Shell Islands 60th Birthday Party
June 8th and 9th.
Shell Island’s 60th June 8th and 9th 2018
Bookings only available online, limited pitch’s left
The field that we will using is Dog Free 1, with Golf Strip 28 a no camping area as well from 6pm Sunday 3rd June.
No tides cover the causeway this weekend, and Wristbands will be issued on arrival. Late arrivals, please have a copy/screenshot of your booking confirmation to show at the Gatehouse.
Friday 8th June
4pm Field opens, Bars Open.
6pm BIG Top opens
7pm “Only Barlow” by David Gibson
This is without doubt one of the strongest Gary Barlow tribute acts in the country!
David has been performing as A Gary Barlow tribute act for over 7 years both fronting his Take That tribute band and having huge success touring his solo tribute show also!
Performing hits and fan favourite’s from both Take That and Gary’s large back catalogue of songs, David will have you all dancing and singing along within minutes, ensuring you will remember the time for years to come!
9pm “Paul Dark and the Welsh International Showband.”
This 9 piece band plays everything from funk, soul, rock and roll, blue’s to opera and modern charts.
This will defiantly be a show you wont want to miss.
Bars close 10.50pm, Music Finishes 1055pm, Field closes at 1130pm.
Saturday 9th June.
Bars,Field and BIG top open at 11am.
12pm “ Little Mix Tribute Show “
Introducing Britain’s brightest new tribute act to Little Mix!
This amazing new tribute act brings together intricate four part harmonies and high-energy dance routines to create a real live concert atmosphere.
The girls` fully choreographed show features all of their current hits as well as unique renditions of their X Factor performances, mixed with some of today`s top chart hits and features tracks to appeal to all ages and tastes
2PM “ Ratz Ally”
Described by them selves as “Raucous”, this 4 piece local band from Harlech play hard rocking numbers from the 60’s to the 80’s.
4.30pm “ Carlo Sax”
Carlo is a multi-award winning vocalist / saxophonist of the highest standard. Since Established as a solo artist in 1990 he has supported and preformed live alongside many famous bands and celebrities taking him around the U.K. Europe and Asia.
Carlo's show consists of music from pop, rock , Soul and classic sax songs such as Baker Street and A Million Love Songs right up to the latest releases such as Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, John Legend and many more.
6pm “Batala Bermo”
This 25 piece band, all with different backgrounds, lifestyles and musical experience, will bring The Rio Carnival atmosphere to the field. They call themselves a large family who have fun together and take pride in being part of a creation as spectacular as Batala. Batala Bermo is part of a wider group whose creator, Giba Goncalvez originates from Brazil.
7pm “ Matt Johnson”
Over the last 3 years, Matt Johnson has amassed over 50 million streams & over half a million monthly listeners on the world’s biggest music streaming platform, Spotify, and Matt's cover renditions have charted in the iTunes top 200 over 250 times in over 60 different countries. In 2017, Matt won MTV cover of the month with his rendition of 'Issues' by Julia Michaels receiving praise and promotion across MTV channels globally.
His career highlights to date include a performance for Queen Elizabeth alongside principle roles in London's West End musicals 'Oliver' and 'Les Miserables’. In 2002, Matt was the youngest member of Boyband ‘One True Voice’ who were created on ITV1 TV talent show ‘Popstars The Rivals’. The band went on to have several successful chart entries including a Christmas number 2.
With a wide selection of music from old classics to modern pop, Matt has an excellent range of music, and is sure to get the BIG Top singing along.
9pm “TOP POP 80’S “
Top Pop 80's are a professional, live, four-piece band 80's Tribute Band.
Every attention has been made to ensure that they are the most authentic sounding experience of the 80's era.
Formed several years ago Top Pop 80's has uniquely recreated the energy, visual detail and unique sounds of the 1980's, featuring the widest range of material from Aha to Wham.
Not only can you expect a Fantastic show packed with instantly recognisable classics such as Livin on a Prayer, Dangerzone, Lets Dance, We Built This City and Sweet Child O'Mine but also other gems such as Your Love, Easy Lover and Died In Your Arms. They really do play something for every 80's lover.
10.50pm Bars close.
10.55pm -11pm “ A Big Bang“ Outside.
Field closes at 11.30pm
During the Saturday, from 12pm we have various entertainment going on around the field for any age groups.
