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    thSaturday 11 June

Street Entertainment

    10.00am 12.00pm

    Somerfield, Gorseinon

    To kick –start this years Festival there will be a children‟s entertainer at Somerfield Car Park. There will be plenty of juggling, balloon sculpting and general mayhem brought by one of the performers from NOFit State Circus. There will also be face painting and live music.

     Come on down and find out all the things that are happening during this years Festival. Free

Flower Festival 2005

    Celebrating Community

    St Catherine’s Church, Gorseinon ththSaturday 11 Tuesday 14 June

    10.00am 7.00pm

    Call in to enjoy the flower displays, exhibitions by local schools, readings and musical items. Church organisations will also have displays in the Hall and refreshments will be available.

Story Telling Trail

    Argyle Gardens

    2.00pm 4.00pm

    Come and meet the Crowman and let him enthral you with magical stories around the Druid Stones in Argyle Gardens. Young and old a like will enjoy the old tradition of story telling by one of Wales‟s finest storytellers.

Free Admision.

Strictly Come Dancing

    Penyrheol Leisure Centre

    7.30pm late

    Six local couples have been taking dancing lessons over the last 8 weeks and now in this grand event they will perform all their newly acquired skills for our delights! True to the popular TV series, the couples, which include Kev Johns and his daughter Bethan, will compete against each other in front of a panel of judges and will be gradually eliminated to reveal a winner. Hosted by The Waves Phil Hoyles the evening will provide not only entertainment but also a chance for all to participate in the dancing.

    Tickets (including Buffet) ?10, Concessions ?7 or ?70 for a table (8 seats) Dress Code: Evening Attire

A Charity Event in aid of the Cash 4 Kids Appeal

     thSunday 12 June

Festival Service

    St Catherine’s Church, Gorseinon


     A special service to launch the Gorseinon Arts Festival will be held at St Caherine‟s Church with Songs of Praise at 6.00 pm.

Circus Skills Workshop

    Penyrheol Leisure Centre

    2.00pm 4.00pm

    Suitable for children

    NoFit State Circus bring their inimitable skills once again to Gorseinon, with a two hour session for children and young people. The emphasis is on fun, and children will have the opportunity to try their hand at juggling, stilt walking, uni-cycling and clowning. We hope that all the children taking part will be able to take part in a small performance of their newly th June. acquired skills in the Carnival on Saturday 18

Places are limited so booking is essential to avoid disappointment.

    To book a place for your children contact Penyrheol Leisure Centre on Tel:01792 897039 Tickets : ?5 per child or ?8 for two

Comedy Night

     West End Pub, High Street,

    8.00pm ‘til late

A night of comedy. This is a comedy club with a difference not only do you get the chance

    to see Welsh comedian Noel James you also get to see „Stella Time‟, a new style cabaret performance from Antic Corporation which combines some talented actors with music and comedy to create an hilarious evening‟s entertainment. One of Wales‟ brightest comedians combines with one of Wales‟ most innovative theatre companys.

Noel James

    “Liberates the lunatic side to our personalities - brilliantly!" - Time Out

“Huge Fan” – The Sunday Times

“Absolutely Hilarious” – Wales on Sunday

Antic Corporation

    “… so persuasive and totally off the wall …from a writer with a truly distinctive voice.”

“Clever stuff, veering between moments of broad comedy and heartbreaking poignancy “

    Western Mail

Adults Only material contains strong language

    Tickets are ?5 and can be purchased from The Development Office and The West End Pub

     thMonday 13 June

Art Exhibition

    Gorseinon College

    Private viewing at 6.30pm thPublic viewings Tuesday 15 Friday 17th

    For the second time three art groups have come together to exhibit their work. Llwchwr Arts Group, Welsh Woodcraft Association and the Adult Art Students from Gorseinon College will be exhibiting a range of work from oils to stain glass, woodwork to water- colours.

The exhibition is free and open to all.

    Gorseinon Appeal Committee National Eisteddfod, Swansea and District 2006 Noson Lawen

    7.30 pm at the Maerdy Hotel

    An evening of Welsh entertainment

    Tickets ?3 available from the Gorseinon Development Trust Office

Pwyllgor Apêl Gorseinon Eisteddfod Genedlaethol, Abertawe a’r Cylch 2006

    Noson Lawen eg Dydd Llun 13Mehefin - 7.30 o’r gloch yng Ngwesty’r Maerdy

    Noson o adloniant Cymreig

    Tocynnau ?3 ar gael o Swyddfa Ymddiriedolaeth Datblygu Gorseinon

     thTuesday 14 June

    Drum and Bass and Graffiti Art Workshop and Jamming session 6.30 8.30pm

    Gorseinon Youth wing

    If your aged between 13 -19 years of age and would like to get involved in a „jamming „session with experience professional musicians and get a chance to create the art work for a

    CD cover then this is the event for you.

