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Tape - SEASIDE CINEMA

For one night only at LLAWN05, we’ll be partnering up with TAPE Community Music & Film and setting up a massive inflatable screen on the prom to show a bona-fide, fun-for-all-the-family classic. You can find out what the choices are and have your say by visiting our Facebook page and voting now. If we are unable to show the film on the promenade because of adverse weather conditions (this is Llandudno in September, after all) there will be a second,…

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Welsh National Opera - MAGIC BUTTERFLY (Virtual Reality)

Grab your virtual reality headsets and step inside two of Welsh National Opera’s classic productions. Be among the first to participate in this pioneering event transporting you to another world where the best of WNO comes alive using virtual reality technology. Experience lion taming as The Magic Flute’s Tamino and then catch your breath with an exclusive performance of One Fine Day from Madam Butterfly. Magic Butterfly is an immersive virtual reality experience by REWIND VR and Welsh National Opera,…

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Llawn - WHAT CAN YOU CREATE OVER 100 DAYS?

So before the festival weekend arrives in 100 days, LLAWN asks, what can YOU create over 100 days? The team at LLAWN are inviting you to take up your own creative challenge for 100 days, share it with them over social media and maybe even be invited to present the collection of photographs or recordings at LLAWN05. Pick an activity, maybe something new you’ve always wanted to try, maybe something you want to improve in, maybe something purely for fun.…

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Mr & Mrs Clark - ELECTIONEERING

After a year of incredible election results, streams of political rhetoric, and fanatical posturing Mr and Mrs Clark explore the body postures, facial expressions and hand gestures of those promising to hand back control and make their countries great, again. ‘Electioneering’ is the plight of two politically ambitious characters applying the fictitious self-help CD A Dummy’s Guide to Becoming a Successful Politician in an hilarious attempt to improve their standing with the public. How will you vote?   Running Time:…

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Andy Field - LOOKOUT

Created in collaboration with local primary school children from Ysgol Morfa Rhianedd, Lookout is a one-to-one encounter between one adult audience member and one child performer taking place somewhere high up overlooking the town. Together performer and audience member look out at the town and imagine its future. The conversation they share is a quiet journey through the past, present and future guided by the streets and landmarks laid out before them. Through dreams of utopian architecture and possible catastrophes,…

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Daniel Kitson - IT’S ALWAYS RIGHT NOW, UNTIL IT’S LATER (FILM SCREENING)

In 2010, or maybe 2011, it’s hard to be certain about these things, I wrote and performed a show called It’s Always Right Now, Until It’s Later. I originally performed it in the Edinburgh Fringe Festival at the Traverse Theatre every morning at 10.30 before restaging it at St Anns Warehouse in New York, The National Theatre in London and The Royal Exchange in Manchester. This film was made on one single night towards the end of the Manchester run…

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Sweet Baboo - SYNTHFONIA CYMRU

Sweet Baboo is proud to present the 2nd ever performance by Wales’s leading synthesiser ensemble, Synthfonia Cymru, at LLAWN05. Based on the I See a Creature theme, Synthfonia Cymru invites you to climb Mount Synthia and discover the Musical Monster that lives at its peak. Delve into its belly and discover your vocodered roars, modulated manners, wild waveforms, arpeggiated anger and filtered fury in this one-off performance, specially commissioned by LLAWN05. This is a collaborative performance between the ensemble and…

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Rachel Mars - OUR CARNAL HEARTS

This fairy comes round your house. You, she says, are in luck. Ask for anything you want. Anything in the world and I’ll give it to you. But whatever you ask for, your neighbour gets the same thing, but double. Great. You say. Fine. Cut out one of my eyes.    What impact do social media, capitalism, and consumerism have on our feelings, and more specifically, on our envy?   With a raucous chorus of original music, award-winning theatre maker…

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Rob Auton - THE HAIR SHOW

This show is a comedy/theatre/spoken word show about hair and hairs. This show is suitable for people who have, or have had hair and hairs.  Every year for the past six years Rob Auton has written an hour long show about a specific subject. He has written shows on the colour yellow, the sky, faces, water, sleep and now hair. 'A genuine original' (Guardian) 'I haven’t seen anything else quite like it, or him' (Stage) 'One of my absolute favourites'…

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Gary & Pel - CAR CRASH WEDDING

