When first arriving in Conwy we were wondering why there was little if any presence of the festival in the medieval town - no posters, no flyers. When arriving at the nearby festival site we had all our questions answered: already on Thursday noon-time the camping area was more than two thirds full, and already a few jamming hotspots had developed. In other words, this festival does not need to spend any money on public advertising, it attracts quite a sizeable audience without it.
The hosts and promoters (Gill Williams and John Les) have been active as duo "Highly Strung" for many years now and, of course, they also perform at the festival. Huge thanks are due to them for their untiring effort and their perseverance in keeping this little gem alive over so many years. We greatly enjoyed two sets on stage and many hours of jamming in the field.
Next year's festival, the 27th is scheduled for July 2nd to 5th 2015.