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  1. Video - What is the North Wales Rugby scene like?

    link updated !
  2. Llandudno What - Site Upgrading

    Just a quick word to inform all that the site is undergoing an upgrade over the next couple of days. The site will remain open but there may be some layout quirks!
  3. Armed Forces National Day - Llandudno 30th June 2018

    hopefully further details by those involved with the org will be pushed out asp
  4. The next 7 days new film wise at Cineworld Llandudno Despicable Me 3 Release date:30 June 2017 Running time:90 minutes The team who brought you Despicable Me and the biggest animated hits of 2013 and 2015, Despicable Me 2 and Minions, returns to continue the adventures of Gru, Lucy, their adorable daughters—Margo, Edith and Agnes—and the Minions. Despicable Me 3, directed by Pierre Coffin and Kyle Balda, co-directed by Eric Guillon, and written by Cinco Paul & Ken Daurio, will be released in theaters in summer 2017. The animated film is produced by Illumination’s Chris Meledandri and Janet Healy, and executive produced by Chris Renaud.Joining Steve Carell and Kristen Wiig in Despicable Me 3 is Emmy, Tony and Grammy Award winner Trey Parker, co-creator of Comedy Central’s global phenomenon South Park and the Broadway smash The Book of Mormon. Parker voices the role of villain Balthazar Bratt, a former child star who’s grown up to become obsessed with the character he played in the ‘80s, and proves to be Gru’s most formidable nemesis to date. Cast: Kristen Wiig, Jenny Slate, Steve Carell Director: Kyle Balda, Pierre Coffin, Eric Guillon Showing in: 4DX Superscreen D-BOX seating ViP 3D 2D The House Release date:30 June 2017 Running time:88 minutes After Scott and Kate Johansen (Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler) lose their daughter Alex’s college fund, they become desperate to earn it back so she can pursue her dream of attending a university. With the help of their neighbor Frank (Jason Mantzoukas), they decide to start an illegal casino in the basement of his house. Cast: Will Ferrell, Amy Poehler, Jason Mantzoukas, Nick Kroll, Allison Tolman, Michaela Watkins, Ryan Simpkins Director: Jay Cohen Showing in: 2D All Eyez On Me Release date:30 June 2017 Running time:139 minutes ALL EYEZ ON ME tells the true and untold story of prolific rapper, actor, poet and activist Tupac Shakur. The film follows Shakur from his early days in New York City to his evolution into being one of the world’s most recognized and influential voices before his untimely death at the age of 25. Against all odds, Shakur’s raw talent, powerful lyrics and revolutionary mind-set propelled him into becoming a cultural icon whose legacy continues to grow long after his passing. Baby Driver Release date:28 June 2017 Running time:113 minutes A talented, young getaway driver (Ansel Elgort) relies on the beat of his personal soundtrack to be the best in the game. When he meets the girl of his dreams (Lily James), Baby sees a chance to ditch his criminal life and make a clean getaway. But after being coerced into working for a crime boss (Kevin Spacey), he must face the music when a doomed heist threatens his life, love and freedom. Cast: Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey, Jon Hamm, Jamie Foxx, Lily James Director: Edgar Wright Showing in: 4DX Superscreen D-BOX seating ViP 2D For more info including other films, timings dates etc as always get to the Cineworld Llandudno Website https://www.cineworld.co.uk/cinemas/llandudno
  5. National Armed Forces Day at Llandudno

    The tenth Armed Forces Day national event will take place in and around Llandudno The date is Sat 30th June 2018 This will be the tenth Armed Forces Day National Event and will be a chance for the British public to say “Thank You” to the Armed Forces for their hard work and sacrifice to keep the country safe at home and abroad. More news/info will be added as it is releases News item here https://llandudno-what.com/articles/news/armed-forces-national-day-llandudno-30th-june-2018-r60/
  6. Armed Forces National Day - Llandudno 30th June 2018

    Defence Minister Earl Howe has announced that the tenth Armed Forces Day national event will take place in and around Llandudno in the borough of Conwy, North Wales. The date is Sat 30th June 2018 (view bid info here) This will be the tenth Armed Forces Day National Event and will be a chance for the British public to say “Thank You” to the Armed Forces for their hard work and sacrifice to keep the country safe at home and abroad. More news/info as it shows up. Link to Uk Government announcement https://www.gov.uk/government/news/historic-north-wales-town-announced-as-host-for-armed-forces-day-2018
  7. Land of our Fathers - Award Winning Short Documentary (2016) This is the official online release of 'Land of our Father', the multi-award winning short documentary. The Jones Family have run their farm in North Wales for over 3 generations. The film shows a story of compassion, friendship and family, all threatened by a larger agricultural economy that threatens independent farmers livelihoods everyday. With an ever falling Dairy economy the Jones family face some of the toughest price cuts seen in over 25 years. CREW Patrick Gillespie -Director Ana F. Taboada -Producer Sam Carter -Editor Jamal James -Assistant Director Jake Desmond -Director of Photography Joe Crouch -Sound Designer Jack Cooper -Sound Track FESTIVAL CIRCUIT Awards Best Student Short- Wales International Documentary Festival WIDF 2017 Gold Award- Spotlight Documentary Film Awards 2016 Remi Winner- Worldfest Houston International Film Festival 2017 Nominations Best Student Short- Cardiff Independent Film Festival 2017 Best Short Documentary- Camarthen Bay Film Festival 2017 Other Festivals, Official Selections- NFFTY - National Film Festival for Talented Youth, 2017, Seattle USA Love your Shorts Film Festival, 2017, Florida USA Sunlight International Film Festival, Berlin/Moscow, 2016 Southampton Film Week, 2016 Dirirgo International Student Film Festival, 2017, Bristol Ffreshh Student Film Festival, 2017, Newport South Wales North Wales International Film Festival, 2017 TRAILER vimeo.com/221010455 For more information visit- facebook.com/LandofourFatherFILM/ http://patrickfgillespie.co.uk
  8. Video - What is the North Wales Rugby scene like?

