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Annwyl gyfaill,   Fel rhan o ddathlu 40 mlynedd ers sefydlu Ymddiriedolaeth Nant Gwrtheyrn mae’r Nant yn trefnu Gŵyl y Nant – Dathlu 40 ar Ddydd Sadwrn, Medi 22, 2018. I ddiolch am eich cyfraniad gwerthfawr, hoffwn eich gwahodd i ymuno yn y dathliadau. Am 2 o’r gloch y prynhawn bydd arddangosfa ‘Hanesyddol’ yn cael […]

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Do you remember ‘Gŵyl y Nant’ all those years ago? To celebrate 40 years since the establishment of Ymddiriedolaeth Nant Gwrtheyrn (Trust) this year, we are holding a special festival on Saturday, September 22 to celebrate this milestone, ‘Gŵyl y Nant – Celebrating 40’. The festival will start at 2 o’clock with the launch of […]

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The National Welsh Language and Heritage centre, Nant Gwrtheyrn, has been nominated for a coveted European award. The centre has been nominated in the ‘Investing in cultural heritage’ category of the 2018 European Commissions RegioStars Awards. The awards identify good practices in regional development and highlight original and innovative projects that are attractive and inspiring […]

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The Dewin and Doti Festival arrived at Nant Gwrtheyrn on Monday. The theme this year is ‘Ffrindiau’r Môr’ (Friends of the Sea). The show features the children’s favourite songs sung in Welsh for Kids groups. Three shows were held in Neuadd Rhys with an enthusiastic young audience enjoying the opportunity of meeting their favourite characters. […]

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Following on from the success of our ‘Merched mewn Llenyddiaeth Cymraeg’ last year, 14 eager learners attended another excellent course in the company of our guest tutor Bethan Gwanas. The course concentrated on some of Wales’ contemporary authors including Manon Steffan Ros, Sonia Edwards and Lleucu Roberts, some male authors were also included this year, […]

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Another beautiful week at Nant with another group of eager learners. Here they are enjoying the wonderful weather. All the learners were given the opportunity to practice their Welsh in Pwllheli this week. The Entry 1 Level course is suitable for people with some knowledge of the Welsh language, and who can do some simple […]

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Sun, Sun and more Sun! May has been a glorious month! And where better to enjoy the sunshine than here in the splendour of Nant Gwrtheyrn? It was good to see so many day visitors here during the recent half term break. People visit Nant Gwrtheyrn from all over the world and as the Summer […]

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Gordon was born in Alltwen near Pontardawe and brought up within a Welsh speaking family. Gordon has travelled the world. He has lived in Somerset, England for many years and lived in Honk Kong for fifteen years, working as a Bursar in a privately funded school. He has not been able to speak Welsh since […]

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This is Judith Hunt with her penguin. Judith attended the Higher 1 level course at the Nant last week. Judith and her penguin have travelled the world. This is what Judith had to say about the course “Judith and the penguin agree that it has been the best experience ever and they have learnt so […]

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April has been a month filled with conferences and retreats here at Nant. The Greensville Trust returned to the Nant once again this year during the beautiful sunshine of Easter holidays. The National Teachers Union of Wales and the National Centre for Learning Welsh held their annual national conferences here during April, as well. Several […]

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Spring has finally sprung here at Nant Gwrtheyrn with the annual show of daffodils along the path from Y Plas to Caffi Meinir a must see! As spring arrives, the wedding season has also begun and we look forward to welcoming all our wedding couples to the Nant to celebrate their special days during the […]

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Happy New Year to you all! After a break over the Christmas period, the village is once again bustling with some construction work going on at the cafe. The latest extension will include new toilets for Caffi Meinir customers together with store rooms and some office space. So, if you come down to the Nant […]

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Cian Ciarán 's new album Rhys a Meinir cd package now available, very very limited stock. CD wallet, encased in a gold on red foil block printed envelope and featuring six A5 postcards of glorious Mark James Works artwork. Siop
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As the wedding season winds down and the Nant transforms into an autumnal burst of orange, bronze and brown – we look forward to the coming events. We were delighted to welcome members of St Pauls Church, Knightsbridge, who stayed at Nant during their pilgrimage trip to Llŷn. It’s nice to see this ancient tradition […]

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The Summer of 2017 has been a very busy season here at Nant - it was nice to see so many visitors from all over the world visiting the village, whether it be for a language course, a wedding or a day trip. It was a pleasure to welcome pupils and staff from Cymerau primary [...]
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Throughout August we are running a series of legendary activity days at Nant Gwrtheyrn. They take place every Tuesday afternoon, starting 8 August and we’re really looking forward to them. It’s funded by Visit Wales as part of the Year of Legends. We have so many legends and folk tales connected to Nant Gwrtheyrn that [...]
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Despite the recent weather conditions – there is a buzz at the Nant and everyone is prepering for the busy Summer season. The Nant will visit Maes D at the National Eisteddfod in Anglesey where will launch the 2018 course program and offer special discounts on some of our courses - Remember to call in [...]
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Several groups have visited Nant during June. The Llaniestyn branch of Merched y Wawr were the first of these to visit and receive a talk about the history of Nant, a tour of the village and a meal at Caffi Meinir. We also welcomed members of the WI branches of Deudreath and Llan Ffestiniog to […]

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The sun has been shining every day on the Nant! The village looks spectacular, with plants in bloom in every nook and cranny – I must congratulate Wyn, the gardener, for his hard work! We are pleased to see so many local residents, along with visitors to the area coming down to Nant to enjoying […]

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Have you been over to see Meinir Cafe and its new look yet? Come please, it’s worth seeing! It was nice to see so many comeing down here during the Easter holidays this year. Remember that the Heritage Centre, the Quarryman’s Cottage and the Cafe is open between 10am and 4pm each day A conference […]

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Close collaboration between Nant Gwrtheyrn and Cardiff University over the last three years has come to fruition with the launch of ‘e – nant’, a package of digital resources for Nant Gwrtheyrn’s Entry level learners. The official launch took place at Nant Gwrtheyrn on Friday the 6th of March. Current learners at Nant Gwrtheyrn attended […]

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It is a pleasure to welcome Eleri Llewelyn Morris to her new role as Senior Tutor. Eleri has tutored occasionally in the Nant for years and her experience and enthusiasm is a great asset to the centre. Although no lessons are held during January, the education department has been busy over the past few weeks […]

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