Every Weekend throughout September – all across the North Wales region
A wonderful chance to take a peek inside studios of artists ranging from sculptors to jewellery makers…
Pop in, say hello, have a cuppa and learn about the techniques, inspirations and meet the artists behind the art…
The event is starting it’s second weekend tomorrow.
Helfa Gelf Art Trail takes place in Gwynedd, Conwy, Denbighshire, Flintshire and Wrexham counties from Friday to Sunday throughout September 2017.
Studios are open from 11am–5pm
For further details, images and information about the studios go to www.helfagelf.co.uk
The Llandudno Colour Run is back and better than ever, a unique Family 5km fun run, walk or skip with a difference, along the West Shore in Llandudno, be prepared to get scattered with coloured paint at colour stations along the route.
Join us on Sunday 10th September for this fun packed family event
It’s going to be messy!
Entry £15 per adult, £10 per child (under16) £45 per family (two adults & two children)
* Registration includes bottle of water, paint sachet, funky sun glasses and medal.
Heritage Sites Open their Doors
Open Doors 2017 – Join us for Wales’ largest annual celebration of architecture and heritage. Admission is free:
8-10 and 15-17 September – St Julitta’s Church, Capel Curig – The smallest of the old churches of
Snowdonia and a Grade II* listed building. Exhibition celebrating 50 years of the Snowdonia Society and
its work since 1967. Open 11am to 4.30pm.
• 9 September – Bodnant Garden, Tal-y-Cafn – Nestling in the Snowdonia foothills is one of the world’s
most magical gardens with its dramatic scenery, historic plant collections, champion trees and myriad
horticultural styles. Open 10am to 5pm.
• 9 September – All Saints Church, All Saints Avenue, Deganwy – All Saints is a Grade II* listed
Victorian church built by Lady Augusta Mostyn in 1898, dedicated to her parents the Earl and Countess
of Abergavenny on a site at the foot of the Vardre, overlooking the Conwy estuary. Open 10.30am to
• 9 September – St Grwst’s Church, Ancaster Square, Llanrwst – St Grwst’s Church is Grade I listed,
and has been situated at the heart of Llanrwst since 1470. It has exceptional historical value, containing
Gwydir Chapel, the stone coffin of Prince Llywelyn the Great. Open 10am to 4pm.
• 9 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. Open 10.30am to 3.30pm.
• 9 and 10 September – Guildhall, Rosehill Street, Conwy – The Guildhall comprises the Mayor’s
Parlour, built in the 19th century, the Council Chamber and Entrance added in 1925. Buildings have
stood on the site since the 13th century. Open 10am to 4pm.
• 9 and 10 September – St Mary’s Church, Caerhun – Enjoy the tranquil and picturesque setting, as
well as the simplicity and historic nature of this Grade I* listed 700 year-old church which lies within the
Roman fort of Canovium. Open 9 September 10am to 4pm and 10 September 2pm to 4pm.
• 9 and 10 September – St Michael’s Church, Rosemary Lane, Conwy – A unique set of Grade II Italian
produced marble outdoor Stations of the Cross with an imposing Calvary all set into the ancient town
walls. All are within a peaceful garden setting in St Michael’s church grounds. Open 10am to 3pm.
• 9 and 10 September – St Trillo’s Chapel, Rhos-on-Sea – St Trillo’s Chapel on the sea shore is a draw
to people from all over the world and is said to be on the site of a saint’s cell from the 6th century. Open
9 September from 10am to 4pm and 10 September from 11am to 4pm.
• 9 and 10 September – St Peter’s Church, Llanbedr-y-cennin – Situated on the steep ancient trackway
used by drovers, Romans and pilgrims from the Llŷn Peninsula and Bardsey Island. Open 9 September
from 11am to 5pm and 10 September from 2pm to 5pm.
• 9, 10 and 13 September – St Mary’s and All Saints Parish Church, Conwy – Church which originated
as a Cistercian Abbey in the 12th century and was the burial place of Llywelyn the Great. Open 10am to
• 10 September – St George’s Church, Rhos-on-Sea – Architect L. W. Bernard designed this Grade
II* listed building in neo-Perpendicular style. An inscription commemorates a soldier who fought in the
Charge of the Light Brigade. Open 2pm to 4pm.
