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Digwyddiadau Nadolig 2019 / Christmas Events 2019


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With Christmas round the corner, opportunities to go to Digwyddiadau Nadolig taking place in Welsh will be surfacing all over Wales (and some outside of Wales no doubt!).
Here’s a thread to post any events that you hear about so we can make this a really Welsh Christmas!

Starting in Sir Benfro:


They would like you to order your food beforehand for that one, so ask for the menu choices when you book your place.


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Shwmae

Please see the poster below for the trip to the Royal Welsh Winter Fair by Menter Iaith Blaenau Gwent, Torfaen and Mynwy + Menter Casnewydd. Diolch yn fawr!


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I love this idea Deborah! I’ll look for events in the Gwynedd area and add them as I find them. :smiley:


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Galeri Caernarfon Christmas Market - https://www.galericaernarfon.com/eng/whats-on-selected.php?show-id=873610867

Gwyl Grefft a Bwyd Glynllifon Craft and Food fair - https://www.facebook.com/events/752450231852136/

Ffair Nadolig Nant Gwrtheyrn Christmas Fair - https://www.facebook.com/events/2537983652933220/

Ffair Nadolig Portmeirion Christmas Fair - https://www.facebook.com/events/2472861716324175/
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Carolau Cabarela!

Cyngerdd Cor Glanaethwy Christmas Concert


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Also, here’s a list of seasonal events from Cadw -


#6

Linking a thread by @amandalaing about an event in Theatr Clwyd…


#7

If you have young children, have young children visiting over Christmas, or if you just want an excuse to let your inner child out, then the Welsh and Ffestiniog Highland Railways’ Santa Specials are great!

Travel on a traditional steam train either from Porthmadog to Blaenau Ffestiniog or from Caernarfon to Rhyd Ddu and back. The carriages are full of cheer and Christmas decorations. Adults get a glass of sherry and mince pie and kids an age appropriate gift from a very jovial bilingual Santa and his elves who like to wander up and down the carriages singing carols. There’s always a great atmosphere and lots of fun to be had, especially if you take the whole family with you, plus plenty of photo opportunities!

There are other refreshments available to buy on the train, but many take their own. Over the years I’ve seen flasks of mulled wine, boxes of Roses chocolates and even canapes being handed around generations of the same family.

Follow this link to book - https://www.festrail.co.uk/tickets.htm

Follow this link to see a video of the event -


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St Mary’s Church, Cardigan, Thursday, 5 December 2019 at 7.00pm

Côr y Cynhaeaf and Côr Ysgol Gynradd Aberteifi present

Nine Lessons and Carols, by candlelight

Tickets: £5 for adults and £3 for children, available from Awen Teifi, with proceeds going to local charities.


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Nos Wener, 6 Rhagfyr 2019
Gŵyl y Goleuni, Aberteifi
Aberteifi
Festival of Light
Cardigan’s Annual Lantern Parade

Small World Theatre will begin the Parade at Pendre and finish in the grounds of Cardigan Castle. Spectators can join the Parade as it meanders along the High Street with many of the shops opening late. Cardigan Castle will welcome the Parade and be a site of festive music and merriment, with delicious locally sourced food and drink supplied by Cegin 1176.

More details on the Small World website.


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Christmas Celebration for Welsh Learners, Ysgol Bro Teifi, Llandysul, Wednesday, 11 December 2019, 6.30pm to 8.00pm

An opportunity to practice speaking Welsh over a cup of tea, mince pie, quiz and carol singing.

Please let us know by December 6 if you would like to attend.

Meryl Evans, 01559 363648 (extension 265), mee25@aber.ac.uk


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From Menter Caerdydd:

Carolau a Mins peis
cyfle i gymdeithasu a chanu (neu ddysgu) caneuon Nadoligaidd Cymraeg mewn awyrgylch hamddenol a Rowenna Thomas yn cyfeilio

Nos Lun, Rhagfyr 9, 2019
7:00 – 9:00 o’r gloch

Neuadd Eglwys Gatholig St Philip Evans Llanedeyrn Drive, CF23 9UL

Cymdeithas Gymraeg
Llanedern a Phentwyn

Mynediad am Ddim

Croeso cynnes i siaradawyr rhugl a dysgwyr ar ein hystadau yn ogystal â chyfeillion o ardaloedd eraill. Am ragor o wybodaeth, cysylter â 07761-696286 neu paulmorgan@ntlworld.com.

Carols and mince pies
A chance to socialise and sing (or learn) Welsh Christmas songs in a relaxed atmosphere with Rowenna Thomas accompanying

Monday night, Dec 9th, 7-9 pm

Free entry
A warm welcome to fluent speakers and learners!


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