Next HRH Prog Festival Takes Place in Wales

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Following the success of the inaugural HRH Prog festival at the Magna Centre in Rotherham last weekend, the second edition has been announced – at a new location.

HRH Prog 2 will take place at Havan y Mor, Pwhelli, North Wales, on March 20-23 next year.

And Chic Festivals boss Jonni Davis promises the change of site offers a better experience for prog fans.

He explains: “I’m keeping it all on one big stage with huge production – but there will be a second, unplugged, stage.

“The next thing to say is that the event will be warmer. It’s a private site with better accommodation options and better catering – there’s an a la carte restaurant, Papa John’s Pizza who deliver, Burger King, Starbucks and fish and chips. Everything is within walking distance too.”

Accommodation options include self-catering lodges and apartments, with shops, cash machines and bars offering real ales. Everything is packed into a seafront location not far from Portmeirion, where cult TV show The Prisoner was filmed.

“We’re extending the length of the experience too,” says Davis. “We’ll start with a Thursday night pre-party from 5pm until 1pm, including a bit of a laugh with prog quiz and bingo.

“There’s loads of extra-curricular things to do as well, including go-karts, archery, crazy golf, laser quest. All good stuff – and that’s before any of the bands have been announced.”

“HRH Prog had a great start in Rotherham. I’m determined to make HRH Prog 2 even better; a real full-on experience.”

(via Prog)

Nikola Savić is a prog enthusiast, blogger and author, in addition to being the founder of Prog Sphere, Progify, ProgLyrics and the ongoing Progstravaganza compilation series.

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