Category Festival Number 6

Festival No. 6 announces Steve Coogan, Mark Ronson and James Morrison

Festival No. 6 announces Steve Coogan, Mark Ronson and James Morrison

Festival No. 6

Festival No.6 has revealed a trio of surprise special guests including actor, writer, comedian and producer Steve Coogan.

The comedy genius will be holding court on the beautiful Piazza of Portmeirion village on Saturday afternoon. In this incredibly rare festival appearance Steve will be in conversation with writer and journalist Amy Raphael as they explore several themes including his exceptional career to date. To call it a Festival No.6 highlight would be an understatement.

The festival is also proud to announce yet another world first, a one-off live Q&A with Mark Ronson and director of the new Amy film, Asif Kapadia.

Amy tells the incredible story of six-time Grammy-winner Amy Winehouse in her own words...

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Festival No.6 announces James as surprise Sunday Headliner

Festival No.6 announces James as surprise Sunday Headliner

Festival No.6 James

Festival No.6 – the exhilarating finale of the UK’s summer festival season – has revealed legendary Mancunian indie rockers James as the surprise co-headline act on Sunday night.

Following critical acclaim for last year’s La Petite Mort album, the band has been on the road entertaining huge crowds with sets blending classic hits and more contemporary material from their impressive back catalogue.

Said Jim Glennie from James: ‘I love Portmeirion and I can’t believe we are going to play a gig there. The festival looks amazing. Can’t wait.

Joe Duddell, No.6 Composer-in-Residence, will be returning for the fourth year to present another series of exclusive and intimate Town Hall Sessions in the beautiful surroundings of the historic Portmeirion Town Hall...

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Stornoway stream new video for Man On Wire

Stornoway stream new video for Man On Wire

Stornoway

Stornoway’s third long player Bonxie has flown straight into the UK Top 20 on release and the Oxford [bird] brains layered this nest with images of the wild outdoors, tumultuous oceans, primal migratory instincts and tapping into lead singer Dr. Brian Briggs’ background as a doctor (PhD) of ornithology; Bonxie (the Hebridean nickname for the great skua) is a chorus of birdsong from start to finish.

Multi-instrumentalist and co-founder of Stornoway, Jon Ouin, wrote and orchestrated Man On Wire. Inspired by the 2008 multi-award winning documentary of the same name, in which French high wire artist Philippe Petit walked a steel line covertly strung between New York’s World Trade Centre’s Twin Towers...

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Festival Number 6 announces woodlands line-up

Festival Number 6 announces woodlands line-up

Festival Number 6

Festival No.6 –the exhilarating finale of the UK’s summer festival season – has announced its much anticipated Woodland programme with a host of live treats, secret raves and a magical array of new features including aerial acrobats and spectral art installations.

For the first time this year guest artists will take control of the Lost in the Woods live stage. Friday sees legendary Mancunian troubadour Badly Drawn Boy performing and curating in celebration of the 15thanniversary of his landmark Mercury Prize winning album ‘The Hour of Bewilderbeast’. Helping him celebrate in style are heavyweights from across the musical spectrum including the maestro himself John Shuttleworth, The Wedding Present performing an exclusive stripped down set, The Walk, Songs for Wa...

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