Category Archives: fun

Gwrych Halloween

There are some ghostly happenings planned at Gwrych Castle this Halloween, organised by the Gwrych Trust, according to the Trust’s Jake Basford: “Gwrych Castle has been famous for its ghostly happenings, with stories coming from famous boxers who trained there having … Continue reading

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The Abergele Ladies Wednesday Club

Resuming on Wednesday 11 September 2014, the 7.15pm Wednesday evening meetings at the Community Centre with speakers, demonstrations, outings, etc.

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Coed-y-Gopa woodland fete

Sunday 17 August is the date of this fete at Tan-y-Gopa, Abergele. Visitors on the day can experience willow artwork, bushcraft, storytelling, face painting, and more. Organisers Woodland Trust say this will be a chance to see some of the … Continue reading

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Gwrych Castle Open Day 28 June 2014

Gwrych Castle’s gates are being flung open for visitors for the first time in ages on Saturday 28 June 2014. Entry between noon  and 4pm will cost £5, which includes a tour of the castle and grounds and a catch … Continue reading

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Abergele’s cutest cats?

Bella and Ginge snuggle together to keep warm. They live in Bryn Awel Avenue, off High St.  

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Abergele’s oldest resident

I don’t know how long it will be before Aladin’s Cave’s owner sells this skeleton (it costs £130). In the meantime, Abergele’s residents can enjoy the photo opportunities…

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Song lyrics mentioning Abergele

A 1980s Liverpool band called The Pale Fountains had a song called  “Abergele Next Time” “Abergele’s still not bad still not bad this time of year” ..But are there any other songs that mention Abergele? Feel free to add your … Continue reading

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St Davids Day – let’s party like it’s 1909

I’m a fan of the National Library of Wales’s Welsh Newspapers Online site. Here’s a clipping from the Weekly News, 5 March 1909, describing St David’s Day celebrations at the Bee Hotel, Abergele, in that year. ABERGELE. St. David’s Day … Continue reading

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Abergele Funky Stars Morris Dancers seek home

Russ Foames of the Abergele Funky Stars Morris Dancers group – which has been making an impression since the 2012 Carnival – has been in touch with an appeal for AP readers: “We are currently looking for a new hall … Continue reading

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The big old shiny red fire engine of Abergele

Following on from David Hughes’s 1960 photo of Slaters – The Earl’s Court of North Wales – and this post about the same engine, here’s a photo sent by LL22 of Abergele’s old fire engine. It’s owned by Colin Knowlson … Continue reading

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