    video clip updated now titled "This Is North Wales Rugby"
  9. The latest new films just added to the Cineworld Line up follow below Transformers: The Last Knight 12A Release date: 22/06/2017 Running time: 149 mins The Last Knight shatters the core myths of the Transformers franchise, and redefines what it means to be a hero. Humans and Transformers are at war, Optimus Prime is gone. The key to saving our future lies buried in the secrets of the past, in the hidden history of Transformers on Earth. Saving our world falls upon the shoulders of an unlikely alliance: Cade Yeager (Mark Wahlberg); Bumblebee; an English Lord (Sir Anthony Hopkins); and an Oxford Professor (Laura Haddock). There comes a moment in everyone’s life when we are called upon to make a difference. In Transformers: The Last Knight, the hunted will become heroes. Heroes will become villains. Only one world will survive: theirs, or ours. Screening types: 3D 2D Hampstead 12A Release date: 23/06/2017 Running time: 103 mins An American widow finds unexpected love with a man living wild on Hampstead Heath when they take on the developers who want to destroy his home. more info including other films, timings dates etc as always via the Cineworld Llandudno Website https://www.cineworld.co.uk/cinemas/llandudno
  10. Interesting feature about Llandudno on the Normadic Life Guide website... In our second article about Llandudno, we are going to take a peak up the skirt of the ‘queen of Welsh resorts.’ We will take a look at the lesser known spots, secret p... Worth a trip over link to Secret Llandudno via http://www.nomadiclifeguide.com/secret-llandudno/
  11. Video - What is the North Wales Rugby scene like?

    A great 4 minute video by Mark Kendricks on Vimeo with current RGC coaches, staff and video clips both showing and describing the current ever so healthy North Wales Rugby link edited - September 2017
  12. Only Girls Afloat launched at Llandudno Sailing Club

