Aug
5
10:30 AM10:30

Pendyffryn Hall Walk & Talk

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Come along and hear about the fascinating history of Pendyffryn Hall in Penmaenmawr. Who stayed at the Hall? Why did the owners have a private halt on the main railway? Where was the grand lodge?

Weather permitting there will be a short, guided short walk around the Hall and Park.

Meet in the Coffee Lounge at Pendyffryn Hall at 10:30 am on Sunday, August 5th. We should be finished by about noon. It's open to everyone and it's free to enter (donations to the museum much appreciated).

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Aug
23
6:30 PM18:30

Penmaenmawr Quarry Coach Trip (SOLD OUT)

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THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT

Penmaenmawr Museum have organised a guided coach trip to the top of Penmaenmawr Quarry. Learn about the history of quarrying in Penmaenmawr and enjoy great views of the quarry, over the sea and towards the Carneddau Mountains.

The trip is on Thursday, August 23rd and is open to everyone. The coach will leave the museum at 6.30pm and there will be refreshments back at the museum afterwards.

Tickets are £10 and can be bought from the museum and through our website.

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Jul
14
12:00 PM12:00

Dwygyfylchi Cynefin Walk

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On Saturday, July 14th at 12 noon, Penmaenmawr Museum are hosting a guided walk highlighting places shown on the Dwygyfylchi Tithe Map of 1847 and the Cynefin Project.

It will be a short, guided, circular walk of about an hour and a half beginning and ending at St. Gwynin's Church in Dwygyfylchi. All are welcome and it is free to enter (donations to the museum greatly appreciated). A map/leaflet of the route will be provided. Dogs are welcome if under control.

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Jun
21
6:30 PM18:30

Penmaenmawr Quarry Coach Trip (SOLD OUT)

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THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT

Penmaenmawr Museum have organised a guided coach trip to the top of Penmaenmawr Quarry. Learn about the history of quarrying in Penmaenmawr and enjoy great views of the quarry, over the sea and towards the Carneddau Mountains.

The trip is on Thursday, June 21st and is open to everyone. The coach will leave the museum at 6.30pm and there will be refreshments back at the museum afterwards.

Tickets are £10 and can be bought from the museum.

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Jun
9
12:00 PM12:00

The Road to Non-Conformity Walk

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Penmaenmawr Museum is hosting a guided walk entitled The Road to Non-Conformity which will be take in some of Penmaenmawr's many chapels and churches and highlight some of the reasons for the rise of non-conformity. It will be a gentle walk of about 2 miles on the flat, heading west from the museum towards Penmaenan. There will be tea, coffee and biscuits at the museum afterwards.

It's on Saturday 9th June, starting from the museum at 12 noon. It is open to everyone and is free to join so come along!!

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May
5
12:00 PM12:00

Churches, Chapels & Champions of Penmaenmawr Walk

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Join us for a pleasant, guided walk and learn about some of Penmaenmawr's many churches and chapels and some champions of politics and industry with Penmaenmawr connections. We will walk up along Conway Old Road and end up at St Gwynin's Church in Dwygyfylchi.

The walk is free to join, will start from Penmaenmawr Museum in Pantyrafon at 12 noon on Saturday, May 5th and it will be about 3 miles in length and last a couple of hours. We will come back to the Museum afterwards and there will be tea, coffee and biscuits.

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May
1
2:00 PM14:00

Hiraeth with the Museum

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You are invited to our monthly gatherings every first Tuesday of the month for a time of reminiscing and exploring a different theme each time with light refreshments and a raffle. There is a wealth of archive film and photo materials at the Museum but feel free to bring along your own photos and memorabilia.

The next Hiraeth is on Tuesday, May 1st from 2pm to 4pm. Entry is free and there is transport available, please get in touch for details.

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Apr
27
5:30 PM17:30

Penmaenmawr Quarry Coach Trip

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Penmaenmawr Town Council have organised a guided coach trip to the top of Penmaenmawr Quarry. The trip will give a great look down into the quarry itself as well spectacular views over the sea and towards the Carneddau mountains (cloud permitting!!).

Tickets are £12 and the proceeds will go towards the Mayor's three charities; Welsh Air Ambulance, Blood Bikes and Famine Relief as well as a donation to Penmaenmawr Museum for hosting the event.

