Plas Tan y Bwlch

Public Courses, Plas Tan y Bwlch

Plas Tan y Bwlch

Courses

Walking

Watkin Path, Snowdon

Autumn Mountain Walking

28 October to 1 November 2019

Explore the Snowdonia National park from the seaside too the mountains, visiting some of our famous heritage locations and hidden gems.

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Miners' Track, Snowdon

New Year Walking

10 January to 14 January 2020

What better way to burn off the excesses of the Holidays than to walk in Eryri?

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Craft

Three Dimensional Woven Containers

18 October to 20 October 2019

Using a range of recycled, new and decorated paper; explore how paper can be used to make a number of different containers and baskets.

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NEW! Leather Making

22 November to 24 November 2019

Leather is a wonderful medium to work with and personalisation can be as broad as an individual’s imagination.

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Tiffany Stained Glass Making

29 November to 1 December 2019

This course for beginners is an introduction to the art of Tiffany stained glass making.

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History and Archaeology

Heritage Railways

11 August to 18 August 2019

A long-established and friendly course, which offers the opportunity to spend a week travelling and exploring the preserved railways of North and Mid Wales.

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About Welsh

8 November to 10 November 2019

Are you looking for a gateway into Welsh language, literature and song from earliest times to the present day?

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NEW! Mountains and Artists

8 October to 10 October 2019

Geology makes landscape and the landscapes of Gwynedd is made extra special through the eyes of artists. We shall explore the response of visiting painters to the rocks and deep history of these Welsh mountains.

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NEW! Hillforts and Welsh Castles Weekend

8 November to 10 November 2019

Walking in the foothills of Snowdonia discovering the hillforts and castles of the Welsh Princes.

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NEW! The Discovery of Wales, the Discovery of Britain

22 November to 24 November 2019

This course looks at Wales and Snowdonia in the early 'age of discovery' under the Tudors and the Stuarts, at a time when geographers were studying the first 'British Empire' and sea-explorers were re-envisioning the world known to Europeans.

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Folklore (course taught through the medium of Welsh)

7 February to 9 February 2020

Names early please to ensure a place on this highly popular convention run jointly with Cymdeithas Llafar Gwlad.

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Slate: In the Beginning

16 February to 21 February 2020

A look at the earliest slate quarries in the various slate districts of North Wales.

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Tales of the Mabinogion

13 March to 15 March 2020

Wales’ Tales of the Mabinogion feature prominently among the most important mythologies of ancient Europe.

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Wildlife

Autumn in the Gardens of Snowdonia and North Wales

28 October to 1 November 2019

A fascinating autumn course on the gardens of Snowdonia and North Wales led by gardens expert Tony Russell.

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Northern Lapwing (© Wikimedia)

Winter Birds

17 February to 21 February 2020

By now, the winter bird population will still be at its maximum.

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Painting and Illustration

Drawing and Painting in Mixed Media

18 October to 20 October 2019

The emphasis will be the colourful Autumn scene. With woodlands, lakes and gardens all around us, there is much to entice the artist inside us.

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Exploring with Mixed Media and Collage

22 November to 25 November 2019

This exciting course is for painters who are willing to explore new ideas and experiment with a variety of media.

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Spring Painting Experience!

13 March to 17 March 2020

A painting course/workshop, which will enable you to relax and enjoy a few days exploring a variety of subjects and painting media.

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Photography

Landscape Photography

21 October to 25 October 2019

Autumn colours are everywhere giving an extra glow to this beautiful landscape. Come and explore the fascinating craft of recording a landscape with a camera in hand. Learn how this process can open your eyes to so many different new vistas.

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Cader Idris

Creative Landscape Photography

13 March to 15 March 2020

Bring your camera, come, and explore the magnificent Snowdonia landscape, with the early greens and clear light of spring.

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Special Interest

Chamber Music (© Pixabay)

Chamber Music

25 October to 27 October 2019

Following three highly successful string orchestra courses, this fourth musical weekend will again be conducted and tutored by Louise Latham from Manchester.

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NEW! Drum for Fun!

21 February to 23 February 2020

Drumming is great fun, very focusing, and a powerful way of making music with other people.

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