Gary & Pel have just said “I do” and are driving off into the sunset… It’s the happiest day of their lives until their celebration takes a turn for the worse as their car breaks down in the middle of nowhere. What will the bizarre newlyweds do next? Expect wedding bells, chaos and laughter. A 10 minute live action cartoon escapade for all ages to enjoy, featuring slapstick humor and dynamic dance.   Running Time: 10 minutes Suitable For: all…

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True Stories Live - LOST AND FOUND

A night of intimate, anecdotal storytelling from performers and non-performers alike. Eight speakers will tell personal, true stories on the theme of 'lost and found'. Unscripted and unpolished, True Stories Live events are funny, surprising, heart-warming and life-affirming. True Stories Live is a sell-out storytelling night and personal story finding project created by Molly Naylor, Lucy Farrant and Norwich Arts Centre. This summer TSL is on tour, helping people all around the UK to share their stories in a warm,…

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Host/Operator - SOCIETY OF AUDIO CHRONOLOGISTS

Host/Operator is a sound performance project that uses intuitive sound performance to address ideas of performative state; the mental and physical space we occupy when engaging with the creative process. To date Host/Operator have performed, recorded and released over 24 hours of audio material across 50 audio releases. The performative state is singular moment that you inhabit when performing that is abstracted from time and void of contextual response of the current external stimulus. It involves living in the moment…

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Call & Llawn - Photomarathon

Photomarathons are popular across Europe, with regular events in Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, Czech Republic, France, Russia and erm…Cardiff. CALL, in partnership with LLAWN, brought this event to Llandudno for the very first time on June 17th.   75 participants explored the streets of Llandudno looking for opportunities to take 8 photos on 8 different topics over 8 hours. Everyone rose to the challenge and produced an incredible collection of images which the judges picked our winners from.   Ahh,…

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Mostyn with Gwyn Williams - TONIGHT

’T O N I G H T' is a nocturnal project which will take place on the windows of the façade of MOSTYN’s building during LLAWN, bringing the front of the building to life as dusk falls. The project has been designed to allow MOSTYN’s exhibition programme and LLAWN activities to extend their reach, while questioning how works by artists are experienced, viewed and considered.   ’T O N I G H T' presents new work by artist Gwyn Williams…

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Megan Broadmeadow & Helfa Gelf - DRAWING LIGHT (WORKSHOP)

Megan Broadmeadow is an artist who produces installations that combine video projection, sculpture, illusions and soundscapes. In her most recent work she has been exploring the possibilities of video installation using split-screen videos, projection mapped objects and environments and utilising moving head projectors. She has created immersive installations over a number of years and across many different kinds of locations; ranging from traditional gallery spaces to offsite locations such as nature reserves, town centers and even underwater! Her recent exhibitions…

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Emrys Williams and Gordon Dalton - PAUL CÉZANNE PAINTED MOUNT SNOWDON FROM THIS SPOT

In his fifth pop -up exhibition at The Studio, 23 Augusta Street, Llandudno, LL30 2AD Emrys Williams presents “Paul Cezanne Painted Mount Snowdon From This Spot”, an exhibition curated by Gordon Dalton The exhibition uses a fictional visit by Impressionist painter Paul Cezanne to North Wales where he wished to paint Mount Snowdon, but instead decided on painting Mount Provence in Aix (included in National Gallery Wales collection); the premise was used to invite a selection of painters from Wales…

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Hijinx - PIN, CURL & DYESOME

Fancy a new Do? Select our strolling Salon and see what we can do for you ... Pins, Perms, Curls and Colours Our scissor-handed stylists serve up the new you Here at 'Pin, Curl & Dyesome' Comedy Mask Theatre on your doorstep …   Suitable For: all ages www.hijinx.org.uk Directed by Jane Sutcliffe

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Llawn - LLA[W]NDUDNO WALKING TOURS

Join us on a walking tour like no other as we introduce you to Llandudno through the eyes and brains of comedians, artists and erm, dogs. You will never look at the promenade in the same way again.   Saturday and Sunday Times and artists to be announced, but they'll be ever so good.   Suitable For: All Ages

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Jenny Cashmore, CALL & Llawn - COLOURS OF LLANDUDNO

There is a tale about Queen Victoria using a bathing machine for the first time and thoroughly enjoying the experience until she put her head under the water and felt as though she would be stifled!   Llandudno’s Bathing Machines lined the sea edge in their heyday. A real attraction for the day trippers and tourists which is why, when LLAWN began, we wanted to place the Bathing Machines at the heart of the festival.   This year CaLL invited…

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Becca Thomas & Clare Charles, CALL and Llawn - Who Are We Here Now?

