Get your flags and streamers ready as the world's
largest classical music festival, the Proms come to a spectacular
conclusion this Saturday. Whilst the main celebrations happen
at the Royal Albert Hall in London you can join in the fun at the
Proms in the Park event which is being held for the first time ever
With the town's might castle providing a stunning back-drop the
evening's entertainment will feature performances from Wynne Evans
and Elin Manahan Thomas and will be presented by the One Show's
Alex Jones. The evening will then culminate in a live TV link
up with the main event in London for the rousing finale and a
spectacular firework display above the Castle.
The party in the town however will start much earlier with
Fringefest - an eclectic mix of music, comedy, entertainment and
art. From midday the streets of Caerphilly will be full of
entertainers whilst the towns Castle will throws open it's rather
For more information on what's going on in Caerphilly this weekend
visit their website www.visitcaerphilly.com/events
Another of the Cardiff
Festival events gets underway this weekend with the
Welsh Proms at the city's St David's Hall.
Now in its 26th year, the Proms run for over a week as
the hall buzzes with a variety of different music, ranging from
some of the city's youngest and most talented musicians to
international quality symphony concerts.
Taking place from 8-16 July, this year's Proms includes free
performances, family events and huge orchestral concerts from the
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Cardiff Philharmonic Orchestra and
the Orchestra of Welsh National Opera.
As well as the main concerts there are also a series of free
daytime proms including the Tiddly Prom aimed at families.
And of course no Prom would be complete with out the traditional
Last Night of the Welsh Proms which rounds things off with an
evening of Welsh pride and song on 16 July.
More information and tickets are available from the website