    The 'Yachts and Yachting' website has a feature on the launch in Llandudno of the 'Only Girls Afloat/ Merched ar y Dŵr' RYA Cymru Wales scheme. Preview follows below along with a link to the full article 'Almost 50 future sailors helped to launch the new Only Girls Afloat initiative in Wales, a programme designed to grow female participation in watersports. The scheme, run by RYA Cymru Wales, is aimed at getting women and girls into sailing, windsurfing, powerboating and personal watercraft (jet skis), through working with RYA affiliated clubs and training centres. The Wales wide programme, Only Girls Afloat/ Merched ar y Dŵr, was launched in Llandudno at one of their monthly girls only nights, after the project was piloted there last year.' The full article Hamish Stuart, RYA Cymru-Wales along with photographs can be read via the link below Only Girls Afloat/ Merched ar y Dŵr http://www.yachtsandyachting.com/news/196484/Only-Girls-Afloat-initiative-in-Wales
  13. A quick Llandudno What Cinema highlight look at the week ahead film wise. A few new films opening including a showing of Baby Driver on the 20th which seems ahead of official release, plus NT Salome and Take That live broadcasts... Churchill PG Release date: 16/06/2017 Running time: 98 mins Synopsis: CHURCHILL follows Britain’s iconic Prime Minister Winston Churchill in the days before the infamous D-Day landings in June 1944. As allied forces stand on the south coast of Britain, poised to invade Nazi-occupied Europe, they await Churchill’s decision on whether the invasion will actually move ahead. Fearful of repeating his mistakes from World War I on the beaches of Gallipoli, exhausted by years of war, plagued by depression and obsessed with fulfilling historical greatness, Churchill is also faced with constant criticism from his political opponents; General Eisenhower and Field Marshal Montgomery. Only the unflinching support of Churchill’s brilliant, unflappable wife Clementine can halt the Prime Minister’s physical and mental collapse and help lead him to greatness. Gifted 12A Release date: 16/06/2017 Running time: 101 mins Synopsis: Frank Adler (Chris Evans) is a single man raising a child prodigy - his spirited young niece Mary (Mckenna Grace) - in a coastal town in Florida. Frank's plans for a normal school life for Mary are foiled when the seven-year-old’s mathematical abilities come to the attention of Frank’s formidable mother Evelyn (Lindsay Duncan) whose plans for her granddaughter threaten to separate Frank and Mary. Octavia Spencer plays Roberta, Frank and Mary’s landlady and best friend. Jenny Slate is Mary’s teacher, Bonnie, a young woman whose concern for her student develops into a connection with her uncle as well. Screening types: 2D Subtitled Baby Driver Unlimited Screening Release date: 20/06/2017 Running time: 113 mins Synopsis: A talented, young getaway driver (Ansel Elgort) relies on the beat of his personal soundtrack to be the best in the game. When he meets the girl of his dreams (Lily James), Baby sees a chance to ditch his criminal life and make a clean getaway. But after being coerced into working for a crime boss (Kevin Spacey), he must face the music when a doomed heist threatens his life, love and freedom. Take That: Wonderland Live From The O2 Encore Performance 12A Release date:18/06/2017 Running time: 126 mins Synopsis: Celebrating the release of their eighth studio album Wonderland, Take That invite you to experience their highly anticipated 2017 concert LIVE at your local cinema on Friday 9th of June! Cinema audiences were able to experience this show up close and personal, from the best seats in the house. For the first time ever, Gary, Mark and Howard performed in the round at the O2 arena, giving fans a unique and unbeatable cinematic experience. Walls of water, enormous holograms, circus performers, aerialists, a custom made flying machine and a huge ball of fire have all graced their stages and the Wonderland Live concert was no less spectacular - If you missed the live screening, this is your chance to catch Take That: Wonderland live from the O2 in a special encore screening. Fireman Sam : Alien Alert U Release date: 16/06/2017 Running time:63 mins NT Live: Salome Release date:22/06/2017 Running time:200 mins Synopsis: The story has been told before, but never like this. An occupied desert nation, a radical from the wilderness on hunger strike, a girl whose mysterious dance will change the course of the world. This charged retelling turns the infamous biblical tale on its head, placing the girl we call Salomé at the centre of a revolution. Internationally acclaimed theatre director Yaël Farber (Les Blancs) draws on multiple accounts to create her urgent, hypnotic production which will be broadcast live from the stage of the National Theatre. Transformers: The Last Knight Release date: 22/06/2017 Running time: 149 mins Synopsis: The Last Knight shatters the core myths of the Transformers franchise, and redefines what it means to be a hero. Humans and Transformers are at war, Optimus Prime is gone. The key to saving our future lies buried in the secrets of the past, in the hidden history of Transformers on Earth. Saving our world falls upon the shoulders of an unlikely alliance: Cade Yeager (Mark Wahlberg); Bumblebee; an English Lord (Sir Anthony Hopkins); and an Oxford Professor (Laura Haddock). There comes a moment in everyone’s life when we are called upon to make a difference. In Transformers: The Last Knight, the hunted will become heroes. Heroes will become villains. Only one world will survive: theirs, or ours. Screening types: 3D 2D Get to https://www.cineworld.co.uk/cinemas/llandudno for full info and timings etc
  14. Photomarathon Llandudno 17 June 2017 Call (Culture Action Llandudno) is holding a Photomarathon Llandudno 17 June 2017 An exciting photography competition comes to Llandudno on 17th June. Participants will be challenged to take 8 photos in 8 hours based on 8 secret topics. Photomarathon is a global phenomenon with competitions held in locations all over the world, including in Berlin, Cape Town, Cardiff, Copenhagen, Madrid, Nairobi, Shenyang, Toronto and now Llandudno. There are different versions of Photomarathons around the world, but common to them all is, that participants must solve a number of topics within a limited time period. It may be 6 topics in 6 hours, 12 topics in 12 hours or even 24 topics in 24 hours. Photomarathons are considered to be the ultimate photographic challenge. See our news article here for more info and links We're here to make Llandudno a centre for arts and culture. CALL runs a three year regeneration programme which will develop cultural events and experiences. Llandudno cultureactionllandudno.co.uk
  15. Photomarathon Llandudno 17 June 2017

    Call (Culture Action Llandudno) is holding a Photomarathon Llandudno 17 June 2017 A brief info preview follows below and more details can be found via http://www.cultureactionllandudno.co.uk/portfolio-posts/photomarathon-llandudno/ 'An exciting photography competition comes to Llandudno on 17th June. Participants will be challenged to take 8 photos in 8 hours based on 8 secret topics. Photomarathon is a global phenomenon with competitions held in locations all over the world, including in Berlin, Cape Town, Cardiff, Copenhagen, Madrid, Nairobi, Shenyang, Toronto and now Llandudno. There are different versions of Photomarathons around the world, but common to them all is, that participants must solve a number of topics within a limited time period. It may be 6 topics in 6 hours, 12 topics in 12 hours or even 24 topics in 24 hours. Photomarathons are considered to be the ultimate photographic challenge.' Booking is essential!