The trip is on Friday, April 27th. Meet at the museum at 5.30pm. For tickets please phone 07805 993908.

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Apr
18
7:30 PM19:30

Archaeological Discoveries in Advance of Wylfa Newydd & AGM

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Ashley Batten of the Gwynedd Archaeological Trust is giving a talk for Penmaenmawr Historical Society about the archaeological discoveries made in advance of the proposed Wylfa Newydd power station on Anglesey. His talk will be preceded by the Penmaenmawr Historical Society AGM.

It's on Wednesday, April 18th at 7.30pm, upstairs at Penmaenmawr Community Centre. Entry is free for PHS members and £2 for non-members. Everyone is invited and there will be tea, coffee, biscuits and a raffle.

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Apr
7
12:00 PM12:00

Farming in Penmaenmawr Walk

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Join us for a pleasant walk along Conway Old Road, with sea views and the inviting hills nearby and hear about the history of farming in Penmaenmawr and how it has diversified. We will pass the elegant grand house called Noddfa, learn about two nearby farms and show the location of the gorse mill! 

The walk will start from Penmaenmawr Museum in Pantyrafon at 12 noon on Saturday, April 7th and it will be about 2 and half miles and last a couple of hours. There will be tea, coffee and biscuits at the Museum afterwards.

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Apr
4
2:00 PM14:00

Hiraeth with the Museum

You are invited to our monthly gatherings every first Wednesday of the month for a time of reminiscing and exploring a different theme every month with light refreshments and a raffle. There is a wealth of archive film and photo materials at the Museum but feel free to bring along your own photos and memorabilia.

The next Hiraeth is on Wednesday, April 4th from 2pm to 4pm. This month's theme will be Shops and Cafes in Pantyrafon. Entry is free and there is transport available, please get in touch for details.

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Mar
21
7:30 PM19:30

Beaumaris Flying Boat Factory Talk

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Penmaenmawr Historical Society's next monthly talk is on Wednesday, March 21st at 7.30pm, upstairs at Penmaenmawr Community Centre. The talk is about the former Saunders Roe Catalina Flying Boat factory in Beaumaris and will be given by Dave Mills. 

Entry is free for PHS members and £2 for non-members. Everyone is invited and there will be tea, coffee, biscuits and a raffle.

Photograph by RAF [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.

 

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Mar
17
12:00 PM12:00

The Ten Roads Across Penmaenmawr Walk

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Join us for a guided easy/moderate walk of about 3 miles and about 2.5 hours in duration. Hear about the challenge of crossing the ‘Cliffs Above the Sea’. Learn about Saint Seiriol who had a simple chapel high up on the vertical rocks.

There is a booklet available for purchase. There will be tea, coffee & biscuits at the museum afterwards. Donations to the museum are always welcome.

Meet at the Museum in the Old Post Office in Pant yr Afon at 12 noon on Saturday March 17th.

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Mar
15
5:00 PM17:00

Rotary Roadshow

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Call in at Rotary LlanPen's Rotary Roadshow and find out what makes us tick. It's at Penmaenmawr Museum, Pantyrafon, Penmaenmawr and runs from 5pm to 8pm on Thursday, March 15th. Admission is free and there will be light refreshments.

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Mar
14
11:00 AM11:00

Hiraeth with the Museum

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You are invited to our launch celebration of Hiraeth with the Museum including free buffet lunch, sing-along with Rocking Ron, reminiscence and access to a wealth of archive film and photo materials, and more!

It's on Wednesday, 14th March from 11am to 1pm at Penmaenmawr Museum (in our new premises in the Old Post Office opposite the old Mountain View Hotel).

If you need transport then we can provide it so get in touch.

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Mar
6
10:00 AM10:00

Walk, Talk and Remember

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Come along to remember some of the places and things people used to do in their spare time. It will involve a short walk for those that are able and there will be refreshments provided.

Everyone is invited so come along to Penmaenmawr Museum on Tuesday, March 6th at 10 am.

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Feb
27
10:00 AM10:00

Walk, Talk and Remember

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Join us for an informal morning where we will remember the past. It will involve a short walk for those that are able and there will be refreshments provided.

Everyone is invited so come along to Penmaenmawr Museum on Tuesday, February 27th at 10 am.

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