Programme Bailey Hill Festival 2018


1pm to 1.30pm                      Blues Face

Blues Face are a local band that started out from a project between Emerge Community Arts and Adult Learning Wales in 2016. The band write and record their own music and play covers.

1.45pm to 2pm                      Elina Haf

Elina is 14 years old singer-songwriter producing a distinctive mix of ambient and alternative-trap. She writes, performs and produces all her own tracks to provide backing for her live vocals.

2pm to 2.15pm                      Ricochet

Ricochet are 4 boys aged 12 who were in the 2018 Eisteddfod finals with a song they wrote themselves. They play a mix of Rock, alternative and Indie music.

2.30pm to 2.50pm                 Clog dancing

Erin, Meg, Ella and Bethan attend Elsberdance in Buckley. They are representing Wales at the Dance World Cup in Barcelona, which will be the first time that Welsh Clogging has been seen in that competition.

3pm to 3.45pm                      Baker’s Fabulous Boys

Brilliant musicians, with a following across the region, playing various styles including bluegrass. Loraine Baker (double bass, lead vocals); Russell Williams (mandolin, lead vocals); Stuart Williams (guitar, fiddle, harmony vocals).

3.55pm to 4.25pm                 Laura Wilson

Up and coming 17 years old singer-songwriter, who went down a storm at last year’s Live on the Square in Mold as well as Mold Carnival.

4.40pm to 5.20pm                 Six Ton Dog Band

A Mold/ Llanfynydd three-piece band who play a variety of covers from Abba to ZZ Top, often putting their own twist on traditional Welsh songs. Dave (guitar); Nicky (drums); Kev (bass guitar, kazoo). The Band will also be performing at Mold Food and Drink Festival this year on Sunday 16 September.

5.30pm to 6pm                      Mr Hugh

Mr Hugh Price plays Delta and early Chicago style Blues. He is a regular guest at The North Wales Blues and Soul Festival in Mold, and will be playing again this year on Sunday 5 August.

All afternoon on the Inner Bailey site there will be plenty of activities including free circus skills, free creative art’s play for children, and different stalls.


1.30pm to 1.50pm            Bethan Williams bi-lingual storyteller and toddler yoga

Back by popular demand, Bethan entrances her young audiences with her story telling, which flows lyrically between Welsh and English.

2pm to 2.20pm                 Jay Gatling, magician

Gatling the Wizard of Conwy is a colourful and highly engaging character. Whether he’s speed solving a Rubik’s cube, producing impossible items from an empty bag or attempting to escape from chains; this master of the impossible is sure to astound and amaze.

2.30pm to 2.50pm            Ben Slatter storyteller

A regular favourite with adults and children alike, Ben’s animated storytelling captures the imagination and attention of audiences at events across Mold.

3pm to 3.20pm                 Jay Gatling, magician

3.30pm to 3.50pm            Bethan Williams bi-lingual storyteller and toddler yoga

4pm to 4.20pm                 Jay Gatling, magician

4.30pm to 4.50pm            Ben Slatter storyteller

Also on the Outer Bailey North Wales Wildlife Trust with Wild Elements will have plenty of woodland games and forest school type activities for people to try out


2.30pm From the Cittaslow stall on the Inner Bailey

Local historian, Chris Bithell, will lead guided walks on Bailey Hill during the Festival for visitors who want to find out more about the fascinating and turbulent history of the Scheduled Ancient Monument. They will start at the Cittaslow Mold information stall on the Inner Bailey.

3.30pm             From the Cittaslow stall on the Inner Bailey


In King’s Christian Centre Hall there will be delicious refreshments organised by the Flintshire Foodbank team.

Toilets are also in King’s Hall by the entrance to Bailey Hill.

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