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Latest Abersoch Events News & Information

2019 Events Calendar:
To follow soon... including annual RNLI dip, 10K, Triathlon and Half Marathon events, Pen Llyn Ultra Marathons...

 

 

2018 Events Calendar:

 

Don't Forget the last event of 2017 is a new one... Sunday 31st December 2017 ... The 1st Abersoch "San Silvestre" 6K Run ... A new event for Abersoch has been announced, which will take place on New Year's Eve on the main beach, where you can run your last run of 2017. The event is inspired by the famous "San Silvestre" runs in Spain and when our favourite Spaniard comes to Abersoch for the festivities and misses his NYE eve race and ends up running it on his own, it was decided to bring a little bit of Spain to Abersoch. So, why not come and join him for the last race of the year and help bring the San Silvestre race spirit to Abersoch.
This will be a fun event and participants are requested to meet at the yacht club end of Abersoch main beach at 12pm for a 6k run. The after race "debrief" will of course involve a pint in the pub.
Run starts and finishes at the slipway at SCYC end of the beach.
ALL WELCOME!

 

Monday 1st January 2018 - Abersoch RNLI Sponsored New Year's Day Dip
It is coming up to that time of year again.... You won’t hear the Sound of Music on Abersoch main beach on New Year’s Day, but you may think you are watching a Cabaret as the Guys and Dolls rush into the sea for the RNLI New Year’s Day Dip.  The sea at 12 noon won’t feel like the South Pacific, but even if it’s raining Cats and dogs only Les Miserables will not want to join the fun to raise money to help ensure that our local crew can be equipped with the best equipment, clothing and training when they go out to sea in any weather. The fancy dress theme this year is Musicals.
It is expected that if you join the Dip you will raise some money for the crew.  There won’t be a Showboat on the water, but the crew will be on and in the water at the event to look after everybody’s safety, so to take part a sponsorship form is needed.  Sponsorship forms are available in the village at Abersoch Boatyard and Abersoch Watersports shop or can be downloaded by clicking here, and will be available at the tent on the beach on the day. 

 

Saturday 24th February 2018 - St Tuds RNLI Casino Night

The glamour and excitement of Monte Carlo will come to Abersoch on Saturday 24th February, when the landlords of the St Tudwal’s Inn have kindly offered to run a casino night as a fundraising event for the RNLI.  There will be poker, roulette and blackjack tables, with professional croupiers.  Tickets are £25 each and include gambling chips and a buffet supper.  This should be a fun evening, with smart dress to add to the atmosphere of the event.  Tickets are on sale at The St Tudwal’s Inn, Abersoch Boatyard and Abersoch Golf Club.

 

Tuesday 27th February 2018 - Social Media Workshop

 

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A workshop for local businesses looking to improve their skills on social media, will take place at Abersoch Village Hall on the afternoon of the 27th February.

For further info and registration details - click here.

 

Sunday 4th March 2018 - Porth Negwl Beach Clean Up - CANCELLED

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As part of the Spring Clean Cymru 2018 - a nationwide campaign encouraging people across Wales to get together to help clean up our beautiful Cymru - there will be a major clear up of the (mostly) plastic waste on Porth Neigwl on the 4th March. Click on the poster opposite for details and follow @CGD_Gwynedd_KWT on Facebook. All welcome to come and lend a hand.

 

Saturday 26th May 2018 - Sunday 3rd June - Llyn Arts Festival

Details of the many events can be found on their Facebook page - click here.

 

Monday 28th May 2018 - RNLI Abersoch Open Day

Abersoch RNLI will be holding their annual Open Day on Bank Holiday Monday 28th May. Everyone will be welcome to visit the station, opposite Land and Sea, between 10:30 and 3:00. There will be the opportunity to inspect the boat and meet some of the crew. Refreshments will be available and there will be a barbecue around lunchtime. There will also be a cake stall, tombola, raffle and games to keep all the family entertained.

 

Saturday 2nd June 2018 - Henri Lloyd Abersoch 10k

 

Saturday 23rd June 2018 - Pen Llyn Ultra Marathons

50 miles / 75 miles and 100 miles races along the stunning Wales Coastal Path... see www.penllynultra.co.uk

 

Saturday 30th June 2018 - Abersoch Triathlon & The Roc

 

Thursday 5th July - Saturday 7th July 2018 - Llyn Three Day Challenge

St. David's Hospice is holding a brand new three day sponsored walking challenge on Thursday 5th, Friday 6th and Saturday 7th July 2018.
Registration for one day only – £15 Registration for all three days (see link below)
This event is not for the feint hearted as each walking day is expected to be approximately 8 hours on tough terrain. For this reason, training is advised.
The route follows the picturesque Welsh Coastal Path with panoramic views of the Llyn Peninsula and beyond. All funds raised will support local St David’s Hospice projects. Participants are expected to be able to walk a mile within 30 minutes for this challenge.
Car parking will be located at the start of each daily route and bus transport will be provided back to the start of each daily route upon completion.

