Friday and Saturday – 4:30 – 7pm – Llandudno
On the evenings of the 9th and 10th November, the Llandudno branch of the Royal British Legion and the Home Front Museum will be projecting photographs of the local lads who died in the First World War onto an external wall at St John’s Church, as part of #Thankyou100.
Over 200 Llandudno and Penrhynside men were killed in the First World War and we want to remember them as more than just names on brass plaques.
It will be very poignant to see the “faces of the fallen” looking down Mostyn Street once again.
North Wales Print Fair 2018
Saturday and Sunday – MOSTYN – Llandudno
Printmakers from across the UK, will present work for sale in the gallery’s beautiful
Edwardian spaces. Organised in partnership with the Regional Print Centre, the fair will be a fantastic
opportunity for shoppers to buy affordable and original art direct from the artist, in plenty of time for
Saturday – 11 – 1pm – Colwyn Bay – Various Locations
Colwyn Bay’s first “Diwali” (festival of lights)
“Diwali is a Hindu festival of lights, which is celebrated every autumn in the northern hemisphere. One of the most popular festivals of Hinduism, Diwali symbolises the spiritual “victory of light over darkness, good over evil and knowledge over ignorance.” ” Wikipedia definition
Event Information on the flyer (in posts below)
11am – Queens Garden
There is a slight change to the program we are very pleased to announce that Frankie May (aerial dancer/fire eater) will be performing at Colwyn Bay’s first Diwali Festival (approximate time at Queens Garden 11am *weather permitting)
11am – CCE 10 Greenfield Road
12-5pm – Town Hall
Variety of performances (dance, musical etc)
2-4pm – CCE 10 Greenfield Road
Procession; plan is that drumming in the Colwyn Bay Town Hall sharp at 5 pm, play there for a while then have a walking procession through the pavement to the Queens Garden. There will be a stream of followers, playing instruments/singing/carrying lanterns etc
Play there till 6 pm then we place floating candles in the little pond in queens garden.
*If you can’t make the lantern decorating workshop, you’re welcome to bring your own pre made decorated lanterns etc. to join in with the parade in the afternoon (details to follow)
Contact Sibani Roy for more information
Saturday – 11:30 – 1pm – Colwyn Bay
Join us for our famous Nearly New Sale at Princes Drive Baptist Church, Colwyn Bay! This is a full sale of Baby & Children’s clothes, toys, books & equipment, as well as maternity wear and equipment.
All previous sellers will be emailed once registration opens.
Members sale 11:30- 11:45- you must bring proof of NCT Membership.
General admission 11:45 – 13:00
£1 per adult
This sale, like all NCT Nearly New Sales are run by volunteers. Please consider volunteering to help us run the sale, and get early access to the bargains, and a reduced commission rate if you sell.
All profits raised from this sale go to NCT to support parents locally and Nationally.
If you have any questions please message the page, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday 12th – 6:30 pm – Llanfairfechan
Llanfairfechan Town Council are pleased to provide this free family event again in 2018. There will be collection buckets for the Mayor’s charity which, this year, goes to village charities through the Town Council fund.
Fireworks and Bonfire
Saturday – 5:30 – 8 – Penmaenmawr
Come along to the Sailing Club for their annual Bonfire and Fireworks Display
Hot food and drinks available from 5:30 with a musical countdown to the lighting of the the bonfire at 6pm.
So bring your family and friends for a great evening at the club.
Pages of the Sea
Sunday 8am – 3:30 – Colwyn Bay
COMMUNITIES WILL GATHER ON BEACHES AROUND THE UK TO SAY THANK YOU AND GOODBYE TO THE MILLIONS OF MEN AND WOMEN WHO LEFT THEIR SHORES, MANY NEVER TO RETURN.
On Colwyn Bay beach on 11 November, a portrait of an individual from the First World War will emerge from the sand. We will gather to watch, reflect and say a collective goodbye. As the tide rises towards high water at 12.47 on Armistice Day, the portrait will be washed away.
Sand portrait 8am – 10am ; resource centre 8am – 4pm; workshops 10am – 3.30pm
Linked indoor and outdoor community activities for all ages will be taking place on the day and in advance. Follow us on facebook @pagesofseacymru and twitter @pagesoftheseacy for full updates.
