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Friends of St. Tudno’s outing, 6 July 2017

editor : June 20, 2017 10:57 am : FriendsInAction, TudnosForthcoming

This year’s Friends’ outing will be a Pilgrimage to Aberdaron and Llanbedrog on the Lleyn Penninsula. Anyone interested in taking part is invited to join us. Please contact us for more information.

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Friends of St. Tudno’s Guided Walk, Wednesday 24 May 2017

editor : May 18, 2017 3:33 pm : FriendsInAction, Latest

This year’s guided walk on the Great Orme will be led by the Assistant Country Park Warden. Please meet at the summit Visitor Centre at 6.00 pm. There will be a small charge. All welcome.

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St. Tudno’s working parties, May 2017

editor : May 13, 2017 7:18 pm : FriendsInAction, Latest

The Friends of St. Tudno’s Church held two working parties, on Friday 12 and Saturday 13 May, to prepare the church and churchyard for the summer season. The church was cleaned, benches set out for the open air service and cut grass raked to encourage wildlife. Archdeacon Paul of Bangor visited the working party on the Friday and launched the new churchyard tour.

Working party members

Friday: taking a break from moving benches.

Archdeacon and Rector at working party

Friday: the Archdeacon (left) and Rector lend a hand.

Archdeacon launches the churchyard tour

Friday: the Archdeacon launches the churchyard tour.

Raking grass

Saturday: raking grass.

Raking grass

Saturday: raking grass – the sun finally came out!

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Friends’ outing “recce”, May 2017

editor : May 9, 2017 8:41 am : FriendsInAction

On 6 May members of the Friends’ Committee had a trip down the Lleyn Peninsula to plan this year’s Friends’ Pilgrimage. They are shown here at the summit of Mynydd Mawr at Uwchmynydd.

Members of the Friends' Committee at Uwchmynydd

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Easter breakfast 2017

editor : April 20, 2017 11:49 am : FriendsInAction

Members of the Friends of St. Tudno’s prepared the church for the Easter service, took part in the Easter Liturgy and cooked a breakfast of bacon baps afterwards.

Cooking Easter breakfast

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Carols by Candlelight Preparation 2016

editor : December 20, 2016 6:19 pm : FriendsInAction, Latest

The Friends began preparation on Saturday 17 December, fitting some of the outdoor benches in the church to provide extra seating, decorating the Christmas trees and the church and setting out the candles. The friends returned the next morning, before the services, to put out lights by the paths. Friends were also involved in the three services and cleared away afterwards. There are some photographs of the services on this page.

St. Tudno's Carols by Candlelight

The decorated chancel.

Carols by Candlelight crib scene

The Nativity scene.

St Tudno's at Carols by Candlelight

Lights on the path to St. Tudno’s.

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Autumn Working Party at St. Tudno’s Church, 2016

editor : October 17, 2016 5:24 pm : FriendsInAction

The Friends of St. Tudno’s autumn working party was held on Saturday 15 October. The day started with heavy rain but this didn’t stop the church being cleaned or the benches put away.  As the sun came out it was possible to start other jobs in the churchyard such as clearing rubbish, raking and removing cut grass – and enjoying a hot drink and a cake!

Autumn working party at St. Tudno's

Autumn working party at St. Tudno's

Autumn working party at St. Tudno's

Autumn working party at St. Tudno's

Autumn working party at St. Tudno's

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Friends of St. Tudno’s AGM, 2016

editor : October 12, 2016 11:50 am : FriendsInAction

The Friends of St. Tudno’s AGM was held on Saturday 8 October.  The afternoon began with the Friends’ Eucharist at St. Tudno’s, at which the guest preacher was Dean Kathy of Bangor.  The short business meeting took place in Holy Trinity church hall and this was followed by Afternoon Tea and the annual slide show.  Friends are reminded that membership renewal is now due.

Dean Kathy at St. Tudno's Church

Friends of St. Tudno's AGM

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School visit to St. Tudno’s, September 2016

editor : October 12, 2016 11:40 am : FriendsInAction, TudnosPrevious, YsgolSanSior

On Wednesday 28 September Year 5 class from Ysgol San Sior visited St. Tudno’s.  Friends of St. Tudno’s led the activities during the day, which included exploration of the church and churchyard, rubbings of tombstone inscriptions and an investigation of ages at death at different times.

Ysgol San Sior visit to St. Tudno's

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St. Tudno’s open day, 2016

editor : August 11, 2016 12:17 pm : FriendsInAction, Latest, TudnosPrevious

The Friends of St. Tudno’s annual open day at St. Tudno’s was held on Saturday 6 August. The theme was “Exploring the Churchyard” and visitors were invited to test a new, self-guided churchyard tour with children’s activities which is being developed by the Churchyards Committee. The Friends served refreshments in the church and there were displays on the churchyard, including some work from Ysgol San Sior year 5 pupils, who visited the churchyard last autumn.

Open Day displays

The Friends also had a working party, tidying the churchyard and cutting back vigorous plants.

Working party

Working party


Working party


Working party

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