Whitchurch and Tongwynlais Festival 2016

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Events


This is the full list of events for this year’s festival.

Sunday 26th June
10:30am
Festival Service at Ararat Church in Whitchurch

Monday 27th June
10:45am
“Story Time” at Whitchurch Library
For information contact the library on 2062 8951.

6:30pm
Schools Concert at Bethel Baptist Church in Whitchurch
Musical performances from Whitchurch Primary, Ysgol Melin Grufydd, Tongwynlais Primary and Coryton Primary.
Sponsored by James Morgan Solicitors.
£3 entrance fee for adults. For details contact your local school.

Tuesday 28th June
2:15pm
“Amser Stori” at Whitchurch Library

6:30pm
Children’s Sports on the Common (up to 14 years old)
For details contact Nicola on 07977 283184.
Sponsored by Valley Vets.

Wednesday 29th June
6:00pm – 8:30pm
Sunset Fayre in Tongwynlais
For details contact Julie on 07889 492795.
Sponsored by James Morgan Solicitors.

7:00pm
Fforest Fawr Hill Climb cycle challenge
Riders wishing to enter can phone 02920 810868.
Sponsored by plan2ride.

Thursday 30th June
6:30pm
Family Treasure Hunt
Starting outside Whitchurch Library.
Sponsored by James Morgan Solicitors.
£3 per family. For details contact Keith on 07796 902451.

7:30pm for 8:00pm
Castell Coch Choral Society Concert at Tongwynlais Village Hall
£6.50 entrance fee to include a Ploughman’s Supper.
Sponsored by Tongwynlais Dental Care.
For details contact Mike on 07974 825252 or Linda on 07881 606413.

Friday 1st July
8:00pm for 8:30pm
The Dandos in concert at Tongwynlais Village Hall
£10 entrance fee (includes a £2 donation to the “Village Hall Roof Fund”)
Bring your own picnic and drinks.
For details contact Lawson on 07899 094961, Mike on 07974 825252 or Linda on 07881 606413.

The Dandos

Saturday 2nd July
11:00am
Dog Show at the Tongwynlais Village Hall
50p entry fee (per category).
For details contact Caroline on 07974 929378.

12 noon
Adults “Five-a-Side” football competition
Kick off at the Powerleague complex. £30 per team to enter.
Please phone Tom on 07766 650465 to confirm.

Sunday 3rd July
12 noon
5k Family Fun Run at Forest Farm
Sponsored by James Morgan Solicitors.
£5 entrance fee. The warm-up will be led by staff from the Holiday Inn.
If you want to book a place please phone Julie on 07889 492795.

5:30pm
Festival service at Ainon Chapel in Tongwynlais

Monday 4th July
10:45am
“Story Time” at Whitchurch Library

5:00pm
Senior Citizens Afternoon Tea at St Michael’s Church Hall in Tongwynlais
Sponsored by the Community Council.
If you wish to attend please contact Linda on 07881 606413.

7:00pm
Whitchurch Library Discussion
Awen @ the library presents 150 Years of Cardiff Libraries with a special focus on Whitchurch: from Carnegie to Awen a tale of philanthropy, public service and inspiration.
Contact 029 2091 5336 for more information.

Tuesday 5th July
2:15pm
“Amser Stori” at Whitchurch Library

8:00pm
Festival Quiz at The Lewis Arms in Tongwynlais
£1 per person to enter.
Prizes sponsored by The Lewis Arms.
For details contact Caroline on 07974 929378.

Wednesday 6th July
8:00pm
Festival Quiz at The Royal Oak in Whitchurch
£1 per person to enter.
Prizes sponsored by The Royal Oak.
For details contact Sheila on 07817 548102.

Thursday 7th July
3:45pm
Teddy Bears Picnic at Ainon Chapel in Tongwynlais
For details contact Suzy on 07966 044999.

7:30pm
The Grand Concert
Featuring the Castell Coch Choral Society, Whitchurch High School Chamber Choir and Melingriffith Brass Band in Concert at St Mary’s Church in Whitchurch.
£5 entrance fee.
Sponsored by Coffee #1 Whitchurch.

Saturday 9th July
12 noon – 4:00pm
Whitchurch Festival Fete at the Common
Stalls, music, children’s activities, food and drink.
For details contact Sheila on 07817 548102.

Rotary Club Raffle will be drawn at 3pm, so look out for tickets to win some great prizes!

Community Events


There are always many other events going on during the summer.

Summer Barbecue at Whitchurch Primary School on
Friday 17th June from 4:30pm.

Classical Concert at St Michael’s Church in Tongwynlais on
Monday 20th June at 7pm. In aid of the Village Hall “Roof Fund”.

Tongwynlais Primary School Fete on Friday 24th June at 3:45pm.

Race Night at Tongwynlais Village Hall in aid of the “Roof Fund” on Saturday 25th June at 7:30pm.

Rotary Club Bike Ride, in aid of Prostate Cancer Cymru, on Sunday 26th June at 9:30, starting at Whitchurch Rugby Club.

“Jam Session” at the Earl Haig Club in Whitchurch on Sunday 26th June at 5pm.

The Cory Band in concert with Tenovus Cardiff North Choir, hosted by Niall Allen (Only Men Aloud) at Whitchurch High School Dutch Barn on Thursday 30th June at 7pm. Tickets available from Anthea on 07789 448277.

Real Ale Festival at the Fox and Hounds during the first weekend in July.

“The Pickups” performing at the Earl Haig Club in Whitchurch on
Saturday 2nd July at 6pm.

Family Fun Day at the Lewis Arms, Tongwynlais in aid of the “Roof Fund” on Saturday 2nd July.

Community Fun Day at Whitchurch Golf Club on Sunday 17th July.

Friends of the Festival

The following individuals and organisations have become Friends of the Festival. The organisers are grateful for their financial support in helping them deliver this exciting programme of events.


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