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As we approach Easter, a region wide press release has been released by Gwynedd Council once again urging visitors to stay away from the area: As we approach Easter, some of the key organisations in North Wales have come together to urge people to only make essential journeys and not to visit the region to […]

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Due to the current situation regarding the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus in Wales, and further to the announcement we made in March, we’ve decided to postpone the following courses: Level Code Start date End date Sylfaen C2011 24/4/2020 26/4/2020 Canolradd C2012 27/4/2020 1/5/2020 Uwch 1 C2013 18/5/2020 22/5/2020 Sylfaen C2014 18/5/2020 22/5/2020 Blasu C2015 […]

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Despite the site being closed, some of our staff members are working from home and are here to answer your queries and help in any way they can. You can contact us by phone, email, the website or social media. PHONE: 01758 750334 or call Mair directly:  01758 750900 E-MAIL: General: post@nantgwrtheyrn.org Accommodation enquiries: llety@nantgwrtheyrn.org […]

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We are living through a time unlike anything any of us has seen before. Nant Gwrtheyrn, like all other bodies, companies and organizations, has had to think deeply about what to do day to day and week to week, as the situation changes and new advice or rules are set by Government. The Nant’s Board […]

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Due to the current situation regarding the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus in Wales, we’ve decided to postpone our education provision until 20 April 2020. This decision effects the following courses: Level Code Start date End date Uwch 2 C2007 30/3/2020 3/4/2020 Mynediad 1 C2008 23/3/2020 27/3/2020 Mynediad 2 C2009 30/3/2020 3/4/2020 Gloywi C2010 6/4/2020 […]

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Like all institutions in Wales, we’re following the advice and updates from Public Health Wales and Welsh Government regarding COVID-19. If there’s a need to cancel events at the Nant as a result of changes to that advice, we will immediately inform our customers and will make every effort to rearrange those events when the […]

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We are proud to be using a new local coffee brand, Ffa Da at Caffi Meinir. Ffa Da is a freshly roasted speciality coffee, produced on the north Wales coastline, fully accredited by the SCA (Speciality Coffee Association). Ffa Da, which means ‘good beans’ in Welsh is based in Llandanwg, Harlech a stone’s throw from […]

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A huge congratulations to Blair Wallace, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board Learner of the Year 2020. Blair is originally from Aberdeen and has spent time with us here at the Nant learning Welsh. It was our pleasure to sponsor the award, to attend the award ceremony last night and to meet all the inspirational learners […]

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We love hearing about our student’s various hobbies, especially when they are able to continue with their activities during their week of learning with us. Louise Bastock spent a week here on a Work Welsh course in January. Not only did she enjoy the learning experience, which has given her the confidence to speak Welsh [...]
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2020 is going to be another busy year! Various building projects are underway during the winter, including fitting a new roof on the office and improvement to The Plas. Look out for some other exciting developments in the new year…. Four new managers have been appointed, two have already started: Denise Picot – Catering Manager […]

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As another year at Nant Gwrtheyrn draws to an end, we look forward to the days getting longer and look back at a busy autumn which included some breath-taking autumnal sunsets.

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The office will close on 24 December 2019 and will re-open 2 January 2020. You can see the Café opening times over the Christmas period here.
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Thank you to everyone who came to our Christmas fair this year. The day was a great success, with hundreds of people getting into the Christmas spirit. A special thanks to Pwllheli Brass Band who entertained us during the day, to Berwyn bus company for transporting people up and down the hill and also to […]

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Our programme for 2020 courses was launched at the National Eisteddfod in Llanrwst. View them here. The students that have been here with us over the autumn have enjoyed a range of experiences, from a trip to Plas yn Rhiw to enjoying a drink in front of the fire at the Whitehall, Pwllheli. Our advanced […]

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A huge thank you to all the organisers and supporters of the Rhys a Meinir race – it was a fantastic day with lots of runners taking part. Thank you to all the local businesses for their kind prize donations – Fwyd, Tanners Wines, Cigoedd y Llain Harlech Foodservice, Ffrwythau DJ Fruit, Poblado Coffi and […]

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Eluned Morgan, the Minister for International Relations and the Welsh Language, visited Nant Gwrtheyrn, The Welsh Language Centre During her visit Eluned Morgan had the opportunity to witness the challenges as well as the key work that the Centre does in relation to increasing the number of Welsh speakers as well as raising awareness of […]

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The singer James Blunt filmed his latest music video here in September for his new song: Our staff were more interested in another celebrity who was filming a TV programme in the hall on the same day – Rhys Meirion!
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The Summer has finally arrived and there is no better place to enjoy this warm weather than here in the peace and tranquillity of the Nant. It is great to see so many people enjoying the view and the sunshine from the terrace every lunchtime. It was a pleasure to welcome so many Higher-level learners […]

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2019 has been named an ‘Year of Discovery’ by Visit Wales and is the third year a course has been created to coincide with these national themed years here at Nant. ‘Discover Anglesey’ was held as a Higher 2 course during March under the care of guest tutor, Delyth Roberts. The course was a great […]

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Teitl y swydd:             Staff gweini Adran:                         Caffi Meinir / Arlwyo Oriau:                          Naill ai Llawn Amser – 37.5 awr yr wythnos o ddydd Llun i ddydd Sul yn ôl trefn rota fydd yn cynnwys oriau anghymdeithasol, a rhai penwythnosau a Gwyliau                            […]

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I dare to announce that spring has sprung here at Nant Gwrtheyrn, for a short while anyway! The daffodils are a wonderful sight around the village and I’m very pleased that the goats are leaving them in peace! Tapas Llŷn Week was a success again this year. Thank you very much to everyone who came […]

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Thank you to all of you who came to support our Christmas fair this year. It was a wonderful day with the winter sun shining on the village. It was a pleasure to welcome you all down to the Nant. A big thanks to Pwllheli Brass Band for providing the entertainment, to Berwyn Coaches for […]

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Carl Foulkes has used his annual leave from his current job as Deputy Chief Constable in Merseyside to undertake an intensive course at Nant Gwrtheyrn. Meic Raymant Head of Welsh Language Services at North Wales Police said: “It was good to see that the new Chief Constable was able to attend a residential course at […]

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Nant Gwrtheyrn has won a coveted European award at a ceremony in Brussels last week. The centre has been nominated in the ‘Investing in cultural heritage’ category of the 2018 European Commissions RegioStars Awards, the awards that identify good practices in regional development and highlight original and innovative projects that are attractive and inspiring to […]

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Nant Gwrtheyrn’s Chairman, Huw Jones, joined a deputation from Wales on a three day visit to the Basque Country in order to study the system of teaching Basque as a second language which is in operation in that country. The population of the Basque Country is similar to that of Wales, but the numbers of […]

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The Nant is celebrating 40 years since establishing Ymddiriedolaeth Nant Gwrtheyrn (Trust) this year. The great dream of transforming an old quarrying village into a progressive language centre is now a fact. The Nant has welcomed over 30,000 Welsh learners since 1982 and now employs 37 local staff. The original vision of creating a ‘Peiriant […]

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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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Ymddiriedolaeth Nant Gwrtheyrn celebrates 40 years. In 1978, following fundraising on a massive scale throughout Wales, Ymddiriedolaeth Nant Gwrtheyrn purchased the Nant from Kneeshaw and Lupton for the sum of £25,000. As part of the celebrations Nant Gwrtheyrn have collaborated with the team at Melin Tregwynt to create and exclusive blanket based on a 1960’s […]

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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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