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

Station Car park
First Saturday of each month

Saturday 1 December

Saturday 5 January
Saturday 2 February
Saturday 2 March

Maes Alltwen Green
Third Saturday of each month

Saturday 15 December

Saturday 19 January
Saturday 16 February
Saturday 16 March


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

1300 - 1445: Cruse Bereavement Counselling, (in office)

1500 - 1630: PenBuskers


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

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

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

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

1800 - 2000: Penmaenmawr Youth Club


1030 - 1230: Cambrian Credit Union

1400 - 1600: NatWest Community Banking; IT problems and Banking queries. (Monthly, tba)


1000 - 1100: Tai Chi

1400 - 1530: Library Reading Group


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


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

The NatWest Mobile Bank Van will be available in the car park each Tuesday Morning from 0930 - 1015.

The Post Office Mobile service will be available each Wednesday from 0930-1130, and from 1530 -1630

Jigsaw Baby & Toddler Group: Mondays

Do you have a pre-school child who has sensory issues, speech & language difficulties, Autistic or has additional needs?
Diagnosed or not, come along to our Baby & Todler Group for play, tea/coffee and a friendly chat & support
Refreshments provided

Where: Penmaenan Community Centre
When: Monday
Time: 10am - 11:30pm
Cost: £2.00 per child

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

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

Artz for Kids: Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday

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]

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: Fridays

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

This event is held in memory of three family members whom lost their lives this year to Cancer and Motor Neuron disease.
Terry & Jean Watson and Helen Pickford.
2018 has been made even more difficult with my sister Janet admitted to hospital with Sepsis and cared for by the ICU and Orthopedic teams and is now on the long road to recovery. I can't thank the consultants and all the staff enough.

Please join me for Coffee and cake, Raffle and Tombola to help raise as much as possible for ICU Ysbyty Gwynedd, Motor Neuron Disease Association and Cancer Research.

Where: ALiscrafts, 1 Pant yr Afon
When: Saturday 17 November
Time: 10am
Phone: 01492 622 025
Facebook: Aliscrafts

Penmaenmawr Historical Society's evening talk for November is entitled 'The Royal Charter Disaster - Moelfre 1859' and will be given by Peter Day.

It is at Penmaenmawr Community Centre on Wednesday, 21st November starting at 7.30pm and everyone is invited to come along. Entry is free for PHS&M members (membership is £10) and £2 for non-members. There will tea, coffee, biscuits and a raffle.

Where: Community Centre
When: Wednesday 21 November
Time: 17:30
Cost: free for Historical Society members and £2 for non members
Membership: £10

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We will be doing the usual litter pick and a bit of gardening.

We're usually finished and having a cup of coffee/tea and biscuits by about 11.30 so please come along and joins us!!

Where: Chalets next to the paddling pool
When: Saturday 24 Novembe
Time: 10:00 am
Contact: Helen Yates
Phone: 01492 622141
Mobile: 07857 633570
Email: [email protected]
Facebook: palsofpenprom15

The Remembrance Tree service will take place at 6pm at the Community Centre, with the switch on immediately thereafter

You can obtain Remembrance Tree forms from a number of outlets including: Betty’s Cafe, Clare Convenience Store, Dilys Hairdressing Salon, Town Council Offices

Where: Community Centre
When: Saturday 24 November
Time: 6pm

The Christmas Wish tree event will be held at the Penmaenmawr Library on Friday 30th November at 11am. Schoolchildren from Ysgol Pencae and Capelulo School’s will attend and will place their wish on the wish tree. There will also be a children’s entertainer present.

Where: Penmaenmawr Library
When: Friday 30 November
Time: 11am

Once again, Rotary brings you a delightful evening of sampling wines from all over the world at MAEN ALAW, Bangor Road, Penmaenmawr, on Friday, November 30th from 7.30pm.

You may buy your tickets from any Rotarian or BETTY'S CAFE , Pant yr Afon, Penmaenmawr; CLARE'S CONVENIENCE STORE, Dwygyfylchi and the CRAFT SHOP by the traffic lights in Llanfairfechan. See you there!

Where: Maen Alaw
When: Friday 30 November
Time: 7:30px
Tickets: £8
Tickets available at: Betty's Cafe - Clare's Convenience Store, Dwygyfylchi
Facebook: RotaryLlanPen

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 1 December 2018
Time: Between 8:30 & 9am until 11am

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 10am to 9pm

Where: Town Centre and Car Park
When: Saturday 1 December
Facebook: Penmaenmawr festive Fair

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

In conjunction with the Christmas Fayre, the Town Council will again be hosting its mulled wine event underneath the veranda in Pant yr Afon.

Stalls will include The Soaping Goat, Mish Mash of Conwy and Beloved & loved pottery
The markets are held to raise money for The Festive Farye and to promote local crafters

When: Saturday 1 December
Time: 10am - 4pm
Where: Under the veranda
Contact: Margaret Williams
Phone: 07721 627989
Facebook: Betty’s Cafe

Cash and other prizes

Where: The Alex
When: Monday 3 December
Time: 8pm
Facebook: alexopenmic

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 15 December 2018
Time: Between 8:30 & 9am until 11am

Come along and join us getting cold

When: Wednesday 26 December
Where: The Promenade, Penmaenmawr
Time: 12noon
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