Saturday 8 September 2012
7.45pm – c10.30pm
Caerphilly

Classical for starters


About this event

On Saturday 8 September, join the BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales near Caerphilly Castle for a magical evening of music under the stars including popular arias, orchestral favourites and sing-a-long numbers.

Take part in the evening where, under the baton of conductor Tecwyn Evans, the Orchestra and Chorus will bewitch the audience along with special guests; tenor Wynne Evans, soprano Elin Manahan Thomas and cellist Laura van der Heijden, winner of BBC Young Musician 2012. Presented by Alex Jones and Tim Rhys-Evans, the evening will culminate in the traditional link-up with concerts across the UK to celebrate the Last Night of the Proms.

Owain Glyndŵr Playing Fields, Caerphilly
Gates open at 4.30pm
Prom will begin at 7.45pm

Ticket details

Ticket prices £10 in advance / £12 on the day
Children 12 and under free

BBC National Orchestra of Wales Audience Line

By phone: 03700 101051*

Opening hours: Monday - Friday 9.00am - 7.00pm

Blackwood Miners' Institute Box Office

By phone: 01495 227206*
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 10.00am - 7.45pm (6pm during July & August),
Saturday mornings 9.30am - 1.00pm (plus an hour before any performance).
Online: blackwoodminersinstitute.com
£1.00 booking fee per transaction applies for on-line bookings, Maximum of 10 tickets can be booked in one transaction.

Buying tickets in person

Visit Caerphilly is open 7 days a week 10am - 5.30pm to purchase tickets in person.

*Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles will apply

Additional trains will run from Caerphilly to Cardiff Central at 23:00 and 23.15, the 23.35 train service from Caerphilly to Ystrad Mynach will be extended to Rhymney.


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