Attitude Festival

Date: 09/05/15
Time: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Saturday 9th May will be the day when the centre of Merthyr Tydfil will come alive with the sights and sounds of a brand new multi-art-form festival encompassing exclusive performances in Wales, opportunities to try out making theatre and NIA; insights into what makes a Nashville Song Doctor and one of the 20th Century’s greatest plays “An Inspector Calls.”

Attitude Festival/Gwyl Agwedd is a one day event that brings the whole of Merthyr together. The event sees Redhouse, Age Cymru, Head 4 Arts, Merthyr Tydfil CBC Arts & Libraries and Theatr Soar all working in partnership to deliver a full day of entertainment and fun.

What’s on and where:


10am – June Watkins – ‘How I became a playwright’ (Orange)

2pm – J.B. Priestley’s ‘An Inspector Calls’ – Presented by Tin Shed Theatre (Blue)

4.15pm – Tin Shed Theatre Q&A – A director’s insight into ‘An Inspector Calls’ (Blue)

7pm – Peggy Seeger – 80th Birthday UK Tour (Only date in Wales) (Pink)

Penderyn Square

10am – Terry Chinn – Make THE SINGING RINGING TREE (All day) (Orange)

11am – Railroad Bill – Skiffle Performance (Orange)

1pm – DnA – Performance (Orange)

3pm – Clive Gregson Performance (Orange)


Theatr Soar

10am – Circus Skills – Workshop by NO FIT STATE CIRCUS (Orange)

11am – Tan Dance – Earth & Roses (Blue)

12pm – Fiona Winter – Non-Impact Aerobics Workshop (Orange)

1pm – Circus Skills – Workshop by NO FIT STATE CIRCUS (Blue)

2pm – Fiona Winter – Non-Impact Aerobics Workshop (Orange)


Merthyr Library

10:45am -12:30pm – Silent Disco (Orange)

1pm – Clive Gregson – Songwriting Workshop (Blue)

2pm – Railroad Bill – Roots of Skiffle (Blue)

3pm – Delyth & Angharad Jenkins (DnA) – Q&A (Blue)


Redhouse is issuing three different coloured wristbands. The wristband colours ORANGE, BLUE and PINK.

Due to availability, a number of free events require a wristband. These events include Fiona Winter – NIA, the Circus Skills, Silent Disco, Adventures in Theatre Making and June Watkins – How I became a playwright – This wristband is ORANGE.

The second wristband is BLUE. This wristband costs £5 and gives access to the same as the orange wristband in addition to ‘An Inspector Calls’ performance (THIS SHOW HAS VERY LIMITED SPACES LEFT – PURCHASING A WRISTBAND DOESN’T GUARANTEE ADMITTANCE – CALL 01685 384111 FOR MORE INFORMATION).

The BLUE wristband also allows access to Directors Insight, Tan Dance, DnA Talk, Song-writing with Clive Gregson and Railroad Bill Interview.

The third wristband is PINK and gives access to the same and orange and blue in addition to the Peggy Seeger performance and the first 15 purchasers get a free ticket to NTW’s Mother Courage on 8th May in Merthyr Labour Club.

Click below on ‘Book Now’ to get your hands on your wristbands

PLEASE NOTE: Call Redhouse to reserve any workshops or shows. Places are limited.

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