Events Around Gwynedd

Today to Tue 18 Jun    

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
Today to Sun 26 May, Tue 28 May to Fri 31 May

More details - Alpaca farm walking in Snowdonia
Come and meet our friendly alpacas and learn more about these amazing animals. Then you can walk with them around our farm in stunning scenery and meet our other animals, along with all the wildlife.
Near Blaenau-Ffestiniog
Today to Mon 1 Jul

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
Wed 22 May, Sat 25 May, Wed 29 May, Sat 1 Jun, Wed 5 Jun, Sat 8 Jun, Wed 12 Jun, Sat 15 Jun, Wed 19 Jun, Sat 22 Jun, Sat 29 Jun, Sat 6 Jul, Sat 13 Jul, Sat 20 Jul

More details - Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita: SOAR
Following unanimous critical raves for their 2013 debut Clychau Dibon, classically-trained Welsh harpist and Senegalese kora maestro Seckou Keita delivered a triumphant second album with SOAR, again charting inspirational common ground between seemingly disparate traditions.
Neuadd Dwyfor Stryd Penlan, Pwllheli, Gwynedd
Wed 22 May 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 22 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 22 May, Wed 19 Jun, Wed 17 Jul

More details - Murder Mystery Train
Whodunnit at our Murder Mystery night£ Bar Open for Pre-Drinks 17:30-18:30, Meal Served 18:30-19:30, Train Departs Tywyn Wharf 19:30, Train Arrives back at Tywyn Wharf 22:00. Price includes a 2 Course Meal.
Rheilffordd Talyllyn Railway Gorsaf Wharf Station, Tywyn, Gwynedd
Thu 23 May 19

More details - Children's Gardening Week
A week of self-led gardening activities and family fun in the garden. All week long we’ll have fun activities for you to get those little green fingers working, including: - Paper plant pot making - Sunflower planting - plant a seed, take it home and watch it grow!
Penrhyn Castle Penrhyn Castle, Bangor
Sat 25 May 19 to Sun 2 Jun

More details - Steam Gala
We are delighted to welcome to our gala a former Fairbourne locomotive almost lost to legend. Katie was built in 1896 by Sir Arthur Heywood to run at Eaton Hall near Chester. She led a nomadic existence before finishing her days at Fairbourne.
Fairbourne Railway Beach Road, Fairbourne, Gwynedd
Sat 25 May 19 to Mon 27 May

More details - Ras y Moelwyn 2019
A British Championship Race - "The best Fell race in Britain". This iconic fell race takes in the peaks of Moelwyn Mawr, Graig Ysgafn, Moelwyn Bach, and Moel yr Hydd. With stunning views, and 800m of ascent, the 15km/9.
Blaenau Ffestiniog Gwynedd
Sat 25 May 19

More details - Harlech Castle and the War of the Roses
Harlech Castle enters the record books for the longest siege in UK history; the song "Men of Harlech" is inspired; Queen Margaret of Anjou shelters within the mighty walls ... all this during the War of the Roses.
Harlech Castle (Cadw) Castle Square, Harlech, Gwynedd
Sat 25 May 19 to Mon 27 May

More details - Hafodunos Hall - Open Garden for NGS
Historic garden undergoing restoration after 30yrs of neglect surrounds a Sir G G Scott Grade l Hall derelict after arson attack. Unique setting. ½m treelined drive, formal terraces, woodland walks with ancient redwoods, laurels, yews, lake, streams, waterfalls and a gorge. Mass of snowdrops. Wonderful rhododendrons.
Hafodunos Hall,
Sat 25 May 19

More details - Model Show and Bala Lake Festival of Transport
The Great Little Trains Model Show (Saturday 25th to Monday 27th May) and the Bala Lake Festival of Transport (Sunday 26th & Monday 27th May). Two great family shows on one weekend at either end of the railway and the best way to get from one to the other is by train, plus a connecting bus service.
Bala Lake Railway Llanuwchlyn Station, Llanuwchlyn, Bala, Gwynedd
Sat 25 May 19 to Mon 27 May

