstiliau. Gellir gweld rhai darnau o’i gwaith ar y tudalennau ‘Portffolio’ ar ei gwefan. Fel artist cwiltiau, caiff ei hysbrydoli gan nifer o ffynonellau, gan gynnwys y byd naturiol, gwleidyddiaeth, y newyddion a hanes.

Mae’n defnyddio dulliau traddodiadol a chyfoes, ond ei diddordeb ysol yn y deunyddiau eu hunain sy’n ganolog i’w gwaith. Mae sidan, yn arbennig, yn ei denu oherwydd ei ansawdd moethus a’r modd y mae’n ymateb i baent a llifynnau. Ni all ddychmygu gweithio mewn unrhyw gyfrwng arall – mae cymaint i’w ddarganfodeto.

Aisle Exhibition

Patchwork and Quilts - Clytwaith a Chwiltiau

A display of patchwork and quilts made by members of classes held in the Centre which Eunice Lord has been tutoring for the past 18 years.

Arddangosiad o glytwaith a chwiltiau a wnaed gan aelodau o ddosbarthiadau a gynhaliwyd yn y Ganolfan lle mae Eunice Lord wedi bod yn tiwtora dros y 18 mlynedd ddiwethaf.

Both exhibitions run until Monday 29 May

Arddangosfeydd yn rhedig tan dydd Llun 29 Mai

Admission Free / Mynediad am ddim

Broadcast TED 2017 Broadcast Live
Sunday 30 April4pm

Highlights Exclusive

Once a year, the world’s most powerful ideas are shared on the TED stage in Vancouver, BC. Watch in a special experience for cinemas, captured live.

TED is opened up like never before in this program created exclusively for cinema audiences. The event gives a first-of-its-kind look at TED2017, driven by TED Talks that highlight some of the most inspiring and insightful moments of the TED conference.

PG

TED2017 The Future You

A week to explore the deepest scientific and psychological insights, the latest medical advances, the neatest inventions, all mixed with a dose of ancient wisdom, to ask the questions about ourselves that we often don’t have time for.


2hrs
£10, £8 concessions/gostyngiadau, £3 children/plantPrice for all three events £28, £22 concessions/gostyngiadau, £8 children/plant
Music Ensemble Cymru Chamber Orchestra
Wednesday 3 May3pm

Ensemble Cymru Chamber Orchestra

Teatime Concert

The third of three stunning teatime concerts showcasing chamber music from Wales and across the world. This afternoon’s concert features music for Flute, Violin, Viola, Cello, Harp by Mozart, Sally Beamish, Hilary Tann, and Arnold Bax.


1hr 10
*£8, £3 students and under 18s/ myfyrwyr ac o dan 18
Community Psychic Evening
Saturday 6 May7.30pm

Psychic Evening

With the amazing Mediums

Islwyn Wynne Owen

Ann Munro McKean-Owen

Private reading available at an additional fee of £5 (Spaces Limited)

Mediumship ----- Psychometry (bring an item long) ----- card reading

sand reading ----- doodle reading

Refreshments available.


2hrs 30
£8 Admission
Broadcast NT Live: Obsession
Thursday 11 May7pm

National Theatre Live Broadcast

Obsession (15)



Jude Law (The Young Pope, Closer, The Talented Mr Ripley) stars in the stage production of Obsession, broadcast live from the Barbican Theatre in London. Ivo van Hove (NT Live: A View from the Bridge, Hedda Gabler) directs this new stage adaptation of Luchino Visconti’s 1943 film.

  At a road side restaurant Gino, a handsome drifter, encounters husband and wife, Giuseppe and Giovanna. Irresistibly attracted to each other, Gino and Giovanna begin a fiery affair and plot to murder her husband. But, in this chilling tale of passion and destruction, the crime only serves to tear them apart.


2hrs
£10, £8 concessions/gostyngiadau, £3 children/plant
Community Casey Jones and Friends
Friday 12 May7.30pm

Casey Jones and Friends

Fundraising Concert

Join Casey and his friends at Ucheldre for an evening of fun. 

This concert is a fundraiser for Island Games Swimming Team.

2hrs
£6, £5 concessions/gostyngiadau, £3 children/plant
Opera Lakmé (Delibes)Saturday 13 May    7.30pm

Swansea City Opera presents
Lakmé

This production of Lakmé, directed by Brendan Wheatley and musical direction John Beswick, is set in India during the 1880’s. Though famous for the ‘Flower Duet’, which has become so familiar, Lakmé contains many other hidden musical gems including the stratospheric and challenging ‘Bell Song’. 

Like other French operas of the period, it captures the ambience of the Orient seen through Western eyes and, topically for today, tells of religious tensions and conflict leading to personal sacrifice, heartbreak and death.

