Category Archives: history

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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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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16 photos of the 1981 Abergele Carnival

Here are 16 photos by Dennis Parr of the 1981 Abergele Carnival. You may spot a few familiar faces here. It’s good to see Market Street lined with so many people. The first image brings back a memory of the … Continue reading

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Ymuno Festival 2016

Ymuno is Welsh for ‘all join in’. This festival on the first weekend in July 2016 in Rhyd-y-Foel, Abergele, is a gem. It’s really family-friendly and the lineup is eclectic and refreshing. Compared with many other summer weekend festivals the … Continue reading

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Elvis lives for Abergele Hospital League of Friends

And his lookalike and soundalike Wynne Roberts entertains at St Asaph’s Oriel Hotel on 15 April to raise money for Abergele Hospital

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Possibly the first secondary school in Abergele opposite the Bowling Green.

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St Kentigern Easter Fayre

On 12 March for a very good cause:

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More on old maps

Found a further neg which actually has a date !   See picture.

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