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Events Listing

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Talog and District
Local Events

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April
The Clarinet and Basset Horns Ensemble of BavariaSaturday 19th
7.30 PM
The Clarinet and Basset Horns Ensemble of Bavaria
The Clarinet and Basset Horns Ensemble of Bavaria

Wednesday, 5th January, 7.30 PM
Talog Festival Hall

The Clarinet and Basset Horns Ensemble of Bavaria

MOZART - Divertimento on "Le nozze di Figaro" for three basset horns nach KV 577
KROMMER - Variations in F on a theme of Pleyel for three clarinets
MOZART - Divertimento no. 2 K.V. Anh. 229
HAYDN - Duo Concertant for two clarinets
ROSLER - Partita for three basset horns
MOZART - Canonic Adagio for three basset horns K.V. 484D
STADLER - Trios for basset horns

Surely Mozart's favourite instrument, after the piano, must have been the clarinet.

Along with its relation, the basset horn with "magical" Masonic overtones, in the eighteenth century it was popular with amateurs and audiences alike.

Works were written for clarinet ensembles by Mozart himself and by many other composers including Stadler, the clarinettist for whom Mozart wrote his clarinet concerto and quintet.

A fascinating concert not to be missed!

Cost: £8.00
Tickets can usually be bought at the event, or in advance from the Old Mill, Blaenycoed

Classical music like you have never heard it before, played on 18th century instruments from the time of Mozart himself. This world famous ensemble have come all the way from Austria - not to be missed!

Pistyll Gwyn Field and Woodland WalkSaturday 26th
11.00 AM
Pistyll Gwyn Field and Woodland Walk
Pistyll Gwyn Field and Woodland Walk

Friday, 14th January, 11.00 AM
meet at Pistyll Gwyn layby

Pistyll Gwyn Field and Woodland Walk

Guided walk

A chance to experince the beautiful Pistyll Gwyn woods and surrounding fields under the guidance of local raconteur and eccentric Morgan Morgan.

Bring wellies, binoculars, and vegetarian food to share.

Sorry! No dogs allowed

Admission: free.

A chance to experince the beautiful Pistyll Gwyn woods and surrounding fields under the guidance of local raconteur and eccentric Morgan Morgan.

May
Spinning Alpaca with Caerthan WrackSunday 04th
12.00 AM
Spinning Alpaca with Caerthan Wrack
Spinning Alpaca with Caerthan Wrack

Tuesday, 25th January, 12.00 AM
Pen-y-Bont Community Chapel

Spinning Alpaca with Caerthan Wrack

Instruction and tips for preparing and spinning both types of alpaca fibre.

Caerthan will provide the fleece, you need to bring along your spinning wheel .. and a few biscuits would be nice!

Some previous spinning experience is necessary

Cost: £2.00
Tickets can usually be bought at the event, or in advance from the Old Mill, Blaenycoed

Spinning class by local spinner and alpaca farmer Caerthan Wrack. Previous experience required

Sana Kirten / Tommy JamesSunday 18th
7.30 PM
Sana Kirten / Tommy James
Sana Kirten / Tommy James

Monday, 7th February, 7.30 PM
Talog Festival Hall

Sana Kirten / Tommy James

Sana Kirten - Violin
Tommy James - Piano

Finnish violinist Sana Kirten studied at the Kuskana Conservatoire and the Royal Academy of Music in London. She is leader of the Helene Ensemble and as a recitalist has appeared in various concerts in Finland and the UK. Her career has been generously supported by The Scanda Kultur Foundation.

Tommy James received a full scholarship from the Royal Academy of Music in London, where he studied with Drusilla Stott.

Beethoven - Sonata for Violin and Piano in F Op.24 "Spring"
Schumann· Sonata for Violin and Piano in A minor Op.105
Ravel - Sonata for Violin and Piano (1897)

Cost: £8.00
Tickets can usually be bought at the event, or in advance from the Old Mill, Blaenycoed

Another fine booking for the Talog Festival Hall - this time a world class violin and piano duo.

Waffle Weaves on Eight ShaftsFriday 30th
12.00 AM
Waffle Weaves on Eight Shafts
Waffle Weaves on Eight Shafts

Saturday, 12th February, 12.00 AM
Pen-y-Bont Community Chapel

Waffle Weaves on Eight ShaftsWeaving workshop with Rick Westhorpe

Explore the intricacies of waffle weave patterns using only eight shafts

No weaving experience necessary, but if you h ave some waffle weaves of your own, bring them along

We will also be spending some time looking at the possibilities of a local weavers group.

Cost: £2.00
Tickets can usually be bought at the event, or in advance from the Old Mill, Blaenycoed

Weaving workshop with Rick Westhorpe. No experience (or loom) necessary.

June
Tabitha Mewnes - PianoTuesday 17th
7.30 PM
Tabitha Mewnes - Piano
Tabitha Mewnes - Piano

Thursday, 10th March, 7.30 PM
Talog Festival Hall

Tabitha Mewnes - Piano

MOZART - Sonata No.4 in E flat K.282
CHOPIN - Prelude Op.28 No.15 "Raindrop"
LISZT - Sonnets of Petrach
GINASTERA - Argentinian Dances

Tabitha Mewnes completed the MMus Advanced Piano Performance Course at the Royal College of Music and is currently active as a recitalist, concerto soloist and chamber musician.

She has been selected as a young artist on the Espinoza Foundation, Mayfair Group and Shsrples Trust schemes.

Cost: £8.00
Tickets can usually be bought at the event, or in advance from the Old Mill, Blaenycoed

Tabitha Mewnes is one of the rising stars of the concert world and we are extremely lucky to have her here in Talog. Not to be missed. Tabitha is famous for playing well known classics very fast.


Talog Guild of Spinners and Carders1st Saturday of every month
No meeting in August
10.00 AM
Talog Guild of Spinners and Carders
Talog Guild of Spinners and Carders

1st Saturday of every month
No meeting in August

10.00 AM
Pen-y-Bont Community Chapel

Talog Guild of Spinners and Carders

For local spinners and yarn producers, amateur and professional.

A friendly and productive group of artisans.

We believe that by sharing our knowledge and experience we can help each other improve in the skills and craft of spinning snd carding.

It is also a lot of fun!

Everyone is welcome - ring Caerthan for more details on 01994 756143

Cost: £1.50
Tickets can usually be bought at the event, or in advance from the Old Mill, Blaenycoed

Friendly group for local spinners and wool makers.

Young Farmers KaraokeWinter months - October - March 1st and 3rd Friday
8.00 PM
Young Farmers Karaoke
Young Farmers Karaoke

Winter months - October - March 1st and 3rd Friday

8.00 PM
Tafarn Defaid Da, Abernant

Young Farmers Karaoke

Come and make an 'orrible noise!

You don't have to be young ...

You don't have to be a farmer ...

Just come and get your groove on at the Def!

Ring Idris for more information on 01994 652435

Admission: free.

A lot more fun than it sounds, this fortnightly event is all you need to lighten up those dark winter evenings! Sheep and baler twine welcome!


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