Community Groups & Charities

With a wide range of groups, societies and clubs meeting in and around Penmaenmawr on a regular basis, there's something for everyone regardless of age.
See below for a list of local community groups and details on how to contact each of them.
And, if you run a group in or around Penmaenmawr not listed here we'll be pleased to hear from you. Fill the form on this page and we will update the list shortly.

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1st Penmaenmawr Rainbows Unit

Rainbows are girls aged 5 – 7 years old. At Rainbows we play games, sing songs, make things, cook up recipes and listen to stories… and so much more. If it’s sunny we can do all of this outside! There’s always tons to do and it’s great seeing all your friends!

When: Mondays
Time: 17.00 - 18.00
Where: Ysgol Capelulo
Contact: Ann Matthews
Phone: 01492 622492


1st Penmaenmawr Brownie Unit.

Brownies are girls aged 7 – 10 years old. Brownies have fun! Their meetings are full of challenges, games and activities, usually ones that the Brownies have suggested themselves.

When: Mondays
Time: 18.00 - 19.30
Where: Ysgol Capelulo
Contact: Jess Williams
Phone: 07581 411067


1st Penmaenmawr Guides.

Girlguiding for girls age 10 and over.

When: Wednesdays
Time: 18:30 – 20:00
Where: St Pauls Church
Contact: Heather Bonnebaigt
Phone: 01492 621 437

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

Capelulo Hall Association

Helping people get together!

Capelulo Hall is a community hall nestling in the foothills of Snowdonia National Park.

The Association is a small Management Committee set up to manage & promote the use of the Hall for social & wellbeing events & activities

Where: Fairy Glen Road, Capelulo
Contact: Cllr Anne McCaffrey
Phone: 01492 623373
Facebook: Cllr Anne McCaffrey

Cerdded Conwy Walks

Cerdded Conwy Walks is an independent, not for profit, group of Volunteer Walk Leaders who put together seasonal walk programmes with the help of Conwy County Borough Council.

Contact: Sian Williams
Phone: 01492 575290
Email: :

Church in Wales

The Ministry Area of Dwylan has been created from the parishes of Llanfairfechan and Penmaenmawr, and serves the communities of Llanfairfechan, Penmaenmawr, Dwygyfylchi and Capelulo.

Contact: Rev Janice Brown
Phone: 01492 339781


Churches Together

A union of all our local churches, working together on common causes.

Contact: Enid Williams
Phone: 01492 622559

Community Bus

The Quarry Villages Community Transport Bus.
Book it for community events and trips. A fantastic service.

When: 7 days a week when pre-booked
Contact: Malcolm
Phone: 07973 709495

Community Skip

Contact: Clerk
Phone: 01492 623221

Contact the Elderly

Contact: Pam Roberts
Phone: 01248 680976
Mobile: 07563 518356

CrazyCatz Dance Academy

CrazyCatz Dance and Drama Academy

CrazyCatz Holiday clubs. CrazyCatz parties.

When: Tuesday & Thursdays (term time only)
Where: Maen Alaw
Contact: Cat Mcardle
Phone: 07583 847926
Facebook: @crazycatz.workshops

Credit Union

Available at Penmaenmawr Community Library on Wednesdays.

Where: Community Library
When: Wednesdays
Time: 10.00 - 12.30

Cylch Ti a Fi is a brilliant place for parents and child minders to meet in an informal atmosphere. You can bring your newborn and pre-school children with you to play with other children. The children will be given the opportunity to enjoy play with a variety of toys, to paint, play with sand and water, or listen to Welsh stories and sing Welsh songs. It’s a brilliant opportunity for you to meet, socialise and share experiences in an informal Welsh atmosphere.

Where: Maen alaw
When: Mondays
Time: 9:30 – 11:00am
Contact: Sarah Parry
Phone: 07817316515
Facebook: Meithringogleddddwyrain...

The Penmaenmawr sessions are Welsh Storytime and Rhymetime only

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

Contact: Jen
Facebook: cymraegiblantconwy

Dance with Cinti

Dance, Acrobatic Arts and musical theatre academy
Location: Maen Alaw and various locations

Contact: Jacinta McArdle
Phone: 7785585700
Facebook: dancewithcinti

Dwygyfylchi and District Arts Society

Dwygyfylchi and District Arts Society has been running since the mid 1980’s and has offered members of the public, who are interested in painting and art, an opportunity to meet and discuss art with fellow members.

