FOCUS Wales arrives in Wrexham on Thursday!
The three-day festival takes place at multiple venues around Wrexham, with performances from 200+ bands and a full schedule of Interactive Industry Sessions, Stand-up Comedy, Arts events, and Film screenings.
There is also a brand new venue being used as part of this year’s festival – our very own Tŷ Pawb!
Wrexham’s new Community, Arts and Markets hub will be brimming with activity over the three days of the festival.
Acts from all over the world
With 3 stages, Tŷ Pawb will be the place to catch live performances from artists hailing from countries across the world, including Hungary, Canada, Korea – as well as a few from closer to home! Headliners will include 9Bach, Euros Childs and MOJA from Japan!
FOCUS Wales will also be holding a number of number of interactive conferences at Tŷ Pawb’s Gallery and Performance Spaces. This will include advice sessions for up and coming artists, networking sessions and panel discussions with industry professionals.
A hive of activity!
The Markets, Food Court and Galleries will be open as usual throughout the festival so you can have a browse at everything else Tŷ Pawb has to offer as well as check out some of fantastic live music!
Lead Member for People – Communities, Partnerships Public Protection and Community Safety, Cllr Hugh Jones, said: “FOCUS Wales has helped to put Wrexham on the map, attracting many thousands of people to the town to support our local economy and businesses, as well as showcasing our thriving music and arts scene to the world.
“With our range of Markets, Food Court and Galleries, Tŷ Pawb will be an ideal place to come and enjoy FOCUS Wales and we are proud to be working so closely with the festival this year. We’re going to see many thousands of visitors from all over the world coming through our doors and we hope they will be very impressed with what they see.”
FOCUS Wales will take place over 10, 11 and 12 May across multiple venues here in Wrexham.
To view a full timetable for FOCUS Wales and to find out how to purchase tickets, visit the official website – www.focuswales.com
FOCUS Wales is supported by Arts Council of Wales and Welsh Government and ourselves, Wrexham Council.
Please note – all our weekly Dydd Iau Pawb acitvities, including Mini-Movers, Junior Dance, Men’s Sheds and our Life Drawing Class will return as usual the following week – 17 May.
Saturday Art Club will return on 19 May.
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