Thursday, 27 August 2009

September in Conwy County

1 September - Musical Times - A song and dance journey through the age of musicals from “Jesus Christ Superstar” to “Flashdance” and lots of variety in between. At the Town Hall, Lloyd Street, Llandudno from 7.30pm. Admission adults £6, children £3. Phone: 07748 097524. Web:

1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24 and 29 September - A Taste of Wales - Male Voice Choir Concerts - All concerts feature some songs sung in Welsh. Every Tuesday and Thursday at St John’s Methodist Church, Mostyn Street, Llandudno at 8pm. Admission £6. Phone: 01492 860439

1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 September - Llanddulas Male Voice Choir Concerts - Male voice choir concerts with both piano and harp accompaniment. At Gloddaeth United Church, Chapel Street, Llandudno from 8pm. Admission £5. Phone: 01745 823791

2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 September - Seaside Follies - A fast moving, lively and colourful family variety show with something for everyone. Comedy with Mel Blake, singing with Pauline Hulme, The Linzi Grace Dancers - all compered by Jim Felstead. At the Town Hall, Lloyd Street, Llandudno from 7.15pm. Admission £6. Phone: 01492 518537.

3, 10, 17 and 24 September - Antique and Collectors Fair - Small, quality fair with a very friendly atmosphere and good variety of goods on sale with price range to suit everybody. At St Michael’s Church Hall, Vicarage Road, Betws-y-Coed from 9.30am to 3.30pm. Admission 50p. Phone: 01492 518597

3, 10, 17 and 24 September - Pack Up Your Troubles - Based on the war years of the 1940s with its authentic costumes, comedy sketches, sing-a-long songs for the audience, dance, drama and much more. At the Town Hall, Lloyd Street, Llandudno from 7.15pm. Admission £6. Phone: 01492 518537.

5 September - Cerrigydrudion Show - With horses galore, cattle and sheep of every breed imaginable, working vintage machinery, traditional sheep shearing and the Home Produce tent renowned for its quality throughout North Wales. Conwy County Borough Council will have a ‘Meet your Council’ marquee at the show with a range of information available covering everything from Countryside Services to advice and guidance on benefits, as well as the chance to find out about job opportunities in the Council. The showground is within walking distance of the village of Cerrigydrudion, off the A5 between Llangollen and Betws-y-Coed. Open 9am to 5pm. Admission adults £5, children £2. Phone: 01490 420626

5 September - Antiques Fair - Organised by Llandudno Lions. Stalls with antiques, jewellery, collectables (buy and sell) with friendly stallholders. Proceeds to local charities. At the Town Hall, Lloyd Street, Llandudno from 9am to 4pm. Admission 50p. Phone: 01492 515461

5 to 27 September - Open Doors - Wales’ largest annual celebration of architecture and heritage. Open Doors offer everyone the chance to discover their heritage when buildings and sites of architectural, cultural and historic interest will be open to the public free of charge. See website for more information. Phone: 01492 575571. Web:

7 and 14 September - Harmony Singers present ‘Monday Night is Music Night’ - Concert featuring items from Vivaldi, South Pacific, Karl Jenkins, Carmen, Joseph, Abba and many more. At St John’s Methodist Church, Mostyn Street, Llandudno from 8pm. Admission £6. Phone: 01690 710773

11 to 13 September - Phantom National Championships - The British National Sailing Championships for the Phantom Class single-handed sailing dinghy at Llandudno Sailing Club, Promenade, Llandudno. Racing commences at 11am. Phone: 01492 540900. Web:

12 September - Heritage Open Day - At Bodnant Garden. The garden will be open free of charge to celebrate Heritage Open Day. At Bodnant Garden, Tal-y-Cafn, Colwyn Bay from 10am to 4.30pm. Phone: 01492 650460. Web:

12 and 13 September - Plas Mawr 1649 - “Two Weddings . . . And A Republic?” - An interactive event by the Seventeenth Century Society. Visit a working 17th Century household. Saturday: Monarchy or Republic? Join the debate. Sunday: Join in preparations for two 17th Century weddings. At Plas Mawr, High Street, Conwy from 11am to 4pm. Admission adults £4.95, children £4.60. Phone: 01492 576704

13 September - Ras Fawr Llanddoged - 12.5km race along the lanes above Llanddoged village. Medal for all those who complete the course. Race starts at 11.30am from the church. Registration at the nearby school, Llanddoged, Llanrwst. Phone: 01492 642233. Web:

13 September - Falconry Displays and Flying Demonstrations - This popular audience-participation event is not to be missed! Come and see for yourself the flying skills of a Siberian Great Grey Owl or a beautiful harris hawk. Talk to the falconers to learn more. At Bodnant Garden, Tal-y-Cafn, Colwyn Bay from 10.30am to 4pm (Flying times - 1.30pm and 3.30pm). Phone: 01492 650460. Web:

14 September - Conwy Honey Fair - 700 year old charter fair with honey stalls, plants, crafts and local produce. On the High Street and Lancaster Square, Conwy from 9am to 4pm. Phone: 01492 650851. Web:

19 September - Say Hello, Wave Goodbye! - A walk and talk about migrant birds - where they come from, where they go and the kind of hardships they meet along the way. At RSPB Conwy Reserve, Llandudno Junction from 1.30pm to 3pm. Adults £2 RSPB members, £4 non-members; children £1 RSPB members, £2 non-members. Phone: 01492 584091. Web:

20 September - Hiraethog Country Fair - An exciting free day out for all of the family. The fair will be set against the beautiful backdrop of Llyn Brenig. Visitors can enjoy celebrity performers, craft stalls, local produce, children’s events, barbecue, entertainment and activities based around Llyn Brenig, Cerrigydrudion, Corwen from 10.30am to 4pm. Phone: 01690 770345

26 September - Autumn Show - Organised by Colwyn Bay Horticultural Society. With horticultural, home produce, flowers, photography and children’s exhibits. Refreshments and lunches available. Plant stalls and raffle. Admission £1 for visitors, free for Society members. At Rhos Methodist Church Hall, St George’s Road, Rhos-on-Sea from 12.30pm to 4.30pm. Phone: 01492 548286

27 September - Bulb Bonanza - Help the RSPB plant spring bulbs in the wildlife garden and plant some to take home too. At RSPB Conwy Reserve, Llandudno Junction from 2pm to 4pm. Adults £4 RSPB members, £6 non-members; children £2 RSPB members, £3 non-members. Phone: 01492 584091. Web:

30 September - Conwy Farmer’s Market - Farm and locally produced quality produce at RSPB Reserve, Llandudno Junction from 9am to 1pm. Phone: 07765 623854. Web:


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