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More details - The Life and Times of the Tat Man
‘The Life and Times of the Tat Man’ has been on tour for five years. The play was written by David Calcutt. It is performed by Tony Barrett and is directed By Regional Voice Theatre Company’s artistic director, Glen Buglass.
Capel Y Traith, Criccieth
Today

More details - Penrhyn Castle - Harrison's Garden by Luke Jerram
A feast for the eyes and ears - This exciting art installation of 2000 clocks forms an imagined landscape in Penrhyn Castle’s derelict, unloved rooms. Join us for the finale of this touring installation at National Trust properties.
Penrhyn Castle, Bangor
Today to Tue 14 Aug

More details - Steam Gala
Our annual steam gala has moved to tie in with an event on the Ffestiniog Railway. Our theme this year will be the Penrhyn Quarry, with visiting engines, a busy timetable of passenger and demonstration freight trains, and lots more besides.
Bala Lake Railway Llanuwchlyn Station, Llanuwchlyn, Bala, Gwynedd
Today

More details - The Life and Times of the Tat Man
‘The Life and Times of the Tat Man’ has been on tour for five years. The play was written by David Calcutt. It is performed by Tony Barrett and is directed By Regional Voice Theatre Company’s artistic director, Glen Buglass.
Dragon Theatre, Barmouth
Tue 19 Jun

More details - Exhibition: Oneiric and Symbolic Paintings by Mary Blindflowers
St John’s Hall Gallery is thrilled to be showing this collection of paintings by Mary Blindflowers, selected from the open call for proposals. Mary Blindflowers’ style is rich in symbolic images that represent her deepest approach to metaphysical and phenomenal reality.
St John’s Hall Gallery, St Johns Hill, Barmouth
Tue 19 Jun to Sun 24 Jun, Tue 26 Jun to Sat 30 Jun

More details - Exhibition: Sonja Benskin Mesher Speaks of a Small Life
It’s wonderful that we are able to bring to the attention of Barmouth residents and visitors this most unique and thought provoking work of (relatively) local artist, Sonja Benskin Mesher. The small pieces of this exhibition will be on display in a glass cabinet inviting close inspection, an intimate examination.
St John’s Hall Gallery, St Johns Hill, Barmouth
Tue 19 Jun to Sun 24 Jun, Tue 26 Jun to Sat 30 Jun

More details - Penrhyn Castle - Conservation Wednesdays
Drop in and chat to our house team whilst they’re hard at work around the Castle. Ever wanted to ask a member of the house team a question about the Castle and its collections' Join us every Wednesday (excluding school holidays) to chat to a member of our team as they care for our very special place.
Penrhyn Castle, Bangor
Wed 20 Jun, Wed 27 Jun, Wed 4 Jul, Wed 11 Jul

More details - Penrhyn Castle - Summer solstice sunset yoga
Celebrate the longest day of the year with some outdoor sunset yoga in the beautiful garden. The class will focus on strengthening, stretching and relaxing. It will be suitable for complete beginners, but all abilities are warmly welcome. So come along, try something new and celebrate the light evening.
Penrhyn Castle, Bangor
Thu 21 Jun

More details - Sherlock Gnomes
Garden gnomes, Gnomeo and Juliet, recruit renowned detective Sherlock Gnomes to investigate the mysterious disappearance of other garden ornaments.
Neuadd Dwyfor Stryd Penlan, Pwllheli, Gwynedd
Fri 22 Jun and Sat 23 Jun

More details - Hunslet 125
The railway’s steadfast Hunslet ladies, Linda and Blanche, are 125 years old in 2018 and we are throwing a party! Their centenary was marked in legendary style in 1993 with over a hundred siblings of all shapes and sizes coming to play.
Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways Harbour Station, PORTHMADOG, Gwynedd
Fri 22 Jun to Sun 24 Jun

More details - Blas y Môr
Get involved with all things coastal during an afternoon at Porthdinllaen. Enjoy local seafood, art, music, paddle boarding and children’s activities.
Porthdinllaen Morfa Nefyn, Gwynedd
Sat 23 Jun

More details - The Movable Feast
Come one come all and join the greatest celebration of North Wales food and drink ever seen. Fun for all the family – eat, drink, be entertained and enjoy a veritable feast of a day.
Criccieth Criccieth, Gwynedd
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Penrhyn Castle - Penrhyn parkrun
Take part in a free, friendly 5km timed run around the gardens every Saturday morning. The Penrhyn parkrun is a 5km run around the gardens - it’s you against the clock! It takes place every Saturday morning at 9am come rain or shine.
Penrhyn Castle, Bangor
Sat 23 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Sat 7 Jul

More details - Porthdinllaen - Blas y Môr Porthdinllaen
Get involved with all things coastal during an afternoon at Porthdinllaen. Enjoy local seafood, art, music, paddle boarding and children’s activities. Booking Not Needed.
Porthdinllaen
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Visiting Locomotives
Our special event continues during the week with visiting engines taking over our regular services, as all our resident engines will be going on holiday to the Ffestiniog Railway!
Bala Lake Railway Llanuwchlyn Station, Llanuwchlyn, Bala, Gwynedd
Tue 19 Jun, Sat 23 Jun

