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  • Friday 25 October 2019 07:00pm

    Aber Valley Male Voice Choir 60th Anniversary Concert

    Aber Valley Male Voice Choir at Bedwas Workmen's Hall

    With Serin

    Tickets: £7

    Available from: 

    Trevor Davies (Sec) 07443 591381

    Geraint Evans BEM (MD) 07896 861840

    or any chorister

     

  • Saturday 26 October 2019 09:00am

    Animation workshop

     

    Part of the Bedwas Arts Festival 25 October to 4 November


    We are running a bilingual inclusive animation workshop for all ages st Bedwas Arts Fest!

    As long as you can cut paper, no prior experience needed. There will be a range of jobs to do from background art to character puppet making - so come along!

    We will be splitting the workshop over two days on the 26th and 27th October.....

    SATURDAY

    • 2D paper Puppet making
    • Background making

    SUNDAY

    • Animation and Assembly

    We will be showing the film on loopon throughout the final day of the festival, a collective expression of the diverse talent in our Community.

    Tickets from www.ticketsource.co.uk/bwh or buy in person at: Machen Post Office; Bedazzled, Trethomas; Cards for All; Occasions, Bedwas; The Pit Stop Cafe, Bedwas.

     

     

  • Sunday 27 October 2019 09:00am

    Animation workshop

     

    Part of the Bedwas Arts Festival 25 October to 4 November


    We are running a bilingual inclusive animation workshop for all ages st Bedwas Arts Fest!

    As long as you can cut paper, no prior experience needed. There will be a range of jobs to do from background art to character puppet making - so come along!

    We will be splitting the workshop over two days on the 26th and 27th October.....

    SATURDAY

    • 2D paper Puppet making
    • Background making

    SUNDAY

    • Animation and Assembly

    We will be showing the film on loopon throughout the final day of the festival, a collective expression of the diverse talent in our Community.

    Tickets from www.ticketsource.co.uk/bwh or buy in person at: Machen Post Office; Bedazzled, Trethomas; Cards for All; Occasions, Bedwas; The Pit Stop Cafe, Bedwas.

     

     

  • Monday 28 October 2019 02:00pm - 04:00pm

    Bedwas Arts Festival

    Wales and the Spanish Civil War

    Bedwas Workmens Hall has been at the centre of village life since it was built by the miners’ pennies in 1923.

    When the fascist dictator General Franco started his violent revolt against the democratic government in 1936, the people of Wales responded generously to appeals for Aid for Spain. Still suffering the effects of the Great Depression, they too knew what it was to go hungry, like the children of Spain, and had themselves confronted the homegrown menace of Mosley’s Fascist Brownshirts in Tonypandy that year.


    Bedwas Workmens Hall was one of the centres where the Spanish Aid Committee collected food and medical aid for Spain.

    On Monday, 28 October from 2-4 pm, as part of Bedwas Community Arts Festival, three historians will speak about Wales and the Spanish Civil War.

    The miners from the valleys who joined the International Brigades and the nurses who gave medical support were an example of international solidarity that still inspires today.
    Authors Graham Davies, Ceinwen Statter and Daryl Leeworthy will present their different perspectives on the contribution of the Welsh valleys to the Spanish Civil War.

    IB Cymru’s exhibition will be on display, and a selection of the authors’ books and other material will be available.
    Tickets are £3 at the door, or available online from ticketsource.co.uk/bedwas arts festival.

    For more information please see Bedwas Workmen’s Hall facebook page /events / Bedwas Arts Festival.

     

     

  • Thursday 31 October 2019 06:30pm

    Motel Transylvania

     

    Wize Productions proudly presents "Motel Transylvania" a Family Halloween Pantomime at Bedwas Workmen's Hall

    Doors open: 6pm

    Show starts: 6.30pm 

    Bar will be open for drinks and refreshments. 

    From www.ticketsource.co.uk/bwh, or buy in person at: Machen Post Office; Bedazzled, Trethomas; Cards for All; Occasions, Bedwas; The Pit Stop Cafe, Bedwas.

    Community Event - all ticket sales to cover the cost of the production. 

    Further details TBC

     

  • Friday 01 November 2019 06:30pm - 08:45pm

    An evening with Karl Francis, Filmmaker

    Part of the Bedwas Arts Festival 25 October to 4 November

    Bedwas' own award-winning filmmaker Karl Francis will introduce and illustrate some of his work, including 'Ms Rhymney Vally', filmed in Bedwas.

    6.30 start, film screening at 6.45

    Cost: £3 - includes refreshments

    Tickets from www.ticketsource.co.uk/bwh or buy in person at: Machen Post Office; Bedazzled, Trethomas; Cards for All; Occasions, Bedwas; The Pit Stop Cafe, Bedwas.

     

     

  • Saturday 02 November 2019 11:00am - 04:00pm

    Traditional Community Circle Dance

    Part of the Bedwas Arts Festival 25 October to 4 November

    Come and learn easy dances - no partners needed. Ages 5-95 years, with live music!

    • Workshop 11-12.45 in Tower Hall
    • Shared lunch 12.45 - 2.15
    • Circle Dance 2.15 - 4.00 in Tower Hall

    Cost: £3, includes tea and coffee.

    Please bring a sweet or savoury contribution for the shared lunch.

    Tickets from www.ticketsource.co.uk/bwh or buy in person at: Machen Post Office; Bedazzled, Trethomas; Cards for All; Occasions, Bedwas; The Pit Stop Cafe, Bedwas.

     

  • Monday 04 November 2019 07:00pm

    Fundraishing DJ Social for Red Ray's Lift Appeal

     

    Gwenno - Ani Glass

    Animation - Music - Art

    8pm- late; Main Theatre: Gwenno and Ani Glass Fundraising social for Red Ray’s Lift Appeal

    Fabulous Welsh/Cornish musical sisters Gwenno and Ani Glass DJ a benefit for Red Ray’s Lift appeal, to make Bedwas Workmens Hall accessible to all.
    Poems and pints, raffle, bar.
    Dance the night away in the historic Workmens Hall to their unique sounds.

    Tickets £3 from www.ticketsource.co.uk/bwh or buy in person at: Machen Post Office; Bedazzled, Trethomas; Cards for All; Occasions, Bedwas; The Pit Stop Cafe, Bedwas.

     

     

  • Saturday 23 November 2019 07:00pm

    Meet The Beatles - the ultimate fab forgery

    Meet The Beatles at Bedwas Workmen's Hall

     

    Tickets: £10

    from www.ticketsource.co.uk/bwh, or buy in person at: Machen Post Office; Bedazzled, Trethomas; Cards for All Occasions, Bedwas; The Pit Stop Cafe, Bedwas.

    Doors open 7pm

     

  • Friday 13 December 2019 08:00pm

    Dirty Dancing

    Aber Valley Male Voice Choir at Bedwas Workmen's Hall

    Join us for a screening of this 80's classic followed by a collection of 80's hits on the big screen to round off the evening.

    Certificate 15

    Tickets available via South Wales Pop-Up Cinema or www.ticketsource.co.uk/momo-events