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CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWN

Due to the Coronavirus Emergency our Programme of Events has been postponed.  We will issue a revised Programme as soon as possible  –  in the meanwhile enjoy looking round our Website and all the back copies of our publications in the Newsletter and Memories sections.

13th March 2020 My Life in Gardening and the Chelsea Flower Show

An entertaining and informative talk  by Mr Medwyn Williams, MBE   one of our Vice Presidents;  Mrs Gwenda Williams being the other.  Winner of many Gold Medals at Chelsea. Medwyn was keen to point out his vegetables don’t just look good they’re good to eat too! The talk was followed by our ANNUAL LUNCH at Plas…

25th February 2020 Carrots to Cappuccinos

Great talk by Mr Justin Williams,  Managing Director of Fron Goch Garden Centre,  about how the Centre has grown over the past twenty years.  Many congraulations on winning the ‘Best Garden Centre in the UK’ (2019)

‘Tiny café – big reputation! & more’.

  28th January 2020    Mr. Terry Thomas & June Lavelle told us all about their café  –  the Whistlestop on Bangor Pier.  A tiny café but with a great reputation for good food and help in the community.  

RSPB Conwy 10th December 2019

Julian Hughes talked about ‘How we give nature a home’  and all about the excavation of the Conwy Tunnel.  The fight to build a tunnel in the first place and not a bridge right through the Town. The ‘spoil’ was used to create the Reserve,  now home to vast numbers of wildfowl. Tremendous photos by…

Fron Goch, Bala

Fascinating talk by Paul Dicken on 26th November  about the  Fron-Goch Camp  –  everything from a whiskey distillery, WW1 prisoner of war camp  and internment of Irish Republicans from the 1916 Easter Rising