    Places are limited so reserve your place by contacting Community Arts Office Tel: 890722/890745

     thWednesday 15 June

BTEC Performing Arts students present

    After Juliet

    Gorseinon College


Every wondered what happened after the deaths of the „two star-crossed lovers‟?

    After Juliet by Sharman Macdonald explores the aftermath of Shakespeare‟s tragedy. A tense truce holds between the Capulets and Montagues . Benvolio, Romeo‟s best friend, is in

    love with Rosaline, Juliet‟s cousin; but Rosaline is bent on revenge.

    Free entry with purchase of a programme. Limited seats available: Please Tel: 01792 890745 to reserve your seat.

Poem and Pints Night

    The Bryngwyn Pub


    After the success of last year‟s event Emily Hinshelwood –winner of 2003 John tripp Spoken Poetry winner, Clare Potter this years winner and Dave Wolley( about to publish his third book)

    return with another range of poems to delight and provoke. Peter Read actor and poet,

    recently retuned to Swansea after almost three years in exile in N.Wales, will also join them.

    A performance by a local singer/song writer will complete the evening.

Free admission

     thThursday 16 June

    An evening of Song and Dance

    Gorseinon Performing Arts Students

    Gorseinon College

Dance Pieces


    A selection of contemporary dance pieces. The first piece draws inspiration from aspects of the moving images, in particular the early photos of sequential movement by E. Muybridge. The second piece draws ideas from the dynamic movement ideas that are seen in such films as The House of the Flying Dragons.

    The programme will also include two pieces based on the work of the two founders of the contemporary dance genre, Martha Graham and Merce Cunningham

What is this thing called Love?

    A musical revue of the music of Cole Porter


    Step back in time and enjoy a wonderful evening of Musical Theatre. Experience timeless classics written by one of the most influential Broadway and Hollywood song composers of the twentieth centaury. Enjoy songs performed from shows such as Kiss Me Kate, Can Can, Anything Goes, High Society and many more.

Free entry with purchase of a programme. Limited seats available:

    Please Tel: 01792 890745 to reserve your seat.

St Catherine’s Church, Gorseinon


    7.00 pm

    A varied programme of music performed by the Morriston RFC Male Voice Choir, Angharad Lewis and Gorseinon College Performing Arts Students.

    Tickets ?5 (?4 concessions)

     thFriday 17 June

Drive In Movie

    Somerfield Car Park


Don‟t miss this one-off chance to experience a real drive in movie here in Gorseinon. Bring

    your car, bring some company and sit back and enjoy all the fun of going to the movies in the comfort of your own „automobile‟. With hot-dogs and soda served to your car by roller-skating

    waiters, this night promises to be one of the most popular of the Arts Festival.

The Italian Job ( the original)

Book early to avoid disappointment, only limited spaces available.

    Tickets ?5 per person

     thSaturday 18 June

    Carnival and Picnic in The Park

    2.00pm 5.30pm

    The Mardi Gras comes to Gorseinon! This years Festival will culminate in real style with the re-instated Gorseinon Carnival. The Parade will leave Somerfield Car Park at 2.00pm and process up the High Street to Parc Y Werin where there will be a host of activities and entertainments including the Gorseinon Town Council‟s Tug-of War Shield. There will be

    circus performances, fair ground rides, stalls food and drinks available fun for all the family.

    Free Admission

    Please note that the park will close at 5.30pm and re open at 7.00pm for the evening event.

Carnival Party Night

    7.30pm ‘til late

    Gates open at 7.00pm

    After enjoying a day of parades, fun-fairs and performance its time now to let your hair down and continue the Carnival atmosphere with a musical party that begins with a „Big Band‟ tribute to the likes of Frank Sinatra and the other members of the Rat Pack. The party then hots- up with a 10-piece Latin Salsa band who guarantee to get everyone up on their feet to dance the night away.

Tickets ?5 purchased before the event on ?6 on the gate

    Available from Gorseinon College Reception, Gorseinon Development trust

     thSunday 19 June

    A Concert for all the Family

    Hosted by Riverside Christian Fellowship.


    An event for all the family compered by Gorseinon‟s own Kev Johns, with pop bands, acoustic performers ,drama, and comedy, all with a contemporary Christian feel.

    Celebrate life in style in this unique out-door event.

    Free entry.

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