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A fairly modern ghost sign in Abergele

Normally, ghost signs are a faded relic from the distant past. Think of the Morgan’s sign as you walk from St Michael’s Church to Market Street in Abergele. There’s a modern ghost sign high up in Chapel Street, reminding us … Continue reading

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Locked In escape rooms Abergele

Great to see Locked InĀ  escape rooms in Abergele. This is how it works: you get locked in a room with 1-5 mates and you’ve got just one hour to escape by solving tricky puzzles.     Here’s some more … Continue reading

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T R Jones shop Abergele

From the Dennis Parr Collection, here’s an old photo of the T R Jones shop in Abergele, date unknown. This men’s tailor and outfitter’s shop was located at Varsity House, Market Street. Perhaps on the pavement in the foreground was … Continue reading

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Aladin’s Cave, Abergele

This shop’s a real gem, right in the middle of town. It’s surprising just how many different antiques, second-hand items and other things can be bought here: from watchmakers’ tools to fine china. Address: 23 Market Street Abergele Conwy LL22 … Continue reading

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Cyngerdd Meibion Goronwy Concert in Abergele 10 November 2017

Mae Cor Meibion Goronwy yn canu ym Mynydd Seion Abergele 10 Tachwedd 2017 Goronwy Male Voice Choir performs in Mynydd Seion, Chapel Street, Abergele, on 10 November.

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Penance Stone at St Michael’s Church, Abergele

Outside the church is a penitential stone where sinners had to do penance by standing by the stone, begging the congregation for mercy as they entered and left the church.

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Only Ladies Allowed in this Abergele choir

The Reformed Cantorion Gele Singers seek new recruits. Monday night at the Bee is the place to meet. Women only.

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Creative writing classes at Gwrych Castle Abergele

There’s a chance to be inspired by the surroundings while writing at Gwrych Castle on Thursdays. I don’t have the exact dates but there are details on this poster:

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St Kentigern Sale Day Thurs 31 August

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The Castle Hotel pub, Abergele

The Castle Hotel, 67 Water Street, Abergele, Clwyd, LL22 7SN, Telephone 01745 823322.     Photos taken July 2017

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