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More details - Hwyl Nadolig Porth y Swnt/Festive Fun
Have a go at our fun festive games before trying your hand at making your own Christmas decoration to take home with you. Grown ups will have the chance to do a bit of late night Christmas shopping in Sisial and enjoy a glass of mulled wine and a mince pie. Booking not needed.
Porth y Swnt Henfaes, Aberdaron, Gwynedd
Wed 12 Dec

More details - Porthmadog Craft Fair
A monthly craft fair with lots of beautiful crafts on show made by the stall holders, here in Snowdonia.
Y Ganolfan Harbour Porthmadog
Sat 15 Dec

More details - Santa’s Railway Experience
Take the Santa Express to a winter wonderland at Gelert’s Farm Halt. Presents and treats for good boys and girls. Mince pies and hot drinks for well behaved Mum’s and Dad’s. Trains depart Porthmadog (Welsh Highland Heritage Railway) station at 11:00, 13:00 and 15:00. Pre-booking highly recommended.
Welsh Highland Heritage Railway The Station Building, Porthmadog, Gwynedd
Sat 15 Dec and Sun 16 Dec

More details - Santa Specials
Take the train to visit Santa in his grotto. Santa Specials leave Fairbourne at 11.00, 13.00 & 15.00 each day. Adult price includes minces pies and a seasonal drink; children price includes a gift from Santa. Advance booking available on 01341 250362 or email
Fairbourne Railway Beach Road, Fairbourne, Gwynedd
Sat 15 Dec and Sun 16 Dec

More details - Santa Trains
Join Father Christmas and his elves this Christmas for a journey on board our Santa Special through the Aberglaslyn Pass to Beddgelert. Departing Porthmadog at 11:00 and 14:15, Father Christmas and his elves will visit and deliver a present for each child on board.
Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways Harbour Station, Porthmadog, Gwynedd
Sat 15 Dec, Sat 22 Dec

More details - Santa's Back!
Santa makes his annual visit to the railway. There are presents for all the kids and a mince pie and seasonal drink for the grown-ups. This is a very popular event. Call us; advance booking only.
Llanberis Lake Railway Gilfach Ddu, Llanberis, Gwynedd
Sat 15 Dec, Sat 22 Dec

More details - Carol Train
A special evening of Festivity for all the Family. Christmas Magic by Steam Train. Take a break from the preparations for Christmas and enjoy an evening with a wonderful atmosphere. Travel on the train to Abergynolwyn where there will be music and carols for your enjoyment.
Rheilffordd Talyllyn Railway Gorsaf Wharf Station, Tywyn, Gwynedd
Sat 15 Dec

More details - Dolgellau Farmers Market
A lively market with a variety of stalls including local foods and crafts. Open the third Sunday of every month (except January and February). Location: Eldon Square, Dolgellau LL40 1PS
Dolgellau Southern Snowdonia
Sun 16 Dec

More details - Santa Specials
All aboard the Santa Special to Plas Nadolig to visit Santa and his Elves - and if you’ve been good, you will receive a special gift. Hot and cold food will be available to purchase at King’s Café at Tywyn Wharf. Call to book on 01654 710472 or book online. Trains depart from Tywyn Wharf at 10:45, 13:00 & 15:20.
Rheilffordd Talyllyn Railway Gorsaf Wharf Station, Tywyn, Gwynedd
Sat 22 Dec to Mon 24 Dec

More details - Mince Pie Specials
Enjoy an atmospheric round trip and view the beauty of the winter countryside. After you return to Tywyn after your trip up the scenic Fathew Valley through the winter landscape head to the King’s Café where complimentary mince pies and mulled wine will be available. Trains depart from Tywyn Wharf at 10:30 & 14:00.
Rheilffordd Talyllyn Railway Gorsaf Wharf Station, Tywyn, Gwynedd
Wed 26 Dec to Tue 1 Jan 2019

More details - Boxing Day to New Year's Day Trains
Take a trip on the Ffestiniog Railway from Porthmadog to Blaenau Ffestiniog. Trains run each day from Boxing Day to New Year’s Day leaving Porthmadog at 10:05 and 13:35; the round tsrip takes 2 hours and 40 minutes.
Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways Harbour Station, Porthmadog, Gwynedd
Wed 26 Dec to Tue 1 Jan 2019

More details - Abersoch RNLI New Year’s Day Sea Dip
The Abersoch RNLI New Year’s Day Sea Dip is a great event for anybody in Abersoch for the New Year. Thousands get involved – it’s the perfect way to clear your head after a big Abersoch New Years Eve the night before!
Abersoch Abersoch, Gwynedd
Tue 1 Jan 19

More details - WNO Orchestra - A Night in Vienna
WNO Orchestra returns in January 2019 with this popular New Year concert and will take you through a selection of waltzes and polkas which are known and loved the world over. Following an extremely well received concert tour in 2018, WNO Orchestra returns in January 2019 with this popular New Year concert.
Pontio, Bangor University, Deiniol Road, Bangor
Fri 11 Jan 19

