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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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Village Christmas Dance

Saturday 8th December 2018

8-11pm

Come along to the village Christmas dance, 5 each.

 

Christingle Making

(in Church)

Sunday16th December 2018

4pm

Here we'll have our traditional Christingle making, followed by a short service.

 

Carol Singing

Tuesday 18th December 2018

7pm

Carol singing around the village, whatever the weather! Raising funds for Meet at the far end of Brynygwenin at 7pm.

 

Children's Christmas Party

Saturday 22nd December 2018

3-5pm

Our annual event for local children is always popular. Whole family welcome!.

 

Church Service

Sunday 23rd December 2018

9:15am

Traditional service. All welcome.

 

Carol Service

Monday 24th December 2018

7pm

Our popular Christmas Eve Carol Service at the church. A lovely way to start the Christmas Festival.

 

Village Walk

Tuesday 1st January 2019

Meet at Hall, 10am

Our traditional New Year's Day stroll around the countryside, followed by sausage, bacon and veggie rolls at the hall, plus hot and mulled drinks.

 

Coffee Morning

Thursday 17th January 2019

10:30am

Here's our ever-popular monthly coffee morning.

 

Welsh-Scottish Evening

Saturday 8th December 2018

7:30pm

Our monthly Friendly Friday this month celebrates both St Dwynwen and Robbie Burns. Relaxed and friendly fun. BYOB.

 

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