Sung in English

There will be a pre-performance talk about the opera and production given by the Artistic Director of Swansea City Opera, Brendan Wheatley. (6.15pm)


Running time to be confirmed
*18, £16 concessions/ gostyngiadau, £3 children/plant
Broadcast Met Encore: Der Rosenkavalier
Sunday 14 May 5.30pm

Der Rosenkavalier

In a new production of Stauss’ opera, the dream cast of Renée Fleming as the Marschallin and Elīna Garanča as Octavian star. Director Robert Carsen places the action at the end of the Habsburg Empire, underscoring the opera’s subtext of class and conflict against a rich backdrop of gilt and red damask, in a staging that also stars Günther Groissböck as Baron Ochs. Sebastian Weigle conducts the sparklingly perfect score.


4hrs 12 inluding intervals
£10, £8 concessions/gostyngiadau, £3 children/plant
Broadcast NT Live:
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf
Thursday 18 May7pm
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf

Imelda Staunton (Gypsy, Vera Drake, the Harry Potter films), Conleth Hill (Game Of Thrones, The Producers), Luke Treadaway (A Street Cat Named Bob, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, The Hollow Crown) and Imogen Poots (A Long Way Down, Jane Eyre) shine in James Macdonald’s “blistering” (FT) production of Edward Albee’s landmark play.

In the early hours of the morning on the campus of an American college, Martha, much to her husband George’s displeasure, has invited the new professor and his wife to their home for some after-party drinks. As the alcohol flows and dawn approaches, the young couple are drawn into George and Martha’s toxic games until the evening reaches its climax in a moment of devastating truth-telling.


£10, £8 concessions/gostyngiadau, £3 children/plant
Literary Lit Soc: Victoria Field
Friday 20 May10am - 4pm

'One Hundred Shades of Green'

Literary Society director Fiona Owen introduces Victoria Field.

This writing workshop will explore our relationship to the natural world with a particular emphasis on the beauty and abundance of the month of May.  We will read and discuss poems and short pieces of prose to explore how writers have approached questions such as climate change, the land, animals, birds and plant life.  We will write in response and practice some close observation. We will also look at how the environment can act as a mirror for human experience and dilemmas. No experience necessary as the workshop will focus on generating new writing rather than critiquing.  Please bring a notebook and something to write with.

 

Victoria Field is a writer and poetry therapist.  Her writing includes memoir, poetry and drama and she has been commissioned for BBC Radio 3 and 4. She is a qualified Mentor-Supervisor for the International Federation for Biblio-Poetry Therapy and is passionate about the transformative power of reading and writing, especially in groups.  She teaches at Canterbury Christ Church University, Metanoia Institute, Professional Writing Academy and Tŷ Newydd, National Writers Centre for Wales. She has been writer-in-residence in Truro Cathedral and for the RSPB in Blean Woods in Kent.  More details on www.thepoetrypractice.co.uk

A warm welcome to all / Croeso cynnes i bawb


6hrs
£10, £8 concessions/gostyngiadau
Community An Afternoon of Pottery
Sunday 21 May2pm

An afternoon workshop with Lisa Burton.  16+ Limited spaces


£12
Music Jazz Club
Monday 22 May7.45pm
Jazz Club

The Ucheldre Jazz Club meets Monthly on a Monday evening.  Non-members are welcome.


Broadcast RSC Live: Antony & Cleopatra
Wednesday 24 May7pm

RSC Live:

Antony & Cleopatra

This is the second in the RSC’s Rome Season which showcases four of Shakespeare’s most political and bloody plays, set in and around ancient Rome.


Following the assassination of Julius Caesar and his own rise to power, Mark Anthony chooses a life of self-indulgence with Cleopatra, Queen of Eqypt. Distracted he lets go the reins of military power and the lovers come to their tragic end.  Directed by Iqbal Khan (Othello (2015) and Much Ado About Nothing (2012)) with Josette Simon taking on the role of Cleopatra (TV: Lewis Midsomer Murders and Death in Paradise. RSC: A Midsummer Night’s Dream (1999)) and Antony Byrne as Mark Anthony (TV: Jerico, Silent Witness RSC: Henry IV Parts I and II, Richard II).

Designed by Robert Innes Hopkins. all four plays in this season share a great creative team. This, together with a reconfiguration of the stage, will bring an added intimacy to what will be a brutal, bloody and thrilling programme.

For trailer see link

runnning time to be confirmed
£10, £8 concessions/gostyngiadau, £3 children/plant
Music Sonic Resonance
Friday 26 May 7.30pm


Ethnomusicology

presents

Sonic Resonance

Ethnomusicology is a jewel of the North Wales music scene, channeling a wide range of influences, all spicily infused with the bountiful delights of globally conscious beats to uplift, inspire and heal.

Sonic Resonance is a unique sound journey from the internationally acclaimed wizards of sound - artists Bear Love and his giant golden gong of bliss, hypnotic Navajo flutist Andrew Begay and the mind blowing didgeridoo virtuoso Ondřej Smeykal.