More details - Penrhyn Castle - Yoga on the lawn
Join us in the garden for a relaxing Sunday morning. These introductory yoga classes are suitable for complete beginners. Stretch, relax, breathe in the fresh air and feel the grass between your toes.
Penrhyn Castle, Bangor
Sun 24 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Sun 8 Jul, Sun 15 Jul

More details - Sunningdale - Open Garden for NGS
A seaside garden. Headland has cliffs, steps, wild flowers and seating, spectacular views and sheer drops! Front garden has raised pond and planting to cope with hostile weather. The relatively sheltered rear garden is cottage style with lots of different rooms, no large lawn here!
Sunningdale, Amlwch
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Penrhyn Castle - Beginners & Continuers running programme - Group 9
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 24 Jun, Sat 30 Jun

More details - Y Bwthyn - Open Garden for NGS
A garden with meandering paths that leads the eye to explore the varied themes created within the different ’rooms’. From a cottage garden (busy and lush) to a lawned area of tranquility and space. From a shady grove to a watery nook, all within the back drop of the beautiful Llanddulas mountain.
Y Bwthyn, Abergele
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Caereuni - Open Garden for NGS
A plantsman`s garden of rare trees, shrubs, topiary and containers of tender plants set in a quirky themed much loved acre garden.
Caereuni, Corwen
Sun 24 Jun

More details - The Llanddulas Male Voice Choir
The ever popular, internationally famous Llanddulas Male Voice Choir will perform concerts with both piano and harp accompaniment at Gloddaeth United Church, Llandudno LL30 2SY (corner of Chapel Street and Gloddaeth Street).
Llandudno Llandudno
Tue 19 Jun, Tue 26 Jun, Tue 3 Jul, Tue 10 Jul, Tue 17 Jul, Tue 24 Jul, Tue 31 Jul, Tue 7 Aug, Tue 14 Aug

More details - Hwyl yr Haf
An evening of fun and entertainment in the company of CÔR YR HELI (choir), Côr Ysgol Glan y Môr (choir), Côr Ysgol Cymerau (choir), Gronw Ifan Ellis Griffith, Alejandro Jones (From Patagonia), Cerin, Eiri, Ania and Erain Enlli Morgan.
Neuadd Dwyfor Stryd Penlan, Pwllheli, Gwynedd
Wed 27 Jun

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 27 Jun, Wed 11 Jul, Wed 25 Jul, Wed 8 Aug

More details - Summer Opera Classics
WNO Orchestra is delighted to return once more this year with a popular and varied concert programme of music from the theatre stage. Alongside the Orchestra in this exciting presentation are the Men of the WNO Chorus and soloists.
Pontio Main Arts Building, Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd
Thu 28 Jun

More details - Victorian Train Experience
The Talyllyn Railway is probably alone in still being able to run its complete original passenger train dating from the 1860s, and invites you to enjoy a guided tour featuring this unique train, travelling in the original coaches behind an original locomotive.
Rheilffordd Talyllyn Railway Gorsaf Wharf Station, Tywyn, Gwynedd
Thu 21 Jun, Thu 28 Jun, Thu 5 Jul, Thu 12 Jul, Thu 19 Jul

More details - The Snowdonia Challenge
A brand new and unique event which started in North Wales in 2017. The only event of its kind in the UK! Not for the faint hearted, to take on the full challenge you will need commitment and determination to prepare for and complete this event. The Snowdonia Challenge is a walking challenge.
Betws-y-Coed Snowdonia
Fri 29 Jun to Sun 1 Jul

More details - 33 Bryn Twr and Lynton - Open Garden for NGS
More changes have been made to the gardens for 2018, mixed herbaceous and shrub borders, some trees plus many unusual plants. Lawn at Lynton replaced with slate chips and more planting.
33 Bryn Twr and Lynton, Abergele
Sat 30 Jun and Sun 1 Jul

More details - Mawddach Paddlesports Festival
This is a 2-day festival of races for canoes and rafts, with opportunities for novices to try canoeing rowing and stand-up paddle-boarding along with other activities, including performances by the Batala Band and Liverpool Hope University Silver Band.
Barmouth/Abermaw Southern Snowdonia
Sat 30 Jun and Sun 1 Jul

More details - Gwel Yr Ynys - Open Garden for NGS
A dynamic and exciting ¾ acre hillside garden 650ft above sea level. Imaginative landscaping has been undertaken to complement and blend with the countryside beyond. Natural planting incl a large range of herbaceous plants shrubs and trees.
Gwel Yr Ynys, Penmaenmawr
Sat 30 Jun and Sun 1 Jul

More details - Abersoch Sprint Triathlon
The Abersoch Sprint Triathlon (Swim 750m, Bike 20k, Run 5k) offers a fantastic challenge in a stunning location and one you will relish whether you’re an elite athlete or you’re just starting out in the Triathlon world! The atmosphere both during the race & afterwards is a reason to be part of it alone!
Abersoch Abersoch, Gwynedd
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Young Engineers Days
Is your child the next Isambard Kingdom Brunel or Robert Stephenson£ Then join us for our Young Engineers Days to show them a behind the scenes look at the exciting world of engineering. 10.00 We start your day with Chris Vine, author of Peters Ralway books who will welcome you and give a short safety talk. 10.
Rheilffordd Talyllyn Railway Gorsaf Wharf Station, Tywyn, Gwynedd
Sat 30 Jun

