The United Nations: Working for Global Stewardship United Nations Association – Menai A talk by Richard Shirres on the evolving significance of the United Nations since 1945 in safeguarding the planet from human impact. 11.45am. Quaker Meeting House, Dean Street, Bangor, LL57 1UR. Richard 07722 337839, firstname.lastname@example.org See What’s On Calendar
PAGAN STUDY GROUP Sessions on modern paganism ending with a Summer Solstice ritual. From 4th May – 22nd June. Blaenau Ffestiniog. Bookings: email@example.com See Calendar
CALL – Culture Action Llandudno Come and make some clay figures that represent the body and movement. See Calendar 20th & 30th May.
HELFA GELF ART TRAIL REGISTRATION Opens 16th April – 14th May for those who wish to register their work/studio/event. Visit website: helfagelf.co.uk to find out more. The Art Trail takes place across North Wales in September.
DAWN CHORUS DAY The worldwide celebration of nature’s symphony. 6th May. See Calendar for early morning events. Visit icdc.info
SUMMER EVENING STROLLS 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th May, Wednesdays, 7pm, free, donations welcome, with RSPB Conwy nature reserve, LL31 9XZ, 01492 581025, firstname.lastname@example.org
DYING MATTERS AWARENESS WEEK 14th – 20th May. An unparalleled opportunity to place the importance of talking about dying, death and bereavement firmly on the national agenda. This year, Dying Matters asked a simple question – “What Can You Do?” Info: dyingmatters.org See Calendar 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th & 19th.
GWOBR ESYLLT PRIZE 2018-20 Chwedl, a network of women storytellers in Wales, is looking for young talented women storytellers in Wales – and is inviting them to apply for a commission to create a new piece of performance storytelling. The commission will support the development of an emerging woman storyteller, born in Wales or currently living or working in Wales, aged 35 or under, who tells stories in English and Welsh, using song or music, as well as the spoken word. The prize is in honour of storyteller Esyllt Harker who died in 2014 and who played a vital role in storytelling in Wales. Send: CV, with 2 referees and any evidence of storytelling, i.e. photos, reviews, video, feedback, etc. More details & apply to: Fiona Collins: email@example.com or post to: Esyllt Harker Commission, ℅ Ty Cynnes, Carrog, Corwen LL21 9LA. DEADLINE is 10th MAY. See Calendar 18th
MAI68 Films shown in Pontio, Bangor to mark 50 years since the uprising of civil unrest in France which nearly brought the country to a halt. It lasted about 2 months. During this time, filmakers went amongst the students and strikers to highlight the cultural and social impact. Pontio, Bangor. see Calendar + Festival in Chester – 19th
CLIMATE CHANGE AND COASTAL HERITAGE 17th May. A seminar from CHERISH, a 5 year project funded through the Ireland-Wales Programme 2014-2020, part of the European Regional Development Fund, which focuses on seeking solutions to shared challenges on both sides of the Irish Sea. Held at Venue Cymru, Llandudno, see Calendar More info: cherishproject.eu/
MICROPLASTIC AND PLASTIC CLEAN-UPS See Calendar on 5th – NWWT on Ynys Mon; 9th – Friends of the Earth, Conwy & 18th – Plastic Free Anglesey to learn how to help remove plastic from our environment and lifestyle.
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