Local Community Events and Activities

There's plenty going on in Penmaenmawr. From weekly Rainbow and Brownie meets to our annual Light up Pen. Our aim is to list as many community events and activities as we can. Let us know if you would like to add your event or community activity.

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21st September: World Clean Up Day

24th October: World Polio Day

10th November: Remembrance Sunday

11th November: Remembrance Day

23rd November: Remembrance Tree

29th November: Wish Tree

30th November: Christmas Faye and Light switch on.

Our winter lecture series starts soon!

We have a great line-up of speakers for 2019/2020. If you are interested in coming along to one of the lectures, entry is £3.00 and you can turn up on the night.

Interested in more than one lecture? If you become a member of the museum, entry to all 6 lectures is free.

Membership is £15 for adults and £25 for two adults living at the same address. There are other perks to being a member too - check out our website for more details and to become a member online:

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Penmaenmawr Museum Lecture Series

The Town Council are supporting World polio Day by arranging for the lights on Memorial Green and Dwygyfylchi to shine Purple for the day

Stalls cost £10 for the day, please contact Margaret to book your place
The markets are held to raise money for The Festive Farye and to promote local crafters

When: Saturday 26 October
Time: 9:30am - 1:30pm
Where: Under the veranda
Contact: Margaret Williams
Phone: 07721 627989
Facebook: Betty’s Cafe

We want to encourage the community to dispose of waste responsibly.
These skips are for those larger household items that you dispose of on an occasional basis.
Please respect the rules of the skips and DO NOT leave waste if skips are full or before they arrive. Staff will be on hand to assist.

The skip will arrive between 8.30 and 9am and be removed at 11 or when the skip is full, whichever sooner.

Where: Maes Alltwen Green, Dwygyfylchi
When: Saturday 2 November 2019
Time: Between 8:30 & 9am until 11am

Penmaenmawr will hold traditional Remembrance Day Service and gathering at the Memorial in Pantyrafon and St Gwynin’s to lay wreaths at 11am.

Where: Memorial in Pantyrafon and St Gwynin’s
When: Sunday 10 November
Time: 11am

A short prayer/service at the Memorial in Pantyrafon by Janice Goudie at 11am

Easy paced run on part of the route this Sunday morning at 10.30 am from Capelulo Village Hall, Dwygyfylchi (GR SH 744764) Fairy Glen Road, Capelulo, Penmaenmawr, LL34 6YU.

These runs are aimed at those who are less experienced or who are new to fell running.

The pace will be easy with no pressure to keep up, we will go at the pace of the slowest runner. The emphasis being on extending the run to cover the whole route over a few weeks.

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Festive Fayre: 30 November 2019

Christmas lights switch on – Fireworks – Live stage – Ice skating – Santa – Reindeer – Snow globe – Fair – Food stalls – festive markets – Bar and Prosecco

Fair open from 10am
Live music from 11am to 9pm

11am-11.30: To be confirmed
11.45-12.15: Katie Lyon
12.30-13.15: Dance with Cinti
13.30-14.15: Crazy Cats
14.30-15.00: Hayley Brooks
15.15-15.45: Bo Milijern
16.00-16.30: Bethan Williams
16.45-17.15: Sadie Gallagher
17.30-18.00: Awaiting confirmation
18.15-18.45: Teri Crawford
18.45-18.00: Fireworks and switch on
19.00 & 19.45: Two Sick Steves, with Steve White and Steven Watson-Jones
20.00 - 21.00: The Black Sheep with Andy Butterworth
20:48: Stu Denchand crew.

Please come along,enjoy the day and share this to your friends and family ,as there will be something for all ages

Where: Town Centre and Car Park
When: Saturday 30 November
Facebook: Penmaenmawr festive Fair

Sponsored by the Penmaenmawr Town Council and supported by a range of other local companies

Children from Ysgol Pencae and Capelulo School will again be invited to place their Christmas Wishes on the Wish Tree (outside the Penmaenmawr Library).

They will be entertained by Kim the Entertainer and received light refreshments.

(Time to be confirmed)

This years Christmas Artisan Market runs alongside The Festive Farye on Saturday 30 November between 9am to 4pm

£20 required to secure a spot. lease book directly with Margaret Williams

Please note that deposits are non-returnable

Contact: Margaret Williams
Phone: 07721 627989
Facebook: Betty’s Cafe

Additional skip for Station Car Park

We want to encourage the community to dispose of waste responsibly.
These skips are for those larger household items that you dispose of on an occasional basis.
Please respect the rules of the skips and DO NOT leave waste if skips are full or before they arrive. Staff will be on hand to assist.

The skip will arrive between 8.30 and 9am and be removed at 11 or when the skip is full, whichever sooner.

