Music and Arts Event
Friday – 5pm – 10pm – Conwy
This event is an art & music festival with something for everyone,inspired by the Welsh folk story of Afanc. The event is set inside the heart of Conwy Castle and will involve many different genres and styles of music. However this is not going to be your usual event, whether you want to come and party hard, or just relax and soak up the atmosphere there’s plenty for you. This event is going to be the highlight of your May in 2017, Don’t just take our word for it.
Tickets are £6 per person
For more info go to :https://www.facebook.com/events/235664740231561/
Saturday – 11 – 3 – Llandudno
With lots of stalls including gifts, cards, jewellery, jams and homemade cakes, knitted goods, Spring collection of hospice giftware and merchandise at St David’s Hospice, Abbey Road, Llandudno.
Admission £1 adult, 50p child.
Phone: 01492 873664. Web: www.stdavidshospice.org.uk/event/spring-fair-2017/?instance_id=171
Friday – From Llanrwst to the Tal y Cafn Station along the Conwy Valley Hills – We will take the train (payable) from the Tal y Cafn Station to Llanrwst Station and walk back on lanes and footpaths with spectacular views into the Carneddau mountain range and the Conwy estuary. Duration: 6+ hours. Distance: 14.5 km / 9 miles. Phone: 01492 650705 •
Friday– Cuckoo Walk, Pensychnant – According to legend, centuries ago, the parish council of Dolwyddelan decided to build a high wall around the parish to keep the cuckoos therein all year round. We will be checking Pensychnant’s walls! Hopefully we will hear the cuckoo, a species which has declined by 65% since 1980s. Duration: 2 hours. Distance: 4 km / 2.5 miles. Phone: 01492 592595
Saturday – Crimpiau, Crafnant – We’ll walk up through the woods along the beautiful Crafnant Valley to the end of Llyn Geirionydd and on to Crimpiau via forestry roads and old tracks. If we’re lucky with the weather we’ll be treated to wonderful views of the Snowdon range, the Ogwen Valley, and the Carneddau. Duration: 6-7 hours. Distance: Approximately 12 km / 8 miles. Phone: 07770 964716
Saturday– From Eglwysbach to Maenan and back through Bodnant Estate – We start at Eglwysbach School and walk on lanes and public footpaths in a south-west direction around Pennant to Maenan. Passing “Cadair Ifan Goch” we will take the lane to Llyn Syberi and follow it further to “Lletty”. A steep path will lead us down back to Eglwysbach. Duration: 5-6 hours. Distance: 15 km / 10 miles. Phone: 01492 650705
Sunday – Parc Mawr – St Celynin Old Parish Church, Llangelynin, Conwy – We will meander on little paths with steps through Parc Mawr slowly uphill to join the North Wales Pilgrims’ Way. This leads us to St Celynin Church, Llangelynin. The walk continues further up along the northern side of Craig Celynin to Maen Penddu, then parallel to Cefn Maen Amor. Duration: 4-5 hours. Distance: 8 km / 5 miles. Phone: 01492 650705
Friday – 7:30 – Bangor
Bangor Ceilidh Club will put a “Spring ” in your step this evening at the “Nuts in May Ceilidh”
Come along for the last gig of the season – Tickets £5
RSBP Llandudno Junction
Saturday – 1:30 – 3:30 – Wildlife Explorer’s Club
All kinds of nature related activities, have some hands on fun at your local nature reserve. Aimed at young people between 8-12 years old. Booking essential. Charges apply.
Saturday and Sunday 10 – 4 – Exhibition
Exhibition of watercolour paintings – Come and enjoy local landscapes by North Wales based artist, Andrew Jenkin. This is also an opportunity to watch Andrew painting at the easel, ask any questions or to purchase prints and cards Free event.
