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Llanddewi Skirrid

Llanddewi Skirrid (Welsh: Llanddewi Ysgyryd) is a beautiful village situated to the East of Abergavenny, along the A4521 Old Ross Road and under the shadow of the Skirrid Fawr mountain (also known as the Holy Mountain -- there was once a church on the summit). In some ways, it doesn't look like a village as many of the houses are spread widely along the roads. There are more houses along Brynygwenin road, which runs south from the edge of the village. Just for confusion, the parish of Llanddewi Skirrid includes only some of the houses along Brynygwenin road, although everyone is a part of the same great community.

In Welsh, Llanddewi Skirrid means 'The church of St David by the great divided hill', while Brynygwenin means 'bee hill'. Variants on spellings for Llanddewi include Llandewi and Llanthewy. Alternatives seen for Skirrid include Skyrrid, Sgyrid and, in the original Welsh, Ysgyryd.

 

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Christmas Coffee, Crafts and Carols

Thursday 7th December 2017 at 10:30am

It's the famous Christmas edition of our regular Coffee Morning -- Do come!

 

Family Christingle Service

Sunday 10th December 2017

at the Church

4:00pm Making Christingles 4.30pm Short Service

 

Children's Christmas Party

Saturday 16th December

3pm to 5pm

Our regular party for younger people in the area!

All children (0-11 years) welcome. Father Christmas is hoping to make a visit.

 

Carol Singing in the Village

Tuesday 19th December

for Ty Hafan Children's Hospice

7pm at Bus Shelter

Calling all carol singers (of all abilities!). We're meeting at the bus shelter at the bottom of Brynygwenin lane.

 

Carol Service

Sunday 24th December 2017

at the Church

It's our traditional Christmas service at our beautiful little church. See you there!

 

Village Walk and Social

Monday 1st January 2018

Walk: 10:30

Social: 12:00

Our traditional stroll Nothing too difficult, but do be ready for mud and weather. Meet at the hall at 10:30 for the walk. Come at 12 for coffee/tea, sausage, veggie and bacon rolls for all!

 

Film Club

Friday 26th January 2018

Our first monthly Friendly Friday get-together, with a Burns Night theme!

 

Skirrid's Got Talent

Saturday 3rd February 2018

Non-competitive fun for all the family. We're looking for volunteers, so let us know or just turn up!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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