BOATHOUSE ROCKS! SUNDAY MAY 24, non-stop live
music from local musicians who generously give their services free to the
RNLI. Various stalls, tombola, refreshments etc all at Barmouth
Lifeboat station on the prom from 12noon-6pm.
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 will be 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. Thanks to all who
responded to the request here regarding the ship Cariad by sending
relevant and interesting pictures to Hugh.
The next exhibition of Hugh's ever growing
collection will be on Monday 15 June from 10am at the Dragon Theatre Arts
varied program of shows and activities
the very successful
AND BLUES NIGHTS
The next event on Friday May 22, will feature a really top class
instrumental band: Neil Yates(trumpet), Chris Gumbley (slto sax), Dave
Nicholls (keys),Tom Hill (bass) and Carl Hemingsley (drums)
focussing on some Cannonball Adderly tunes as part of their set.
Supporting will be Big Joe Bone playing some raw blues. These nights usually sell
out, so call Dan on 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