Saturday and , 13, 20 and 27 May – 11AM – Saturday Wildlife Walks –
Join the friendly and knowledgeable volunteers on a guided walk Charges apply
Quest Adventure Race
Saturday – Betws-y-Coed
Embark on a physically gruelling journey and be part of the Quest Betws-y-Coed Adventure Race. The routes were designed to be challenging and inspiring as a real test of endurance for any outdoor enthusiast. With the 53km Expert route, 42km Sports route, and the 25km Mini route to choose from. From Cae Llan, Betws-y-Coed.
See website for full details: www.questadventureseries.com/race/quest-betws-y-coed/
Conwy Real Ale Trail
Saturday 11AM – 11PM
This bus based Real Ale Festival allows you and your friends to enjoy over 50 real ales in 7 pubs and a micro-brewery, without worrying who is driving. Buses aim to arrive every 45 minutes to each pub running from 11am to 11pm. Tickets: £12 in advance (from all participating pubs and online) or £15 on the day.
Phone: 07888 840898. Web: www.realale-trails.co.uk/conwy-real-ale-trail/
6 May to 10 June – New Members’ Exhibition – A mixed show of Academicians elected to the Royal Cambrian Academy in 2016. At Royal Cambrian Academy, Crown Lane, Conwy. Open Tuesday to Saturday, 11am to 5pm. Phone: 01492 593413. Web: www.rcaconwy.org
Family Fun Day
Saturday 10 – 4pm – Mochdre
Family fun day featuring local businesses in aid of Ty Gobaith
• Enjoy delicious light refreshments in our ‘Vintage tea room setting’ provided by Vintage Kitchen.
• Pick up top tips on practical solutions to home and office organisation from Vikki of ‘Clear the Chaos’.
• Bella the Prosecco Van will be here.
• Mr. David Rogers Jones will be auctioning some exciting lots including 2 tickets for Wales Rally GB any day, any stage, this Autumn.
Male Voice Choir
Saturday 7pm – Conwy Comrades Club
Join us at Conwy Comrades on Saturday 6th May, for the truly wonderful Maelgwn Male Voice Choir, entry for Club Members is £3 and £5 for Non-Club Members.
The Choir is well know throughout the UK and thought to be one of the best male voice choirs around. So come along and have a wonderful evening.
Art and Fun Workshop for Kids
Sunday – Llandudno
Creative art and fun workshop for 5-9 year olds this Sunday (7th May).
£5 per child. Phone 01492 868191 to book.
Create a colourful torn paper landscape/seascape.
(under 8’s must be accompanied by an adult)
Mae ein gweithdy celf nesaf ar gyfer blant rhwng 5-9 oed yw Dydd Sul 7fed Mai. Creu tirwedd / morlun lliwgar allan o bapur wedi’i rwygo.
Ffoniwch 01492 868191 i archebu lle.
Rhaid i blant dan 8 oed fod yng nghwmni oedolyn.
Saturday and Sunday – Llanfairfechan
Gŵyl Affricanaidd / African Festival
Llanfairfechan Town Hall, Village Road, LL33 0AB
Come along and enjoy a not to be missed one-off weekend of workshops & performances by top UK African performance artists who are visiting us to share their skills. Many members of our North Wales community have enjoyed learning, listening and watching African art forms including percussion and dance over the years. This is a special treat for yourselves and anyone who would like to come and discover more. Our Saturday evening performances are an opportunity to showcase our amazing artists and will be great entertainment for all the family.
Programme of events
Saturday 6th May:
Beginners drumming with Angie Amra Anderson 12.30 – 2.30 pm
Advanced drumming with Angie Amra Anderson 3.30 – 5.30 pm
Information: please bring your own drum. If you need to borrow one then let us know in advance (by email firstname.lastname@example.org). These workshops are not suitable for children under 8. Booking in advance necessary / limited availability.
African Cuisine 6 – 7 pm by Maggie Come and join us for a sit down candlelit meal before the show begins. Meals must be booked in advance (by email email@example.com). Menu: West African luxury jollof rice with stew chicken and fried plantain (stewed vegetables for the vegetarian option). Desert is yet to be confirmed but will either be Mango and passion fruit cheesecake or African puff puff.