The Society holds eight monthly meetings at Capelulo Village Hall on a Thursday afternoon (2pm to 4pm) from October to June. At these meetings an invited professional artist will give a talk about their work and demonstrate painting in various mediums such as watercolour, oil, acrylic and pastels.

The Society also runs an all-day workshop run by a professional tutor and there is an opportunity to exhibit your work at the Society’s own week long exhibition.

Annual membership is just £10
Non-members are welcome to come as visitors at £3.50.

For further details contact: Mrs Lynda Brookes-Fazakerley (Programme Secretary) 01492 622098 or Mr Brian White (Secretary) 01492 573727

When:Thursday afternoons, October to June
Time: 2pm to 4pm
Where: Capelulo Village Hall

Mrs Lynda Brookes
Phone: 01492 622098

Contact: Mr Brian White
Phone: 01492 573727
Facebook: DwygyfylchiandDistrictArtSociety

Dwygyfylchi babies and Tots group.

Every Friday morning 10am - 11:30am at the Parish Hall Dwygyfylchi.

£1 per adult (adults receive a coffee/tea and biscuits/toast)

£1 per child (children receive juice,yoghurt,biscuits and toast or other snack)

There will be no charge for children who don't have snacks.


Dwygyfylchi Womens Institute

Not just Jam and Jerusalem

We meet in the parish Hall on the first Wednesday of the month in the parish hall, Dwygyfylchi for friendship and fun, and activities.

See the website for more details.

When: First Wednesday of the month
Where: The Parish Hall Dwygyfylchi
Contact: Lesley Wyke
Phone: 01492 623999

Happy Eaters Lunch Group

A luncheon group for the older person offering good company, activities, trips out.
Don't be lonely!

Two course home-cooked meal for £5.00.
Vegetarians catered for.
Quarry bus available for transport.

When: Every other Monday
Time: 12 - 2pm
Where: Maen Alaw
Cost: £5.00
Contact: Michele Bathers
Phone: 01492 622493

Lleisiau Traeth Lafan (Ladies Choir)

Ladies choir. Concerts. Weddings. Broad range of music sung, Welsh and English and more. All very welcome.

When: Wednesday evenings 7.30pm
Where: Eglwys Y Berth
Contact: Michele Bathers
Phone: 01492 622493

Messy Church

Messy Church is a way of being church for families involving fun. It is found across the world and its values are about being Christ-centred, for all ages, based on creativity, hospitality and celebration.

When: 1st Tuesday of the month
Time: 4pm - 5.30pm
Where: St Gwynans Parish Hall
Contact: Janice Brown
Telephone: 01492 339781

Pals of Pen Prom

We aim to improve the appearance and accessibility of Penmaenmawr beach and prom. We are looking for local residents and other supporters to come forward with ideas as to how we can improve the facilities and help to return the area as near as possible to its former glory.

Contact: Helen Yates
Phone: 01492 622141
Mobile: 07857 633570
Facebook: @palsofpenprom15

Pen in Bloom

We are a community group of volunteers who work to improve the environment in the Penmaenmawr area. We work from Penmaenan to Capelulo.

We very much welcome new volunteers.

More info


Penmaenmawr Community Support Group

Contact: David Wyke
Phone: 01492 623999
Mobile: 07932 469559

Penmaenmawr Food Bank

Many people are struggling to make ends meet. Foodbanks run by the local community are helping those in need.

When: Wednesday afternoons
Where: St Paul's Church
Contact: Liz
Phone: 07751839935

Penmaenmawr Historical Society

Contact: Dennis Roberts
Phone: 01492 622404

Penmaenmawr / Llanfairfechan Inner Wheel

One of the largest women's voluntary organisations in the world with members in 103 countries. Come and join us!

