A signpost for local (and occasional global) notices



DISABILITY ARTS CYMRU Annual Poetry Competition now open! DAC invite you to submit work that is in response to the theme of “On The Edge”. We want to reflect the feelings of our DAC members about this broad theme which is open to their own interpretation. CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES 21st JANUARY 2019. More from: 02920 551 040,

SAORIMOR WEAVING Talks, demonstrations and workshops, with Mihoko. See Calendar on 11th, 12th, 14th & 15th, held in Bangor.

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS ‘Guiding Principles’ Meets Thursdays 5.30 – 6.30pm,  Parlwr Bach room, side entrance, wheelchair accessible. Free to attend, and open to anyone who feels they may have a problem with drugs, is in recovery, or is interested in recovery. Held at Dragon Theatre, Jubilee Rd, Barmouth, LL42 1EF. For more information on NA, please see, to speak to someone who’s been there, free UK Helpline 0845 3733366. See Calendar.

TOUCHING SYRIA ‘Creating a different vision of Syria through culture in Wales’. A day of films, music and discussions around art, culture and how war affects this. With Syrian and Welsh artists, held at Pontio, Bangor, 19th January – see Calendar and Exhibitions.

NATURALLY BOSS RETREATS Music, Art, Drama and Photography Workshops. “We are committed to offering a series of retreats that provide a true learning experience led both by our dedicated tutors, and participants ‘own motivations and skills”. Held in Penmaenmawr LL34. Find out dates on page 25

LIVING WELL EXPERIENCE Therapeutic bodywork, mindful activities, plant-based food and holistic retailers. Spyce Community Hub, Rhiw Rd., Colwyn Bay. Facebook: of same name

BEGINNERS RUNNING PROGRAMME From 13th January – 2nd March, come join this group to run every week in Penrhyn Castle, Bangor. Contact Run Leader 01248 353084.

CRAFTY RHINO Run a large choice of textile, art and craft workshops throughout January, based in Colwyn Bay. Visit Facebook for workshop info.

WARU 8 Māori women film directors contributed a short film each to create a narrative about the death of a boy in their community. See 10th

6 PART PERMACULTURE COURSE Starts on 30th January in Llanrhaeadr. Contact Sector39 for more details :

CHESTER CND Now meet bi-monthly; and hold a “Silent Vigil Against Arms Sales to Saudi” every month – see Calendar 20th.

HOPE OVER FEAR IN INTERNATIONAL POLITICS A talk and discussion on what can be done to build a just world, with UNA. Held in Bangor University. See 29th – Calendar.

THE BUDDHA WITHIN In this workshop, Kelsang Drima offers a way of seeing the world through the eyes of Buddha. Held in Llandudno. See 19th January in Calendar.

NWWT: PLAST-OFF Remove and recylce plastic from Aberffraw, Ynys Mon. 19th. 

FINDING YOUR FEET A Feldenkrais Method Workshop in Llangollen on how to move effectively and efficiently. See 27th.

BIRD WATCH WEEKEND 26th – 28th January. Visit

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