Where: Car Park, Paradise Road, Penmaenmawr
When: Saturday 7 December 2019
Time: Between 8:30 & 9am until 11am

Regular Events


1100 - 1245: Orchard Coffee Group Drop-in (every two weeks)

1300 - 1445: Cruse Bereavement Counselling, (by appointment)

1500 - 1630: PenBuskers


0930 - 1300: Citizens Advice CAB, Drop-in Confidential Service

1000 - 1230: NHS Audiology Drop-in. (Second Tuesday each month)

1330 - 1445: Health Visitors Baby Clinic, Drop-in (Community office)

1330 - 1500: Cymraeg I Blant ; Welsh Rhyme and Storytime for under 3’s.

1800 - 2000: Penmaenmawr Youth Club


1145 - 1300: BAWSO Language Support


1000 - 1100: Tai Chi

1400 - 1530: Library Reading Group

1800 - 2000: Yoga


1000 - 1200: Yoga

1400 - 1600: Carers support, Drop-in (3rd Friday of each Month)

1400 - 1630: CCBC Carers Advice, Drop-in (Last Friday of each Month, Office)


1400 - 1630: Aberconwy Classical Guitar Group (1st Sunday of each month)

Phone: 01492 577548

Artz for Kids

Penmaenan Community Centre
Why not bring your young ones along to Artz for Kids

Tuesday and Thursday 3.45 Saturday 10am
£2.00 per child which includes juice and biscuit
Mum and dad why not stop for a cuppa 50p

Where: Penmaenan Community Centre
When: Tuesday and Thursday 3.45 Saturday 10am
Cost: £2.00

Ken Stevens: 07974659311
Viv Mooney: 07952008694 [email protected]

Capelulo Art Class: Mondays

Begins Monday 15th October 2018 from 2.00-5.00p.m. For beginners and experienced painters using watercolour and acrylics. Our class tutor is Jeremy Yates P.R.A.C. New members are very welcome.

Where: Capelulo Village Hall
When: Mondays (from 15 October)
Time: 2pm - 5pm
Contact : Lynda Brookes
Telephone: 01492 622098
Email: [email protected]

PenBuskers: Mondays

Are you too shy to appear on “anywhere has got talent”? Do you spend time in your lonely shed playing a musical instrument, annoying the cat, the neighbours or passing traffic? Then why not come and join PenBuskers, bringing your instrument with you. Especially welcome are Guitars and other stringed and plucked instruments, Bodrum’s, Woodwind things, Ukeleles, Tubas, Fiddles, Cinema Organs, Mouth Organs, Jews Harps or Bagpipes. Singing and humming by human voice will be welcome, air guitars and Kazoos are tolerated. Gamelan Orchestras will be welcome at a later date.

Please note, the singing or rendering of Jolene is strictly prohibited under bylaw DTEW 1.

Where: Penmaenmawr Library
When: Mondays
Time: 3pm - 4:30pm

Cymraeg i Blant: Tuesdays

The Penmaenmawr sessions are Welsh Storytime and Rhymetime only

Where: Community Library
When: Tuesdays
Time: 1:15pm - 3:00pm

Contact: Jen
Email: [email protected]
Facebook: cymraegiblantconwy
Website: meithrin.cymru/cymraeg-for-kids

Tuesday Night Dancers

Mainly Sequence Dancing.
Each Tuesday night from 7.45pm to 10pm


Where: Penmaenmawr Community Centre
When: Tuesday
Time: 7.45pm to 10pm
Cost: £3.00

Contact: James and Ann
Phone: 1492 623402
Email: [email protected]

The Wednesday Bingo

Location: Penmaenmawr Community Centre - Main Hall
When: Each Wednesday Afternoon
Time: Eyes down 1pm
Contact: Mairwen / Chris
Phone: 01492 622672 / 623402
Email: [email protected]

Open Mike at The Alex: Wednesdays

We pride ourselves on being an 'open' mic night. We welcome all levels of talent, genre and age, and we don't criticise anybody who wants to perform. If you are like us and appreciate the numerous levels of talent and potential in the area, then come along on a Wednesday night and enjoy yourselves.

Where: The Alex, High Street, Penmaenmawr
When: Every Wednesday
Time: 9pm
Phone: 01492 622484
Facebook: alexopenmic

Clwb Panad a gwên

Mums and babies/toddlers....
A great opportunity for you to meet other mums and have a chat whilst your child plays
Come and join us for coffee and a chat
Term time only
Where: Pencae School Hall
When: Every Friday (term time only)
Time: 9 - 10am

Play Squad

Play Squad are staffed play sessions where children have a chance to play, have fun, get wet, messy, muddy and make friends.
Play Squad is FREE, family orientated play provision and we are happy for all families and children to attend just come along!

If your child needs support to attend the sessions please let us know as we will make every effort to include all children.

Where: Pen Phoenix FC
When: Every Friday
Time: 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Cost: Free
Contact: 07739659509
Facebook: playsquadconwy