THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON WOMEN’S WORK IN MUSIC 4th – 7th September. The Conference will seek to both celebrate the achievements of women musicians, and to critically explore and discuss the changing contexts of women’s work in music on the international stage. Bangor Uni. See dates in Calendar

SACRED CIRCLE DANCE Starts Sunday 3rd September and once every month from then. 2 – 4pm, Rhosesmor Village Hall, nr Mold. Contact

NW INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL 16th – 30th September, full details from:

AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL ~ Truth To Power Al Gore’s follow-up film addresses the progress made since his last movie in 2006. “ … The perils of climate change can be overcome with human ingenuity and passion.” Theatr Clwyd in Mold. See Calendar 19th & 20th

INDIA ON FILM A short series of films in Hindi, subtitled in English, September 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th, Theatr Cymru, Mold. See Calendar.

WORLD ALZHEIMER’S MONTH The international campaign every September to raise awareness and challenge the stigma that surrounds dementia. More info from:

HELFA GELF ART TRAIL Open studios each Friday – Sunday weekend during September. Details and brochure from:

THE HEART OF LIGHT At 9pm every night, join a community across the world making its attunement with the heart of light. Follow your own practice – a prayer, holding an image of light, speaking a formula, lighting a candle – but above all link with spirit and with all who share in this attunement. Further info :

HWYL FAWR BODHRAN WINTER SCHOOL Bodhrán classes and workshops at the Albany Hotel, Llandudno10th, 11th and 12th November. A fantastic learning opportunity to improve your bodhrán skills with renowned teachers Alan Drwm (AKA Alan Collinson) and James Christian. Plus ritual and meditation drumming. Beginner to experienced welcome – limited places. All inclusive (accom/food/class) £200. Non residents (includes meals) £150. Contact Jo Hughes at ~ 07833 300206 for details and application form

ANGLESEY MôNTAGE WRITING FESTIVAL  On 9th September this year a group of  Anglesey writers are hosting the very first writing festival to be held on the Island.  Writing workshops will cover a variety of subjects, including poetry, drama, crime, e-publishing and writing for well being. There will also be workshops for Welsh learners with Bethan Gwanas. All the tutors are published authors with a wealth of experience. The day time ticket is £25, this entitles the participants to attend three individual workshops and includes a buffet lunch. The festival will be held at Ysgol David Hughes, Menai Bridge from 9am for 9.30am – 5pm. In the evening there will be a light hearted concert at the Victoria Hotel, Menai Bridge starting at 7pm featuring musician/composer John Hywel and poet/playwright John Gorman (of the Scaffold). Local writers will read/perform some of their own work. The cost of the evening event is £10 including a buffet supper.  Visit for further details of workshops and bookings.


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