Concert – East meets West
Thursday – 7pm – Bangor – Pontio
In a concert that captures the synergies of two distinct cultures, East meets West brings together traditional Chinese music and instruments to be heard alongside newly composed works from Wales.
Featuring compositions by Toru Takemitsu and Welsh composers Andy Lewis, Sioned Eleri Roberts and Katherine Betteridge, a trio of musicians (Mared Emlyn, Richard Craig and Sioned Eleri Roberts) offer their distinctive approaches to the sounds of East and West.
£12/£10 over 60/£5 students and under 18
Saturday – 8pm – Llanfairfechan – Church of St. Mary and Christ
Conwy Valley Mixed Choir present “Choruses from Samson by Handel and ” Traeth Lafan by Christmas Williams
Tickets £12 from Shop Lewis
Lots of fun. All welcome any instruments or just come and sing!
Illustrated Talk – Llandudno Garden and Horticultural Society
Thursday – 7:30 – Craig-Y-Don – St. David’s Church Hall
Saturday – 9pm – Bangor – Pontio
One of Wales’ foremost contemporary female vocalists and innovator in the field of traditional folk songs. Siân James plays Celtic harp and is an accomplished pianist and composer. Her versatility as a performer has seen her starring on stage, screen and concert venues throughout the world, and is respected as one of Wales’ foremost ambassadors
Siân is renowned for her instinctive ability to project deep emotion within her songs with unequalled sincerity and passion. She has to date released ten albums of her work – eclectic collections of both original and traditional songs which encompass the whole gamut of human expression, from love and laughter, to loss and spiritual quest.
She will perform a selection of songs and a few instrumental pieces – spanning a 30 year career, including a few from her latest album which was released in 2018, Gosteg.
Early bird available until 29 March £12/£11 concessions
2 March onwards £14/£13 concessions
Tel: 01248 38 28 28
NT LIVE: All About Eve
Thursday – 7pm – Colwyn Bay – Theatr Colwyn
Mae Gillian Anderson (X-Files, National Theatre yn Fyw: A Streetcar Named Desire) a Lily James (Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again) yn arwain yn All About Eve, sy’n cael ei ddarlledu’n fyw i sinemâu o’r West End yn Llundain.
Mae All About Eve yn adrodd stori Margo Channing. Athrylith. Gwir seren y theatr. Hi sydd piau’r sbotolau, ac felly y bu hi erioed. Ond dyma Eve. Ei dilynwr mwyaf brwd. Eve y ferch ifanc, hardd. Y ferch euraidd, y ferch drws nesa. Ond rydych chi’n gwybod y cyfan am Eve…dydych…?
Gillian Anderson (X-Files, NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire) and Lily James (Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again) lead in All About Eve, broadcast live to cinemas from the West End in London.
All About Eve tells the story of Margo Channing. Legend. True star of the theatre. The spotlight is hers, always has been. But now there’s Eve. Her biggest fan. Young, beautiful Eve. The golden girl, the girl next door. But you know all about Eve…don’t you…?
£12.50 / £11.50 con
Kiri Pritchard-Mclean: Victim, Complex
Friday – 8pm – Bangor
You might have seen Kiri on Comedy Central at the Comedy Store, The Russell Howard Hour, heard her on The Now Show or seen her at Pontio before. You might have no idea who she is, that’s fine too. What you should know is, she’s very quietly been going mad for a few years and, to borrow a phrase from Uma Thurman, she’s been ‘waiting… to feel less angry’. So, it’s time to talk about victims, love and lies. You might not believe her, but she’s used to that.
Caernarfon Real Ale Trail
Saturday – 12 – 1opm – Bangor – Caernarvon – Bethesda – Bangor
Spend the day visiting hand selected pubs serving locally brewed Real Ale, without worrying who’s driving. We organise the transport between pubs, so you can enjoy the day with friends experiencing new ales in 8 rural pubs (1 with on-site microbreweries) set in the beautiful Gwynedd countryside, where the mountains meet the sea.
Buses arrive every 30 minutes at each venue between 12pm and 10pm. Start and finish at any pub on route.
Participating are pubs:
Tafarn Y Fic, Felinheli
Anglesey Arms, Caernarfon
Newborough Arms, Bontnewydd
The Stables, Llanwnda
Snowdonia Parc, Waunfawr
The Vic, Bethesda
Y Sior, Carneddi
£15 in advance, £18 on the day.
