Saturday 1:30 – Bryn Pydew
The Bryn Pydew Dog Show is on this Saturday, 21st September.
Entries from 12.45pm. Start 1.30pm
LOTS of categories!
All proceeds will go to the upkeep of the village hall.
Saturday – 10:30 – 12:30 – Colwyn Bay
Join us on this Marine Conservation Society’s Great British Beach Clean Weekend.
As part of their Beachwatch Project we will pick up litter and record what we find.
There will also be time to explore the strandline for anything of added interest!
Bring gloves and litter pickers if you have them – but more importantly bring yourselves and make a difference!
(Under 16’s must be accompanied by an adult)
Talk on Llandudno Town Band
Thursday – 7pm – Deganwy
A talk on the history of the band, the band members and how the band brings hours of entertainment to Llandudno residents and visitors.
All welcome. Non-members £2.50 which includes refreshments.
Bodnant Garden – Bird Walk
Ocean Film Festival World Tour
Friday – Llandudno – Venue Cymru
Get ready to take the plunge! The Ocean Film Festival World Tour is bringing an evening of mesmerising ocean-themed films to Venue Cymru, Llandudno, on Friday 20 September. Experience the wonders of the big blue – from the comfort of a cinema seat!
The Ocean Film Festival World Tour is a collection of short films featuring spectacular footage from above and below the ocean’s surface. Witness incredible marine-life and deep-water cinematography, and meet intriguing characters who have dedicated their lives to answering the call of the ocean – all via the big screen!
There will also be a free prize draw, and a celebratory, ocean-loving atmosphere is guaranteed.
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Tickets – £13.50
Great British Beach Clean Events in North Wales
– Rhyl East (Children’s village to Lifeboat Station) – 22 Sep 2019 (starting time: 10.30am)
– Pensarn – 22 Sep 2019 (9.30am – 12.00pm)
– Llandudno – 21 Sep 2019 (11.00am – 12.15pm)
– Morfa Conwy – 23 Sep 2019 (6.30pm – 8.00pm)
– Newborough Llanddwyn Bay – 22 Sep 2019 (12.00pm – 3.00pm)
– Morfa Harlech – 21 Sep 2019 (10.00am – 3.00pm)
– Llandanwg Beach – 22 Sep 2019 (9.30am – 11.30am)
The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) is appealing for people across Wales to adopt a beach and lead a clean-up and survey during this year’s Great British Beach Clean (20th -23rd September, 2019).
Last year’s Great British Beach Clean, which took place on the 14th to 17th September, saw volunteers remove close to 500kg of litter from Welsh beaches. In total, just short of 25,000 litter items were picked up along the 5,355 metres of coastline surveyed.
MCS says it hopes the 26th Great British Beach Clean will continue to smash records when it comes to volunteer numbers – but not litter amounts. The charity is appealing for more organisers to lead even more beach cleans around the beautiful Welsh coastline to exceed last year’s record-breaking year.
Data collected by volunteers from the 25 years of MCS-led Great British Beach Cleans has been instrumental in Wales becoming the first in the UK to introduce the 5p charge on single-use carrier bags. MCS’ Welsh data has also led to a National Assembly committee recently producing a report with recommendations for the Welsh Government. The report urged the Welsh Government to prepare and publish a comprehensive 10 year strategy to reduce plastic pollution alongside introducing an Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) scheme in Wales.
Gill Bell, MCS Head of Conservation Wales, says: “Last year we had a record-breaking number of beach cleans across Wales, with 1,332 people getting involved in the Great British Beach Clean. It’s a UK-wide project aiming to get as many beaches in the UK surveyed and cleaned over the weekend as possible. Not only will this remove lots of plastic pollution from the beaches, but we hope to get a comprehensive picture of the types of litter that end up on Welsh beaches. Importantly, we want to try to understand where it comes from, so we can tackle it at source.”
Lizzie Prior, MCS Beachwatch Officer says: “This year we’re appealing for even more people to adopt a beach and become one of our army of beach clean organisers. Cleaning so many beaches across Wales last year was a fabulous achievement by our volunteer cleaners and organisers, but we know that it’s only the tip of the iceberg. There are hundreds of beaches around our coasts that have never been cleaned and surveyed – and it’s the collection of this data that is so important in getting even more positive actions implemented than have already been achieved in the last year or so.”
This year, for the first time, the Great British Beach Clean will be sponsored by the Ocado Foundation, the charitable arm of the online supermarket. The Foundation will be sponsoring the event to the tune of £300,000 as part of the Environmental Pillar of its ‘Ocado Way 2020 Vision’.
Suzanne Westlake, Head of Corporate Responsibility & Corporate Affairs said on behalf of the Ocado Foundation: “We’re delighted to be teaming up with the Marine Conservation Society on the GBBC. It will be an amazing four-day event and one we are proud to be a part of.”