2hrs
£15, £12 concessions/gostyngiadau, £3 children/plant
Music A Gala Performance
Saturday 27 May7.30pm

A Gala Performance

Come and join the party atmosphere here at Ucheldre this Spring.

We have a gala performance of popular classical music, instrumental and song, from students of Bangor University. As well as a unique dance experience.

Chu Tin Yat (Kenny) - Pianist       Elly Chan - Pianist       Fuenaglada(Organ) Prwang - Soprano

Sum Ming Lee (Joyce) - Violin and Dance     Yichun Feng - Soprano

  

 



2hrs
£10, £8 concessions/gostyngiadau, £3 children/plant

This event is being held in aid of the Ucheldre Centre.
Music Khamira Sunday 28 May7.30pm

Khamira

Khamira features musicians from India and Wales fusing elements of Welsh folk, Indian classical, jazz and rock into a truly unique World Music experience.

Suhail Yusuf Khan's virtuosic Serengi and vocals dovetails with Tomos Williams' trumpet, Vishal Nagar's tabla joins in a feast of rhythms and syncopations with Mark O'Connor's drum kit, while Aditya Balani's soaring guitar solos are supported by Dave Jones' keyboard and Aidan Thorne's bass.

Khamira will be playing at Uchledre as a part of a prestigious week-long tour of Wales – their first performances in Wales and the UK.

Mae Khamira yn fand newydd sydd yn uno cerddoriaeth gwerin Cymru, cerddoriaeth o'r India, jazz a roc mewn un cyfuniad hudolys. Daw pedwar aelod o'r band arloesol Burum o Gymru ynghyd â tri cerddor dawnus o'r India i greu sŵn hollol newydd – cerddoriaeth 'Byd' fel na'i chlywid ei fath o'r blaen. Wedi perfformio yn yr India yng ngŵyliau Goa a Kalkota, bydd y gyngerdd yma yn rhan o daith genedlaethol gan Khamira – a'r tro cynta' i'r band berfformio yng Nghymru.


2hrs
*£12, £10 concessions/gostyngiadau, £3 children/plant
Drama PROPS Theatre Workshops:
Monday 29 May - Friday 2 June10am - 4pm
daily

Spoonful of Music

Workshops for children  and young people aged 7 and over preparing for a show to be staged on Saturday 3 June.  Explore the magical world of MUSICAL THEATRE. Props Theatre School gives young people the opportunity to experience the excitement, creativity and enjoyment found through drama.  PROPS is open to anyone with an interest in drama, acting, singing and the theatre. Students can access as much as they want to from all that PROPS has to offer.


30hrs
£5 per day (Props/Anvil members Free)
Drama A Spoonful of Musical Theatre

Saturday 3 June3pm

A Spoonful of Musical Theatre

A production by PROPS Theatre School at the culmination of their week-long workshops here at the Ucheldre Centre


2hrs
£5, £4 concessions/gostyngiadau, £3 children/plant

Music Iwan Llewelyn-Jones:
The World of Jazz
Saturday 3 June7.30pm

The World of Jazz

In this final recital of the season, Iwan Llewlyn-Jones gives us a heady mix of classical and jazz fusion with performances of ‘Rhapsody in Blue’ by George Gershwin and piano favourites by Ravel and Chopin as you’ve never heard them before!

 

‘Byd y Jazz’ Dylanwad cerddoriaeth yr Amerig ar gyfansoddwyr clasurol gyda perfformiad arbennig o ‘Rhapsody in Blue’ gan George Gershwin a cherddoriaeth Chopin a Ravel fel erioed o’r blaen!


 
2hrs
  *£12, £10 concessions/gostyngiadau, £3 children/plant

Broadcast ROH Ballet Live:
The Dream/Symphonic Variations/Marguerite and Armand
Wednesday 7 June7.15pm
The Dream / Symphonic Variations / Marguerite and Armand

The Royal Ballet brings its celebrations of 70 years at the royal opera house to a close with this gorgeous mixed programme, demonstrating the great creative
 vision of Frederick Ashton, its founding Choreographer.


The Dream is Ashton's adaptation of Shakespeare's riotous comedy in which a forest sprite plays havoc. Felix Mendelssohn.     

Symphonic Variations was Ashton's first work after World War II, and one of the Company's first to be performed on the huge main stage of the Royal Opera House, in 1946. With six dancers performing a series of quartets, duets, sextets and solos to Franck’s brooding Variations symphoniques, this seminal masterpiece celebrates the pure beauty of movement. César Franck.

