FOLK MUSIC, GIANT PUPPETS, TAI CHI, BLUES, POETRY, BUBBLES AND EXPLODING CUSTARD!
ALL FEATURED IN THE GRAND OPENING OF THE GALLERY ON ST JOHN'S HILL IN BARMOUTH . THE GALLERY IS NOW OPEN DAILY FROM 11am to 5pm.
"THERE IS NO BETTER WALK THAN THAT THROUGH
FROM BARMOUTH TO DOLGELLAU OTHER THAN FROM DOLGELLAU TO BARMOUTH".....
John Ruskin. The
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. Thanks to all who
responded to the request here regarding the ship Cariad by sending
relevant and interesting pictures to Hugh.
Regular exhibitions of Hugh's collections are
held, last one was on 9th March. The next one will be announced here.
varied program of shows and activities
the very successful
AND BLUES NIGHTS
The next event on Friday April 24, will feature Tom Doughty (lap slide
guitar) and Graham Bellinger (guitar vocalist), supported by the Denizens
(guitar/ukelele vocal duo). These nights usually sell
out, so call 01341 280903 for bookings.
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 7th June 2014.
Boats left Barmouth harbour at 3.30 pm heading for Fort William,
stopping only for the runners to ascend Snowdon, Scafell Pike, and finally
Ben Nevis. Congratulations to winners Wight Rose. For more details and race reports see
Next Race Saturday 27 June 2015
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
ALIEN NIGHT with special guests former
Duran Duran frontman Andy Wickett and his band
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