Category Archives: traditions

Darlith Cymdeithas Emrys ap Iwan talk

This is a bilingual post; the English follows the Welsh… Rwyf wedi derbyn gwahoddiad gan Gymdeithas Emrys ap Iwan i gyflwyno darlith am y wefan hon – Abergele Post – a hanes Abergele o safbwynt hanesyddol o’m hatgofion o’r dref … Continue reading

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Mynydd Seion Paned a Sgwrs

Mae na groeso i bawb ymuno am baned a sgwrs yn festri Capel Mynydd Seion ar fore Gwener cyntaf pob mis. Mynydd Seion Chapel in Chapel Street opens its vestry doors on the first Friday morning of each month for … Continue reading

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All aboard the Club Train!

My father’s generation knows the Llandudno to Manchester train as the Club Train. It’s the service that stops at Abergele. Here’s a snap of the train leaving Pensarn for Colwyn Bay, taken from the station bridge.

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Emrys ap Iwan students remember WWI and Abergele in 1914

Cofia Abergele Remembers. Recording lists of the names of some of the people from Abergele and those with links to the town who took part in WWI was a challenge that Ysgol Emrys ap Iwan students relished as one of … Continue reading

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St. Michael’s vigil service to commemorate WWI

Abergele Town Council in conjunction with the Abergele British Legion and St. Michael’s Church are holding a service of mark the commencement of the WWI commemorations on Monday 4th August 2014 at 7pm in St. Michael’s Church to reflect and … Continue reading

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Shire horses at Abergele National Ploughing Championship

In the past, the Women’s Institute has produced sets of coloured postcards celebrating all kinds of events and landmarks around Abergele. Here’s a photo by Gwyneth Vaughan of Betws yn Rhos WI, showing the Abergele National Ploughing Championship. Although this … Continue reading

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Novella about growing up in Abergele free to download for Kindle for a few days

I’ve written here before about Abergele author Rob Burslem.  He’s perhaps best known for his books set in Africa (Murdoch’s Africa). I’ve just heard that his Abergele novella Three Pomegranates and a Half Bottle of Scotch has been made available … 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 Royal Welsh Show comes to Abergele

This year, the Royal Welsh Show is celebrating its 50th year at Llanelwedd, Builth Wells. Before 1963 the show was a moveable feast. The Royal Commission has recently published a 1950 aerial photo from the Aerofilms Collection of one of … Continue reading

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