Gill Bell added: “Less litter on Welsh beaches will help to protect some of our best loved marine wildlife, make it safer for children when they’re building sandcastles and show just how good the seaside can look when we clear away our escalating mountain of rubbish.”
Key findings from the Great British Beach Clean in Wales 2018:
On average, for every 100 metres of Welsh coastline cleaned there were:
Nearly 190 plastic/polystyrene pieces
40 plastic caps/lids
15 cotton bud sticks
15 drinks bottles and cans
8 wet wipes
4 plastic bags
2 plastic/polystyrene cups
Becoming a Great British Beach Clean organiser couldn’t be easier – find a beach you want to clean – sign up and register it on the MCS online system – and MCS will provide you with all the help you need to get going. www.mcsuk.org/beachwatch
“We hope to have even more people cleaning up beaches across the UK this September than we did last year, so registering your events with us as soon as you can is invaluable,” added Lizzie Prior.
Surprise Fun Day
Saturday – 10 – 3 – Rhyl
Thank Abba For The Music
Saturday – 7:30
Venue Cymru – Promenade, Llandudno. Phone: 01492 872000. Web: www.venuecymru.co.uk
Friday – 10 – Waunfawr – Waunfawr, Caernarfon LL55 4EH
This 7 mile circular walk will explore Cafn Ddu – Marconi Mountain ( the car park is limited so car sharing is suggested )
Tuesday – 10 – Port Lynas – Anglesey
Meet at Llanelian free car park for this 7 mile walk.
For more info go to : https://www.conwyvalleyra.org.uk/walks/walks-programme-table.html
Beach Clean Up
Saturday – 10:30am – Penmaenmawr Community Centre
Come along and help keep our village clean!
Beginners Drawing Classes for Adults
Thursdays 10 -12 and 7pm – 9pm – Llanfairfechan
Sarah Spendlove’s Beginners Drawing Classes for Adults is a great way to enter the world of drawing. Learn how to draw the world around you using observational techniques, a variety of art styles and materials. Sarah provides guided tuition throughout the classes, helping you to build your confidence and understanding. There is also tea and biscuits!
Autumn Term: September 12th – December 5th 2019
Learn how to draw nature, including plants, animals and landscapes using a variety of drawing and painting mediums (Materials provided).
*Each week the same topic will be covered in the morning and evening class.
The price is £78 per term (£6.50 per class)
*Payment can be made in full (£78) or two half payments (£39×2)
Payment methods accepted: Cash, Card (Visa, Maestro, Master), BACS.
Booking cost covers tuition for all 12 classes and materials are provided.
If you cannot attend a morning or evening class, you can transfer that booking to the other time slot.
Classes are held in the Lloyd Hughes room @ Llanfairfechan Town Hall, Village Road, Llanfairfechan LL33 0AB
If you have any questions you can get in touch on Facebook or email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Art workshops for adults (No previous experience necessary.)
Friday from 2 – 4 – Llandudno – MOSTYN
All sessions are on Friday from 2.00 to 4.00pm20 September – Drawing
27 September – Drawing
11 October – Print
18 October – Mixed Media£5 per personBooking advised >> (single sessions can be booked) <<
Charity Choir Concert
Friday – 7:30 ( doors open 7 ) – Penrhyn Bay
Conwy & District Guide Dogs invite you to an evening of music by
Côr Alaw mixed choir. At St David’s Church, Glan-y-Mor Road, Penrhyn Bay from 7.30pm (doors open 7pm).
Admission is free with donations gratefully received for the work of Guide Dogs. Phone: 01492 875098
Natural History Book Fair
Saturday – 10 – 5 – Pensychnant
A huge collection of natural history titles, mostly birds, will be for sale to raise funds for this charity. Also other non-fiction , local interest, novels and guest book sellers. Tea and cakes for sale too. Pensychnant is at the top of the Sychnant Pass above Conwy – LL32 8BJ – go to http://www.pensychnant.co.uk for more info or call 01492 592595
Helfa Gelf Art Trail
Saturday and Sunday – various locations and times
This project is funded through the Arts Council Wales and the local authorities of Gwynedd, Conwy, Denbighshire, Flintshire & Wrexham.
for more information please see http://www.helfagelf.co.uk or go to https://www.facebook.com/HelfaGelfArtTrail/
——————Mae Helfa Gelf, Digwyddiad Stiwdios Agored Mwyaf Gogledd Cymru, yn eich gwahodd i ymweld ag artistiaid wrth eu gwaith. Dyma gyfle unigryw i ymwelwyr gael blas ar y byd cyfrin hwn ac i sgwrsio â’r artistiaid a’r crefftwyr am eu gwaith creadigol a’u stiwdios! Mae’r stiwdios i’w canfod ym mhob math o leoliadau, o siediau i orielau, ac maen nhw mor ysbrydoledig bob tamaid a’r artistiaid a’u gweithiau. Pa un ai ydych chi eisiau prynu gweithiau celf gan yr artistiaid yn uniongyrchol neu’n chwilfrydig i weld sut maen nhw’n mynd at i greu, dewch da chi i gael golwg!
