Llangollen


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Llangollen

(Welsh hlanˈɡɒhlɛn)
n
(Placename) a town in NE Wales, in Denbighshire on the River Dee: International Musical Eisteddfod held annually since 1946. Pop: 2930 (2001)
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THE pupils of Corwen and Carrog Schools enjoyed themselves as they boarded the first scheduled school train to Llangollen since 1962.
Superstar Mexican tenor Rolando Villazon has promised to return to Llangollen after wowing the audience as he followed in a long line of great artists onto the stage at the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod.
Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod has received a National Lottery Heritage Fund grant of PS19,900 for a new heritage project called Archiving the Past.
The Santa Special, which runs from Llangollen Station to Carrog in Denbighshire every year, ended up hitting a group of dogs that had strayed on to the track while taking part in a hunt on Sunday.
Thomas the Tank Engine is back at Llangollen Railway Station for a Day Out With Thomas.
Llangollen Hospital has shut as part of a healthcare shakeup by Betsi Cadwaladr Health Board.
Landowners on the Welsh Dee around Llangollen are now permitting access for canoes on certain sections of the river after negotiations.
The world and his wife descends on Llangollen each year for the international eisteddfod, where just about every singing and dancing style known to man has been showcased at some point during the event's history.
Iolo Williams' second walk in the present series of Crwydro takes him to Llangollen to meet former Wales and Everton goalkeeper Dai Davies.
Send pictures to Flashback, Daily Post, Bryn Eirias, Colwyn Bay, Conwy LL29 8BF or e-mail featureswales@dailypost.co.uk THIS year marks 72 years of the Llangollen International Eisteddfod, and once again, the event will bring a whole week of musical entertainment to North Wales.
Anglo Welsh Waterway Holidays is now offering canal boat hire from Whixall Marina, on the Prees Branch of the Llangollen Canal in Shropshire.
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