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
Brecon Fringe Festival 2013
Brecon Fringe Festival 2013 will take place from Thursday, August 8 - Sunday, August 11. There will be 30 plus venues again in 2013 with live music and other events taking place in venues all over town and in nearby villages.
The 2013 programme will be announced shortly but visit us our official PAGE and GROUP on facebook for up to date news and comments in the meantime.
Already booked for Brecon Fringe 2013 at THE CLARENCE: Elvis Preseli and The Undertakers (popular songs sung in the style of the King by the only Welsh speaking bald Elvis in the world), Livestock Davies and the Lowdown Snakes (rockabilly), Whisky Business (r'n'b), The Hideaway Trio (blues), The Gerard Cousins Terry Riley Project (featuring a cast of thousands), Running On Empty, Scribble Man (country noise), The Semantics, Up The Creek (bluegrass from Swansea TBC), The Hee Bee Gee Beez, Tim Manning's Blind River Scare, The Mists Of Time (the 1960's in person).
At ARDENT GALLERY: Mr H, Renato Parvesi and Judith Canellas (Spanish guitar duo) TBC, Johnny Lucas (looping genius), Soundstorm (playing an acoustic set), Tim Manning, Chris Pattemore (Alan Mcgee's protege), Bob Gallie (ex-Diamond Head), John Eyre TBC.
Also The Coalition play Fringe at the Bank Wine Bar Friday night, Saturday night and a short set at 2pm on the Saturday afternoon.
More to come obviously...