Marguerite and Armand is Ashton's beautiful and emotional retelling of a well-known story, familiar to us through Verdi's opera La Traviata. Ashton famously created this poignant ballet on Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev in 1963. Franz Liszt. Conductor: Emmanuel Plasson


For trailer please click here
£10, £8 concessions/gostyngiadau, £3 children/plant
Literary Lit Soc: Fiona Owen
Friday 9 June1-3pm

‘Cutting to the Quick’

A creative writing workshop led by Fiona Owen.

What techniques can help a story spring to life? What are we looking for when we start editing our fiction? What happens when we overwrite? Come along to explore how to develop your writing or learn new skills that can strengthen your work. This workshop is open to all levels of experience. A warm welcome to all/Croeso cynnes i bawb.

  Fiona Owen has had five collections of poetry published, the latest being The Green Gate (Cinnamon Press) She teaches creative writing, literature and other arts/humanities subjects for the Open University, and writes and records songs with Gorwel Owen, the latest CD being Releasing Birds. She is in training as a poetry therapy practitioner, and directs Ucheldre Literary Society and Rhwng: the Point Between. For more information about Rhwng please click here.

 A warm welcome to all / Croeso cynnes i bawb


2hrs
£5, £4 concessions/gostyngiadau
Broadcast NT Live: Peter Pan
Saturday 10 June2pm & 6pm

Peter Pan

All children, except one, grow up…

When Peter Pan, leader of the Lost Boys, loses his shadow, headstrong Wendy helps him to reattach it. In return, she is invited to Neverland, where Tinker Bell the fairy, Tiger Lily and the vengeful Captain Hook await. A riot of magic, music and make-believe ensues.

 

Captured live at the National Theatre, a recorded performance of JM Barrie’s much-loved tale delights us this summer. For children and adults alike, Sally Cookson (NT Live: Jane Eyre) directs this wondrously inventive production, a co-production with Bristol Old Vic theatre.

★★★★★ ‘Spellbindingly imaginative. A dazzling production.’ Radio Times

To see a YouTube clip please click here

2hrs 50 incl intervals
There are two performances of this play 2pm & 6pm
£10, £8 concessions/gostyngiadau, £3 children/plant
Music Jazz Club
Monday 19 June7.45pm
Jazz Club

The Ucheldre Jazz Club meets Monthly on a Monday evening.  Non-members are welcome.


Broadcast NT Live: Salomé
Thursday 22 June7pm

Salomé (15)

The story has been told before, but never like this. An occupied desert nation. A radical from the wilderness on hunger strike. A girl whose mysterious dance will change the course of the world.

This charged retelling, broadcast live from the stage of the National Theatre, turns the infamous biblical tale on its head, placing the girl we call Salomé at the centre of a revolution.


£10, £8 concessions/gostyngiadau, £3 children/plant
Broadcast ROH Opera Live:
Otello
Wednesday 28 June7.15pm

Otello (Verdi)

World-famous tenor Jonas Kaufmann makes his role debut as Otello in Verdi's passionate retelling of Shakespeare's great tragedy of jealousy, deception and murder. Soprano Maria Agresta his love Desdemona and baritone Ludovic Tézier his nemesis Iago in a new production by Olivier Award- winning director Keith Warner.

A major work of the opera repertory, Verdi's Otello draws on the full forces of the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, the Royal Opera Chorus and this stellar line-up of principal singers, with exquisite duets, emotionally potent solo numbers and thrilling choruses. Particular highlights include Otello and Desdemona's rapturous love duet and Desdemona's poignant 'Willow Song'. Royal Opera Music Director Antonio Pappano conducts this Italian masterpiece.


2hrs 45 incl intervals
£10, £8 concessions/gostyngiadau, £3 children/plant
Literary David Crystal
Saturday 19 -
Sunday 20 August

David Crystal

Summer Weekend on the English Language

David Crystal presents a series of his talks on the structure, use, and history of the English language in this two-day event, to be held in the Ucheldre Centre, Holyhead, Anglesey, North Wales.

  Day 1

Saturday 19 August     9.30 - 5.00

Language Structure - talks (including Q&A) on the structure of English, pronunciation, punctuation, grammar, spelling, and vocabulary.

 

Saturday evening is free, with the option of booking for dinner at the Ucheldre Centre and an evening musical concert.

Day 2

Sunday 20 August    9.30 - 5.00

Language Variation and Change Talks (including Q&A) on accents and dialects, the internet and texting, child language acquisition, the future of Englishes, language play and literature, and original pronunciation (with particular reference to Shakespeare).


For full booking information and cost please contact

boxoffice@ucheldre.org

phone: (+44) 1407 763361   (10 am - 5 pm weekdays, 2 - 5 pm Sundays)

 post: David Crystal Summer Weekend, Ucheldre Centre, Mill Bank, Holyhead, LL65 1TE, UK

Cost: £150 a day , to include buffet lunch, coffee and tea. 
Early Bird booking by 1 June 2017, £125 a day

Concert hall
Outdoor sculpture