Author Archives: Gareth Morlais

Find out about Heritage Lottery funding opportunities in Abergele

There’s a funding presentation by Heritage Lottery in Itaca, Abergele, 12 noon on Thursday 12 January 2017. It’s free to attend but you do need to book your place. Cofiwch am fore coffi Cronfa Drefdadaeth y Loteri yn Abergele ar … Continue reading

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Abergele Round Table and Rotary Christmas Santa Float Dates 2016

Abergele has a great tradition of the Santa Float doing the rounds in December evenings. This year’s tour starts on Monday 6 December from 5.30pm in the Woodlands Estate. Thanks to Colin Knowlson for letting me know about this via … Continue reading

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The old markets of Abergele

Local historian Goronwy Davies has done a great job of documenting Abergele’s agricultural history with his book “A brief History of the Markets and Fairs at Abergele North Wales”. There are some lovely old photos and the accounts of the … Continue reading

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DPL birthday weekend

The first weekend of September marks the Departure Lounge‘s birthday and they’ve organised a series of events, including a St Kentigern Hospice Care fundraiser:

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Macmillan Coffee Morning in Abergele

Abergele’s Red Cross Centre in Church Walks joins in Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning on 3 September. Here are the details:  

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20 photos of trip from Abergele to Rhyl via Pensarn, Belgrano, Towyn and Kinmel Bay

Taken from the top deck of the ‘Cymru Coastliner’ double decker in August 2016. This trip replicates a trip I remember taking in 1973. That summer was the busiest I can remember along the Towyn stretch. There was a craze … Continue reading

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Bryn Tirion through cast iron railings at Mynydd Seion

Easly overlooked, these railings are outside Capel Mynydd Seion, Chapel Street, at the side of the road which led up to the old town police cells. Through the gap is Bryn Tirion terrace of stone cottages looking down on Llanfair … Continue reading

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Towyn Summer Fair

At Christ the King Church, Gors Rd, Towyn, there’s a Summer Fair on 2 August.

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Coed y Gopa picnic day

Bring your teddy bear, a picnic and lashings of ginger beer for a free woodland adventure in Abergele from 10am-3pm on 31 July. Croeso i bawb! The details are on this poster from Haf Leyshon of organisers the Woodland Trust … Continue reading

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The circus is coming to Abergele tonight!

Pinder’s animal-friendly circus is at Pentre Mawr Park Abergele from 22-24 July.

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