Mae Helfa Gelf yn derbyn nawdd trwy Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru a Cyngor Gwynedd, Cyngor Conwy, Cyngor Sir Ddinbych, Cyngor Sir y Fflint, Cyngor Wrecsam
i gael mwy o wybodaeth ewch i http://www.helfagelf.co.uk https://www.facebook.com/HelfaGelfArtTrail/
Antique, Collectors and Vintage Fair
Saturday – 9 – 4 – Llandudno
On sale will be a wide variety of goods with prices to
suit everybody: china, glass, linen, paintings and prints, books, jewellery (fine and costume), silver, postcards
etc. At the Town Hall, Lloyd Street, Llandudno from 9am to 4pm. Admission: adult 50p; child (under 16) free.
Phone: 07581 397721. Web: www.simplythebestantiquefairs.co.uk
Coffee Morning and stalls
Saturday – 10 – noon – Eglwysbach – Village Hall
Saturday and Sunday – 10 onwards – Betws-y-Coed
How far will you go? Snowdonia’s brand new
individual or team entry 24 hour challenge. Complete as many 10k laps as you can, and do each one at your
own pace. From Cae Llan, Betws-y-Coed from 10am on 21 September. Phone: 07525 625375. Web:
Community Get Together
Saturday – 2:30 onwards – Glan Conwy
Introducing the newly formed Cor Pobol Llan community choir.
Everyone welcome to call in for a panad and a chance to chat with friends old and new.
Free admission – refreshments available for a donation.
Alwen Trail Run
Sunday – 9:30 onwards – Llyn Brenig
From the Alwen Visitor Centre car park situated close to Llyn Brenig, this
run provides the perfect venue for trail running. The route is a mixture of gravel, trail path and fire roads which
wind their way through the pine trees and forest, together with some open grassy sections which provide a
stunning view over Denbigh Moors. 9.30am start with canicross at 9.40am.
Phone: 07769 958671. Web: www.bespokefitnessandevents.co.uk
Open Doors 2019
Join us for Wales’ largest annual celebration of architecture and heritage. Admission is FREE.
• 1 to 30 September – Llangelynnin Old Church – This 12th Century Grade I listed church has a
spectacular vista, set 900 feet above Henryd. Open 9am to 6pm. Guided tour on 7 September at 2.30pm
and Harvest Festival on 16 September at 3pm.
• 1 to 30 September – St Mary’s Church, Trefriw – A church was built here around 1220. Legend has it that
Llywelyn the Great built the church for his English wife, Joan, and the church features a lovely Llywelyn
and Joan stained glass window. Open 10am to 4pm.
• 1 to 30 September – St Mary’s Church, Conwy – Charting its history back further than Conwy Castle as
the site of the Cistercian Aberconwy Abbey, St Mary’s has been at the heart of the town’s spiritual life since
the 1100s. Open 10am to 4pm weekdays, 11am to 3pm weekends.
• 1 to 30 September – St Rhychwyn’s Church, Llanrhychwyn – Parts of St Rhychwyn are thought to date
from the 11th Century. Come and experience the sense of antiquity of this beautiful rural church, thought to
be the oldest in Wales. Open 10am to 4pm.
• 1 to 30 September – St Michael’s Old Church, Betws-y-Coed – This Grade II* listed building from the
14th Century stands on the site of a much earlier church. The present building was enlarged in 1843 but
still proved too small for the growing population, so a larger church (St Mary’s) was built in 1873 more
central to the village. Open 10am to 5pm. A Flower Festival will be held on 6-8 September.
• 1 to 30 September – Zion Chapel, Rowen – The chapel was built in 1819 and extended in 1864. With
its square plan and three aisles rising to the rear of the building, it is a fine example of a traditional
nonconformist chapel. Open 10am to 5pm.
23 and 28 September – St Benedict’s Church, Gyffin, Conwy – St Benedict’s is almost a hidden
treasure, tucked away in Gyffin, on the outskirts of Conwy. It is well worth a visit for its astounding 15th
Century ceiling murals alone! Open 11am to 5pm with harvest activities on 28 September (open 11am to
21 September – St Tudclud’s Church, Penmachno – St Tudclud’s lies at the heart of the beautiful
Machno Valley, and has an outstanding collection of early inscribed stones. Discover the history of
Penmachno Woollen Mill. Open 10am to 4pm.