Llanddulas Male Voice Choir – Charity Concert
Friday – 8pm – Rhyd-Y-Foel
The ever popular, internationally famous
Llanddulas Male Voice Choir will perform a charity concert at Salem Chapel, Rhyd-y-Foel to raise
funds for the Eisteddfod. From 8pm. Tickets £6 (payable on the door).
Phone: 01745 823791.
Wildlife Talk – A Haven For Wildlife
Friday – 2pm – Penrhyn Bay – St. David’s Chruch Hall
Mark Sheridan’s presentation takes us on his journey to discover the identity of the inhabitants of a garden managed for wildlife. (This follows a brief Branch AGM)
£2.00, to include refreshments.
A Night Of Entertainment in aid of St David’s Hospice
Friday – 7:30 – Glan Conwy
Come along and enjoy the fun – presented by the Glan Conwy Pantomine Group – tickets include a glass of wine and a buffet supper.
All profits go to St. David’s Hospice in aid of a very special Llan lady.
Guide Dogs Cymru Annual Spring Fayre
Saturday – 1:30 – 3:30 – Penrhyn Bay
Organised by the Conwy & District Branch of
Guide Dogs Cymru. Join us for an enjoyable afternoon, and meet some of our wonderful Guide Dogs. We
will have a variety of stalls including Easter Egg tombola; Guide Dogs stall; cakes; raffle; greetings cards
and more. Everyone welcome. At St David’s Church Hall, Glan-y-Mor Road, Penrhyn Bay from 1.30pm to
Admission: adult £1.50; child free. Phone: 01492 875098
Coast Half Marathon
Sunday – 9AM – Colwyn Bay
A fantastic coastal half marathon along the fabulous coastal pathway of
North Wales from Porth Eirias, Colwyn Bay to the Prestatyn Nova. This event is an ideal choice for first time
half marathon runners and an exciting new course for seasoned pro’s alike. From Porth Eirias, Promenade,
Colwyn Bay at 9am.
Entry fee: £27.
Phone: 07769 958671.
Saturday – 7pm – 11pm – Rhos-On-Sea
Saturday 13th of April we’re welcoming a Hip-Hop posse the likes of which Rhos-On-Sea has never seen!
We have some very special guests with us for this event, Shirefunk! Live Hip-Hop never sounded so good! Fresh from shows alongside artists such as Beans On Toast, these Hobbits are sure to blow you away with their quintessential UK Hip-Hop sounds!
Returning to Pie, we have the mastermind behind North Wales Urban Media, Phorecite! With his new full-length Album, ‘Rebirth’, coming out next Friday, there has never been a better time to catch him! Supported by JuZ, Obie Whyte, KC and M.DOT.T – This is a verbal display you certainly don’t want to miss!
Pie has tons of admiration for North Wales Urban Media, after watching them develop in all aspects of production and performance, it’s really cool to see the guys supporting some big names! Come and show your support for handcrafted, bespoke Boom-Bap!
Friday – 7pm – Llangefni
Come along to St. Cyngar’s Church to see the Cornhir School Choir, Valley Military Wives Choir and Bara Brith Male choir plus soloist Trefor Williams.
Entry is free – collection towards the church restoration
ONGOING AND REPEATED EVENTS
Multi-disciplinary Art Exhibition
Sunday 13th – April 28th – Plas Bodfa, Llangoed – Anglesey
65 projects from 61 creatives fill the entirety of Plas Bodfa, a currently empty manor house on the Isle of Anglesey in Wales. This remarkably multi-disciplinary group art exhibition explores the idea of ‘sui generis’, a Latin phrase meaning “of its (his, her, their) own kind; in a class by itself; unique”. It has been adopted by the legal profession for unusual buildings, properties that fall outside normal designation.
What are the possibilities of a house? With performance and painting, collage and ceramics, skateboarding and singing, poetry and polyrhythmic drumming, fairytales and photography, games and gramophones, sculpture and storytelling, re-enactments and a retroscope, this exhibition is a one-time opportunity to fill the currently vacant 36 room / 1,000 sqm space with creative acts, before complete renovation begins.
