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Thursday 18 October 2012Sunday 21 October 2012


Various Venues
Cardiff, United Kingdom

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Our four day multi-venue festival will this year be taking place between Thursday 18 and Sunday 21 October. Along with the first wave of acts to be announced, we’re extra-excited to reveal the re-launch of our festival and brand-spanking-new Facebook page. With the latest timeline feature, we’re encouraging all previous Swn Festival goers to post their favourite memories and past festival highlights.

Since 2007, Cardiff has played host to the annual Sŵn Festival, bringing some of the newest and most exciting local, national and international acts to the Welsh capital.

The festival is now moving into its 6th year, with the most ambitious festival plans to date. Whilst still focusing on new and emerging acts, the festival will also play host to some well established headline acts, as well as broadening the programme to include arts based fringe events.

Sŵn Festival 2012 will be hosted across various venues in and around the centre of Cardiff, including: 10 Feet Tall, Buffalo, Chapter Arts Centre, Clwb Ifor Bach, Dempseys, GLAM, Globe, Gwdihw, National Museum Cardiff, O’Neills (Trinity Street), O’Neills (St Mary Street), Cardiff University Students’ Union, The Full Moon, The Moon Club, The Gate & Undertone.

We will also be working with the following co-hosts: Adam Walton (Crackling Vinyl), Artrocker, Dizzyjam, Everybody’s Stalking, Gathered In Song, Lesson Number 1, Cardiff University’s Live Music Society, Moshi Moshi, New Sound Wales, NME Radar, Nyth, Pink Mist, Propaganda, PUSH + RUN, Rockfeedback, Simply Rad, The Line Of Best Fit, Trail Of Press, We Are Cardiff, plus more to be announced.

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