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Address: Rorkes Drift, 4 Wheat Street, Brecon,

Rorkes Drift is a friendly pub opposite the Coliseum Cinema in Brecon.

Formerly the 'Wheatsheaf' public house it was renamed after the famous defence of Rorke's Drift. Many young men from Brecon serving with B Company 24th Regiment held out for over 12 hours against repeated Zulu attacks on 22/23 January 1879.

Refer to Map reference no. 28


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Brecon Fringe Festival 2017

Brecon Fringe Festival 2017 will take place from Thursday, August 10 - Sunday, August 13. There are 30+ venues again in 2017 with live music and other events taking place all over town and in nearby villages.

The 2017 programme will be updated shortly  but visit us our Facebook Page  and follow @BreconFringe for up to date news and comments in the meantime.


Band info

Want to play at The Fringe this year? Simply click 'Venues' on this website and a list of all the Fringe venues will appear.

Click on a venue and you'll be able to get details like their phone number or in some cases, their email. Contact the venue direct and tell them you'd like to play at this year's Fringe Fest.

Some may be already fully booked - so persevere! If you've been to the Fringe before, you might know what a certain venue is like. Some are large, some are small. All will pay a fee!












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