BYDD CYMUNEDAU’N YMGASGLU AR DRAETHAU LEDLED Y DU I DDWEUD DIOLCH A FFARWÉL I’R MILIYNAU O DDYNION A MERCHED A ADAWODD EU GLANNAU, LLAWER OHONYNT BYTH I DDYCHWELYD.
Ar draeth Bae Colwyn ar 11 Tachwedd, bydd portread o unigolyn o’r Rhyfel Byd Cyntaf yn dod i’r golwg o’r tywod. Byddwn yn ymgasglu i wylio, myfyrio a dweud ffarwél ar y cyd. Wrth i’r llanw godi at lanw uchel am 12.47 ar Ddiwrnod y Cadoediad, bydd y portread yn cael ei olchi i ffwrdd.
Portread tywod 8am – 10am; canolfan adnoddau 8am – 4pm; gweithdai 10am – 3.30pm
Bydd gweithgareddau cymunedol cysylltiol dan do ac awyr agored i bob oed ar y diwrnod ac ymlaen llaw. Dilynwch ni ar Facebook @pagesoftheseacymru a twitter @pagesoftheseacymru am yr holl ddiweddariadau
CYMRYD RHAN A DARGANFOD MWY
Phone: 01492 548778. Web: www.pagesofthesea.org.uk/
Paint a Poppy Workshops and more..
Saturday – 10 – 4 – Conwy
Saturday 10th November 10am-4pm Paint a Poppy to Honour a Hero (free event for all ages with all materials provided) at St Mary’s in Conwy
Services Sunday 11th November (Remembrance)
9.30am Communion (1984) at St. Benedict’s in Gyffin and Act of Remembrance at the Memorial in the Churchyard
10.30am Remembrance Sunday & Centenaryt of WW1 Armistice at St John’s Methodist Church, Conwy.
10.45am Communion (2004) at St. Mary’s in Caerhun and Act of Remembrance.
11.30am Communion (2004) at St. Mary’s in Conwy(preceded by Act of Remembrance at Bodlondeb and Parade to the Church.
2.30pm Wreath Laying Ceremony at St Agnes Churchyard for the WW1 Graves.
6pm Commemorative WW1 Centenary Service at St. Peter’s in Llanbedr-y-Cennin
6pm Bereavement Service at St. Mary’s in Conwy. Join us for a gentle and peaceful Bereavement Service with prayers, music, and an opportunity to light candles.
Armistice Day Commemoration and Coffee Morning
Saturday – Craig-Y-Don
Entry fee: Free admissions Blind Veterans UK’s Llandudno Centre is opening its doors to members of the public who would like to join us in remembering the fallen at a special 2 minutes silence. On arrival visitors will be greeted by the sight of our Community Poppy Project display. They will also be given the opportunity to see the outcome of a recent Helfa Gelf Project that saw local artist Tara Dean work with our blind veterans to explore their thoughts and feelings regarding World War One and this year’s centenary.
The Abbott – a self-propelling gun will also stand guard outside the main entrance, with team members on hand to answer questions about this vehicle.
After meeting our veterans while enjoying a selection of homemade cakes, visitors will then be invited to join us in a 2 minutes silence to commemorate the fallen including Captain Stephen Healey who was a great supporter of our Llandudno Centre before he was killed in May 2012 while serving with the First Battalion Royal Welsh.
The Commemoration will also feature the traditional bugle call ‘The Last Post’ played by blind veteran Billy Baxter.
It is advised that visitors dress appropriately for the weather as the Commemoration itself will take place outdoors.
Admission to the event is free of charge.
Refreshments are available in exchange for a donation. All funds raised by the open day will used by Blind Veterans UK at our Llandudno Centre.
Visitors will also be given the opportunity to make donation to the British Legion.
For more information, please visit blindveterans.org.uk/coffeemorning
Nature Talk – Hedgehogs
Friday – 2pm – Penrhyn Bay – St David’s Church Hall
Tracy Pierce of Hedgehog Help – Prestatyn will talk about hedgehogs, their decline , the hazards they face and what we can do to help
Entrance only £2 includes refreshments
Saturday – 10:30 – noon – Deganwy
Young Storyteller of the Year
Saturday – 12 – 9pm – Venue Cymru – Llandudno
Young Storyteller of Wales returns to Venue Cymru this November.
