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More details - The Stick Maker Tales
Shepherd Geth Roberts might be getting on in years, but he still lives alone, high in the Elan Valley above the market town of Rhayader.
Neuadd Dwyfor Stryd Penlan, Pwllheli, Gwynedd

More details - Penrhyn Castle - Spring trail: Nature's Voice
Explore the garden using your senses to experience natures voice amongst the trees, plants, flowers and surrounding countryside. This year we’re going on a sensory adventure, and we’d like you to join us!
Penrhyn Castle, Bangor
Today to Tue 30 Apr

More details - Exhibition: Stephen West - Egg Tempera and Acrylic Paintings
Stephen West will be exhibiting egg tempera and acrylic paintings, and black and white drawings in charcoal and ink, all roughly on the theme of ‘outside the window’ nature, space and light as seen around our dwellings – trees, birds, people.
St John’s Hall Gallery, St Johns Hill, Barmouth
Today to Sun 28 Apr, Tue 30 Apr

More details - Bubble Schmeisis
In East London’s last remaining bath house writer and performer Nick Cassenbaum finds what he’s looking for, and he’s touring the world to tell you all about it. Venue: Neuadd Dyfi, Penrhos, Aberdyfi LL35 0NR. Bubbemeises is Yiddish for a grandmother’s story, a tall story, an old wives’ tale.
Aberdyfi/Aberdovey Gwynedd
Fri 26 Apr 19

More details - The Mayor's Musicals Masquerade Ball
In aid of the Mayor’s chosen charities (ARC Communities, Pancreatic Awareness, Conwy Arts Trust and Pancreatic Cancer UK), The Mayor’s Musical Masquerade Ball takes place at The Barn, Eirias Park this April. Following a delicious 3 course meal, there will be a live singer and DJ.
Stadiwm Zip World (Parc Eirias) Abergele Road, Colwyn Bay
Sat 27 Apr 19

More details - Porthmadog Craft Fair
A monthly Craft Fair held the last Saturday of each month. Crafts vary each month but can include: Jewellery in many different designs, Swarovski, ceralun clay, Sea Glass, glass beads and gem stones. Crocheted blankets, lavender bags and cushions. Handmade soaps, bath bombs and gift sets.
Y Ganolfan, harbour bridge Porthmadog
Sat 27 Apr 19

More details - The ROC
A demanding 115km race rich in challenges and crammed full of inspiring terrain. Starting on Abersoch beach, reaching the summit of Snowdon and back, The ROC showcases the best triathlon arena Wales and its breathtaking landscape has to offer.
Abersoch Abersoch, Gwynedd
Sat 27 Apr 19

More details - Colwyn Bay's Forties Festival
Back by popular demand, this festival is all about fun and nostalgia. Experience the sights, sounds and tastes of Britain during World War Two, from ration book cookery to vintage clothes and vehicles. An action-packed weekend including battle re-enactment and Saturday night Ballroom Blitz Dance.
Colwyn Bay Colwyn Bay
Sat 27 Apr 19 and Sun 28 Apr

More details - 'Join the F&WHR Volunteers' Weekend
Have you ever wondered about volunteering on the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways£ Have you ever thought about guarding trains, firing locomotives or working on the track£ You don’t need previous experience or special skills, as full training will be given.
Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways Harbour Station, Porthmadog, Gwynedd
Sat 27 Apr 19 and Sun 28 Apr

More details - Llanidan Hall - Open Garden for NGS
Walled garden of 1¾ acres. Physic and herb gardens, ornamental vegetable garden, herbaceous borders, water features and many varieties of old roses. Sheep, rabbits and hens to see. Children must be kept under supervision. Well behaved dogs on leads welcome. Llanidan Church will be open for viewing.
Llanidan Hall, Brynsiencyn
Sat 27 Apr, Sat 22 Jun

More details - Pullman Afternoon Tea
Treat the one you love with tea for two on a historic steam train through the delights of the Snowdonia National Park... Sit back, relax and enjoy the enchanting scenery of the Snowdonia National Park and afternoon tea for two, as we take you on one of the top 25 railway journeys in the world.
Welsh Highland Railway St Helen’s Road, Caernarfon, Gwynedd
Sat 27 Apr, Wed 1 May, Sat 4 May, Wed 8 May, Sat 11 May, Wed 15 May, Sun 19 May, Wed 22 May, Sat 25 May, Wed 29 May, Sat 1 Jun

More details - Maenan Hall - Open Garden for NGS
A superbly beautiful 4 hectares on the slopes of the Conwy Valley, with dramatic views of Snowdonia, set amongst mature hardwoods.
Maenan Hall, Llanrwst
Sun 28 Apr 19

More details - Penrhyn Castle - Spring trail: Nature's Voice
Explore the garden using your senses to experience natures voice amongst the trees, plants, flowers and surrounding countryside. This year we’re going on a sensory adventure, and we’d like you to join us!
Penrhyn Castle, Bangor
Wed 1 May 19 to Sun 19 May