More details - Porthmadog Craft Fair
A monthly craft fair held the last Saturday of each month. Crafts vary each month but can include - Jewellery, Swarovski, clay, gem stone and more. Soaps, bath bombs and gift sets in many fragrances and colours. Hand made cards for all occasions. Driftwood gifts, lamps, candle holders and animal shapes.
Y Ganolfan Harbour Porthmadog
Sat 25 May 19

More details - Pant Ifan - Open Garden for NGS
2 acre mix of formal and wildlife garden set around farmhouse and yard. Herbaceous borders, shrubs, vegetables, fruit, ponds and recently planted woodland. Field walks, sitting areas in the sun or shade. Poultry, ducks, geese, donkeys, horse and two ponies, greenhouses and poly tunnel.
Pant Ifan, Caernarfon
Sun 26 May 19

More details - Llanbedrog - 50 things Llanbedrog
Practise your survival skills on Llanbedrog beach, and tick off some of your 50 things to do. Activities will include den-building, cooking on a campfire and raft building, everything you need to survive on a desert island. Booking Not Needed.
Sun 26 May 19

More details - Pen Llyn Coastal Trail Series
The Pen Llyn Coastal & Trail Series on Sunday 26 May is a must for those who love the outdoors. An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Blue Flagged Beaches and views that will distract your fatigue. We can guarantee these are races you will remember long after the finishing line.
Pwllheli Pwllheli, Gwynedd
Sun 26 May 19

More details - The Great Straight Raft Run
The Great Strait Raft Run is held annually on the majestic waters of the Menai Strait. The spectacular backdrop of Snowdonia’s mountains and the Isle of Anglesey’s natural beauty contribute to the uniqueness of this fun and challenging day of rafting and raising money for good causes.
Y Felinheli Y Felinheli, Caernarfon, Gwynedd
Sun 26 May 19

More details - Mynydd Heulog - Open Garden for NGS
Mynydd Heulog is an C18 stone cottage set in approx. 1 acre of sloping garden with amazing views over the Lleyn and Cardigan Bay. Gradually being developed over 25 years, the garden is now an eclectic mix of mature trees, shrubs, perennials and exotics.
Mynydd Heulog, Pwllheli
Sun 26 May, Sun 2 Jun

More details - Garthewin - Open Garden for NGS
Valley garden with ponds and woodland areas. Much of the 8 acres have been reclaimed and redesigned providing a younger garden with a great variety of azaleas, rhododendrons and young trees, all within a framework of mature shrubs and trees.
Garthewin, Llanfairtalhaiarn
Mon 27 May 19

More details - Knight Training School
Knight Training School held at Criccieth Castle requires enthusiastic participants to undertake training to become knights! ‘They will earn the right, To be called a knight, After they get the training right!!
Criccieth Castle (Cadw) Criccieth, Gwynedd
Mon 27 May 19

More details - Villains and Superheroes Day
Join in with your favourite characters for photo opportunities at Abergynolwyn station! Have your face painted to be like your favourite superhero or villain! Prizes for the Best Dressed! Children’s Entertainer and Superhero Training School! Trains depart from Tywyn Wharf at 10:00, 11:05, 11:40 & 12:50.
Rheilffordd Talyllyn Railway Gorsaf Wharf Station, Tywyn, Gwynedd
Tue 28 May 19

More details - '50 things' Tuesdays
Activities vary each week during the school holidays. Try bug hunting, creating wild art, making kites, river dipping and lots more. Booking not needed.
Porth y Swnt Henfaes, Aberdaron, Gwynedd
Tue 28 May

More details - Eclectic Classics: a concert to refresh the soul
The Asaph Ensemble visit North Wales for the second time when they bring their programme of Eclectic Classics to the area during the last week of May. The group, based in London, has given concerts around South East England, Turkey and in Normandy, as well as North Wales.
Castle Square Presbyterian Church, Caernarfon
Tue 28 May 19

More details - Porth y Swnt - Porth y Swnt '50 things' Tuesdays
Activities vary each week during the school holidays. Try bug hunting, creating wild art, making kites, river dipping and lots more. Booking Not Needed.
Porth y Swnt
Tue 28 May 19

Things to do in Gwynedd