Friday 11 – 3
Aimed at 3 to 8 year olds! We’ll be putting out loads of bits and pieces to play with – chalk, bubbles, hoops, den building bits – so come and let your imaginations go wild! Free entry to the event (reserve admission prices apply if you intend to go around the trails).
Red Squirrel Weekend
Saturday and Sunday – 10 – 4
Join us for Red Squirrel Weekend run by
the Red Squirrels Trust Wales. Enjoy Red Squirrel activities and trails for children and discover what
is happening with Red Squirrels in North Wales. From 10am to 4pm. Free event.
Saturday Saturday Wildlife Walks
Saturday – 11 AM
Join our friendly and knowledgeable volunteers on a guided walk from 11am. Charges apply.
RSPB Nature Reserve – Off A55, Llandudno Junction. Charges apply for reserve trails. Phone:
01492 584091. Visit the website for details of more activities at this site:
Friday – Sunday – Colwyn Bay
Uke-a-Bay is the biggest and longest running ukulele festival in Colwyn Bay.
A weekend of music from visiting bands playing ukulele. Performances will take place in Colwyn Bay town centre and are all free.
Please apply for tickets to evening shows as seating is limited.
Phone: 01492 532397 or see website for more information:
Saturday – 9:30 – 5pm
Full agricultural and horticultural show with something for all the
family featuring cattle, sheep, light and heavy horses (horticulture and domestic), sheep shearing
competition, photography and children’s classes, trade stands, fairground and art exhibition. At
Cae Henblas, Eglwysbach, Colwyn Bay from 9.30am to 5pm.
Admission: adult £7.50; child £2.50.
Phone: 07523 062892. Web: www.eglwysbachshow.co.uk
Thursday – 11 – 3:30 – Colwyn Bay
Family Banner Making Workshop
Sunday – 11 – 3:30 – Tal-Y-Cafn
Join our Banner Making Workshop for Families in the Old Mill on Sunday 12th August from 11am until 3.30pm. Have a go at making simple textile banners will be included in our ‘Unbind the Wing’ celebration of women’s suffrage in the autumn. Make a banner about any cause close to your heart! No cost, no need to book, materials are provided and our volunteers will be on hand to help.
Learn to Draw Aliens
Friday – 11 – 12:30 – Llandudno
Do you love drawing? Are you aged 8 – 14 years old? Come along and learn to draw aliens with artist and illustrator Tim Dickinson.
August 10, 11:00am to 12:30pm
£5 per child
Booking is advised. Telephone 01492 868191 (Tue-Sun 10:30-17:00) for more information.
Ydych chi’n wrth eu bodd darlunio? A ydych rhwng 8 – 14 mlwydd oed? Dewch draw i ddysgu dynnu estroniaid gyda’r artist a darlunydd Tim Dickinson.
Awst 10, 11:00 yb tan 12:30 yp
£ 5 y plentyn
Cynghorir archebu. Ffoniwch 01492 868191 (Mawrth-Sul 10: 30-17: 00) am ragor o wybodaeth.
Saturday and Sunday – 10 – 4 – Abergele
Meet Unicorn Trainer and tractor fanatic Mr Candy Wheels and his apprentice, Sugar Sprinkles. Watch our unicorn parade, attend unicorn trainer school, watch what tractors can do and sit on some very old vintage tractors. Normal admission + arena tickets at £1 per child, accompanying adults go free.
Sunday – 1:30 -2:30 – Llanddulas
All welcome, fun, therapeutic, stress busting, building friendships.
Llanddulas Village Hall. £10. Tel: 07910 126663
Monday ( and Monday 20th ) – Sunnyvale Caravan park – Rhyl
Playing Out Fridays
Every Friday in August – Llanfairfechan
Parents – Are you looking for some activities for your children over the holidays? Don’t forget about our Playing Out Scheme. It’s part funded by the Town Council and completely FREE
Wednesdays – Fridays -10 – 4 – Llandudno
Venue Cymru’s Lego café is back for the summer holiday! Drop in and amaze us with your Lego creations in Catlin’s Café bar.
With scrummy cakes and drinks available from the café.
This event is free and no booking required. Just turn up and have fun!
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday each week of the holidays
10am – 4pm
Every Friday in August – Family Fun Days – Come to Conwy Castle for some fun and games, let
the town jester entertain you with his comic fun, listen to our story teller tell tales from the past and
learn all about what crimes and punishment took place in medieval times. Let your children have a
go at our archery and play some old medieval games. At Conwy Castle, Conwy from 11am to 4pm.
