Jenkins Bakery help sponsor Llanelli 80s Festival

The team at Jenkins Bakery are one of the main sponsors of the big Llanelli 80s Festival taking place in the town centre on Saturday (June 29).

Operations director Russell Jenkins said: “We care passionately about our Llanelli town centre and we are delighted to be able to support a huge event which will be a real crowd-puller.

“As a long-established business with roots firmly in Llanelli, we want to see our town centre thrive. Well done to the team at Ymlaen Llanelli for all their hard work in making Saturday a success.”

The day starts with an Armed Forces Parade. The full list of events is as follows –

Armed Forces Parade / 80S Festival – Saturday, 29th June 2019

08:00 – Market stalls to be on site and all vehicles removed

08:30 – Stage to arrive and be erected on Vaughan Street (outside Llanelly House), generators, barriers and deckchairs to arrive 

13:00 – Mods and Rockers to ride in past Altalia and park behind deckchairs 

Parade and Spring Gardens 

09:00 – military vehicles, activities, dais and sound to be erected in Spring Gardens

10.30 Armed forces parade to muster outside Ffwrnes theatre Eastgate
11.00 March off lead by Llanelli Co of Drums – Parade through town to Spring gardens
11.20 Drum head service – Drum laying by combined Cadet Forces
11.25 Service of remembrance 
11.50 Drum head taken down
11.55 Parade of Standards
12.05 March past and salute 
12.10 Parade through town back to Eastgate lead by Llanelli Co of Drums
12.30 Parade fall out.

16:00 – Activities to finish in Spring Gardens 

St Elli Centre

12:00 – 14:00 – Super Mario meet and greet

13:00 – 15:00 – surf simulator 

Live on stage in Vaughan Street:

12:00 – Llanelli Community Wind Band play 80s classics

13:00 – Gurnos and Swing band 

14:00 – The Nutty2Tones play ska music!

15:00 – The Wulitzers play 80s classics!

16:00 – Robert as George Michael sings Wham!

17:00 – Sunshine Cab play 80s rock!

18:00 – Red Mick sings Simply Red!

19:00 – Robert as George Michael sings Wham!

20:00 – Finish 

During the evening:

The Thomas Arms 

80s night from 7pm with Madness tribute act Baggy Trousers and  fancy dress competition (ticketed)

Ruby’s Bar 

Live music with The Bullfrogs from 9pm

The Vista Lounge 

Live music with The Flicks from 9pm and happy hour on cocktails from 7-10pm

EJs Café Bar 

80s night with live music and resident DJ

The York Palace 

80’s movie icons serving at the bar plus 80’s movies on the big screen throughout the day and night

The Met Bar 

80s fancy dress and video night

The Kilkenny Cat

80s karaoke from 8pm

Marzano’s Café Bar

Live music from 8pm

Ffwrnes Theatre 

Big screening of classic movie Top Gun (tickets £3.50) at 7:30pm

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