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Drowned Village Competition

A poetry competition was held recently on the theme Drowned Village. We are delighted to announce the names of the winners below in the Welsh Poetry category.

The poem by the winner,  Gwyneth Owen from Pwllheli will be published in the next edition of the poetry magazine, Barddas, and will also be turned into a song by twm Morys.

Click here to see the poems

We are delighted to announce that the winner in the recent Drowned Village  poetry competition belongs to  Catherine Baird, North Lanarkshire

The other poems coming to the fore from the other two areas are Coffin Routes by Simon Sylvester from Cumbria and Submission by  Justin Griffiths-Bell from Gwynedd.

Click here to see the poems


Cancer support available in Gwynedd Libraries

The new Macmillan Cancer Support information and support service has recently opened in four libraries across south Gwynedd. 

This new service is available to anyone affected by cancer, whether you are currently undergoing treatment, have survived cancer or if you are a carer, friend or relative of someone who has or has had cancer.

Drop in sessions will be held every Friday in Porthmadog (10:00am-12:30pm) and Blaenau Ffestiniog (2:00pm-4:00pm) and every Tuesday in Dolgellau (10:00am-12:30pm) and Barmouth (2:00pm-4:00pm) – all are welcome.

Alaw Mon Thomas-Davies will be available at these sessions to provide information and support on a one-to-one basis. To contact her directly, contact her on email: or call 07878448447.


Story Time

Welsh and bilingual story and rhyme times sessions - a warm welcome to all! Please contact your local library for further details

Bangor Library - every Friday, 1:30 - 2:30

Barmouth Library - first Friday every month, 2:00 - 3:00

Blaenau Ffestiniog Library -  first Wednesday every month , 2:00 - 3:00 and every Friday 10.00 - 12.30

Caernarfon Library - every Thursday, 1:30 - 2:30.

Dolgellau Library - first and third Tuesday every month, 11:30 - 2:30

Llanberis Library - first Tuesday  every month, 1.30-2.30

Penygroes Library - second Friday every month, 10:45 - 11:30

Porthmadog Library - second and fourth Monday every month, 2.00 - 2.45

Pwllheli Library - second and fourth Friday every month, 1:30 - 2:30

Tywyn Library - first Tuesday every month, 2:00 - 3:00



Welsh Drowned Village Competitionpdf (pdf, 55k)
Drowned Village Competitionpdf (pdf, 37k)

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Last updated: 23/09/2014

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