Young Storyteller of Wales invites Young Storytellers living in Wales or of Welsh descent to tell traditional stories (no longer than 5 minutes) in Welsh, English or bilingually. No experience is necessary and there is no entry fee. Storytellers may perform as individuals, in a pair, or a group of three.
All competitors will be judged by our judges in one of 3 age categories: 7 to 11; 12 to 18; or 18 to 25 years old. Prizes will be awarded to winners in all age categories.
Send your entry form to email@example.com
Cabaret Pontio: FRIGG
Friday – 8pm – Pontio – Bangor
A leading act on the Nordic music scene, Frigg has dazzled Rainforest World Music Festival, WOMADelaide, Celtic Connections, The Scots Fiddle Festival, Fiddles On Fire, Cambridge Folk Festival, Orkney Folk Festival & many more. There’s an enthusiastic appreciation of their fiddle-founded Nordgrass sound – a mix of Nordic folk and bluegrass. Possibly the most exciting, uplifting, gut-wrenching & hip-twitching band in the Northern Hemisphere.
Don’t miss this swirling blizzard of jigs, reels, polskas & bluegrass inventions. Scandomusic as good as it gets! New album Frost on Fiddles www.frigg.fi
Thursday and Friday – 7:30 – Theatre Colwyn -Colwyn Bay
The award winning Colwyn Abbey Players return to Theatr Colwyn with the play version of Willy Russell’s Blood Brothers.
Twin brothers, Mickey and Edward, are separated at birth as their mother cannot afford to keep them both. Raised only streets apart in the heart of Liverpool, the boys’ lives take two very different paths. However, following a chance meeting, the pair form an unlikely friendship. But what will happen if they ever find out the secret of their shared history? Don’t miss the rare opportunity to see this intimate version of Willy Russell’s timeless classic.
An amateur production of Blood Brothers (Play Version) by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH LTD
North Wales Wildlife Trust – Lacey Lecture
The Ocean’s Skin
A talk by Philip Hoare
Friday – 7pm – Venue Cymru – Llandudno
This year, North Wales Wildlife Trust’s annual Lacey Lecture will be given by award-winning author and broadcaster, Philip Hoare. He will be looking at the way we humans relate to the sea’s natural history – its whales, its birds, its tides, its myths.
Enjoy some refreshments; discover more about the amazing work of the Wildlife Trust; and pick up a special wildlife Christmas gift from our visiting shop!
This event takes place in the Hall – Venue Cymru
Friday – Rhos-On-Sea
Ladies & gentlemen we give you….
**** PEANESS ****
We are absolutely delighted to be welcoming this wonderful indie-pop three piece to our humble abode. It’s sure to be a cracker.
“With more hooks, charm and depth than a dozen identikit indie-boy bores.” – Sŵn Festival
Limited tickets available at www.pierecords.co.uk
£6 Online / £7 OTD
North Wales Stamp and Postcard Fair
Satruday – 9:30 – 3pm – Colwyn bay – Ysgol Eirias
Bee Gees Fever
Saturday – 7:30 – Venue Cymru – Llandudno
From the soulful ballads ‘Too Much Heaven’ and ‘How Deep Is Your Love’ through to the high-energy disco classics such as ‘Stayin’ Alive’ and ‘Night Fever’, the band faithfully recreate the songs that have helped to make the Bee Gees musical legends.
With a full show of over 2 hours there is something for everyone from every era of the Bee Gees glittering career, creating a striking visual tribute to make the show even more memorable.
Bee Gees Fever perform to theatre, club and festival crowds both in the UK and Europe and have worked with the likes of Suzi Quatro, The Manfreds, The London Philarmonic Orchestra, Hot Chocolate and The Animals, amongst many others.
Unlike many other tributes, Bee Gees Fever perform all songs completely live. No backing tracks, no pre-recorded tracks, just 5 guys, their voices and their instruments. This gives the show a raw energy and undeniable authenticity whatever the venue.
