club activities 2017/18

Plant monitoring

This year the club started a 5 year project  studying the plant life in  5 different locations within an area designated by the group “Plantlife”. Over the years we have to assess each area for the plants growing within it  … Continued

SIGBI Conference in Cardiff

This year 10 members attended the  Conference and helped with the Stewarding. We decided on  a Door to Door train ride from Pwllheli to  Cardiff, not the quickest method of  travel as there is a detour into Shrewsbury, but a … Continued

Cadnant Gardens and Penmon Point

Members of the club enjoyed a brief history of the House and  Garden and current plans for its development from the owner before spending  some 2-3 hrs wandering around this garden in its early spring colours.The Visitor centre showing pictures … Continued

Carol Singing for the Elderly

This year the S I South Caernarfonshire  choir again sang in 2 of the local Residential Homes. There was a Spring “Concert”  of songs from the Wartime period and the inter war years together with Traditional Welsh Songs and Carol … Continued

MacMillan Coffee Morning

This year  one of our members , Hilary, hosted a MacMillan  Coffee Morning in her Barn. The morning was a great success and raised  over £1000

Alzheimer’s Blankets

We held an afternoon  sewing  meeting  making  Alzheimer’s blankets to donate to local care homes.  These blankets  and muffs serve a dual purpose. They provide some warmth  for the elderly as they sit  in their day rooms and the  bits … Continued

Clwb Ni

Clwb Ni is a small local group that meets weekly to give a social life to  Adults with Learning Difficulties. This group run on a shoe string budget  and monies that we raise for them is usually spent on hiring  … Continued

Pwllheli Food Bank

Regrettably  this is still a  much needed resource an the area. Although members contribute regularly to the food  bank via the collecting points in local supermarkets, we make a special collection in the weeks before Christmas to give  Seasonal Fare  … Continued

Friendship Evening

. This year our Friendship Evening  had a seaside theme. Members and guests were invited to decorate  hats  in a seaside theme, and there were some wonderful creations. Members read seaside themed poetry before  we all tucked in to a … Continued

Teenage Cancer Trust

In May we held a very successful  Coffee Morning and Cake stall in Abersoch Village Hall  in aid of Teenage cancer Trust. Altogether   over £1000 pounds were raised for this charity which helps to support  young people from the age … Continued