March in Snowdonia

March in Snowdonia National Park and North Wales

March 2013

Until 7th April – 155th International Print Exhibition.

This exhibition is the oldest and most prestigious print exhibition in the world. It is open to all photographers, amateur and professional and attracts people from all across the globe. The exhibition combines traditional images with very contemporary art and documentary work.At  Bodelwyddan Castle, Denbighshire. LL18 5YA

www.bodelwyddan-castle.co.uk for more details

 

7th March

The Circus of Horrors. At Venue Cymru, The Promenade, Llandudno, Conwy LL30 1BB. The Circus of Horrors, which stormed into the finals of Britain’s Got Talent is here and packed with new shocks that will take you to on a whirlwind journey to 1927 Berlin – the birth of the Cabaret.

 

7th-14th March

Dolgellau Thursday Market

Fresh, Direct and Local. Everything is home made, home grown and hand crafted.

At Mill Street, Dolgellau LL40 1EY

 

8th March

Al Murray. The only way is epic. A new live stand up show from the award winning comedian.

Venue Cymru. The Promenade, Llandudno. Conwy LL30 1BB

 

9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th March

RSPB Conwy Nature Reserve, Llandudno Junction. LL31 9X2

Join friendly and knowledgeable volunteers on a guided walk and learn more about the local wildlife and birds.

 

9th – 14th March

Bangor Music Festival 2013

A celebration of new and contemporary music that takes place over 4 days.

Visit www.bnmf.co.uk for more details

 

10th March

Mothers Day Lunches at Bodnant Garden.

Booking essential on 01492 650758

At Tal-y-cafn Nr Colwyn Bay. Conwy LL28 5RE

 

15th March

Bangor Science Festival 2013

Part of the National Science and Engineering week offering something fro everyone. Activities for families.

Visit www.bangor.ac.uk/bangorsciencefestival

 

15th March

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Under the principal conductor Thomas Sondergard, the BBC national orchestra performs the famous Beethovens Fifth.

At Bangor University, College Road, Bangor. LL57 2DG.

Visit www.pontio.co.uk for more details

 

16th March

Bodelwyddan Castle Ghost Hunt

Cost £55.00 per person (over 18’s only) Booking essential on 01745 584060

visit www.bodelwyddan-castle.co.uk for more details

 

23rd March

Spring Craft and Food Fair.

A variety of stalls selling a wide range of products.

At Glasdir, Station Road, Llanrwst. LL26 0DF

 

24th March – 11th April

Menai Straits and Bridges Exhibition

Discover the stories behind two iconic bridges. Great engineering feats of the Victorian Age. Original drawings, exhibits, films and also activities for children.

At Thomas Telford Centre, Mona Road, Menai Bridge, Anglesey. LL59 5EA

www.menaibridges.co.uk

 

26th March

Conwy Seed Fair.

A 700 year old fair founded by Edward 1st, held every year on the 26th March. Plants, seeds, local crafts, produce and honey.

At High Street and Lancaster Square, Conwy. LL32 8DB

www.conwybeekeepers.org.uk

 

27th March – 1st April

Easter Trail and Easter Egg Hunt.

At The National Slate Museum, Llanberis Padarn Country Park, Llanberis. LL55 4TY.

www.museumwales.co.uk

 

29th March

Criccieth Antiques & Collectors Fair.

A small and friendly fair set in the seaside town of Criccieth.

At The Memorial Hall, High Street, Criccieth. LL52 0HB

www.martinheathfairs.co.uk

 

29th March

Plas Newydd Country House & Gardens. Open Garden for NGS.

Plas Newydd is a beautiful C18th country house with spectacular views across the Menai Strait to Snowdonia. Set in lovely gardens there are tranquil walks, and Australasian arboretum and Italianate terrace gardens. The house is the family home of the Marquees of Anglesey.

Open 10.00am – 4.30pm

www.nationaltrust.org.uk

 

30th-31st March

Easter Bunnies.

Free chocolate for all that travel, but you have to find it first! |Tel 01766 513402 to reserve your seats.

Welsh Highland Heritage Railway, The Station Building, Porthmadog. LL49 9DY

www.whr.co.uk

February in Snowdonia

February in Snowdonia National Park and North Wales

10th Feb 2012. Wales U20 v Scotland U20 Rugby at Parc Eirias, Colwyn Bay.