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 30 Jun, Sat 14 Jul

More details - Llys-y-Gwynt - Open Garden for NGS
Interesting, harmonious and very varied 2 acre garden incl magnificent views of Snowdonia. An exposed site incl Bronze Age burial cairn. Winding paths and varied levels planted to create shelter, yr-round interest, microclimates and varied rooms.
Llys-y-Gwynt, Bangor
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Gala On The Park
A community parade and fun day with the Cymru Carnival Association Majorettes, fancy dress competition, Simons Fun Fair & Rides, performances from The Anglesey Hussars, Mr Bimbamboozle children’s entertainer, dog show competition, stalls, and many others too much to list. Everyone welcome.
Llanrwst Llanrwst
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Gwyndy Bach - Open Garden for NGS
¾ acre artist’s garden, set amidst rugged Anglesey landscape. Romantically planted in informal intimate rooms with interesting rare plants and shrubs, box and yew topiary, old roses and Japanese garden with large Koi pond (deep water, children must be supervised).
Gwyndy Bach, Llandrygarn
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Exhibition: Celebration of Colour and Life – Glyn Baines
We are so pleased to have our friend and Eisteddfod gold medal winner, Glyn Baines, exhibiting a selection of his mixed media abstract collages at St John’s Hall Gallery in July. Glyn is inspired by the nature in the north Wales landscape – and in his garden.
St John’s Hall Gallery, St Johns Hill, Barmouth
Tue 3 Jul to Sun 8 Jul, Tue 10 Jul to Sun 15 Jul, Tue 17 Jul to Sun 22 Jul, Tue 24 Jul to Sat 28 Jul

More details - Supernovas
The Supernova Dinghy Class Association will hold their sea event at the Welsh National Academy and Events Centre, Plas Heli on 6th to 8th July 2018. The Supernova is a "one design" single handed sailing dinghy of 4.3 metres length with an 8 square metre fully battened mylar sail and stayed mast.
Plas Heli Hafan, Pwllheli, Gwynedd
Fri 6 Jul to Sun 8 Jul

More details - Beaumaris Allotments - Open Garden for NGS
Est 1917 the allotments are set in an idyllic location overlooking Beaumaris castle, Menai Strait and Snowdonia mountains. 60+ plots growing veg, flowers and fruit. Site is a short walk from town centre. Produce for sale.
Beaumaris Allotments, Beaumaris
Sat 7 Jul and Sun 8 Jul

More details - Carneddau and Glyderau - Pitch in at the Watkin Path
Choose between carrying out a drain run along the iconic Watkin path, or helping to landscape some newly installed stepping stones at Blychau Terfyn on the way over to Craflwyn. We’re teaming up with Snowdonia Society to offer a series of monthly ’pitching in days’.
Carneddau and Glyderau
Sat 7 Jul

More details - The Movable Feast
Come one come all and join the greatest celebration of North Wales food and drink ever seen. Fun for all the family – eat, drink, be entertained and enjoy a veritable feast of a day.
Stadiwm Zip World (Parc Eirias) Abergele Road, Colwyn Bay
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Rhug Country Fair
A great day out for all the family - whatever the weather!
Rhug Estate,, Corwen, Denbighshire
Sat 7 Jul and Sun 8 Jul

More details - Barmouth Food Festival
Barmouth Town Council are hosting a food festival. There will be live music, stalls and children’s activities. This year it will be predominantly based around the harbour, however there are activities throughout the town and lots of participating cafes and restaurants.
Barmouth/Abermaw Southern Snowdonia
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Gwledd o Gerddoriaeth / A Feast of Music
An opportunity to enjoy a programme of classical music by Elinor Bennett (Harp), Nicky Pearce (Cello) and pupils of Canolfan Gerdd William Mathias at this ancient location - Eglwys Santes Fair, Caernarfon.
Caernarfon Caernarfon, Gwynedd
Fri 13 Jul

More details - Penrhyn Castle - Penrhyn parkrun
Take part in a free, friendly 5km timed run around the gardens every Saturday morning. The Penrhyn parkrun is a 5km run around the gardens - it’s you against the clock! It takes place every Saturday morning at 9am come rain or shine.
Penrhyn Castle, Bangor
Sat 14 Jul, Sat 21 Jul, Sat 28 Jul, Sat 4 Aug, Sat 11 Aug, Sat 18 Aug, Sat 25 Aug

More details - The Movable Feast
Come one come all and join the greatest celebration of North Wales food and drink ever seen. Fun for all the family – eat, drink, be entertained and enjoy a veritable feast of a day.
Porthmadog Porthmadog, Gwynedd
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Paloma Faith
With her acclaimed Number 1 album ‘The Architect’ riding high in the charts and a BRIT nomination for Best British Female, Paloma Faith has announced a must-see 20 date UK summer tour which include Stadiwm Zip World in Colwyn Bay.
Stadiwm Zip World (Parc Eirias) Abergele Road, Colwyn Bay
Sat 14 Jul