Alan Whitfield, Andy Hodges, Anna Mitchell, Anne Weshinskey, Arni Gudmundsson, Belit Sağ, Cathy Wroble, Christopher Bond, Clare Brumby, David Garner, Debbie Budenberg, Fiona Davies, Genesis Dove, Georgia Colman, Harri Carmichael, Heather AdHudson, Helen Birnboum, Helen Danson, Helmet, Ioan Griffith, Jan Hale, Jane Ross, Jayne Lawless, Jennie Halloway, Jonathan Lewis, Jonathan Smith, Josie Jenkins, Justine Montford, Karen Ankers, Ken Davies, Lara Usherwood, Lee Duggan, Lin Cummins, Marirose Pritchard, Martin Daws, Mel Roberts, Michael Prince, Mishelle Kit, Nellie Mann, Ness Owen, Nicola Carter, Ol Guse, Pat Arnao, Peter Appleton, Peter Hughes, Philip Cassidy, Remy Dean, Rhona Bowey, Rhys Trimble, Sarah Bowker-Jones, Secil Yayali, Stephen Green, Sterly and Snell, Tammy Woodrow, Thomas Witherick, Trish Bermingham, Ülgen Semerci, Veronica Calarco, Wanda Garner, Wendy Dawson
Sui Generis is a project of Julie Upmeyer, an artist and initiator.
The exhibition is part of the Anglesey Art Week’s – Open Studios and Galleries 2019.
Llanddulas Male Voice Choir Concerts
9, 16, 23 and 30 April – The ever popular, internationally
famous Llanddulas Male Voice Choir will perform concerts with both piano and harp accompaniment at
Gloddaeth United Church, Llandudno (corner of Chapel Street and Gloddaeth Street) from 8pm. Tickets
£6 (payable on the door). Phone: 01745 823791. Web: www.llanddulaschoir.co.uk
Rhos-on-Sea Country Market
Every Friday until 20 December (except Good Friday) – 10 -12
With homemade food, cakes, bread, savouries, biscuits, homemade crafts and seasonal plants for sale.
Refreshments available, everyone welcome. At United Reformed Church, Colwyn Avenue, Rhos-on-Sea
from 10am to 12pm. Phone: 01492 544920
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
Queens Hotel Llandudno.
Every Thursday 2pm til 4pm
Come along and listen to some beautiful music and enjoy a great afternoon out. Now the busiest afternoon on the N. Wales Coast. Party booking enquiries most welcome.
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
Conwy Community Wellbeing Activities
Colwyn Bay and Surrounding Area
Llanfairfechan and Surrounding Area
Llandudno and Surrounding Area
Conwy Valley and Surrounding Area
Abergele and Surrounding Area
Rural Abergele and Surrounding Area
MOSTYN – 12 Vaughan Street, Llandudno.
• Until 28 April – In-sight 16 – A new collection of work by artists from North Wales upstairs at MOSTYN,
in partnership with Helfa Gelf Art Trail: Niki Cotton; Nader Kohbodi; Susie Liddle; Hilary Reed; Amanda
Shields; Geraldine Swatridge. The exhibition is curated by Barry Morris.
• Until 5 May – Spatiality – Theresa Taylor and Nigel Morris – The combined exhibition of Theresa
Taylor and Nigel Morris presents to the viewer a continued development of their printmaking practices.
• Until 2 June – Folded Forest – Sky on high to burrow below – Folded Forest is the creative
partnership of Ruth Viqueira and Sarah Peel, founded in 2016. Together they design and make limited
edition prints, homewares and textiles.
• Until 30 June – Derek Boshier: It’s Only When the Tide Goes Out… Selected works and ephemera,
1976 – 2018 – We are pleased to present works by English pop artist Derek Boshier who first came to
prominence as part of the British Pop Art movement in the early 1960s.
• Until 30 June – S Mark Gubb: The Last Judgement – Taking Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel painting
of the same name as a starting point and reference, the exhibition includes a range of new and existing
sculptural works exhibited as an installation.
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
Royal Cambrian Academy – Crown Lane, Conwy.
• Until 27 April – Andrew Smith RCA: Colourscapes – For Andrew Smith, the process of making over
time, has led to colour being the only real direction for his painting.
• Until 27 April – Keith Gardner RCA: Retrospective ‘Forty Years a Member’ – Best known for his
impressionistic oil paintings of the North Wales landscape, Keith Gardner has been a member of the
RCA for 40 years. We celebrate his work in this exhibition featuring over 120 paintings.
• Until 27 April – Wil Rowlands RCA: Erosion 2 – Elected to the RCA in 2017, this is Wil Rowlands’ first
exhibition at the Cambrian. His luminous work explores the Anglesey landscape.
. 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