When: Second Monday of every month except July & August
Time: 5.45pm
Where: Split Willow, Llanfairfechan
Contact: Doreen Reeves
Phone: 01492 623274

Penmaenmawr Masons

Contact: David Bowen-Jones
Phone: 01492 621319
Mobile: 07855920925

We are an Independent Museum based at The Old Post Office, Conway Old Road, Penmaenmawr, North Wales (opposite the old Mountain View Hotel). We are open Tues, Wed, Thur, Fri & Sun 2pm-4pm and Sat 10am-12noon from June 1st until September 30th.

Where: The Old Post, Conwy Old Road, Penmaenmawr, LL34 6UU
Season: June 1st until September 30th
Entry: Free
Facebook: Penmaenmawr-Museum

Penmaenmawr Pheonix FC

Football club consisting of teams from Under 7s through to a 1st team competing in the Welsh Alliance division 2

Contact: Christopher Davies
Phone: 01492 623825
Mobile: 07970 833159
Facebook: penphoenixfc

Penmaenmawr Rotary Club

We are 1.2 million neighbours, friends, and community leaders who come together to create positive, lasting change in our communities and around the world. Join us.

When: Every Thursday
Time: 7.30pm
Where: Split Willow
Contact: Geoff Uttley
Phone: 01492 623730
Mobile: 07889 954036
Facebook: RotaryLlanPen

Would you like to be part of a new and friendly majorette team? We will be competing in competitions around England and Wales from March to September with the outstanding CCA!

All welcome from the age of 5+ and no experience necessary.

Joining fee will be £15 for the year which covers uniform costs and training equipment. Subs will be £2 a week toward the cost of the hall. Also there will be a fee towards the weekly bus during competition season

Where: Penmaenmawr Community Centre
When: Monday 6 August
Time: 5pm
Contact Caren: 07462436774
Contact Terri: 07527691315
Contact Stacy: 07377454162
Facebook: penmaenmawrroyalsmajorettes

Penmaenmawr Tourist Association

Contact: Michael Forbes-Buthlay
Phone: 01492 623182
Facebook: Penmaenmawr Tourist Association PENTA

A 150 Acre nature reserve at the top of the beautiful Sychnant Pass above Conwy, Pensychnant works with many local naturalists and local and national wildlife and conservation organisations to foster the public’s appreciation and understanding of nature and to record and safeguard the wildlife and natural beauty of North Wales.

Registered Charity: 1019184

Where: Pensychnant, Sychnant Pass, LL32 8BJ
Phone: 01492 592595
Email: Website:
Facebook: Pensychnant


Playtime for children age 4 years and below. Toys, stories, games, songs, snacks and fun!
This is a FREE event

When: Wednesday mornings (term time only)
Time: 10:00 – 11.30 am
Where: St Paul's Church
Contact: Rebecca Miller
Phone: 07592 441465

The Quarry Villages Community Transport Group is a non-profit registered charity (charity number 1119316).

We provide transport for the elderly and infirm, school children and organisations within our community.

If you would like to become a member please download and fill in the form below

Community Bus Scheme Application Form

Please post your completed application to: 41a High Street, Penmaenmawr LL34 6NG

If you require any assistance, please phone 07806 489116

St Gwynan's Playgroup

St Gwynan's Playgroup is a registered charity situated within Ysgol capelulo
We are open Monday to Friday during school term time, from 9 am to 11.45 am
We also offer a lunch club

Where: St Gwynan's Playgroup, Ysgol Capelulo, Treforris Road, Dwygyfylchi, LL34 6RA
Contact: Mrs Sloane Gallimore (Playgroup leader)
Contact: Mrs Laura Shackleton (Deputy playgroup leader)
When: Term time Monday to Friday
Time: 9am - 11.45am
Phone: 07902190349

The Tuesday Nighters

Easy Sequence at an Easy Pace.
Visitors and beginners
Dance on the best wood sprung floor for miles!
Leaders Ann and James

Where: Penmaenmawr Community Center
Time: 7:45pm - 9:45pm
Cost: £2.50
Contact: Chris
Phone: 01492 623402


The club is open to anyone over 50 as well as retired/semi retired people.
More detail is available at
Contact: Kay Preston
Phone: 01492 544558

Youth Club

Where: Penmaenmawr Library
When: Weekly
Time: 6pm - 8.15pm
Contact: Peter Pugh