Saturday 6.30pm – Conwy Orchard
Help us wish the orchard a successful year by coming and making as much noise as you can, so bring some pots to clatter; enjoy some mulled apple juice and cider by the fire; and see what a Wassail is all about. Wrap up warmly and don’t forget to bring a torch.
Tuesday – 10 – Conwy
Meet in Conwy in the Lancaster Square, catch the bus to Penmaenmawr and walk the 7 miles back to Conwy – futher details on www.conwyvalleyraa.org.uk
Crow Black Chicken
Friday – Bangor – Blue Sky Cafe
This top Irish blues act has a sound combining el,ments of folk,and hard rock with the blues rock of bands like Lynyrd Skynyrd and Led Zepplin
Admission £12 – tickets can be bought at the cafe or on the door
Bar servies only – no food
Friday – Wrexham
Singer- songwriter Lleuw Steffan will be perfomring at the Saith Seren Pub and the Welsh Language Centre this Frday – orgnaised by Merched Y Wawar to celebrate the old New HYear
Call 01978 447006 for more details
Cabaret Pontio: The Trials of Cato + TANT
Friday – 8 – 10 – Bangor – Pontio
Yn wreiddiol o Ogledd Cymru a Swydd Efrog, mae dyrchafiad y triawd arobryn The Trials of Cato wedi bod yn destun trafod mawr ar sîn werin y DU. Wedi cael eu galw’n “The Sex Pistols of folk,” (J Davis) maent yn talu teyrnged amlwg i’r traddodiadol tra’n troi hen esgyrn yn rhywbeth cyffrous a modern, gyda tiwns egnïol a straeon cofiadwy, cyfuniad sydd wedi gweld y tri, mewn tair mlynedd, yn mynd o fysgio allan o gefn fan Transit i wobr BBC Folk Award.
Originally from North Wales and Yorkshire, The Trials of Cato formed whilst living in Beirut, and spent a year boiling down the roots of their sound into a hybrid of traditional influences that intrigued Lebanese audiences in the country’s biggest venues. Returning home for Beirut in th winter of 2016, they have since torn a shape very much their own into the canvas of the UK folk scene.
Back in the UK, they set to performing tirelessly up and down the country, leading to BBC Radio 2’s Mark Radcliffe hailing them as “one of the real discoveries on the folk circuit in recent times”. The reception of their debut album, Hide and Hair, has been overwhelmingly positive. The album gained attention in national publications, receives repeated national airplay on BBC Radio 2 and BBC 6 Music, and won Best Album at the 2019 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards. The year following the release saw the band win Best Emerging Artist at the inaugural Wales Folk Awards, and since then the group have been touring the UK extensively as well as making their first appearance in the USA, Canada and Europe.
TOCYNNAU BARGEN GYNNAR / EARLYBIRD TICKETS (until 3 January):
Saturday8:30 – 4 – Llandudno Town Hall
Come and have a mooch around – lots of collectabels, books, records, antiques etc.
Admission only 50p
ring 07968957177 for more info
Thursday – 2:30 – Caernarvon – Galeri
Elinor Roberts will present this concerts with adults who receive tuition at the William Mathias Music Centre
This relaxed, accessible afteroon will include performances by Cor Hamddden Mathias and various soloists and instrumental groups
Tickets £6:50 ( concessions £5.50 ) – call 01286685250 for more info
The Celtic Islands
Friday – 7:30 – Penrhyn Bay
An illustrated talk by Geoff and Kate Gibbs – held in St david’s Church Hall , Glan Y mor rd,
Admission £ 2.50 includes refreshments
Call Norman 01492 592247 for more info
Saturday – 11am onwards – Llandudno Pier
A 10k road race from Llandudno Pier to Colwyn Bay Pier
(incorporating The Tom Watson Memorial Trophy), organised by Colwyn Bay Athletic Club. Starting at 1pm. With 3k fun run for those aged 9 years and over from Colwyn Bay Pier at 11am. Web: www.colwynbayathletics.org.uk/twinpiers/
Gŵyl Neithiwr – Last Night Festival
Friday 1:30pm – midnight – Bangor – Pontio
Gŵyl Neithiwr yn cyflwyno y gorau sydd gan gerddoriaeth Gymraeg i’w gynnig. O guriadau hip hop y 3 Hŵr Doeth i synau hudolus Pys Melyn ac egni amrwd y band ifanc DIENW.
Ar gael hefyd mae detholiad o DJ’s talentog o Gymru. Wedi pofi llwyddiant gyda’i nosweithiau Social Hours yn Leeds, mae Sam DG yn dychwelyd i Fangor i ymuno â DJ Pydew, DJ Dilys a DJ Tindall.
Yn cyflwyno arddangosfa celf bydd yr artist Llinos Owen sydd wedi bod yn creu argraff yn Llundain gyda’i chelf dros y ddwy flynedd diwethaf.
Cynnal a’i drefnu ar y cyd efo Pontio.
Here’s the festival list set for last night!
Dafydd Hedd: 1:30-2:00
Pasta Hull: 3:00 – 3:45
Kim This: 4:00-4:45
The Whites: 6:10-6:55
Wall Paper: 7:15-8:00
Yellow Peas: 9:30-10:30
3 wise healthwise 11:00-12:00
Tocynau ar werth 10yb 15/11/19
£15/£18 ar y diwrnod
After Party wedi ei drefnu efo DJs
£3 ar drws
Mi fydd hi’n wyllt!
£ 3 on door
It will be wild!
RGC v Llanelli
Saturday – 1pm – Colwyn Bay
Join us at this RGC (Rygbi Gogledd Cymru) home fixture. RGC is the
regional representative team for the North Wales Rugby Development Region. Their aim is to inspire the
community through rugby success, both on and off the field. At Stadiwm Zip World, Parc Eirias, Abergele
Road, Colwyn Bay. Gates opening to the public at 1pm; kick off 2.30pm. Tickets: adult £10; concession
£8; under 16 free. Web: www.northwalesrugby.wales
LOCALS INTO ADVENTURE
Starting Friday – Dolgarrog – Adventure Oarc
Adventure Parc Snowdonia’s hugely popular Locals into Adventure course is back for another epic 6-week run! Fully weather-proof, and with a brand-new activity each week, it’s a great way to find your favourite new challenge, and to enjoy being active over the winter.
- INDOOR ADVENTURE CLIMB
- AERIAL ASSAULT & SLIDES
- THE CAVES
- VIA FERRATA
- ROCK & DROP AND ZIP LINE
- SURF LESSON
Sessions are mixed, with varying levels of challenge, and a whole lot of fun for adults and children aged 9+.
The next course starts Friday 17th January 2020 at a great value £69 per person. That’s more than 50% off the regular activity prices!
Sign up now to guarantee your place – the last course was a sell-out!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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/
Charity Coffee Morning
Friday – 10 – 11:30 – Colwyn Bay
Anita Macnamus, a Colwyn Bay young lady out of passion for caring in the community and compassion for isolated elderly, frail and disadvantaged people, is holding a coffee morning every Friday from 10 am to 11-30 am at the Centre for Cultural Engagement, 10 Greenfield Road, Colwyn Bay LL29 8EL. Please support Anita and her mission . Hope to see you there with friends.
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 – email@example.com
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