Pontio and 9Bach present
- Theatr Bryn Terfel, Pontio, Bangor
- Wednesday 9 August 2017, 20:00–21:15
- Box Office
- 01248 38 28 28
Theatr Bryn Terfel
7+9 August 2017, 8pm
£15 standard / £13 over 60s / £12 students and under 18s
First performed as part of Pontio’s opening season in 2016 to a sell-out crowd, Llechi is a brand new visual, musical and aerial collaboration, inspired by the theme of slate and the story of Bethesda, which has a worldwide resonance.
It also acknowledges the quarrymen who, determined to building a better future for their children, contributed from their low incomes towards the founding of Bangor University - a University of which Pontio is a part.
9Bach are an alternative folk group that tour widely in the UK and internationally, and were recently nominated in the ‘Best Group’ category at the Radio 2 Folk Awards 2017, having scooped ‘Best Album for Tincian in 2015. Joining 9Bach on stage will be Lleuwen Steffan, Siân James, Caleb Rhys, Côr y Penrhyn, Vertical Dance Kate Lawrence, John Ogwen and poet Martin Daws.
A special thanks to
Guto ‘Cwm Idwal’ Roberts
Gwen Angharad Gruffudd
Mared and Alan Jones
Bangor University Library
The restaging of the 9Bach /Pontio Llechi co-production is made possible due to the generous support of The Bangor Fund.