ANGLESEY DRUID ORDER is now accepting applications for its 2018 training programme. 4 residential weekends; starts June, then August, October and November. All inclusive materials, accommodation and food for Sat/Sun. £155 per weekend. For more details contact :

NEW PREGNANCY CIRCLE Starting on 6th January in Rhiwlas, with Birthing Mamas Wales. Contact Laura Knott 07914 917711.  See What’sOn Calendar

PRACTICAL CONSERVATION SKILLS Are you passionate about conservation? As part of its 50th anniversary activities, the Snowdonia Society is  launching a new and accredited Practical Conservation Skills unit. Thanks to funding from Snowdonia Giving and Natural Resources Wales, we can offer this round of training for free. However, places are limited and if you were to secure a place you would be committing to attending 4 workdays between February and April 2018 (weekend workdays will be available as will some free transport from Bangor and Caernarfon). You would need to be available on February 3rd to for an introduction to the training and footpath maintenance; and on February 17th for a tools maintenance session. You may pick the other two dates to suit you before mid April 2018. To apply for a place, please write a paragraph (of no more than 200 words) detailing why you would like a place on the training and what you hope to get out of it.  Please include your name, address, email address and phone number at the top of the document.  Final applications for this intake should be received by Monday January 8th.  Successful applicants will be notified by January 15th. If you are interested and want to find out more contact Snowdonia Society 01286 685498,

AONB PLANNING GUIDANCE DRAFT PAPER CONSULTATION 18th January. Meet planning officers to discuss AONB status and how they affect developments. 2 – 6pm. To find out more come to Loggerheads Country Park, Ruthin Rd., Denbighshire CH7 5LH.

YOGA TASTER Denbigh, see Calendar 6th

BELLY DANCE TASTER Wrexham, see Calendar 10th

BIG GARDEN WATCH RSPB Conwy, see Calendar 28th

MEDITATIONS TO INSPIRE & HEAL Kalpa Bhadra Buddhist Centre, Llandudno see Calendar 14th – 19th

NW GUITAR RETREAT 20th & 21st, The First One! Chester, see Calendar.


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