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LIGHTING A CANDLE WEEK END

There is no point in denying it, I have not written anything for some time. There is an explanation. Someone told me that it would take a few months to update the books and assess the financial success of “Light a Candle Weekend “. They were right.

 

As we await a few more contributions, [...]

(Cymraeg) PENWYTHNOS Y GANNWYLL

DECEMBER 2016

Here we are a few days remaining before Christmas. It is a busy period for all of us. In the middle of it all I have had the pleasure of visiting two Christmas Tree Festivals. One was in the tiny village of Salem, near Llandeilo, the other in a rather bigger village, Llanddarog, near [...]

OCTOBER 2016

Light a Candle week-end is “officially” over. Reports from contacts throughout Wales suggest that it has been a successful exercise and we, in Talking Books Wales , want to thank everyone for their support. We know that many events have yet to be staged between now and the New Year, it augers well and a [...]

(Cymraeg) HYDREF 2016

NARBERTH AND WHITLAND ROTARY CLUB

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Mrs Ann Lewis and Sulwyn Thomas of Talking Books Wales were the guests of Narberth and Whitland Rotary Club. The club’s President, Mary Adams welcomed the two guests at the weekly dinner at Plas Hyfryd Hotel, Narberth . Many thanks for the wonderful welcome and the opportunity to explain, in detail, the work carried out [...]

CHAIRMANS BLOG SEPTEMBER 2016

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It was a cold, wet night. A night to stay in and watch television. At least 200 people thought otherwise and crammed into Pontyberem Hall and were duly rewarded with a superb display of musical skills provided by one family.

What an experience! Charlie Lovell-Jones, destined to be one of the biggest stars as a [...]

LIGHT A CANDLE WEEKEND LAUNCH

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A successful launch took part in the Atom on June the twenty ninth. Here are a few pictures of the evening. This fund raising exercise got off to a great start – £1400 raised from a sponsored walk by members of the Crescendo Choir and £500 following a tea party held by members of [...]

THE CHAIRMANS BLOG MAY 2016

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Apologies for not writing sooner but you will realise, come the the Autumn, why we have been too busy to write anything. We are hoping that many of you will support a three day initiative to raise money for Talking Books Wales. More to follow as they say.

We would like to congratulate Steven [...]

CHAIRMANS BLOG JANUARY 2016

I am sure it is not too late to wish you a Happy New year, hoping you will continue supporting us during the coming months. I have no doubts that they will be busy and exciting.

A few weeks ago we launched our partnership with Urdd Gobaith Cymru (The Welsh League of Youth). We will, [...]