March Events in North Wales
Published: Monday 17th Feb 2014
Written by: The Wales Cottage Holidays Team
Come along to Bodnant Gardens on 1st March and help plant the thousands of snowdrops to make up fantastic displays in years to come. Come back to the gardens on the 4th and enjoy Pancakes in the Pavilion and on the 8th for the Yew Dell Opening.
At Penrhyn Castle, on our patron Saints Day, at the Flavour of Wales event, you can learn about many Welsh traditions, from building coracles to the history of the harp. Plas Newydd Historic House is running a family outdoor event on the 1st and 2nd - 50 things to do before you’re eleven and three-quarters!
At MOSTYN, Llandudno a Family Art Club is being held on the 9th March and on the 22nd, the small and friendly Antiques Fair takes place in Llandudno town hall. The High Street and Lancaster Square in Conwy on 26th March are locations for the 700 year old Charter Fair with seed and plant stalls, local crafts and local produce. Bangor Music Festival runs for 4 days from the 12th March focusing on contemporary music from solo violinists to acoustic jazz to orchestras. Just come along and listed or participate in the many workshops on offer.
On Anglesey, Oriel Ynys Mon has some fascinating exhibitions starting this month. On the 8th is the first opportunity to see At the Slates Edge: Art in Dyffryn Ogwen, contemporary and creative work in a variety of mediums from a group of artists. The 22nd sees the arrival of the touring Changing Shapes exhibit, to be displayed together with the Oriel’s own costume collection.
During March at Clwyd Theatre Cymru in Mold there will be laughs on the 6th with the Kill for a Seat Comedy Club and a celebration of the swinging sixties through dance from the Rambert company between 12th and 15th. The Bach Brandenburg Soloists perform a programme of Handel, Vivaldi and Bach on the 16th. Kindertransport runs from 17-22 March and this play explores the theme of parents from different decades having to send their children off to uncertain futures. Finally, on 23 March, Pam Ayres will be performing her latest show drawing on work from her new poetry collection You Made Me Late Again!
The Pavilion Theatre in Rhyl also has a lot to offer in March. A production of Bizet’s Carmen is performed on the 4th and there is comedy from Billy Pearce on the 12th and Chris Ramsey on the 13th. Music offerings include husband and wife duo Julian and Jiaxin Lloyd Webber with A Tale of Two Cellos on the 14th and Tom: A Story of Tom Jones (19th to 22nd), focuses on his rise to fame. On the 27th Chris Packham presents his Wild Night Out, a fascinating talk illustrated by the photographs of this wildlife presenter.