• 21 September – United Church, Penmachno – This is the third chapel on the site, built in 1873 as a
Calvinistic Methodist place of worship. Come and admire this beautiful building, with its gallery, organ and
decorated ceiling. Open 10am to 4pm.
• 21 September – Tŷ Mawr, Wybrnant, Penmachno – One of the most important houses in the history of
the Welsh language and home to William Morgan, who translated the Bible into Welsh in 1588. Open 12pm
• 21 and 22 September – Tŷ Crwn and Abergele Gate Lodge – Part of the Gwrych Castle Estate. Tŷ Crwn
is the historic bathing house of the Lloyds of Gwrych, and used by the Countess of Dundonald. Abergele
Gate Lodge is the impressive official entrance into the Gwrych Castle Park. Open 1pm to 3pm.
Pen race recce/training run number 2.
Saturday – 10:30 – Capelulo
Starts at the Capelulo village hall Fairy Glen Road, Capelulo, Penmaenmawr, LL34 6YU. 8.3 km/5.15 miles, 289m/950ft ascent, easy pace, all welcome. As race route to tyn y ffrith, footbridge over afon gyrach, the old race route across the fields to Llangelynin old church, checkpoint 3-the ford, race route to finish. Flared trousers optional.
Ffin y Parc Gallery – Betws Road, Llanrwst
15 September to 9 October – Exhibitions: David Grosvenor, Mike Jones and Carl Chapple.
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 27 October – Elisabetta Benassi: Empire – An installation of around 1,000 terracotta bricks, hand-
crafted in the UK from clay ranging in colour from red to black. The bricks are configured as site-specific installations.
• Until 27 October – MOSTYN Open 21 – Selected from over 750 submissions from across the globe, the
21st anniversary edition of this internationally significant exhibition presents over 30 artists working in
disciplines including textiles, photography, painting, sculpture, installation, film and video.
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
RCA – CONWY
14 September to 12 October – By Invitation – Bev Bell-Hughes curates her selection of Welsh artists,
painters, ceramicists and sculptors.
• 14 September to 12 October – Clive Hicks-Jenkins RCA – Sir Gawain and the Green Knight – A suite
of screen prints from the new revised edition of Simon Armitage’s translation of the medieval poem.
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
Every Tuesday in September – Welsh Craft Fair – Llandudno’s premium craft fair, packed with stalls selling
items crafted in Wales. Admission (50p) includes a free hot drink. At the Town Hall, Lloyd Street, Llandudno
from 9am to 4pm. Phone: 07989 955541. Web: www.rjgevents.co.uk/
Every Tuesday in September – Llanddulas Male Voice Choir Concerts – 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
Every Tuesday in September – Century of Musicals – Llandudno Musical Productions perform every
Tuesday during the summer months with their show A Century of Musicals. Well known songs and dance
routines are performed from musicals starting in the 1920s through to present day – something for everybody!
At the Town Hall, Lloyd Street, Llandudno from 8pm to 10pm (doors open 7.30pm). Tickets: adult £7.50, under
16s £5. Phone: 01492 533804. Web: www.llandudnomusicalproductions.co.uk/
Every Tuesday and Thursday until 17 October – Male Voice Choir Concerts – Our renowned Male
Voice Choir concerts return for the summer season 2019, with a range of beautiful songs in English and
Welsh. At St John’s Methodist Church, Mostyn Street, Llandudno from 8pm to 9.45pm. Doors open from
7.15pm. Tickets: £7 (£1 reduction with a Conwy resident’s card). Phone: 01492 860439. Web:
Every Thursday in September – Antique, Collectors and Vintage Fair – A very popular Antique and
Collectors Fair in the Snowdonia National Park. We have on sale a wide variety of goods with prices to suit
everybody. China, glass, linen, paintings and prints, books, jewellery (both fine and costume), silver, postcards
etc. At St Mary’s Church Hall, Holyhead Road, Betws-y-Coed from 9am to 4pm. Admission: adult 30p, child
(under 16) free. Phone: 07581 397721. Web: www.simplythebestantiquefairs.co.uk
Every Friday until 20 December – Rhos-on-Sea Country Market – 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
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
Every Monday until 16 September – Harmony Singers – Monday Night is Music Night – The Harmony
Singers are a local choir who perform every Monday night until 16 September. The choir’s weekly ‘Monday
Night is Music Night’ concerts include a vast repertoire. All profits to local and national charities. At St John’s Methodist Church, Mostyn Street, Llandudno from 8pm (doors open 7.30pm). Tickets: adult £7, child £3.
Phone: 07912 292230. Web: www.harmonysingers.co.uk
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.
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