What's on in Llangollen

Dee Valley Myths & Legends Art Competition

Many myths & legends abound in these wonderful hills & valleys including King Arthur and the Holy Grail, Bran & his magic cauldron, giants, fairies & dragons - so much to inspire your works of art...


Event Date 16-07-2017

19th July 18.00 – 21.00 Performed at 19.00

In the Grounds of Plas Newydd this play specially written 2 yrs ago for the town’s fringe festival was performed in 2015 to great acclaim and provides a fascinating and thoughtful insight into the lives of the famous Ladies of Llangollen. The one hour drama penned by Wrexham playwright Peter Read explores the exact nature of the Ladies relationship. This is an opportunity to see/see again this beautiful interpretation of the Ladies’ life. Bring a picnic/rugs/chairs and enjoy a wonderful evening.

Event Date 19-07-2017 6:00 pm
Event End Date 19-07-2017 8:00 pm

Sunday 23rd July in Tearooms Courtyard 15.00 -16.00

As part of Llangollen Fringe Jan and friends will be reading poetry inspired by the Dell at Plas Newydd and the Ladies' poem engraved by the Font.

Event Date 23-07-2017 3:00 pm
Event End Date 23-07-2017 4:00 pm

Back by popular demand, join us on a journey to discover creatures from the dawn of time….maybe even the mighty T.Rex! The quest will take the audience to a mysterious lost valley, encountering various wild animals and dinosaurs along the way - learning about the creatures they see, as well as having fun. The creatures are very realistic puppets. Suitable for Primary age children. Booking essential.


Plas Newydd

01978 862843

Event Date 27-07-2017 10:00 am
Event End Date 27-07-2017 11:30 am
Art  Exhibition  in Y Caban - Helfa Gelf, Wrexham Open Studios

As part of the North Wales Art Trail/Helfa Gelf a group of 8 artists from Wrexham are exhibiting at Plas Newydd for the month of September.

These artists include Ceri Wright, Sara Jane Harper, Emma-Jayne Holmes, Rachel Harris, Rosie Davies, Rob Davies, Penny Price and Pauline Jordan.

They use a range of media and techniques including Painting, Ceramics, Mixed Media and Photography.  Every weekend there will be an artist available for you to meet. 

Event Date 02-09-2017
Event End Date 29-09-2017

Make your own mythical creature and shrink yourself for a photograph with it.

Event Date 24-09-2017 1:00 pm
Event End Date 24-09-2017 3:00 pm
Price £4.00

Explore the grounds in the fading light and draw some things that go bump in the night.

Event Date 29-10-2017 5:00 pm
Event End Date 29-10-2017 7:30 pm
Price £4.00

Plas Newydd Christmas

Lantern Parade: Join Santa on a parade through the gardens  5.00pm

Bring your own battery or tea light lantern. Prizes for the best lantern.

Christmas Carols in front of the house   5.30pm 

Refreshments are available from the Stableblock Tearooms from 3.00 - 5.00 pm

Free Admission, No cars allowed on site.  

Event Date 03-12-2017 1:00 pm
Event End Date 03-12-2017