Vancouver celebrates Wales (November 2nd to 4th)

Friday, November 2nd at 7:30 pm


An exceptional evening of Welsh and Celtic entertainment the main feature being “Three Pound Note“. There will also be performed the Mari Lwyd wassailing folk custom found in South Wales. The tradition entails the use of an eponymous hobby horse which is made from a horse’s skull mounted on a pole and carried by an individual hidden under a sackcloth.

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Saturday, November 3rd. Tea party from 2:00 till 4:00 pm

Teatime at the Cambrian this year, celebrates the 100th anniversary of the death of the poet Hedd Wyn, with a film presentation of the Opening Concert at the National Eisteddfod in Angelsey.

Sunday, November 4th. Bilingual Service at 11:00 am

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

Sunday, November 4th. Hymn Singing Festival (Gymanfa Ganu) at 2 pm


Our traditional Gymanfa Ganu with Emyr Honeybun as conductor and Ray Batten as the accompanist. Our guest soloist will be Sarah Henderson.

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



Other events

Welsh lessons: Autumn Schedule

Click here to access the Schedule for the autumn term.

Monday, November 5th. at 7:00 pm Executive Meeting

Friday, November 9th. at 7:30 – 10:30 pm Ceilidh/Twmpath/Barn Dance

The next dance will be held at The Cambrian Hall and will again feature The Rattlebone Band. All dances taught on the spot! Come along and have some fun! Beer, wine, coffee, soft drinks and snacks will be available for sale.

$10 (13 years and older)

$5 (6 – 12 years)

Free (5 years and under)

For your tickets please contact: Pat Morris (604 536 9556

Wednesday November 14th. at 12 noon Cambrian Bookworms

The book this month is “The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir” by Jennifer Ryan.

Saturday November 17th. at 2 pm Welsh Spirit

This Saturday David Webb and David Llewelyn Williams will focus on two Anglo Welsh poets – Dylan Thomas and R.S. Thomas. This promises to be an interesting afternoon. A Tê Bach (light refreshments) will be served afterwards with welsh shortbread .

Monday, November 19th. at 10:30 am Welsh speaking

Siarad cymraeg y bore ‘ma.

Wednesday, November 21st. at 10:30 am Genealogy group

Monday, November 26th. from 10:00 am till 3:00 pm “Deck the Hall” Day

On this Workparty Day we will be decorating the Red Dragon ready for our Christmas activities. A delicious lunch will be provided and we’ll be playing Christmas music. Looking forward to seeing you there. Come and join the fun.

Saturday, December 1st. at 7:30 pm Mulled Wine evening

This will be a very merry evening . We gather in the Red Dragon, now beautifully decorated, at 7 pm for 7:30 pm for our traditional Mulled Wine (or Cranberry Cocktail) pre Christmas celebration. There will be some Christmas readings and we’ll join together to sing carols.