12th Feb. Nick Beer 10K  Road Race Llandudno. The Great Orme Scenic Course. Race starts at 12.00 at the Cenotaph Pier entrance. Visit www.nwrrc.co.uk for more details.

16th-19th Feb. Model Railway Show. National Slate Museum, Padarn Country Park, Llanberis. Tel.01286 870630

19th Feb. Guided wildlife walk at RSPB Conwy Nature Reserve, Llandudno Junction. Conwy LL32 8LD
19th Feb. Farmers Market in Dolgellau on Eldon Square LL40 1PS

January in Snowdonia

January in Snowdonia National Park and North Wales

17th January 2012. Alfie Boe (Les Miserables) The Bring Him Home Tour. At Venue Cymru, The Promenade, Llandudno. Conwy. LL30 1BB.

22nd January. National Slate Museum, Padarn Country Park, Llanberis. Tel 01286 870630, Love on a slate. Slate decorations for St Dwynwens Day (25th Jan) and Valentines Day (14th Feb)

24th January. A performance from Katherine Jenkins the Welsh mezzo-soprano and the UK’s fastest selling classical artist of all time. Venue Cymru, The Promenade, Llandudno. Conwy. LL30 1BB.

December in Snowdonia

Christmas in North Wales 

4th,10th and 11th December 2012 – Santa Special Train at Llanberis LL55 4TY. Tel. 01286 870549

4th December- Coed y Brennin Christmas Market, Dolgellau, Gwynedd. LL40 2HZ. Tel. 01341 440747

3-4th December Food & Craft Fair at Plas Newydd (National Trust) Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, Anglesey LL61 6DQ. Tel 01248 714795

5th October-24th December Painting & Christmas craft displays at Crown Lane, Conwy. LL32 8AN. Tel 01492 593413

17th December Bodelwyddan Castle, Denbigh LL18 5YA Tel. 01745 584060 -Ghost walks £10.00 adults, children £6.00

17th December Anglesey Farmers Market, Ysgol Davids Hughes School, Menai Bridge, Anglesey. Tel. 01248 490213

November in Snowdonia

Places to Visit in Snowdonia National Park in November

The Wales Rally GB takes place from 10th-13th November and starts in Llandudno at 2.30pm

Every Saturday at 11.00am in November RSPB Conwy, Llandudno Junction, Conwy. LL31 9X2 Tel 01492 584091 for guided tours. On the 30th November a Farmers Market.

2nd November- Head Gardeners walk at Bodnant Gardens.

4th November – Penrhyn Castle, Bangor, Gwynedd. LL25 4HN. Tel. 01428 353084 Country Pastimes – making traditional fayre, jams, scented oils etc.

5th November at Plas y Brennin, Capel Curig, Conwy. LL25 0ET. Tel. 01690 720214 The Big Acoustic walk, a weekend celebration.

19th-20th November- Ruthin Castle Denbigh LL15 2NU Tel. 01824 702664 Antiques Fair, Adam Partridge from the BBC’s Flog It will be on hand to assess and do valuations. Local dealers will be selling antiques.

17th-20th November – Christmas Market in Llandudno Tel. 01492 574504 over 100 food and craft stalls with cookery demonstrations

October in Snowdonia

Events and Days Out for visitors staying in Dolwyddelan in October

7th-9th Oct 2011 -Snowdonia Arts Festival in Betws y coed. LL24 0AN

8-9th Oct Anglesey oyster & Welsh produce festival at Trearddur Bay Hotel on Anglesey…Food & drink producers and cookery demonstrations. Tel. 01248 725715

1st October -2nd November. Textile Art Exhibition at Plas Newydd (National Trust property) at Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, Anglesey. LL61 6DQ Tel. 01248 714795

15th-16th October. Vintage Weekend at Ffestiniog Railway, Harbour Station, Porthmadog. LL49 9NF. A once a year event, not to be missed. Special rarely seen carriages pulled along with some of the worlds oldest steam trains.

Runs until 27th October. Every Thursday…Spooky Tales at Plas Mawr Elizabethan Town House. Starts 6.00pm & 7.30pm on High Street, Conwy. LL32 8DE. Tel 01492 580167 £6.00 admission

29th October. Snowdonia Marathon at Llanberis.