Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Llanfechain Show August Bank Holiday 2008

Today we visited Llanfechain Show along with our dog Fred. It had a fun packed programme. The weather was overcast but warm. The village of Llanfechain is very pretty. Visit links below for more info.

4 Show Link please click here www.llanfechain-show.co.uk

The show had dog show, pet show, various stalls & entertainment. including

The George Formby Society http://www.georgeformby.co.uk/

George Formby was known for his songs and banjo playing. To learn about him click on the next link http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Formby,_Jr. To listen to one of George Formby`s songs

"When Im Cleaning Windows" click on You Tube Link

Also at the show performing were Jack the Jester and the circus workshop link below http://www.aurorascarnival.co.uk/jack_green.htm
walkabout magicians, organ rosie, and classical vehicles show. We stayed for a few hours having lunch there. Photo`s of the show above.
Then went up to Llangnog
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Llangynog for a drink at the New Inn this is an old pub dating back to 1751 http://www.thenewinnhotel.com/index.htm
Llangnog is a very pretty village at the foot of the Berwyn Mountains Here the views are spectacular
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berwyn_range We had a lovely day rounded off well with a nice drink in the old pub above a photo of Aaron sitting at the bar with his coke.

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