This Sunday (12th August) sees stars from the 80’s and 90’s land in Rhyl for a Free Music Festival, organised by Denbighshire County Council and Rhyl Town Council.
Stars such as Heather Small, known for her chart topping hit ‘Proud’ and being the lead singer of the band M-People, aswell as, Showaddywaddy and Doctor and The Medics, will take to the stage for a free festival in Rhyl Events Area.
The free festival will run from 12pm to 6pm on Sunday 12 August, and will take place on Rhyl Events Arena.
Cllr Bobby Feeley, Denbighshire’s lead member for Well-being and Independence, said:
“I am delighted to welcome such a fantastic line-up to the Rhyl Events Arena Festival.
“Events like this help the community come together and celebrate, which is part of the Council’s work to support well-being and community cohesion, as well as attracting visitors to our county and increasing economic prosperity.
“This is going to be a great event for Denbighshire and I would encourage residents and visitors alike to come and enjoy the family-friendly atmosphere on the day.”
Cllr Win Mullen James, Mayor of Rhyl, said: “Rhyl will once again be hitting all the right notes with its summer festival event. The fact we can attract people like Heather Small is testimony to the town’s growing reputation for hosting great events.
“Rhyl Town Council is pleased to be supporting the music extravaganza, alongside the air show and our own community events too. We’re looking forward to a summer of fantastic entertainment.”
Event organisers are urging festival goers to allow extra time for security checks before entering the arena.
The main gates will open at 11am, with the festival coming to a close around 6pm on Sunday evening.
Festival goers are also reminded that they are not permitted to bring their own alochol to the event. Only plastic bottles containing water or juice which are still sealed will be allowed.
A small restricted area will be available for anybody wishing to bring any fold-up furniture, space allocated will be on a first come first served basis.
Also, organisers stress the use of zoom lens camera’s are not permitted during the show, unless a pass has been given. Mobile phone cameras are fine to use.
Leave the A55 at J27 (St Asaph, The Roe). Take the exit onto A525 heading towards Rhuddlan / Rhyl.
At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit over the fly over. Continue on A525, taking the first exit at the roundabout towards Rhyl. Follow A525 to Rhyl,
When at the Kinmel Street junction, follow the one way system around past Argos and onto the promenade. Turn right onto Promenade towards Rhyl Events Arena
SAT NAV POSTCODE: LL18 1HD
The main North Wales Coast bus route is the number 12, this bus terminates at Rhyl Bus Station, directly outside Rhyl Train Station. The number 12 takes you on a route along the coast to Llandudno.
From Rhyl Bus Station & Train Station, follow the high street up onto the promenade.
Morfa Hall Car Park – Morfa Hall, Church St, Rhyl LL18 3AH
Promenade Car Park (Next to Pro Kitesurfing) – East Parade, Rhyl LL18 3AQ
Rhyl Pavilion Theatre Car Park – East Parade, Rhyl LL18 3AR
Sky Tower Car Park – West Parade, Rhyl LL18 1HF
West Rhyl Car Park (Near blue bridge) – West Parade, LL18 5BD