9/10, 16/17, 23/24 and 30 September – Llanelian Church, Llanelian yn Rhos, Colwyn Bay
An ancient, double-naved church in the Clwydian style. Of special interest is a pre-Reformation tripych, painted in naïve style on wood. Open 10am to 4pm.
For more information go to : http://cadw.gov.wales/splash?orig=/opendoors
Meet the baby dragons
Until September 17th -Conwy Castle
Visitors are dared to meet Dylan and Cariad, Cadw’s Baby Dragons, at Conwy Castle. No booking required.
For more info go to https://www.facebook.com/ConwyCastle/
Sunday – Llandudno Junction
Staff of the Llandudno Junction Leisure Centre will attempt on Sunday, to replicate the trails competitors faced during the Tour Of Britain cycle. The team of three will cycle 180 kilometers on exercise bikes ( the equivalent t the distance competitors raced on the last day of the tour ) – whilst a team of climbers will make 1098 ascents of the climbing wall.
All funds raised will go to Crohn’s and Colitis UK, Ogwen Valley mountain Rescue, Disability Climbing Club, Conwy Monkeys and Creatasmile
To donate – pop in to the centre or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday – 7:30 – Llandudno
Venue Cymru hosts this very popular festival of fun, song and music to suit everyone!
Featuring Rhys Meirion, Meinir Wyn Roberts, Seindore Ieuenchid Deiniolen Youth Brass Band and lots of local choirs.
Tickets only £15
For more info contact http://www.venuecymru.co.uk or Phone: 01492 872000.
Saturday 2-4pm – Rhos-On-Sea
Autumn Flower and Produce Show – Enjoy the wonderful exhibits of flowers, fruit,
vegetables, home produce and photographs. Also children’s section and plant stall. Organised by the
Colwyn Bay Horticultural Society. At Rhos Methodist Church Hall, Rhos Road, Rhos-on-Sea from 2pm to
4pm. Members free, £1 for non-members.
Phone: 01492 548314
Friday – 7:30 – Rhyl Little Theatre
Sunday – 1:30 – Llandudno
Starting at the Craig-Y-Don Paddling Pool – this 1.5k walk will end at Llandudno’s Pier and help raise money for the Alzheimer’s Society.
Email your name and the number of walkers you wish to book for to lucie.williams@homeinstead
You can also register through eventbrite
PLEASE register so we can give an idea of numbers to the relevant services that cover the health and safety of the walkers.
You can either pay your entrance fee through the Just Giving page or pay on the day.
We have not wanted to put a set entrance fee in case it excludes people who want to join in to show their support for the cause.
We are suggesting a minimum of £3 per person, however a person is welcome to pay more or less if they wish to. 100% of all the money raised from entrance fees and raffle tickets will go directly to the Alzheimer’s Society.
Anyone paying their entrance fee through the Just Giving page are asked to add the names of those who will be walking on the page.
When you arrive at the walk you will be asked to sign in at a separate desk to those paying on the day.
Raffle tickets can be purchased at the end of the walk.
This is a walk, not a race, so it is open to those of all abilities- bring your prams, wheelchairs and dogs too!
At the end point we are holding a prize raffle, where ANYONE can buy tickets for a chance to win some lovely prizes. Winners will be selected at random.
All funds raised will go directly to the Alzheimer’s Society to help with their fight against Dementia.
Saturday – 9am – 4pm – Llandudno
Pop along to the town hall in Llandudno and have a good old mooch around. Admission only 50p
Plays For Peace
Friday – Saturday – Craig-Y-Don
Sunday – Colwyn Bay
Conwy Peace Group present three plays on peace and human rights at the Craig-Y-Don Community Centre and the Colwyn Bay Quaker Meeting House, Erskine Rd.
Admission free but donations welcome
For more info call : 01492 584884
Friday – 10 – Conwy
Meet at Sychnant Pass Car Park for this four mile walk across Conwy mountain.
For more info go to http://www.conwyvalleyra.org