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Gwrych Castle Medieval Festival

19/20 August 2017 at Gwrych Castle, Abergele.

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Surprising first-hand account of the Kinmel Camp Riots of 1919

Two Abergele Post readers –┬áDoug Colter and┬áJohn Michael Care – have been in touch with remarkable original accounts of the Kinmel Camp Riots (or Mutiny) of 1919. For background information you can read a BBC Wales account by Phil Carradice … Continue reading

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1979 Abergele Carnival photos

About a year ago, we shared a set of Dennis Parr’s photos of the 1981 Abergele Carnival. Now here are his photos of the 1979 event. Items to note: the fantastic pink and white flower float (think of all the … Continue reading

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St Michael’s Church graveyard

A moment of meditation for those we have lost: Photo by Sion Jones

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Guitar lessons offered in Abergele

Have you ever wanted to be a rock ‘n’ roll star?

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Abergele meeting room available

On Wednesday evenings:

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Launching the Llanddulas Lifeboat

From the Dennis Parr Collection. Year is unknow but the clothing makes it look like over 100 years ago. There was a lifeboat in Llanddulas between 1868 and 1932 according to the Llanddulas Hidden History website.

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Town Council meeting place

This whole building used to be the police station before being used as a magistrates’ court and as a meeting place for the Town Council and other organisations. Mae yr adeilad hwn yn cael ei defnyddio i Gyngor Trefol Abergele … Continue reading

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Kinmel Avenue, Abergele

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A watery grave

This is how we know the coast at Pensarn used to be a few miles further north. Here’s a grave in St Michael’s graveyard, photographed by Sion Jones. It’s for a man”who had his dwelling three miles to the north” … Continue reading

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