Take Part – Arts and Literature Festival
Saturday and Sunday – 10 -1 – Llandudno – Venue Cymru
Take pART – 1 building; 2 days; 300+ workshops, drop-ins, talks, performances;
10,000 participants; loads of fun.
Venue Cymru will host an explosion of arts and literature workshops and
events this weekend, with the return of Take pART. From 10am to 4pm.
• Take pART Variety Show – 11 January at 2pm
• Harry Potter Festival Event – Celebrating the Harry Potter Books – 11 January at 3pm
• Pobol y Cwm Cast Q&A – 11 and 12 January at 10am
• Gore and Glam Make Up with Zoe Ellen – 11 and 12 January at 10am, 11.30am, 1.30pm and 3pm
• Aardman model making workshops – 11 and 12 January at 10.30am, 12.30pm and 3pm
• The Royal Ballet’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland – 11 and 12 January at 10am, 11.15am,
1.45pm and 3pm
• Jonny Duddle – 11 January at 11.15am and 12 January at 1pm
• Beano Talk with participation – 11 January at 12.30pm and 12 January at 11.15am
• Cyw – 12 January at 10am, 11.30am and 2.15pm
• Hannah Stitfall – 12 January at 2.45pm
Venue Cymru – Promenade, Llandudno. Phone: 01492 872000. Web: www.venuecymru.co.uk
‘One Snowy Night’ Storytelling and Activities
Saturday – 2 – 3:30 – Llandudno Junction
Percy the park keeper always feeds the creatures in the park. But one cold winter’s night, his animal friends need more than food, and he
must find a way to help them!
Find out what happens in this winter story and enjoy some hands-on crafts too.
Suitable for ages 3-6 years. From 2pm to 3.30pm. Booking essential. Charges apply.
RSPB Nature Reserve – Off A55, Llandudno Junction. Charges apply for reserve trails. Phone: 01492
584091 (or 01492 581025 for event bookings). Visit the website for details of more activities at this site:
Wirral Minis – Annual Mini Run
Saturday – 11 – 3 – Rhos -on-Sea – Llandudno
– Annual Mini Run – Annual mini run from Bromborough to Llandudno,
organised by Wirral Minis. The run starts in Bromborough and, after a short break at Rhos-on-Sea,
heads along the coast road and up the Great Orme in Llandudno. After a short stop the run heads down
the Orme and it ends on Llandudno’s promenade for a few hours. From 11am to 3pm. Web:
Saturday – 10 – noon – Towyn
Come and have a cuppa, a cake and a chat – all proceeds to St. Kentigern Hospice
At Maranatha Hall, Gors Rd/Penisaf Ave.
Friday – 7:30pm – 9:30pm – Bangor – Pontio
This coming New Year, WNO Orchestra takes A Journey to Vienna celebrating some of Europe’s finest music. In a programme to transport you across the continent, WNO Orchestra, under the direction of Leader and Concertmaster David Adams, will visit all corners of Europe in works by Offenbach, Mozart, Brahms, Dvorak and, of course, Strauss. The Orchestra is thrilled to be joined by soprano Mary Elizabeth Williams who has become a firm favourite with WNO audiences in recent years winning critical acclaim for roles in Un ballo in maschera, La forza del destino, and Die Fledermaus. What better way to start 2020?
Yn y Flwyddyn Newydd, bydd Cerddorfa WNO yn mynd ar Daith i Fienna i ddathlu peth o gerddoriaeth orau Ewrop. Mewn rhaglen a fydd yn eich cludo ar draws y cyfandir, bydd Cerddorfa WNO, o dan gyfarwyddyd y Blaenwr a’r Meistr Cyngerdd, David Adams, yn ymweld â phob cornel o Ewrop gyda gwaith gan Offenbach, Mozart, Brahms, Dvorak ac, wrth gwrs, Strauss. Mae’r Gerddorfa yn falch iawn i gael cwmni’r soprano, Mary Elizabeth Williams, sydd yn y blynyddoedd diwethaf wedi dod yn un o ffefrynnau cynulleidfaoedd WNO, wedi iddi gael clod enfawr am ei rhannau yn Un ballo in maschera, La forza del destino a Die Fledermaus. Pa ffordd well i ddechrau 2020?
For more info go to :https://www.facebook.com/events/2334786323441155/
Sponsored Walk – Cruse Bereavement Care North Wales
Sunday – 12 – Rhos-On-Sea
If you are hoping to join us on Sunday for the walk here is the route we will be taking.
Walk will be starting at 12 from the Rhos Fynach pub to Porth Eirias and back. It’s roughly a 30 minute walk each way with plenty of benches along the way.
