Bank Holiday fun in store at Copperfest


Geraint Jones

AN ANNUAL Anglesey music festival will provide music fans disappointed by the cancellation of the Faenol festival with a packed Bank Holiday weekend of free music.

Copperfest returns to Amlwch Port with a lineup including musician and presenter Meinir Gwilym, human beat box machine Ed Holden, Bethesda pop rockers Celt and a rare appearance from former Celt member Martin Beattie.

Copperfest committee member Jeff Palmer paid tribute to the businesses and artists for their support.

“This years ferstival could not go ahead without the fact that we are yet again supported by local business including Hertel, Wylfa, British Aerospace BAE Systems, MAD Sound and Lighting and the Addelphi Vaults.

“Each and every band and artist at this years festival is giving their time for free, and we cannot thank them enough.”

Also on the bill are Nathan Williams a’r Band, hard rockers Karac and Irish band The Rimmelines.

This year’s line up also includes sets from Amlwch-based acts Bad Dog, Cowbois Celtaidd and Seagull Knievel.

Cemaes Bay skiffle favourites Coffin Dodgers, Wylfa employees The Atoms, Crwydro and Tacsi will also appear.

Camping is available at the Amlwch Sports & Social (Octel) field.

For more information, call festival chairman Gareth Thomas on 01407 722 299 or visit the Copperfest website at

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