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 1 May, Wed 8 May, Wed 15 May, Wed 22 May

More details - Llandudno Victorian Extravaganza
Every May Day Bank Holiday weekend, Llandudno plays host to a Victorian Extravaganza featuring a Victorian street fair, old time fair rides, fun stalls, steam engines, people dressed in Victorian costume, street parades at 12 midday each day and street entertainment the whole family will enjoy.
Llandudno Llandudno
Sat 4 May 19 to Mon 6 May

More details - Return of Freemen of Gwent
Travel through the mists of time. Our Prince’ s Royal Court welcomes the Freemen of Gwent. Home from the European wars, with the Welsh Swords and Welsh Longbows now standing ready to defend this land of Cymru. Step back in time, and join the excellent Freemen of Gwent as they set up camp within the castle.
Harlech Castle (Cadw) Castle Square, Harlech, Gwynedd
Sat 4 May 19 to Mon 6 May

More details - Merlin Rocket Silver Tiller
We welcome the Merlin Rockets back to Pwllheli in May for a three day open event. The Merlin Rocket is the ultimate hiking dinghy for two people - refined over 70 years of development. Now an extremely modern class providing excellent racing throughout the UK.
Plas Heli Hafan, Pwllheli, Gwynedd
Sat 4 May 19 to Mon 6 May

More details - Ty Hwnt Yr Afon - Open Garden for NGS
¾ acre garden re-landscaped by owners over last 7yrs. With the backdrop of R Ro and preserved woodland beyond have used the gardens natural features of glacial stone, stream and springs to create an amphitheatre of garden shrubs and plants incl spring bulbs, acers, azaleas, camellias, rhododendrons and a multitude of...
Ty Hwnt Yr Afon, Conwy
Sun 5 May 19

More details - Medieval Falconry
Albion Historical Falconry will be joining us here at Criccieth Castle for a day of Medieval Falconry! The falconers will be on site from 11am until 4pm with a variety of historically accurate birds of prey on display, and welcome the public to visit them for questions and general falconry chatter.
Criccieth Castle (Cadw) Criccieth, Gwynedd
Sun 5 May 19

More details - Abergynolwyn Duck Race
The Annual Abergynolwyn Duck Race and Fun Day will take place at 12 noon on Bank Holiday Sunday 5th May and usually finishes at 4 pm.
Rheilffordd Talyllyn Railway Gorsaf Wharf Station, Tywyn, Gwynedd
Sun 5 May 19

More details - Llyn Rhaeadr - Open Garden for NGS
Landscaped hillside garden blending natural areas with garden plants, shrubs and trees with wildlife, small lake with many species of unusual ducks, fish and wildlife ponds, waterfalls, woodland, gazebos, rockeries, lawns, borders, snowdrops, daffodils, bluebells, ferns, heathers, camellias, azaleas, Rhododendrons,
Llyn Rhaeadr, Centre of Harlech
Sun 5 May 19 and Mon 6 May

More details - Exhibition: Recycled Structure by Terrence Bunce
Terrence Bunce, a ceramic artist based in Gwynedd specialising in gas fired one off pieces, is our guest exhibitor in May. The exhibition will feature free standing pieces and wall plaques. The work rebels against the endless cacophony of mass-produced products that are increasingly permeating our world.
St John’s Hall Gallery, St Johns Hill, Barmouth
Tue 7 May to Sun 12 May, Tue 14 May to Sun 19 May, Tue 21 May to Sun 26 May, Tue 28 May to Fri 31 May

More details - Aberclwyd Manor - Open Garden for NGS
4 acre garden on a sloping hillside overlooking the Upper Clwyd Valley. The garden has many mature trees underplanted with snowdrops, fritillaries and cyclamen.
Aberclwyd Manor, Corwen
Wed 8 May, Wed 5 Jun

More details - The Kaiser and I & On Scarborough Front
Lighthouse Theatre presents two one-act plays by Stuart Fortey. The Kaiser And I - Berlin 1914. Europe stands on the brink of war. The Kaiser’s dancing mistress waits for her pupil. His army waits for their orders. Let the dancing begin….A tender comic account of an unusual friendship across the divide.
Neuadd Dwyfor Stryd Penlan, Pwllheli, Gwynedd
Wed 8 May 19

More details - Penrhyn Castle - Hugh Napier talk with Elizabeth Green
Join Lead Curator for Wales, Elizabeth Green for a talk about Hugh Napier - a working saddle tank locomotive with strong ties to Penrhyn. Discover more about this saddle tank locomotive, made in 1904, and named after a Penrhyn family member - the 2nd Baron Penrhyn’s grandson, Hugh Napier.
Penrhyn Castle, Bangor
Fri 10 May 19

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