Evening Performance 7 – 8.30 pm / DJ until 10 pm
All welcome – this is a family friendly evening of performance, fun and creative exchange. We will begin the evening with a story from Jahman Aggrey, storyteller, sharing tales from his home country of Sierra Leone with the unique music of the Kondi. Jahman will be followed by one of the UK’s top African arts practitioners, Angie Amra Anderson for a special drumming performance. Along with Angie’s drumming we will welcome African dance artist Eva Chou Goudiaby with her high energy dance moves. Angie will be accompanied by some of our local advanced drummers. The evening will be compered and guided by Magnus Agugu aka the Fan Man. The evening will be rounded up nicely by local DJ fflyffilyfbybl for some funky African grooves.
Sunday 7th May:
African Dance workshop with Eva 11 – 1 pm Over 16 years / please wear appropriate loose-fitting clothing
African Rhythms healing massage with Magnus 2 – 5 pm Over 18 years / please wear appropriate loose fitting clothing and bring a mat and blanket. Booking in advance necessary / limited availability.
Evening Performance £12 Adult / £3children
Individual workshops: £20 (Age restrictions apply)
Weekend ticket £60 (3 workshops + evening performance, excludes food)
Sunday only ticket £37 (2 workshops)
African Cuisine (Adult £10 / children £5 Vegetarian £8 / £4)
To purchase tickets: Please email firstname.lastname@example.org
How to purchase tickets: Please e mail email@example.com to book a place.
Venue information: Llanfairfechan Town Hall, Village Road, LL33 0AB. Disability access. Tea, coffee and juice available throughout the weekend. Directions: Take Junction 15 on A55, take exit onto Penmaenmawr Road signposted to Llanfairfechan. Continue on Penmaenmawr Road for 0.5 miles. Turn left at traffic lights onto Village Road. Llanfairfechan Town Hall is 0.1 mile on right (opposite Post Office).
Funding: This is a not for profit event. Part funded by Nights Out.
Organisers: Holly Gordon, Jennie Jones (Carreg Y Fedwen Cyf) and Femke Van Gent.
Facepainting and Arts and Crafts
Saturday ( 11 ) and Sunday ( 12 )
Its always fun on the farm and this weekend Lets Arty Party will be here with fabulous face painting and cool crafts to take home and treasure 🙂 For only £2 per child 🙂 Free entry to the farm and free parking 🙂
Welsh Pop Music – An Alternative View
Saturday 2pm – MOSTYN Gallery – Llandudno
We’d advise booking your ticket for this talk as soon as possible!
Rhys will be sharing his alternative view of welsh pop music and playing some iconic vinyl tracks.
Telephone: 01492 868191 (between 10.30am and 5.00pm)
Byddem yn cynghori archebu eich lle ar gyfer digwyddiad yma mor fuan â phosib!
Ffoniwch: 01492 868191 (rhwng 10.30yb a 5.00yp)
Friday -7pm – Colwyn Bay
Come along to St. Paul’c Church for this concert for Colwyn Victoria Pier – with Bryn Heywood ( organist ) and Jonathon Richards ( guitar )
Tickets only £8 available at the door
Beach Clean Up
Saturday 10:30 -12:30 – Colwyn Bay – Porth Eirias
Help protect marine life by collecting and surveying litter on the beach
Bring gloves to this family friendly event
Call Mark Sheridan for more info on 01492 583820
REGULAR AND REPEATED EVENTS
Every Monday – Conwy Market ( restarting Monday Feb 13th ) – A wide range of new and used items for sale from both traders and the public both inside and outside at St Mary’s Church Hall, Rosehill Street, Conwy from 10am to 4pm with free admission.
Drinks and snacks available.
Phone: 01492 642246. Web: facebook.com/conwymondaymarket
Every Second Monday – Afternoon Tea
Home Instead Senior Care would like to invite you to our Afternoon Tea Event (no club membership required).
Every second Monday of the month we would like you to be our guest at North Wales Golf Club, Llandudno.
This social event is open to all to join; older people, groups, clubs, carers and support workers.