There is a tale about Queen Victoria using a bathing machine for the first time and thoroughly enjoying the experience until she put her head under the water and felt as though she would be stifled!   Llandudno’s Bathing Machines lined the sea edge in their heyday. A real attraction for the day trippers and tourists which is why, when LLAWN began, we wanted to place the Bathing Machines at the heart of the festival.   This year CaLL invited…

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Royal Cambrian Academy - LOOKING FORWARD

There is a tale about Queen Victoria using a bathing machine for the first time and thoroughly enjoying the experience until she put her head under the water and felt as though she would be stifled!   Llandudno’s Bathing Machines lined the sea edge in their heyday. A real attraction for the day trippers and tourists which is why, when LLAWN began, we wanted to place the Bathing Machines at the heart of the festival.   This year CaLL invited…

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The Peculiar Gallery Artists @26 Augusta St - CREATIVE FLOW WORKSHOP

The Peculiar Gallery artists, Pea Restall & Niki Cotton collaborate with Llawn festival to present another Creative flow workshop, this time at Tedder house, 26 Augusta St, Llandudno.   Weave through a range of thought provoking and visualisation exercise using words, colour, shape and experiences to allow personal expression and ideas generation- on the theme creatures/lifeforms. A slim A3 sketchbook will be provided for each participant to work in/take home & art materials will be provided to use on the day.…

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Mostyn - OPEN 20

Since its inception in 1989, the MOSTYN Open has called out to artists, of any age and residing place, to enter work, with the selection made by a judging panel and presented at MOSTYN in an exhibition. The 20th edition of the open beings together works by artists from Belgium, Holland, Germany, Portugal, Italy, Switzerland, China, Australia, USA and UK.   The winner of the £10,000 MOSTYN Open 20 prize has been announced. It's Gernot Wieland's 'accomplished and complex' video…

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Tape - GHOSTBUSKERS

Ghostbuskers is a musical performance project run by TAPE Community Music and Film.  Welcoming people of all ages and abilities, the group rehearse weekly at TAPE and have recently performed at the BBC Proms in the Park and at The Eden Project. The group encourage participation from audience members wherever they play. Check out the song lyrics in the program and come along and join in with the band!   Suitable For: all ages Running Time: 30-60 minutes http://tapemusicandfilm.co.uk/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/125126777532384/

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Helfa Gelf - ART TRAIL

Helfa Gelf /Art Trail, North Wales’ biggest Open Studio Event, invites you to visit artists at work in their studios this September.   Now in its 12th year, this free annual event is spread right across North Wales with studios taking part in Gwynedd, Conwy, Flintshire, Denbighshire and Wrexham. It is a unique chance for visitors to peek behind the scenes, experience this normally hidden world and get to chat to the artists and crafts people about their creative process.…

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Migrations - Tentacles

Migrations presents a street art installation by Designs in Air Giant cartoon like tentacles burst out of a building creating the sense that a monstrous kraken or Lovecraftian horror is trapped inside! These playful and amazing inflatable installations by street artist Filthy Luker are well known internationally; he is notably renowned for his commissions for Cirque du Soleil and a life-size sperm whale covered in a thousand twinkling star-lights paraded at the Paralympic opening ceremony of London 2012. www.migrations.co.uk 

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Mostyn - I SEE A CREATURE

Over the summer, to celebrate the theme of LLAWN05, MOSTYN shop's showcase gallery will be home to all manner of fauna inspired items including original artworks, limited edition prints and hand-crafted contemporary pieces. Xuella Arnold / Laura Cameron / Fiona Carver / Hannah Coates / Emma Cocker / Fen & Co / Folded Forest / Naomi Greaves / James Green / Ruth Green / Irene and Edith / The Lost Fox / Lydia Mary / Katy Mitchell / Chlöe Needham…

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Llawn - GAMES ON THE L[L]AWN

Scrabble, Jenga, Hungry Hippos, Stay Alive, Bananagrams, Risk, Pictionary, Monopoly, Settlers of Catan, Sushi Go… you name it, we’ll game it. Brought to you by the team at Scrabble Sunday, we will have bags and bags of scrabble tiles, scrabble racks and boards, pencils and paper for scoring and scrabble dictionaries to dissolve any arguments. And there’ll be plenty of other games to play if words ain’t your thing. Play with your family, play with your friends, come along and…

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