Betws-y-Coed Trail Challenge
Saturday – Betws-Y-Coed
A 10k and 5k trail race starting at 1pm followed by
separate 10k canicross trail race at 1.30pm. All races start from the centre of Betws-y-Coed and
follow a spectacular scenic course climbing through the forest behind St Mary’s Church, Betws-y-
Coed (both 10k races go round Llyn Elsi). See website for more information: www.trailbetws.com
Saturday – 7:30 – Llandudno
Join us at this Gala Concert commemorating the end of World War
I. With Côr Rygbi Gogledd Cymru, Côr y Gyrlais (Swansea) and soloists Caleb Rhys (Baritone)
and Mathew Simms (Tenor). At St John’s Methodist Church, Mostyn Street, Llandudno from
7.30pm. Tickets £7 (available on the door). Phone: 01492 876320
RNLI Coffee Morning
Saturday – 10 – 1 – Conwy
Stalls, Christmas gifts, cards etc.
All profits go to the upkeep of your local lifeboat service.
Gilbert and Sullivan’s Light Opera “Ruddigore” – A ghost story for Halloween!
Saturday – 7:30 – Eglwysbach
A love story for ever! Gilbert and Sullivan’s much-loved light opera, Ruddigore, will be performed
by the Rhos-on-Sea Savoyards at Eglwysbach Memorial Hall, Eglwysbach Road, Eglwysbach at
7.30pm. Tickets £7 (available on the door). Phone: 01492 540942
Penrhynside Remembrance Sunday
Sunday 10:15 – Penrhynside Village Hall
A Service of Remembrance will be held at Penrhynside Village Hall followed by an act of Remembrance at the War Memorial, Penrhynside.
From 10.15am to 11.30am. Phone: 01492 879130.
Llandudno Remembrance Sunday
Sunday 09:45 – 11:30 – Llandudno Promenade
A Divine Service will be held at Holy Trinity
Church followed by a Parade to the War Memorial, Promenade, for the laying of wreaths. From
9.45am to 11.30am. Phone: 01492 879130. Web: www.llandudno.gov.uk
Llanfairfechan Remembrance Parade and Ecumenical Service
Llanfairfechan Town Council are pleased to co-ordinate this year’s Remembrance Parade and Ecumenical Service at the Cenotaph. All are welcome to join us on the day. The parade leaves Llanfairfechan Town Hall at 10:30am to meet at the cenotaph for the bilingual Service of Remembrance and laying of Wreaths. Twenty seven Llanfairfechan based organisations will be attending to lay wreaths purchased in support of the Royal British Legion Poppy Fund. Members of Llanfairfechan Guides and Brownies will be laying crosses with their own messages of thanks to the unknown soldiers of wars across the decades.
Saturday – 9am – St. Tudno’s Church – Llandudno
The Llandudno Lions will be holding a short rededication for the local servicemen who died during the Boer War – followed by a laying of wreaths at the memorial in the cemetery.
Philharmonia Of North Wales Concert
Saturday – 7:30 – Colwyn Bay – St. Paul’s Church
Final Orchestral Concert of the Philharmonia of North Wales – with music by Mozart, Grieg-Barber, Elgar and Dvorak
With conductor Graham Eccles
Entrance only £10
A Time to Remember: 1918’ is being held at the Penmaenmawr Community Centre in two phases on the 9th of November (this Friday).
First phase: 1pm – 5pm is an exhibition and is free to enter.
Second phase: 6pm onwards and has 3 speakers, a buffet and the Beulah Band. Tickets are £3.
Raffles – Horse Racing – Killer Darts
Saturday – 7pm – Penmaenmawr
A fun filled Fundraising Night at Pen Phoenix Clubhouse, everyone welcome
Where: Pen Phoenix FC
When: Saturday 10 November
Postcard Club Meeting
Monday 12th – 7:30 – Craig-y-Don Community Centre
In November the speaker will be Keith Hough – a well known postcard dealer. His subject Our Lost Buildings will show just how many North Wales buildings have changed or been lost for ever. So come along to Craig y Don Community Centre Llandudno on November 12th – we’d love to meet you.
One such building which is now a ruin is Gwyrch Castle. This fine edifice is finally being looked by a band of enthusiasts who hope to preserve it and return it to its former glory.
Tuesdays – Towyn
The event includes the use of our indoor play centre.
Please see opportunities for 13 plus children to join our Aogred Cymru programmes too.