are running into Barmouth again from Towyn, Macynlleth and the Midlands,
and work is proceeding on the rail line to Pwllheli. The half term holiday
brought some sunny days and some of the first visitors of the year.
Welcome to Barmouth!
"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
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:
varied program of shows and activities
the very successful
AND BLUES NIGHTS
The next Friday jazz night will be on the 28th February with Marcia
Pendlebury and band supported by Gary Mathewson (Irish fiddle) trio. These shows usually sell out so for more info and booking ring Dan 01341
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
ALIEN NIGHT with special guests former
Duran Duran frontman Andy Wickett and his band
THREE PEAKS YACHT RACE is more than a boat race.
an endurance event, and for Barmouth its a great day in town.
Boats left Barmouth on Saturday 15th June heading for Fort William,
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
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