Hope to see you there 💜💜
For more info go to : https://www.facebook.com/crusenorthwales/
Saturday – 8pm – 10pm – Bangor – Pontio
Noson o chwerthin i godi arian ac ymwybyddiaeth ar gyfer grwp LGBT+ GISDA Caernarfon.
Mae’r ferch leol Kiri Pritchard-McLean (Have I Got News For You, 8 Out of Ten Cats), wedi casglu lein-yp o rai o gomedïwyr gorau LGBT+ gan gynnwys Joe Lycett (Live at the Apollo, Never Mind the Buzzcoks, 8 Out of 10 Cats, QI) Stephen Bailey (Celebs on the Farm, Live at the Apollo) a Rosie Jones (The Last Leg, Live at the Apollo, Hypothetical).
Croeso i bawb (a fel ‘na ddylia’i fod).
Iaith gref – 14+
Gall enwau newid
A night of laughter to raise money and awareness for the LGBT+ group in GISDA in Caernarfon. Local girl Kiri Pritchard-McLean (Have I Got News For You, 8 Out of Ten Cats), has got together a stellar line up of the UK’s best LGBT+ acts, including Joe Lycett (Live at the Apollo, Never Mind the Buzzcoks, 8 Out of 10 Cats, QI) Stephen Bailey (Celebs on the Farm, Live at the Apollo) and Rosie Jones (The Last Leg, Live at the Apollo, Hypothetical).
Everyone welcome (as it should be)
Strong language – 14+
Line-up subject to change
North Wales Stamp and Postcard Fair
Saturday – 9:30 – 3pm – Colwyn Bay – Ysgol Eirias
Friday – 9:45 – 2pm – The Bee Inn
A circular walk around Eglwysbach over the western hills with stunning views. We’ll meet at the car park of the Bee Inn in Eglwysbach, walk through the village and uphill along Ffordd Maenan onto the Bodnant Estate. The lane leads us towards Tal y Cafn, where we will walk parallel to the Conwy Valley. After passing Llyn Syberi, farms and holiday cottages we go downhill and back to Eglwysbach on what is known as the “dogwalk”.
There will be an opportunity to enjoy a soup plus a small desert and tea/coffee for £8 in the Bee Inn after the walk. Please contact Jutta to register for the walk and you can order refreshments at the same time if you wish to partake (Ideally by Wednesday, January 8).
Dogs (on leads or very well behaved without) are welcome on this walk.
Duration: 3+ hours
Distance: 10km / 6 miles
Meet: 0945 at Eglwysbach Bee Inn car park (LL28 5UD)
Booking: Jutta Lorenz-Kubis 01492 650705
Grading: Moderate with one steep ascent and one descent.
Please be prepared for all kind of weather. While most of the walk will be on quiet lanes, please wear footwear suitable for all weather and off road terrain.
Saturday – 3 – 5 pm – Abergele
Come for tea at the Mynydd Seion Community Centre and help riase funds for Waengoleneugoed Day Centre where many residents from the Vale of Clywd and Coastal areas recieve support/
Tickets £10 from 01745 822854 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Panto – Sinbad The sailor
Thursday – Sunday – Glan Conwy
Come to the Church House and enjoy an evening of fun and laughter with this panto written by local man James Berry.
All proceeds to St. Ffraid’s Church
ONGOING AND REPEATED COMMUNITY EVENTS
Nordic Walking for Adults
Every Thursday until Feb 27th – 10am – RSPB – Llandudno Junction
Fancy trying something new? Get outside and get active! Come along to this weekly Nordic Walking group meeting at RSPB Conwy every Thursday morning at 10am.
Beginners welcome, walking poles provided. £4 per session, pay on the day, or in advance. Contact Tony Bertola on 07891 658830, or email email@example.com
Still Life Bereavement Art Group – Rhos on Sea
Thursdays – 2:15 – Rhos-On-Sea – United reformed Church Hall – Colwyn Avenue
A free, friendly art group for anybody (16+) who has been bereaved – run by The Escape Artists.
You don’t need to book, or have any experience to take part, and the atmosphere is very laid back!
A Cruse volunteer will usually be available to chat to in a separate room, at any time during the workshop.
For more info go to : https://www.facebook.com/events/2165487900227605/
Mix and Mingle
Every 2nd Tuesday of the month – Rhos-on-Sea
Thursdays, 6.30pm to 8.30pm – Venue Cymru – Llandudno
Supporting people with dementia and their families through the joy of song.
The Forget-Me-Not Chorus meets each week to sing in a relaxed and safe environment. Each session is both empowering and enabling, providing an opportunity for friends and families to enjoy a shared activity, meet new people and experience the joy of singing together.
