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Calling all Welsh people in Australia

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For Welsh Classes click here


 


Cantorion Cymreig/Victoria Welsh Choir -  

see website for details




 

Folk Dance

Canberra Hall, Maitland St, Hackett. Dances are held on the second Friday of the month at 7pm.

Click here for details

 




Cymdeithas Gymreig Canberra - Welsh Society of Canberra

Organise monthly social lunches and dinners, Welsh language classes, a mid winter feast, Welsh and Cornish dancing and much more.

Click here for details





The Cymmrodorion Society

Meet every third Saturday at St. Peter's Church Hall, Blues Point Road, North Sydney, Sydney NSW Australia near the junction with Lavender St. There is a car park alongside with the entrance at the rear in Miller St. You will be welcome to come along to any meeting for tea and Welsh cakes

More info



The Melbourne Welsh Church

Holds services in the Welsh Language twice a month, keep up the Welsh values of hospitality and warmth, preaching and prayer and we have a deep love of music and singing. At least twice a year we hold a Gymanfa Ganu (a singing festival), a service of song in which we sing hymns to the Glory of God in both English and Welsh. To find out when our next Gymanfa Ganu is please see the up coming events page.

There is also a Blog - visit it here.






Cantorion Cymreig /Victoria Welsh Choir

   St David's Day Gala Event

The choir organise and perform at a Grand St David's Day Event each year




   

Welsh Dancing in Melbourne - Join the Ceffyl Gwyn Welsh Dancers.

Contact Ian Kendall on Melbourne 98782414, or on email ian.kendall1@bigpond.com

The group meets once a month at 2,00-4.30pm. (Contact Ian for details) at the Church of Christ Hall, 1 The Avenue, Surrey Hills (Melway 46 H11)



Here is your guide to festivals and events in and around Victoria, Australia and overseas - please check using the links provided for all details on this page



Date What and Where
Contact Details
Jan Celtic Australia Day Festival - North Sydney, NSW. More info
Feb Cambrian Society Dinner, Celtic Club, Melbourne  
Feb

Grand St David's Day Concert with Victorian Welsh Male Voice Choir, Melbourne

Telephone: (03) 9753 5334
Feb

Cobargo Folk Festival on the NSW South Coast

www.cobargofolkfestival.com
February

Cymanfa Ganu Hymn Festival at St Michael's Uniting Church, 120 Collins St (corner Russell St), Melbourne 3000 - free entry - collection for church

More info
Feb/Mar  Nannup Festival in Western Australia Jo O'Dea on 0417 097 538 or  http://www.nannupmusicfestival.org
February

Gymanfa Ganu/Welsh Hymn Festival @ Elder Hall Adelaide

www.mmcsa.org
Feb/March St David's Day Celebrations - various throughout Australia Canberra info

Newcastle info

Sydney - More info

March

 Boolarra Folk Festival Gippsland, Victoria 

http://www.boolarrafolkfestival.com/
March

Port Fairy Folk Festival

www.portfairyfolkfestival.com
March

Echuca Moama Celtic Festival

mobile 0400 563 399 or www.celticfestival.com.au info@celticfestival.com.au
March

Sydney Road Street Party, Brunswick, Melbourne

www.brunswickmusicfestival.com.au

March

Welcome Back Cousin Jack Cornish Festival in Eaglehawk (Bendigo)

(03) 98772968 or http://home.vicnet.net.au/~caov
March or TBA Plaid Cymru - Prynhawn Llawen - sit back and enjoy yourself or join in a song. Sunday, 2 pm at the Melbourne Celtic Club More info
March

Lake Bolac Eel Festival

www.eelfestival.org.au (03)53502204
April

Man From Snowy River Bush Festival Corryong

www.manfromsnowyriverbushfestival.com.au
April/May

Australian Celtic Festival, Glen Innes, NSW

More info
May

Birreurra Celtic Festival, Birregurra Victoria

 
May - Sept Australian National Eisteddfod - Bands and orchestras, choirs and singing contests http://www.nationaleisteddfod.org.au/
Queen's B w/e June National Celtic Festival, Portarlington, Victoria. More info
June or TBA Gymanfa Ganu, Sydney. More info
June or TBA

Kilmore Celtic Festival, Victoria

 
July - August 

Welsh National Eisteddfod

http://www.eisteddfod.org.uk/
Sept or TBA Plaid Cymru Melbourne and Oceania Branch - Owain Glyndwr Lecture, Melbourne ore info
Oct/Nov

Maldon Folk Festival, Victoria

http://www.maldonfolkfestival.com/
Oct

Wellington Folk Festival, New Zealand

http://wff.notnil.org/
Nov Beechworth Celtic Festival More info
Nov

Queenscliffe Festival, Victoria

More info

Acknowledgements:

Y Ddraig Goch - Llythyr Newyddion, Cymdeithas Gymreig Canberra