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 15 Jul

More details - 41 Victoria Drive - Open Garden for NGS
A very interesting small urban garden, offering so much in creative ideas incl growing exhibition sweet peas and dahlias and colourful bedding and other shrubs and herbaceous plants.
41 Victoria Drive, Llandudno Junction
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Boeing Boeing
Revived in the West End in 2007, Boeing Boeing is a 1960s French farce adapted for English speaking stage. Self styled Parisian lothario Bernard has three fiancees, each beautiful airline hostesses with frequent "layovers". There’s American Gloria, German Gretchen and Italian Gabriella.
Criccieth Memorial Hall
Tue 17 Jul, Tue 24 Jul, Tue 31 Jul, Tue 7 Aug, Tue 14 Aug, Tue 21 Aug, Tue 28 Aug, Tue 4 Sep

More details - Penrhyn Castle - Conservation Wednesdays
Drop in and chat to our house team whilst they’re hard at work around the Castle. Ever wanted to ask a member of the house team a question about the Castle and its collections' Join us every Wednesday (excluding school holidays) to chat to a member of our team as they care for our very special place.
Penrhyn Castle, Bangor
Wed 18 Jul

More details - Pantonic All Stars Steel Orchestra
Live steel music performance by this popular youth group from Stockport
Llandudno Promenade, North Wales
Sat 21 Jul

More details - 29er Open Championship
The 29er is a two-person high performance sailing skiff designed by Julian Bethwaite and first produced in 1998. Derived from the Olympic class 49er class, it is raced in the ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships.
Plas Heli Hafan, Pwllheli, Gwynedd
Sat 21 Jul and Sun 22 Jul

More details - Gin and Swing
The Gin Express departs at 6pm! After last years successful event, we’ve striven to improve it with up to 5 Gin Tastings served at stations along the line plus a Cold Buffet served at 8pm before the Dancing begins to the Footloose Dance Orchestra at Neuadd Pendre until 11pm. Sorry no under 18s allowed.
Rheilffordd Talyllyn Railway Gorsaf Wharf Station, Tywyn, Gwynedd
Sat 21 Jul

More details - Trefaes - Open Garden for NGS
The garden is on three levels, the bottom level has a lawn with borders, an apple tree and a large display of container pots set on slate chippings and flagstones and a rockery. The centre has a pond, a raised vegetable bed and an island bed. The top has a lawn surrounded by herbaceous borders with trees and shrubs.
Trefaes, Criccieth
Sat 21 Jul and Sun 22 Jul

More details - Abersoch Dinghy Week
Abersoch Dinghy Week has proven to be one of the most popular sailing dates of the entire dinghy sailing calendar! For all classes of dinghies from Optimists to 49ers, this year’s racing is set to be even bigger and better.
Abersoch Abersoch, Gwynedd
Sun 22 Jul to Fri 27 Jul

More details - Pensychnant - Open Garden for NGS
Wildlife Garden. Diverse herbaceous cottage garden borders surrounded by mature shrubs, banks of rhododendrons, ancient and Victorian woodlands. 12 acre woodland walks with views of Conwy Mountain and Sychnant. Woodland birds. Picnic tables, archaelogical trail on mountain. A peaceful little gem.
Pensychnant, Conwy
Sun 22 Jul

More details - Plas yn Rhiw - Plas yn Rhiw '50 things' fun
Explore the woodland and orchard meadow whilst ticking off some of your 50 thing to do before you’re 11 3/4 activities at Plas yn Rhiw this summer. Booking Not Needed.
Plas yn Rhiw, Rhiw, Pwllheli,
Mon 23 Jul

More details - RS:X Training and Open Event
The RS:X Class will be hosted at Plas Heli, The Welsh National Academy and Events Centre, on 23rd to 29th July. They will be greeted with our usual warm welcome! The RS:X was designed in 2004 and went into production in 2005.
Plas Heli Hafan, Pwllheli, Gwynedd
Mon 23 Jul to Sun 29 Jul

More details - Porth y Swnt - Porth y Swnt '50 things' Tuesdays
Meet at 2pm every Tuesday afternoon during the school holidays for an afternoon of ’50 things’ activities. We’ll be organising all kinds of adventures for children and their families. Bug hunting, creating wild art, making kites, river dipping and lots more. Booking Not Needed.
Porth y Swnt
Tue 24 Jul

More details - Chippy Trains
Want to fit in as much as possible during your holiday£ - Make the most of your time and come for a ride on our ’Chippy Train’. Sit back, relax and view the spectacular scenery from the train as you ride through the Snowdonia National Park. Trains depart from Porthmadog Harbour Station at either 15.
Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways Harbour Station, PORTHMADOG, Gwynedd
Tue 24 Jul, Thu 26 Jul, Tue 31 Jul, Tue 7 Aug, Tue 14 Aug, Tue 21 Aug

More details - Food on the Move - 'Italian Night'
Want to fit in as much as possible during your holiday£ - Make the most of your time and come for a ride on our ’Italian Night’ Food on the Move train - departing Harbour Station at 18:05.
Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways Harbour Station, PORTHMADOG, Gwynedd
Wed 25 Jul, Wed 1 Aug, Wed 8 Aug, Wed 15 Aug, Wed 22 Aug

More details - Junior Rangers
These activities are suitable for 4 - 10 year olds. Adults must accompany children, and booking is advised; please contact Coed y Brenin Visitor Centre to book your place. We’ll be meeting at the Visitor Centre reception at 10.30am, and finishing at 12pm.
Coed y Brenin Visitor Centre (NRW) Ganllwyd, Dolgellau, Gwynedd
Wed 18 Jul, Wed 25 Jul, Wed 1 Aug, Wed 8 Aug, Wed 15 Aug, Wed 22 Aug

