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Llechi


Theatr Bryn Terfel
Monday 7 & Wednesday 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, Ieuan Wyn, Nebert, Gaynor Elis-Williams, Gwen Angharad Gruffudd, Mared and Alan Jones, Tim Cumine, Storiel, Bangor University Library

The restaging of the 9Bach /Pontio Llechi co-production is made possible due to the generous support of The Bangor Fund.