More info and online entry at www.stdavidshospice.org.uk

 

Saturday 7th July & Sunday 8th July 2018 - Glasfryn Welsh Open Wakeboard Competition

Rregister to enter the Glasfryn Welsh Open Wakeboard Competition in July 7th & 8th.

A £3k of prize pot up for grabs!

 

August 2018 - Abersoch Regatta Events

The timetable for the village run, 2018 Abersoch Regatta events has been released and is available by clicking on the links below. The Abersoch Regatta is an annual series of events run by "the Abersoch village community" each August for local people and of course for all the visitors to the area and is one of the only community run regatta type events in the UK. The events are designed to be fun for families and people of all ages and include the famous raft race, a golf competition, sand castle building, crab catching, surf and paddleboarding comps and the famous sailing regatta day at SCYC, where the first Abersoch regatta was held back in 1881! Each year, the various events in the village raise money for local good causes.

For more info - see www.abersochregatta.co.uk

 

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Monday 3rd September 2018 - Friday 14th September - Dwyfor Camera Club Summer Exhibition

Dwyfor Camera Club’s popular Summer Exhibition opens on Monday 3rd September for two weeks. It is located in the Entrance to Pwllheli Library and is free of charge.

The annual exhibition is popular with visitors and local people alike, providing a showcase for photos taken by members over the past year. There will be the usual mix of prize-winning images and photos from the local area, so come along and enjoy some special views of local people, places and beyond.

The Club always welcomes new members, so if you’re interested do also come and share a cup of tea, a biscuit and an informal chat at the start-of-season session on Tuesday 2nd October at 7.30pm. The Club meets every Tuesday evening from October to April in Abersoch Village Hall and we’d be delighted if you decide to join us. Visit us also on Facebook at Abersoch Dwyfor Camera Club and see more at www.dwyforcameraclub.co.uk

 


Saturday 15th September 2018 - World Clean Up Day Event At Porth Neigwl

Come and be part of the Planet's biggest clean up event.
Saturday 15th September – Porth Neigwl / Hell's Mouth, nr. Abersoch,
Come and help make a difference to our planet and help clear up litter from Hell's Mouth beach near to Abersoch.
Every piece of litter could save an animal's life and also ourselves.
Child friendly and bring your dogs too.
Bags and gloves will be provided. Come for an hour or stay for the whole event. This is our time to come together to make a difference.

Meet at the car park at 10am. Event ends at 1pm.

Please contact Simon@SimonJordan.com for further info, marking your email World Clean Up Event.

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Saturday 22nd September 2018 - Abersoch Half Marathon & 2K Beach Blast

 

 

 

Friday 28th September to Sunday 30th September 2018 - Abersoch Taste Weekend

 

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Saturday 28th September 2018 - Coffee Morning For Macmillan Cancer Support

 

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Sunday 7th October 2018 - Abersoch RNLI Sponsored Bike Ride

Abersoch RNLI is once again holding a Sponsored Bike Ride for keen cyclists and family groups.  As in previous years, this is a non-competitive cycling event starting and finishing in the centre of Abersoch at The Vaynol.  All money raised from the event will go towards Abersoch RNLI fundraising.

The ride will be on Sunday 7th October and riders will be able to start at any time, of their choosing, between 9:00 and 11:00am.

There are four routes: a 40 mile route, with 3,067 feet of climbing, for experienced cyclists; a shorter 30 mile route, with 2,342 feet of climbing, for those seeking less of a challenge; and two shorter routes of 15 or 9½ miles, for families and those looking for an easier ride.  14-15 year olds may ride unaccompanied on the 15 and 9½ mile routes with parental permission.  Under 14 years must be accompanied by an adult on the 15 and 9½ mile routes.

All routes are tried and tested by local riders and designed around our beautiful North West Wales Llŷn peninsula and were planned to accommodate the riding abilities of all participants.

There is be an individual entry fee of £10 with a requirement to raise at least £15 in sponsorship, or for families an entry fee of £15 with a requirement to raise a minimum of £25 in sponsorship.  We hope that all entrants will raise as much money as possible to support the wonderful volunteers who man our lifeboat in all weathers.  All those who finish the course will receive a commemorative medal and slate coaster.

Registration and entry will open at the Vaynol at 8:45am, but riders will not be released to start until 9:00am.

To download a sponsorship form Click here

 

 

Friday 30th November to Saturday 1st December 2018 - Abersoch Christmas Festival Weekend

 

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Further event info will be added ...

 

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