More details - North Wales ArtFest 2018
Annual Artfest sponsored by the Denbighshire Arts Society with painting demonstrations and merchants selling a range of art materials. Venue: Porth Eirias Exhibition Center, The Promenade, Colwyn Bay LL29 8HH.
Colwyn Bay Colwyn Bay
Thu 26 Jul and Fri 27 Jul

More details - Teddy Bears' Picnic
Children, their teddies and their families can take any of our first 3 trains to be at Abergynolwyn Station in time for a fun-filled teddy bears picnic! Children’s activities and entertainment will take place at Abergynolwyn Station.
Rheilffordd Talyllyn Railway Gorsaf Wharf Station, Tywyn, Gwynedd
Thu 26 Jul

More details - Fish 'n' Chip Fridays
Fish ‘n’ Chip Special – Get that Friday feeling. The Fish ‘n’ Chip Special takes you on a steam train trip through glorious Snowdonia before returning to King’s Licensed Cafe for a good old British favourite. Trains depart Tywyn Wharf every Friday from 27 July to 31 August at 15:10 & 16:20.
Rheilffordd Talyllyn Railway Gorsaf Wharf Station, Tywyn, Gwynedd
Fri 27 Jul, Fri 3 Aug, Fri 10 Aug, Fri 17 Aug, Fri 24 Aug, Fri 31 Aug

More details - Llanbedrog - Llanbedrog beach fun day
Join us on the beach for a day of fun filled activities. We’ll have either kayaking or paddleboard taster sessions (a 5 charge applies and weather permitting), beach football, a sandcastle competition, rock-pooling and much more. Booking Not Needed.
Llanbedrog
Fri 27 Jul

More details - Steam Gala
This year our hugely popular Steam Gala will include an intensive timetable in operation with all available locos in service.
Fairbourne Railway Beach Road, Fairbourne, Gwynedd
Sat 28 Jul and Sun 29 Jul

More details - A day with Alice the Little Welsh Engine
Come along and meet “Alice the Little Welsh Engine” from Pauline Hazelwood’s beautiful childrens’ books. Pauline the author will be at Llanuwchllyn station reading some of the stories, demonstrating how she draws the characters and involving the children in activities as well as signing books.
Bala Lake Railway Llanuwchlyn Station, Llanuwchlyn, Bala, Gwynedd
Sat 28 Jul

More details - Llanfechell Allotments - Open Garden for NGS
Established just a few years ago and building on initial success, we now have 18 plots, sheds and greenhouses, and grow a variety of vegetables, soft fruit and flowers. A short walk from car park along road leads to grass paths inside.
Llanfechell Allotments, Amlwch
Sun 29 Jul

More details - RNLI 'Come & Visit Us' Day
Visit the Lifeboat Station on the prom and view the two lifeboats and the tractor, see the equipment and speak to the volunteer crew members to learn exactly what happens on a lifeboat shout.
Barmouth/Abermaw Southern Snowdonia
Sun 29 Jul

More details - Colwyn Bowling Festival
The Colwyn Bowling Festival has developed into one of the largest bowling festivals in the UK, hosting 7 major tournaments. Eirias Park in Colwyn Bay is the main host of the festival which is set within 50 acres of beautiful parkland.
Stadiwm Zip World (Parc Eirias) Abergele Road, Colwyn Bay
Sun 29 Jul to Fri 3 Aug

More details - Summer Food and Craft Fair
Come along and enjoy Coed y Brenin’s Summer Food & Craft Fair! There’ll be a whole variety of local food producers, and quality crafts, as well as children’s activities and games, inside our new venue and outside. The fair will start at 10am and finish around 2pm.
Coed y Brenin Visitor Centre (NRW) Ganllwyd, Dolgellau, Gwynedd
Sun 29 Jul

More details - Bryn Gwern - Open Garden for NGS
Sloping 2 acre garden in the hills overlooking Dolgellau with views to Cader Idris, originally wooded but redesigned to enhance its natural features with streams, ponds and imaginative and extensive planting and vibrant colour.
Bryn Gwern, Dolgellau
Sun 29 Jul

More details - Super Hero Week
Kids, come dressed as your favourite Super Hero, cartoon or Disney character and you can travel free of charge! Also, the best dressed on each day will win a prize. Look out around our stations for our very own Super Heroes.
Llanberis Lake Railway Gilfach Ddu, Llanberis, Gwynedd
Sun 29 Jul to Fri 3 Aug

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 29 Jul

More details - Caereuni - Open Garden for NGS
A plantsman`s garden of rare trees, shrubs, topiary and containers of tender plants set in a quirky themed much loved acre garden.
Caereuni, Corwen
Sun 29 Jul, Sun 26 Aug, Mon 27 Aug

More details - '50 things' Tuesdays
Meet at 2pm every Tuesday afternoon during the school holidays for an afternoon of ’50 things’ activities. We’ll be organising all kinds of adventures for children and their families. Bug hunting, creating wild art, making kites, river dipping and lots more. Booking not needed.
Porth y Swnt Henfaes, Aberdaron, Gwynedd
Tue 24 Jul, Tue 31 Jul, Tue 7 Aug, Tue 14 Aug, Tue 21 Aug, Tue 28 Aug