A partnership project with Forget-Me-Not Chorus and Venue Cymru
Car Boot Sale
Ever y Sunday – 7:30 – 12:30 – Mochdre – Village Hall
Cancer Support Group
Every first Friday of the Month- 10:30 – 12:30 – Deganwy
The Cancer Support Group is on tomorrow (Friday) 10:30-12:30 at All Saints Church in Deganwy. It is a lovely informal setting with cakes and drinks and open to everyone.
Classic Movie Club
on the 1st and 3rd Friday of every month – 2pm Llanrhos
Come along to the Llanrhos Old School in Deganwy – movies start at 2:30 – refreshments from 2
Call Julie on 07860232641 for more info
Friday – 7 – 8 – Llanrwst
We are looking for new recruits for Friday football sessions at the Dyffryn Conwy Leisure Centre.
Any fitness or ability level are welcome to attend £4 for each session – you can attend as many or as few as you like.
For more info go to https://www.facebook.com/FatLads/?tn-str=k*For contact – firstname.lastname@example.org
Up to 32 tables crammed with Vintage and Antiques from our quality 15 stall holders. Parking around the venue is restricted, there is a pay and display at the rear of the Town Hall. Good disabled access. Toilets are in the building.
Admission is 50p which includes a free Hot drink Tea or Coffee
We have amazing crafters from around North Wales
So much quality.
Our crafters will include
Prestige Pens, beautifully crafted wooden pens, and stunning wooden bowls
Terrence Bunce will be at the Town Hall with his amazing Welsh Pottery
Cath and Allie’s amazing Photography
Jewellery from some of Wales top crafters, Including Sea Glass, Swarovski, Beads, amazing designs from our Top jewellers
Greeting from Bri and Jen will have amazing crafted cards
Honey wax products
Oil painted Art
Our Generation dolls clothes
There is so much to see, visit Llandudno’s premium Craft Fair Every Tuesday Llandudno Town Hall
9am – 4pm
Ffin y Parc Gallery -Llanrwst
• 22 to 29 January – Winter Exhibition – Oriel Ffin y Parc Gallery has changing exhibitions by some of
the finest artists working in Wales, alongside the best of 20th Century Contemporary Art.
Ffin y Parc Gallery – Betws Road, Llanrwst. Open Wednesday to Saturday 10am to 5pm, Sunday 11am
to 5pm. Phone: 01492 642070. Visit the website for details of more activities at this site: www.welshart.net/
MOSTYN – Llandudno
• Until 26 January – Jamie Barnes – Sea Structures – Inspired by his explorations of coastal paths
around Wales, Anglesey, Northumberland, Cumbria and Scotland.
• Until 26 January – In-sight 18 – A new collection of work by artists from North Wales at MOSTYN, in
partnership with Helfa Gelf Art Trail: Deborah Albrow / Mark Albrow / Louise Edwards / Helen Howlett /
Wini Jones Lewis / Verity Pulford. The exhibition is curated by Barry Morris, MOSTYN.
• Until 26 January – AS IT IS: Man’s footprint on the Welsh landscape – Photographs by Magnum
photographer David Hurn, accompanied by a film about the artist by Zed Nelson.
• Until 1 March – Anj Smith – Working primarily with painting, Anj Smith is interested in reflecting on the
very possibilities and limitations of the medium itself.
• Until 1 March – Chiara Camoni – Including new and recent works, Chiara Camoni’s exhibition
includes a collaborative piece made specifically for MOSTYN.
• Until 1 March – Nobuko Tsuchiya: 30 Ways to Go to the Moon – This new body of work by
Japanese artist Nobuko Tsuchiya is showing for the first time in Wales.
MOSTYN – 12 Vaughan Street, Llandudno. Open Tuesday to Sunday, 10.30am to 4pm. Phone: 01492
879201. Visit the website for details of more activities at this site: www.mostyn.org
Artworks2 Celf – Betws-Y-Coed
Until 17 January – Malcolm Maclean
ArtWorks2 Celf Holyhead Road, Betws-y-coed, Conwy LL24 0AB
Open every day, seven days a week 10.00am – 6.00pm
Telephone: 01690 710 807 (answerphone when closed)
Royal Cambrian Academy – Conwy.
11 January to 8 February – Annual Open Art Exhibition – The Royal Cambrian Academy of Art
is a charity whose aim is to create enjoyment of visual art through a lively exhibition and education
Royal Cambrian Academy – Crown Lane, Conwy. Open Tuesday to Saturday from 11am to 5pm. Phone:
01492 593413. Visit the website for details of more activities at this site: www.rcaconwy.org