BARMOUTH COUNTRY MUSIC AND LINEDANCE FESTIVAL.
FREE ENTERTAINMENT IN TALBOT SQUARE AND OTHER EVENTS AROUND TOWN
JULY 3-5, 2015
THE GALLERY ON ST JOHN'S HILL IN BARMOUTH IS NOW OPEN DAILY FROM 11am to 5pm.
Hundreds of works are on display, and there are two new exhibitions to
be seen from Saturday 23 May to Sunday 16 August: "City as Superorganism"
by Bernard Barnes, and "Pictures of the Black Country and Wales" by Robert
"THERE IS NO BETTER WALK THAN THAT THROUGH
FROM BARMOUTH TO DOLGELLAU OTHER THAN FROM DOLGELLAU TO BARMOUTH".....
proposed path beside the railway linking the bridge and harbour,
will further enhance the walk which so impressed Ruskin, giving pedestrians, cyclists and wheelchair users a
safer route than the existing narrow pavement between sheer rockface and
the main A496. For more information see
Access Group website
HUGH ROBERTS HAS COLLECTED THOUSANDS OF IMAGES
RELATING TO THE BARMOUTH AREA through the ages. His
collection can be viewed online at
www.flickr.com/photos/abermaw/sets Exhibitions of the
collection are held periodically and announced in the
Barmouth News section of this site.
varied program of shows and activities
the very successful
AND BLUES NIGHTS
The next event on Friday June 26 will be a party night with Banda
Bacana, 8 piece Afro-Latin band, with the Bung Bung Girls in support,
buffet and bar. This is sure to sell out so call Dan on 01341 280903 for
WILL THE REBELLION AGAINST THE EVIL KING
RANYON BE SUCCESSFULL?
THE CURSE OF TELHORN CASTLE is a fantasy tale of valour and
chivalry set in a world similar to our own, performed by a local cast
including writer Jack Rendell. Episodes can be found every other Thursday here and on Youtube.
Jack is a founder member of BARMOUTH LIVE, a group set up to explore the
possibilities of community radio. Anyone interested in this project
please email us:
LOOK OUT FOR FINAL EPISODE OF THE TELHORN EPIC
TALE COMING HERE SOON!
THREE PEAKS YACHT RACE is more than a boat race. It
is an endurance event, and for Barmouth its a great day in town.
This year's race commenced in Barmouth on Saturday 27 June 2015 heading for Fort William,
stopping only for the runners to ascend Snowdon, Scafell Pike, and finally
Ben Nevis. For more details and race reports see
There is a LIVE MUSIC SESSION at the Last Inn every Tuesday
Probably the best pub music night in Wales! Singers and players who would
like to perform with us are always welcome and we have occasional theme
nights. Recent Tuesdays have included a School uniform party, and
a night with special guest former
Duran Duran frontman Andy Wickett.
RADIO BARMOUTH are one of the
groups which have been helped by Barmouth First. We are setting up our own
radio station here in Barmouth. Anyone interested, either in the
technical side or in contributing material please
contact us via
Was JRR Tolkien's creation of Middle Earth
inspired by Barmouth?
Local resident and sculptor Mr
Frank Cocksey believes so. Mr Cocksey's work includes "The Last
Haul" on the harbour, sculpted from marble salvaged from the Bronze
Bell wreck of 1709. The sculpture represents three generations of
fishermen. The Bronze Bell shipwreck exhibition may be
seen in the tourist season above Davy Jones' Locker Restaurant just a short walk along the
Frank Cocksey, still sculpting gems
"Gollum" by Frank Cocksey
Thanks to all the people, too numerous to
mention, who have helped with these web pages