More details - Porth y Swnt - Porth y Swnt '50 things' Tuesdays
Meet at 2pm every Tuesday afternoon during the school holidays for an afternoon of ’50 things’ activities. We’ll be organising all kinds of adventures for children and their families. Bug hunting, creating wild art, making kites, river dipping and lots more. Booking Not Needed.
Porth y Swnt
Tue 31 Jul, Tue 7 Aug, Tue 14 Aug, Tue 21 Aug, Tue 28 Aug

More details - Porth y Swnt - Guided bike ride
Join our ranger on a guided bike ride from Porth y Swnt, Aberdaron. On the way you’ll get the opportunity to learn more about the habitats, wildlife and history of the area whilst taking in some fantastic views along a family friendly route. Booking Essential. Phone: 01758 760469.
Porth y Swnt
Thu 2 Aug, Thu 9 Aug, Thu 16 Aug, Thu 23 Aug

More details - Optimist National Championship
We look forward to the Opi invasion of Pwllheli on 4th to 10th August where the usual warm welcome awaits the youngsters and the sailing stars of the future! The Optimist is a small, single-handed sailing dinghy intended for use by children up to the age of 15.
Plas Heli Hafan, Pwllheli, Gwynedd
Sat 4 Aug to Fri 10 Aug

More details - Snowdon Nighttime Trek
Join us on this overnight trek up Mount Snowdon in aid of Hearing Dogs for Deaf People! We meet in Llanberis in the evening of Saturday 4th August 2018 for event registration and briefing. Walking straight to the start we use the Llanberis Path and our ascent of Snowdon should take approximately 5-7 hours.
Mount Snowdon, Llanberis, North Wales
Sat 4 Aug

More details - Simple Minds and Pretenders GRANDSLAM 2018 Tour
Global icons Simple Minds and The Pretenders continue to enjoy outstanding musical journeys and phenomenal worldwide success. They now come together on the same stage for the first time since Live Aid to present a unique opportunity to see both bands as they tour throughout the UK in 2018.
Cyfarthfa Castle, Merthyr Tydfil
Sun 5 Aug

More details - Lace on the Train
A unique attraction for the railway; lace-making demonstrations throughout the weekend – come and join in!
Welsh Highland Heritage Railway The Station Building, Porthmadog, Gwynedd
Sun 5 Aug

More details - Jazz in the Park
“Roll out those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer…” - Make the most of the long summer evenings and enjoy the mellow sounds of Jazz at Tan-y-Bwlch. We are delighted to introduce our 2018 season of Jazz party trains to Tan y Bwlch featuring the ever popular Dr Jazz. These trains will run on August 2nd, 9th and 16th.
Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways Harbour Station, PORTHMADOG, Gwynedd
Thu 2 Aug, Thu 9 Aug, Thu 16 Aug

More details - Barbeque Specials
A very pleasant way to spend the evening on a return journey by steam departing Llanuwchllyn at 6:15pm. Stop for a barbeque at Llangower and watch the sun going down across the lake. Pre-booking is required.
Bala Lake Railway Llanuwchlyn Station, Llanuwchlyn, Bala, Gwynedd
Thu 2 Aug, Thu 9 Aug, Thu 16 Aug

More details - Guided Bike Ride
Join our ranger on a guided bike ride from Porth y Swnt, Aberdaron. On the way you’ll get the opportunity to learn more about the habitats, wildlife and history of the area whilst taking in some fantastic views along a family friendly route.
Porth y Swnt Henfaes, Aberdaron, Gwynedd
Thu 2 Aug, Thu 9 Aug, Thu 16 Aug, Thu 23 Aug

More details - Porthor (Whistling Sands) - Porthor beach fun day
Join us on the beach for a day of fun filled activities. We’ll have either kayaking or paddleboard taster sessions (a 5 charge applies, weather permitting), beach football, a sandcastle competition, rock-pooling and much more. Booking Not Needed.
Porthor (Whistling Sands)
Fri 10 Aug

More details - Porthor Beach Fun Day
Join us on the beach for a day of fun filled activities. We’ll have either kayaking or paddleboard taster sessions (weather permitting; a £5 charge applies), beach football, a sandcastle competition, rock-pooling and much more. Booking not needed
Porthor (Whistling Sands) Beach Methlem, Aberdaron, Gwynedd
Fri 10 Aug

More details - The Movable Feast
Come one come all and join the greatest celebration of North Wales food and drink ever seen. Fun for all the family – eat, drink, be entertained and enjoy a veritable feast of a day.
Bodnant Welsh Food Centre Tal y Cafn, Colwyn Bay
Sun 12 Aug

More details - Floral Train
An evening out by specially decorated floral train departing Tywyn Wharf at 19:30. Refreshments available from Quarryman’s tea room at Abergynolwyn. A great way to enjoy the unspoilt scenery of Southern Snowdonia as the sun sets.
Rheilffordd Talyllyn Railway Gorsaf Wharf Station, Tywyn, Gwynedd
Tue 14 Aug

More details - Penrhyn Castle - Harrison's Garden by Luke Jerram
A feast for the eyes and ears - This exciting art installation of 2000 clocks forms an imagined landscape in Penrhyn Castle’s derelict, unloved rooms. Join us for the finale of this touring installation at National Trust properties.
Penrhyn Castle, Bangor
Wed 15 Aug to Fri 31 Aug