Our friendly gatherings are a chance for people to meet up and socialise with people, without having to be apart of some kind of group or club.
For £5 you will receive a tea/coffee, scone with jam and cream, as well as a selection of sandwiches.
Please confirm your attendance with our Home Instead team to ensure we can give the venue an idea of numbers.
The office is available on 01745 772150.
Every Tuesday – Conwy Country Market – Held every Tuesday with home-made quality produce including cakes, savouries and preserves, beautifully hand-crafted gift items, plant stall and refreshments.
At Royal British Legion, Church Street, Conwy from 9.45am to 12pm. Phone: 01745 870117
Second Thursday of every month – Coffee Morning – Penmachno – 11:00 St. Tudclud’s
Every Thursday except the last in the month – Walking Group – meets in Colwyn Bay at the Bay Learning Centre – walks are free , sociable and about an hour in length
Last Friday of every month – Llandudno Civic Council meet – Llandudno library at 3pm – this group is for anyone who is civic-minded and interested in what’s happening in Llandudno
Last Friday of every month – TENOVUS – coffee morning at the Tyndale Hotel , Central Parade, Llandudno
Every Friday – Coffee and Chat – Abergele – 10 – 11:30 – Church Hall, Pensarn
Friday and Saturday – The Conwy Market is every Friday & Saturday (restarting Saturday 11th) it is in St Mary’s Hall, Rosehill Street, 10am to 4pm, free admission.
Every Friday – Youth Club ( 9-15yr olds ) – Rhos-On-Sea – 6-8pm – Scout Hut, Church Rd – £1 subs + extra money for the tuck shop – open all year – contact Jo Nuttall for more info on 07919066680
Saturdays – ( 1st and 3rd of every month ) -Llandudno Arts & Craft Fair is in both halls either side of St John’s Church , 10am to 4pm, free admission.
Saturdays – (2nd and 4th of every month ) – Conwy Arts & Craft Fair is in St John’s Hall, Rosehill Street, 10am to 4pm, free admission.
Sundays – Abergele Rambling Club – walks every weekend – call Beryl on 01492 580724 or Bernie on 01492513492 or log on to abergeleramblers.wixsite.com/abergeleramblers
Saturday Wildlife Walks 11:00
– Join the friendly and knowledgeable volunteers on a guided walk from 11am. Charges apply.
Dolwyddelan Table Top Sale Every Friday 11-3pm
At the Community Pavilion to raise funds for the Community Pavilion
RHOS-ON-SEA COUNTRY MARKET – FRIDAYS 10 – 12
Weekly market with home baked bread, cakes, preserves, fresh eggs, plants, many handcrafted cards and gifts. Every Friday morning (except
20 November) at the Methodist Church Hall, St George’s Road, Rhos-on-Sea from 10am to 12pm.
Phone: 01492 533627
Arts Group – Childrens Workshops, Crochet for Beginners, Men’s Sheds and an Informal Art Group – Prestatyn – Friday and Saturday 10:00 The Artisans Collective in Prestatyn seem to have something for everyone this weekend – check out these workshops..and contact http://artisans-collective.org.uk/ for more info
ARTISAN AND CRAFT FAIR
SATURDAY – 10 – NOON – RHUDDLAN
In St.Mary’s Church, Rhuddlan. Decoupage boxes, cards, paintings and lots more – all by local crafters – all proceeds go to the upkeep of the church
Fridays 10:00- 11:30
Come along to the Church Hall in Pensarn for a coffee and a chat – all welcome
THURSDAYS AT TY HAPUS COMMUNITY CENTRE – LLANDUDNO
9.30 – 12.30 Citizens Advice Surgery
CAB Cylch Conwy District CAB
10 – 11.30 Breastfeeding Awareness Session
Betsi Cadwaladr Breastfeeding Awareness
2 – 4 Mens Shed
5 – 6 Fun Soccer with Shane
Shane Scsc Cartwright
6 – 7 Zumba Toning
Clare C Kite
7 – 9 Llandudno Boxing Club
For further information on any of these session please contact the individual grou