AberBounce, are bringing one of Wales’s biggest inflatable slides, and Bouncy Castles for the children to enjoy. The GIANT slide, Bouncy castles and the new Pirate slide for toddlers are sure to wear them out.
The Conwy Jester Show 1pm and 3pm
In the Mini Big Top is ”The Conwy Jester”. Erwyd is one of the top children's entertainers and kid’s magicians in Wales. But he's more than just a birthday party clown. He is also the official jester of Conwy in North Wales and is only the second person in the town's 730+ year history to hold the title (the first vacated the post in 1295).
“30-minutes of non-stop jester action that can contain knife juggling, magic, bed of nails and escapology among other stunts blended with comedy and audience participation.”
Circus Skills Running continuously throughout the day, circus skills gives you the chance of having a go at any of these yourself. Juggling props, stilts, spinning plates, unicycles, flower sticks, mini-bike, pedal racers, diabolos and even a tightrope!
And its not just for the kids either, teenagers and adults love to join in too.
Es Glitz Creations.
This professional face painter will be onsite and ready to make any child look like something out of the Lion King or your favourite animated Film Character. She will be in the Mini Big Top from 12pm.
The main aim of this group is to encourage tourism to Harlech, depict life in the 13th Century (in the castle if possible), raise funds for local charities and above all, TO HAVE FUN !!
They are a group of enthusiastic re-enactors some of whom have been involved for over 20 years.
Most of the weaponry and costume they make themselves and are happy to talk to anyone at any time.
Including 2 live battle displays with swords etc in their own arena outside, and have a go archery ( small fee), this group of reenactors give up their time and help raise money for various charities including - Barmouth Lifeboat, Local Schools, Wishing Well Waters amongst others.
Sound, Stage and Lighting by Mad Sound and Lighting.
They have the largest and most advanced sound and lighting systems in North Wales and pride themselves on their ability to cater for all everyone’s sound and lighting needs.
Quality throughout is paramount which is why they only use the very best equipment available and have the very best technicians working for them, and this is the reason why we have got them to come back again, to help us put on a weekend everyone will remember for years to come. If you thought inside our marquees were good on the October events, wait till you see the setup these guys are brining!
All The Above (Excluding the “Archery” “Licenced Bar” and “Food Stalls”) are Free, and are included in the Camping Price.
Over 100 picnic tables will be outside the BIG TOP, with the front sides open.
Dogs must be kept on their leads at all times and are not permitted into the BIG TOP, due to Public Crowd Safety. You will still see the stage from the outside as the sides are 4.5m high.
As the Field is licenced premises, NO alcohol can be bought into the field. Door Supervisors will be carrying out bag inspections at entrance points. We will be operating a no glass policy on the field.
Prices for Birthday weekend
Friday 8th June, Adults £10 per night, £4.00 per child
Saturday 9th June, Adults £12 per night, £6.00 per night
£2.50 per dog per night
These will be held 12th and 13th of October and 19th and 20th October.
After the great success of previous years Oktoberfest’s we have decided once again to hold 2. Both will involve many German beers 15+ different types and food plus Oompah bands and lots of Oktoberfest style games. Why not make it more enjoyable by wearing traditional Oktoberfest costume.
All events are held in giant marquees on the main car park (with heating ).
Acts are still to be confimed for the 2018 Oktoberfests, howevr, 2017's are below, so they can give you an idea of what to expect.
The Bier Kellar Schunklers. www.bierkellareschunklers.co.uk
The Edelweiss Band. www.bavarianoompahband.co.uk
Jager Maestros. www.jagermaestros.com
There is limited camping space for the Oktoberfest weekends (600 people), camping fees include entrance to the marquees.
Halloween and Fireworks Weekend 2018
2018's will be held 26th – 27th October
For many years we have held a massive firework weekend, .
The Friday night will consist of a Halloween party for both adults and children, including trick or treat around the buildings for the children and fancy dress competition for both.
The Saturday night ( 27th), we host one of the biggest firework displays in the area all to music. Each year has a different theme.
Both evenings there will be a host of live entertainment varying from discos to live acts.
More information will follow as soon as things are confirmed.
Prices for all October events
Adult: £10 per night
Child: £5 per night (under 3's are free)
Dogs: £2.50 per night (Dogs are not permitted in the marquees due to food hygene regulations)
Campsite will close on Wednesday October 31st @ 3pm to both Campers and Day Visitors.