Friends of St. Tudno’s working party, Saturday 12 October 2019

The Friends were blessed with beautiful weather for the autumn working party. The church was cleaned and benches were put away or moved off the grass for winter. A project of uncovering overgrown graves continued. The grass had been strimmed and the cut grass was raked and new compost heaps set up. Removing […]

St. Tudno’s Harvest Festival Service will be relocated on Sunday 6 October

Due to traffic problems anticipated in Llandudno due to Wales Rally GB, St. Tudno’s Harvest Festival Service will be held at The Rectory, Church Walks, Llandudno. The service will be at 12.00 noon and will as planned be followed with a bring-and-share lunch and the the Friends pf St. Tudno’s AGM at 2.30 […]

It’s Your Neighbourhood award for St. Tudno’s, September 2019

Congratulations to the Friends of St. Tudno’s for a “Thriving” award in the RHS It’s Your Neighbourhood scheme. The churchyard is managed to encourage wildlife and a highlight this year was a large population of cinnabar moth caterpillars. The photographs show some of the wildlife spotted during late summer.

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Guitar concert, 16 August 2019

The Friends of St. Tudno’s were delighted to welcome to the church guitarist Stuart Ironside and a very enthusiastic audience. Stuart gave an excellent concert which was thoroughly enjoyed by everyone, with music ranging from Bach to West African, via a modern Welsh composer. The acoustics and atmosphere of St. Tudno’s helped to […]

Britain in Bloom judging at St. Tudno’s, 6 August 2019

The Friends of St. Tudno’s welcomed the Britain in Bloom judges to St. Tudno’s as part of their tour of Llandudno. The Friends talked about their work to encourage wildlife in the churchyard and pointed out the large population of cinnabar moth caterpillars. In the church, the Friends showed the judges the “Year […]

Community Green Flag for St. Tudno’s churchyard, July 2019

The Friends of St. Tudno’s Church have, for the second year running, gained a Community Green Flag for St. Tudno’s churchyard. A Green Flag is to green spaces what a Blue Flag is to beaches and shows that the green space is of high quality. The judges summed up their view of St. Tudno’s as […]

Friends of St. Tudno’s Pilgrimage, 19 July 2019

The annual Friends of St. Tudno’s Pilgrimage was held in the Harlech area. Travelling in cars, the 18 Pilgrims stopped at Plas Brondanw for coffee and to visit the gallery and garden. Pilgrim Prayers were said at the hilltop church at Llandecwyn, before lunch at Y Maes cafe, Llandanwg. The group re-gathered in […]

Wales in Bloom judging at St. Tudno’s, 9 July 2019

St. Tudno’s Churchyard is part of Llandudno in Bloom’s judging route for Wales in Bloom. The judge met some of the Friends of St. Tudno’s, who manage the churchyard, inspected the churchyard and was shown a display of “A year in the churchyard”. The display will remain in the church throughout the summer.

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Friends of St. Tudno’s working party, 7 July 2019

The Friends of St. Tudno’s held a working party after the open air service and performed various jobs to tidy the churchyard. Two of the Friends had already searched for and recovered a particular gravestone which had become lost under the grass.

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It’s Your Neighbourhood judging at St. Tudnos, 2 July 2019

The Friends of St. Tudno’s entered the churchyard in the RHS It’s Your Neighbourhood scheme and the assessor visited St. Tudno’s to meet the Friends and view the churchyard.