Entry charges apply. Phone: 01492 592358. Web: www.cadw.gov.wales/
Dawn i Bawb – Dance for All
Various libraries across the county
Suitable for ages 18 months – 4 years
Chwilio am rywbeth i wneud â’ch plentyn dros yr haf? Dewch i ymuno â ni yn y llyfrgelloedd dros Gonwy a Gwynedd. Mae na llwyth o bethau yn digwydd! 😀
Looking for something to do with your child over the summer? Come and join us at libraries across Conwy and Gwynedd. There’s loads going on! 😀
Contact : https://www.facebook.com/dawnsibawb/ for more info
Make “Under The Sea ” Bunting
Tuesday 14th – 11 – 12:30 – Mostyn – Llandudno
Creative workshops for kids aged 5 to12 years. On Tuesday, 14 August, make ‘under the sea’ bunting!
11:00am – 12:30pm £5 per child
(children under 8 years old must be accompanied by an adult)
Numbers are limited – book early to avoid disappointment.
Telephone 01492 868191
Gweithdai creadigol i blant rhwng 5 i 12 mlynedd. Ar ddydd Mawrth 14 Awst, gwnewch bunt ‘dan y môr’
11:00 am – 12:30 pm £ 5 y plentyn
(rhaid i blant dan 8 oed fod gydag oedolyn)
Mae’r niferoedd yn gyfyngedig – archebwch yn gynnar i osgoi cael eich siomi.
Ffôn 01492 868191
Pond Dipping at Bodnant
Thursday – Saturday – 12 – 3 – Tal-Y-Cafn
We’ll be pond dipping at the Canal Pond and the Far End in summer holidays Monday 6th to Saturday 11th August, from 12pm until 3pm each day. No cost, no need to book, and all equipment is provided.
Banner Making Workshops
Friday 11th – 10 – 4 – Eglwysbach Show
Saturday 12th -11 – 3 – Bodnant Garden – Tal-Y-Cafn
Wednesday 22nd – 7pm – 9pm – Pavilion Tea Room – Bodnant Garden – Tal-Y-Cafn
Sunday 26th – Celebratory Tea at Bodnant
Ty^ Mawr Wybrnant – Tŷ Mawr Wybrnant Traditional Skills Thursdays
Thursdays in August – 12 – 4pm – Penmachno
Rhos-on-Sea Country Market
Every Friday until 21 December – 10 – 12
everyone welcome. At the United Reformed Church, Colwyn Avenue, Rhos-on-Sea
Phone: 01492 544920
Harmony Singers – Monday Night is Music Night
Every Monday until 10 September -8- 10pm – Llandudno
music, something for everyone. All proceeds are donated to local and national charities. At St
John’s Methodist Church, Mostyn Street, Llandudno from 8pm to 10pm (doors open 7.30pm).
Tickets: adult £7, child £3. Phone: 07912 292230. Web: www.harmonysingers.co.uk
Century of Musicals
Every Tuesday until 4 September -7:30 – Llandudno
you on a journey through the history of musical theatre. Entertaining, fun and suitable for the whole
family. At Town Hall, Lloyd Street, Llandudno from 8pm (doors open 7.30pm). Tickets: adult £7.50,
child £5. Phone: 07403 208885. Web: www.llandudnomusicalproductions.co.uk/
Male Voice Choir Concerts
Every Tuesday and Thursday until 18 October -8pm – Llandudno
English. At St John’s Methodist Church, Mostyn Street, Llandudno from 8pm. Tickets: £7 (£1
discount for Conwy card holders). Phone: 01492 860439. Web: www.stjohnsllandudno.org/
Antique, Collectors and Vintage Fair
Every Thursday in August plus Monday 27 August – 9 – 4pm – Betws-Y-Coed
Coed from 9am to 4pm. Admission: adult 50p, children under 16 free. Phone: 01492 518597. Web: www.simplythebestantiquefairs.co.uk/
Every Thursday in August – Traditional Skills Thursdays – Step back in time and discover
a 16th century farmhouse brought to life through a series of traditional skills workshops every
Thursday in August. Booking not needed. At Tŷ Mawr Wybrnant, Penmachno, Betws-y-Coed from
12pm to 4pm. Phone: 01766 510121. Web: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/ty-mawr-wybrnant
MOSTYN – 12 Vaughan Street, Llandudno.
Open Tuesday toSunday, 10.30am to 4pm. Phone: 01492 879201. Visit the website
for details of more activities at this site: www.mostyn.org –
Until 30 September – James Green – Entering Donkey World –
Linocuts and screen-prints by James Green: “I am an artist/
printmaker based in Sheffield, UK. I discovered printmaking in
2003 after my mother-in-law lent me some lino, tools and inks.
I was instantly gripped”. In-sight 15 – A new collection of work by
artists from North Wales, in partnership with Helfa Gelf Art Trail: Sue
Arney; Phil Green; Janet Roberts; Dorothy Taylor. The exhibition is curated
by Barry Morris.
Until 4 November – She Sees the Shadows – The first UK off-site exhibition of
works from the David Roberts Collection. This exhibition explores shifts in perception of objects and
materials from contemporary daily life.