May 12 – 20, 2007
A successful week full of activities was held in the area between May 12 – 20th
2007 and over £5,000 was collected towards the Gwynedd
Hospice at Home appeal and local good causes.
Lots of youngsters found their way to the Penygroes Library on Saturday morning
to have a story, face painting and create some lovely
The golfing tournament
on Sunday was won by Sion Williams.
The disco on Monday evening
was attended by almost 100 children dancing to Owain
Llyr of Champion 103’s disco.
A group of young people
won the Treasure Hunt on Tuesday evening at the Talysarn
Community Centre – Bethan, Ffion, Dewi, Iestyn and
The three ‘Talwrn’ teams
won even scores. Alun Ffred Jones AM presided over
the contest and the Meuryn was Meirion McIntyre Hughes.
The Quizz in the Goat was a roaring success with every
seat taken. The Quizz master was Dewi Rhys and the
winning team was ‘Dim Clem’ – Wil, Meinir, Karen and
It was a real ‘full house’
in the school hall on Friday evening with Wena as the
bingo caller. Most tables went home with a prize.
The highlight of the week
was the Sbri in Market Square. There were all sorts
of stalls – everything for the garden, furniture, cakes,
raffles to be won, bbq and games - all to the sound
of the Nantlle Vale Royal Silver Band. The fancy dress
competition was won by Gwion Huw and Ceris Alaw dressed
as Peter Andre and Katie Price and the younger competition
was won by Cynan Davies who came as Dennis the Menace.
40 bikers took part in
the motor bike rally on Sunday starting at 11.00am
and arriving back at the Ex Servicemen’s Club in Penygroes
in time to see Alan Evans winning the final of the
The committee wish to
thank everybody who has helped throughout the week,
to all our sponsors and a special thanks to all our
loyal supporters, not forgetting those local people
who were unable to come to the activities but who have
been so generous in their support from year to year.
Even the weather was kind this year!!
An additional event formed this year's May Festival, when, over the weekend
of the 24th and 25th March in early spring sunshine,
Mrs Black opened their gardens at Gwernoer Nantlle
(see the photographs below).
The Committee wish to thank everyone who came to support
us and especially Reg and Megan for their kindness.