Bancffosfelen & Crwbin
Your Bancffffosffellen & Crwbiin correspondentt iis Keiitth Evans,, 43 Brandyway,, Ponttyberem,, 011269 8711955,, keiitthe[email protected] bttiintternett.c.com
Crwbin Band distinctions On November 24 the band had a successful day at the final contest of 2018 organised by the South East Wales Brass Band Association at Willow High School, Cardiff. The challenging test piece, Oceans by Goff Richards, involved five competing bands which resulted in Crwbin Band securing second place to the winners RAF St Athan Voluntary Band; Abertillery Town Band was third followed by Newport Borough Brass and Penclawdd Brass. In the trombone section involving Marc Scaife and Morgan Roberts both were highly commended and adjudged to be the best performers within the second section. With the Welsh League contest season over for another year Crwbin Band won the runners-up spot in Section 2 for the second consecutive year and securing the Steve and Jeff Trotman Memorial Trophy. This Saturday the Band are guest performers alongside Britain’s Got Talent winner Gruffyd Wyn, Ysgol Pontyberem and Cor Llanddarog a’r Cylch from at 7pm in the memorial Hall. On Friday, December 14, the band holds its Christmas concert with Ysgol Maes y Gwendraeth pupils in the Memorial Hall from 7pm. Ticket available from the Hall reception desk on 01269 871075. Community council meeting Community councillors next meet in the Memorial Hall from 7pm, on Thursday, December 13. Public attendance welcome. To find out more contact the clerk, Eryl Pellow, on 01269 871075. Library Opening times are Mondays 10am to noon; Wednesdays 10am to 1pm and 4pm to 7pm. Users can borrow up to 10 books while there is free internet access during library opening hours. DVDs can be rented. Caroll Skellton,, 4 Greenhiillll,, Y Graiig,, Burry Port.. SA16 0DP 01554 834371 carollmskell[email protected]internet..com
British Legion headquarters The Legion building is to open downstairs for bingo, but you may wish to check in advance. Usually at 8pm. Admission 50p, last bingo books 7.50pm.
St Mary’s Church pantomime Mother Goose will be held in the Memorial Hall today at 7pm.Tickets are £4 adults and £2 children. Family ticket of two adults and two children is £10. Community carol concert On Friday the Burry Port Male choir are hosting their annual Carol concert in the Memorial Hall at 6.30pm with entertainment from local schoolchildren.Tickets available on the door. Christmas fair This is hosted by the Methodist Church with entrance via the Leslie Griffiths Centre on Glanmore Terrace, Burry Port, SA16 0NE on Saturday from 10am until 3pm. Free entrance and meet Santa is also free. Coffee and mince pies wii be served for which we would welcome donations. There will be various stalls. Proceeds will be shared between the Methodist Church and SSAFA (the Armed forces charity).
Band Christmas concert On Saturday Burry Port Town band are delighted to announce their Christmas concert in the Memorial Hall at 7pm featuring cabaret style seating and a fully licensed bar during the evening. Their guests will be Osian Bowen and the band will share the stage with our junior band. We also welcome back the Welsh actor Hefin Ioan as our compere. Tickets are available on the door for £10 and you can buy in advance from any of our partners - Burry Port Premier Stores,Elgan Jones Butchers and Burn’s Parc Y Bocs Farm Shop.
Adult learning meeting On Tuesday in the Memorial Hall Burry Port from 10am to 2pm. Please go along if you are interested and perhaps we can get some courses in Burry Port. Pensioners’ Christmas lunch If you would like to attend this event on Thursday, December 13. Doors open at noon, tickets can be obtained at the council office at a cost of £2 each. There will be