More details - Penrhyn Castle - Beginners running programme - Group 11
Join a friendly running group in the grounds of Penrhyn Castle. No matter what your ability or fitness level, you can enjoy walking, jogging & running, inspired by the beautiful views! Our lovely Run Leaders will support you every step of the way.
Penrhyn Castle, Bangor
Sun 13 Jan 2019, Sun 20 Jan 2019, Sun 27 Jan 2019, Sun 3 Feb 2019, Sun 10 Feb 2019, Sun 17 Feb 2019, Sun 24 Feb 2019, Sat 2 Mar 2019

More details - Buff Winter Trail Wales
Taking place on Saturday the 19th of January 2019 at 10.30am, the fifth annual Buff Winter Trail Wales will take on the half marathon route across the same stunning trails and tracks of the world-renowned Coed y Brenin Forest Park in the Snowdonia National Park which hosts the Salomon Trail Marathon Wales in June –...
Coed y Brenin Visitor Centre (NRW) Ganllwyd, Dolgellau, Gwynedd
Sat 19 Jan 19

More details - UniBrass 2019 Contest and Gala Concert
From Bangor to Bristol; Cambridge to Cardiff, UniBrass 2019 will see university brass bands from across the UK descend on Bangor for a day of music making at the annual University Brass Band Championships of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
Pontio Main Arts Building, Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd
Sat 2 Feb 19

More details - Bangor Music Festival
The Bangor Music Festival takes place on 8th & 9th February 2019. The theme for the Festival in 201 will be "Acoustics". The Bangor Music Festival is a unique opportunity to explore space, planets, stars and galaxies through the medium of music and science that will be an inspiration to the whole family.
Bangor Bangor, Gwynedd
Fri 8 Feb 19 and Sat 9 Feb 2019

More details - Twisted Tales
‘Owdyado Theatre is a Cornwall-based new writing company that uses influences from influential modern dramatic works and contemporary film/television drama to create exciting original plays aimed at young adults and above. Venue: Neuadd Dyfi, Penrhos, Aberdyfi LL35 0NR.
Aberdyfi/Aberdovey Gwynedd
Sat 2 Mar 19

More details - Penrhyn Castle - Buggy fitness
An outdoor workout for mums, expectant mums, dads, grandparents and carers on Wednesday mornings. Enjoy the stunning surroundings of Penrhyn Castle’s grounds - all while baby sleeps in the buggy! A friendly outdoor workout session led by a qualified local instructor, Natasha.
Penrhyn Castle, Bangor
Wed 6 Mar 2019, Wed 13 Mar 2019, Wed 20 Mar 2019, Wed 27 Mar 2019

More details - Hansel and Gretel
Since its inception in 2009, Uchenna Dance, led by Vicki Igbokwe, has grown from an informal explorative company to a tour de force within the dance sector.
Aberdyfi/Aberdovey Gwynedd
Fri 15 Mar 19

More details - The Fox Antifreeze
The Fox Antifreeze will return to Coed y Brenin on Sunday 17th March 2019. The event is the perfect way to chase away the chills of winter and kickstart your riding year.
Coed y Brenin Visitor Centre (NRW) Ganllwyd, Dolgellau, Gwynedd
Sun 17 Mar 19

More details - Spring Photographic Charter
David Williams will as usual be holding one of his popular photographic Spring Charters in 2019, over Monday 18th to Wednesday 20th March. The loco line up for the event will be No.3, No.4 and No.6. Bookings can be made for individual days, or for the whole event.
Rheilffordd Talyllyn Railway Gorsaf Wharf Station, Tywyn, Gwynedd
Mon 18 Mar 19 to Wed 20 Mar 2019

More details - Prisoner Convention Weekend
Patrick McGoohan not only starred as Number Six, the leading role in The Prisoner, he was also the creator and driving force behind the 17 episode series.
Portmeirion Village Portmeirion, Penrhyndeudraeth, Gwynedd
Fri 5 Apr 19 to Sun 7 Apr 2019

More details - The Harlech Triathlon
The Harlech Triathlon is one of the well loved races on the UK calendar with numerous aspects which make it a unique experience. Combine this with everything that makes Always Aim High’s triathlons some of the very best in Europe, and Harlech is shaping up to be a truly memorable experience in 2019!
Harlech Gwynedd
Sun 14 Apr 19

More details - Abersoch Olympic Triathlon
The Abersoch Olympic Triathlon (Swim 1.5k, Bike 40k, Run 10k) has it all. The courses are outstanding with great support from hundreds of spectators. You also have the option of entering as a team so each member can focus on their specialist discipline. The location is quite simply breathtaking!
Abersoch Abersoch, Gwynedd
Sat 27 Apr 19

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