February

Welsh lessons for the month

Click here to access the schedule.

2020 Guinness 6 Nations Tournament

Last year Wales did the Grand Slam, they beat all the other 5 teams, let’s see what they do this year. Click on poster for the game schedule.

Monday, February 3rd at 7:00 pm Executive Meeting

Saturday, February 8th at 2:00 pm An afternoon of music

The Irish Consulate contacted us recently about performers Dewi Garmon Jones and Maire Carroll coming to Vancouver.  Both are very talented professional musicians and perform throughout Europe.  With the support of the Irish Consulate, we are hosting an informal afternoon together with the Irish in the Red Dragon.  There will be a performance by Dewi and Maire during the afternoon, the bar will be open and finger food will be available. Click on poster for more details.

Sunday, February 9th at 11 am Bilingual Service

This will be followed by a Tê Bach (light refreshments).

Wednesday, February 12th at 12 noon Cambrian Bookworms

The book this month is “The Lightkeeper’s Daughters” by Jean E. Pendziwol.

Saturday, February 15th at 11:30 am Annual General Meeting

Board members for 2019 will be selected. The event will include a delicious lunch and there will be an interesting afternoon about the Welsh in Patagonia.

Monday, February 17th at 10:30 am Welsh speaking

Siarad cymraeg y bore ‘ma.

Wednesday, February 19th from 10:30 am till 12:30 pm Genealogy group

… and then we have the Wales Week 2020 events

Saturday, February 22nd Heritage Festival (10am till 4pm)

We are supporting the Heritage Festival at the Vancouver Art Gallery Plaza on February 22nd with a Welsh tent and table, promoting Wales Week. Click on poster and on https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/british-isles-heritage-festival-tickets-83535291305 for more details.

Saturday, February 22nd at 7:00 pm Pig ‘n’ Whistle

The Vancouver Orpheus Choir will hold their evening fundraiser of music and comedy  in the Hall. Admission $25. All are welcome. Come along and join in the fun. Tickets from Alcwyn Rogers by phone (604 742-1378) or email Alcwyn@shaw.ca.

Monday, February 24th from 10:00 am till 3:00 pm Work Party Day

The usual delicious lunch will be served.

Saturday, February 29th St. David’s Day Dinner

The celebration will be held at the Cambrian Hall and the doors will be open at 6 pm, the dinner will be served at 7 pm. This will be an evening of delightful food and entertainment. The dinner will be catered by  Just Right Caterers the charge being $45 pp, and the entertainment will be by Leanne Page, harpist.

Tickets available from Gaynor Evans by phone (604 271-3134) or email fgevans@telus.net. Please reserve before Tuesday, February 22nd.

Sunday, March 1st St. David’s Day Open House

This will be held at the Red Dragon and will a include druids ceremony, entertainment, much singing and cawl cennin/leek soup. The doors will be open at 2:00 pm and and the entertainment commence at 3:00 pm. It is expected that the event will carry on into the evening.