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Awr Sgwrsio i Ddysgwyr (conversation group for Welsh learners)

Our next meeting will be held on Monday, February 25, 2019 at 7 pm. Note date change.

RSVP to Alison Lawson at 613-725-2704 or alisonlawson@rogers.com.

We look forward to seeing you and having a sgwrs (chat).


St. David’s Day Reception 2019

Please join us in celebrating St David, patron Saint of Wales and enjoy a taste of Wales.

Friday, March 1st, 2019
Cash Bar

British High Commission
80 Elgin Street
Ottawa K1P 5K7

RSVP by Wednesday, February 27, 2019 to John Price at john.price@sympatico.ca.

Please Note:
•RSVP essential with your first and last name along with your organization
•This event has limited space; guest list will be allocated on a first-reply basis
•This invitation is non-transferable
•No parking is available on site

More information here.


Gwledd Dydd Gwyl Dewi / St. David’s Day Banquet 2019

Saturday, March 2nd, 2019

We will once again have the pleasure of celebrating Dydd Gwyl Dewi Sant/St. David’s Day with a luncheon banquet in the gracious surroundings of the Royal Ottawa Golf Club.

Please join us to honor our patron saint while enjoying good fellowship and excellent food. Our guest speaker this year is Andrew Wagstaff, Head of Wales at the Montreal office of Llywodraeth Cymru / Welsh Government.

Entertainment: A short recital by Sheryl Clay who is coming all the way from Toronto to entertain us as well as conduct the Gymanfa Ganu on Sunday. Sheryl is well known to many of you as she has been the soloist at many Ontario Welsh Festivals and is a regular soloist with Dewi Sant Welsh United Church in Toronto.

Time: Reception 11:30 am – 12:20 pm, Lunch Banquet 12:30 pm
Venue: The Royal Ottawa Golf Club, 1405 Aylmer Road, Gatineau, Quebec, J9H 7L2
Menu: This year we are offering Beef & Guinness Pie and Salmon Filet.
Cost: Early bird tickets $55 each, deadline February 15, 2019; $60 thereafter.
Final deadline for reservations is 27 February 2019.
Dress code: Business casual – no jeans or cargo pants.

Reservation forms will be in the Winter 2019 Newsletter or you can print your own: Luncheon Reservation 2019. Please send your completed forms, with payment, to Marilyn Jenkins, 267 McClellan Road, Nepean, ON, K2H 8N7. If you wish, you may include your 2018 membership form and payment with your luncheon reservation.

For more information contact: Marilyn Jenkins, (613) 820-6687 or marilyn.e.jenkins@sympatico.ca


St. David’s Day Gymanfa Ganu 2019

Date: Sunday, March 3rd, 2019
Time: 3:00 pm
Venue: Westminster Presbyterian Church, 470 Roosevelt Ave.

Last year’s Gymanfa was a resounding success. Please join us again to sing some wonderful traditional hymns in English and in Welsh.

Director: Sheryl Clay, Accompanist: Alan Thomas
Solos: Cor Alltudion, the new Ladies group

Hymns for 2019 Gymanfa TBA

Please bring your Welsh Hymn Book, if you have one!

As always, we invite you to participate in a friendly reception (Te bach) afterwards and we would be very grateful if you could bring some goodies to share.


Welsh Film Festival 2019

Tuesday evenings in March 2019
Bytowne Theatre
325 Rideau Street

Information here.


Awr Sgwrsio

The next Awr Sgwrsio (not the learners’ group) will be held Monday, April 1, 2019 will feature a discussion of the films shown in the Film Festival..

More details as they become available.


If you speak Welsh there’s a gathering of the ‘Awr Sgwrsio’ conversation group held every first or second Monday of the month at the Clock Tower, 575 Bank Street at 7pm.

For more information, please contact Alison Lawson, 613-725-2704 or e-mail at alisonlawson@rogers.com


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