More details - An Evening of Steam and Song
An evening steam train ride followed by a performance by the Ardudwy Welsh male voice choir. Refreshments available.
Welsh Highland Heritage Railway The Station Building, Porthmadog, Gwynedd
Wed 15 Aug

More details - Spinlock IRC Welsh National Championships
The Spinlock IRC Welsh National Championship is an an open event hosted by Pwllheli Sailing Club and Royal Dee Yacht Club at the Welsh National Sailing Academy and Events Centre in Pwllheli. Part of the Celtic Cup 2018 with Championships in Scotland, Ireland and Wales......
Plas Heli Hafan, Pwllheli, Gwynedd
Fri 17 Aug to Sun 19 Aug

More details - North Wales Postcard Fair
This is the only dedicated postcard fair in North Wales. We have a range of dealers offering cards for beginners and established collectors. See photos of your area as it developed over the past 120 years. British and foreign views available, plus a huge range of subjects, from Astronomy to Zebras.
Llandudno Llandudno
Sat 18 Aug

More details - Llanrwst Rural Show
Rural agricultural show with cattle, sheep, horses, fur and feather, locally produced food and crafts. This is an annual event, established some 140 years ago, and is an important date in the agricultural calendar, attracting competitors from all over North Wales. Venue: Ty Gwyn Fields, Betws Road, Llanrwst LL26 0PP.
Llanrwst Llanrwst
Sat 18 Aug

More details - Race The Train!
This unique event is a must for all multi - terrain runners. Many competitors return regularly to try and better their performance or just beat that train while others have run nearly every year since the races started.
Rheilffordd Talyllyn Railway Gorsaf Wharf Station, Tywyn, Gwynedd
Sat 18 Aug

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 19 Aug, Sun 16 Sep

More details - Beer and BBQ Evening Train
This evening train will depart from Tywyn Wharf station at 7:00pm and take you steaming through the scenic Fathew Valley to the perfect pint. While you are at Abergynolwyn station, there will be a barbeque running with excellent food and quality beer available. Booking essential for this train.
Rheilffordd Talyllyn Railway Gorsaf Wharf Station, Tywyn, Gwynedd
Tue 21 Aug

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 22 Aug, Wed 5 Sep, Wed 19 Sep

More details - Rock 'n' Roll @ Tan-y-Bwlch
An Evening with the ’Del Sharrons’... Put your sneakers on and get set to rock ’n’ roll as this 1950s style group - a five piece band from Leicester who provide a great evening’s entertainment... Enjoy live music and a tasty barbeque at Tan-y-Bwlch station.
Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways Harbour Station, PORTHMADOG, Gwynedd
Thu 23 Aug

More details - Peter Sam’s Party
Come and join Peter Sam and his friends for some fun and activities! Peter Sam’s special train will leave Tywyn Wharf station for Abergynolwyn at 9.45am. Take part in a family “Spot Peter Sam” competition up and down the line as well as various activities based at both Tywyn and Abergynolwyn stations.
Rheilffordd Talyllyn Railway Gorsaf Wharf Station, Tywyn, Gwynedd
Thu 23 Aug

More details - The Movable Feast
Come one come all and join the greatest celebration of North Wales food and drink ever seen. Fun for all the family – eat, drink, be entertained and enjoy a veritable feast of a day.
Cemaes Cemaes Bay
Fri 24 Aug

More details - Porthdinllaen Beach Fun Day
Join us on the beach for a day of fun filled activities. We’ll have either kayaking or paddleboard taster sessions (a £5 charge applies and weather permitting), beach football, a sandcastle competition, rock-pooling and much more.
Porthdinllaen Morfa Nefyn, Gwynedd
Fri 24 Aug

More details - Porthdinllaen - Porthdinllaen beach fun day
Join us on the beach for a day of fun filled activities. We’ll have either kayaking or paddleboard taster sessions (a 5 charge applies and weather permitting), beach football, a sandcastle competition, rock-pooling and much more. Booking Not Needed.
Porthdinllaen
Fri 24 Aug

More details - Mini Steam Gala
Our home fleet of engines will be taking part in a mini steam gala with an intensive timetable and a chance to have a go yourself with our ’Driver for a Fiver’.
Bala Lake Railway Llanuwchlyn Station, Llanuwchlyn, Bala, Gwynedd
Sat 25 Aug to Mon 27 Aug

More details - Ultra Trail Wales
Taking place on the weekend of the 25th/ 26th of August, 2018, Ultra Trail Wales will be special in that the race route will take in one of Wales’ most iconic mountains, a world renowned estuary and the majesty of Wales’ greatest forest.
Dolgellau Southern Snowdonia
Sat 25 Aug and Sun 26 Aug

More details - Series 1 Land Rover Gathering
A collection of Series One Land Rovers will be gathered in the yard at Tywyn Wharf station. In addition the popular Llechfan Garden railway will be operating model steam trains for your entertainment. This annual gathering hosts Series One Land Rovers built between 1948 and 1958.
Rheilffordd Talyllyn Railway Gorsaf Wharf Station, Tywyn, Gwynedd
Sun 26 Aug

