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HAPPY EASTER TO ALL NEAR AND FAR FROM BARMOUTH!

DINKYS DINAHS

Open 24 hours

Freshly prepared

sandwiches and meals

on the main A458

Shrewsbury Welshpool Rd

01743 850070

DAVID BURNS

CARAVANS

Static Caravans bought and sold

Collection & Delivery

Van and boat storage

01341 247038

07770 092833

Talybont Village Shop
  We open from 6am for groceries, newspapers, wines and spirits, etc every day except Christmas day!
Free car park 30 metres away.

 

BARMOUTH WEBCAM
 24 hour views of the Harbour

 

 

 

Barmouth's wooden man

Photo of Barmouth beach from the sand looking north
 After the storm  Feb 20 2014

Work on the railway at Llanaber

Photo of musicians and staff of the Last Inn on music nights 5th anniversary. Timbo holds the cake with five candles!

Music goes on at Last Inn

Photo taken from harbour of bridge and mountains
New path planned to bridge

                         

Trains are running into Barmouth again from Towyn, Machynlleth and the Midlands, and work is proceeding on the rail line to Pwllheli.

 

"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.Fore more information see  Barmouth Viaduct Access Group website

       

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: live@barmouth.com

 

THE DRAGON THEATRE AND COMMUNITY CENTRE   present a varied program of shows and activities including the very successful JAZZ AND BLUES NIGHTS  The next Friday jazz night will be on  the 25th April with the Dan Burnett Band., (vocal s and keyboards, including Hammond organ, drums, bass and tenor sax) supported by Jenny Stevens (ukelele, vocalist) These shows usually sell out so for more info and booking ring Dan 01341 280903.
                       
           

CONGRATULATIONS TO ARTIST BERNARD BARNES ON SECURING THE FUTURE OF THE GALLERY ON ST JOHNS HILL.  A huge collection of art is on display at the gallery, including probably the largest painting in Wales! Recent  investment ensures that the exhibition will remain, and like Bernard's enormous painting, continue to grow and evolve.
      
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 an ALIEN NIGHT with special guests  former Duran Duran frontman  Andy Wickett and his band Mau 61.

                                    
T
HE THREE PEAKS YACHT RACE is more than a boat race.  It is an endurance event, and for Barmouth its a great day in town.  Boats left Barmouth on Saturday 15th June heading for Fort William, stopping only for the runners to ascend Snowdon, Scafell Pike, and finally Ben Nevis.  Plenty of entertainment in town over the weekend, though the weather dampened things for visitors, and made for a lively start for competitors.   For more details and race reports see www.threepeaksyachtrace.co.uk  Next race will commence in Barmouth on Saturday 7th June 2014.

                                            

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 this site.

      

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 quay.

 

 

Picture of sculptor Frank Cocksey and his latest work
Frank Cocksey, still sculpting gems

 

 

Picture of Gollum sculpted by Frank Cocksey
"Gollum" by Frank Cocksey

 

Thanks to all the people, too numerous to mention,  who have helped with these web pages

 

BARRY