More details - UMUK Ultra Distance Triathlon
UMUK, an extreme ultra-distance triathlon event, has attracted athletes from around the globe and is widely considered one of the toughest ultra-distance staged triathlons in the world due to its 20,000+ feet of ascent, with both long gradual and short but brutally steep climbs
Betws-y-Coed Snowdonia
Thu 30 Aug to Sun 2 Sep

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
Sat 1 Sep and Sun 2 Sep

More details - Switzerland Snowdon- September 2018
Switzerland to Snowdon – A unique steam event in North Wales Visit Snowdon Mountain Railway and travel free of charge on a nineteenth-century steam train visiting all the way from the Brienz Rothorn Railway in Switzerland.
Snowdon Mountain Railway Snowdon Mountain Railway, Llanberis, Gwynedd
Sat 1 Sep to Sun 30 Sep

More details - Trail 10k Wales
Taking place at 11am on Sunday the 2nd of September 2018 the Trail 10k Wales race is the newest addition to the event roster at Run. Coed y Brenin.
Coed y Brenin Visitor Centre (NRW) Ganllwyd, Dolgellau, Gwynedd
Sun 2 Sep

More details - Victorian Train Experience
The Talyllyn Railway is probably alone in still being able to run its complete original passenger train dating from the 1860s, and invites you to enjoy a guided tour featuring this unique train, travelling in the original coaches behind an original locomotive.
Rheilffordd Talyllyn Railway Gorsaf Wharf Station, Tywyn, Gwynedd
Thu 6 Sep, Thu 13 Sep, Thu 20 Sep, Thu 27 Sep

More details - Heart of Wales Vintage Lorry Rally
Dozens of colourful, wonderfully kept, classic lorries and vintage commercial vehicles will arrive in convoy in Barmouth as part of their 240 mile run. They park in the main car park from 1pm.
Barmouth/Abermaw Southern Snowdonia
Sat 8 Sep

More details - Now or Never
Crying Out Loud presents NOW OR NEVER by Circa Tsuica! Under a star studded big top a vibrant band of international acrobats and musicians invite you to share in their circus spectacle, Now or Never.
Pontio Bangor Deiniol Road Bangor
Thu 13 Sep and Fri 14 Sep

More details - Barmouth Festival of Walking
Participants return year after year to enjoy ten days of guided walks around the Mawddach Estuary and Southern Snowdonia. The Barmouth Walking Festival programme of 37 graded walks, provides an excellent opportunity to try little known routes and some of the most popular walks in the area.
Barmouth/Abermaw Southern Snowdonia
Sat 15 Sep to Mon 24 Sep

More details - Llanbedr Beer Festival
Once again we will be offering a wide range of beers from North and Mid Wales and cider as well together with a great line up of entertainment. Venue: Ty Mawr Hotel, Llanbedr LL45 2NH.
Llanbedr Llanbedr, Gwynedd
Fri 21 Sep and Sat 22 Sep

More details - Treborth Botanic Garden, Bangor University - Open Garden for NGS
Owned by Bangor University and used as a resource for teaching, research, public education and enjoyment. Treborth comprises planted borders, species rich natural grassland, ponds, arboretum, Chinese garden, ancient woodland, and a rocky shoreline habitat.
Treborth Botanic Garden, Bangor University, Bangor
Sat 22 Sep

More details - Chaparral Abersoch Half Marathon
The Chaparral Abersoch Half Marathon has a world class course and superb atmosphere which satisfies the appetites of both the elite runner and those taking the plunge to tackle their first half marathon.
Abersoch Abersoch, Gwynedd
Sat 22 Sep

More details - The Movable Feast
Come one come all and join the greatest celebration of North Wales food and drink ever seen. Fun for all the family – eat, drink, be entertained and enjoy a veritable feast of a day.
Llanrwst Llanrwst
Sat 29 Sep

More details - Behind the Scenes Tour
Get up close and personal and take a peek behind the scenes of the Talyllyn Railway including a trip behind one of our locomotives.
Rheilffordd Talyllyn Railway Gorsaf Wharf Station, Tywyn, Gwynedd
Sat 29 Sep

More details - Caereuni - Open Garden for NGS
A plantsman`s garden of rare trees, shrubs, topiary and containers of tender plants set in a quirky themed much loved acre garden.
Caereuni, Corwen
Sun 30 Sep

More details - 25th Barnardos 20 mile Sponsored Walk
Take part in the 25th annual Barmouth Walk through spectacular Welsh countryside, raising money in aid of the UK’s most vulnerable children.
Barmouth/Abermaw Southern Snowdonia
Sat 6 Oct

More details - Awful Auntie
When Stella sets off to visit London with her parents, Lord and Lady Saxby, she has no idea her life is in danger! Waking up three months later, only her Aunt Alberta can tell Stella what has happened.
Venue Cymru Promenade Llandudno Conwy
Wed 10 Oct to Sat 13 Oct

More details - Penrhyn Castle - Early bird castle tours: Delve into the detail
Take advantage of new morning tours to explore the finer details behind Penrhyn through its architecture, collection and history. NEW for 2017.
Penrhyn Castle, Bangor
Mon 29 Oct to Sun 4 Nov

More details - Late Night Shopping and Christmas Lights
The town’s festive late night shopping event and turning on of the Christmas lights is an opportunity to enjoy some early festive cheer and stock up on Christmas presents from Barmouth’s many independent shops.
Barmouth/Abermaw Southern Snowdonia
Thu 6 Dec

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