Canolfan UCHELDRE Centre

Canolfan UCHELDRE Centre

Courtyard beside the Ucheldre Kitchen
Courtyard beside the Ucheldre Kitchen
Canolfan UCHELDRE Centre
Centre for the performing and visual arts in Anglesey, North Wales

Diary — Workshops

The Ucheldre Centre holds a wide-ranging series of workshops in many areas of the arts, for both adults and children. Some are sponsored by the Literary or Reading groups. The school holidays are especially popular times for children.

Community Saturday Art Club Every Saturday10-12 noon; 1.30-3.30pm

Jacquie Myrtle leads these popular art workshops for children...

We are able to keep this very low price thanks to sponsorship from Arts and Business and Holyhead Boatyard. £2 per session
Community Ucheldre Rep Tuesday & Thursday7.30pm

The Ucheldre Rep meet Tuesday and Thursday evenings.

New members always welcome.

Click here for the Ucheldre Rep web site.

Admission free
Exhibition Art for All - Alunio i Bawb
Thursday 21 July6pm
Art for All - Alunio i Bawb

A chance to see the wide range of work exhibited in Ucheldre’s 25th annual Art for All Competition.

Many of the Adult paintings are for sale.

Entry forms are available from the Centre, and must be returned with the work between 14 – 16 July.

The competition will be judged by artist Iwan Lewis. Prizewinners will be announced at this evening’s opening, to which all are welcome.


Dyma gyfle i weld y dewis eang o waith sy’n cael arddangos yn 25ain cystadleuaeth flynyddol Celfyddyd I Bawb Ucheldre.

Bydd llawer o waith yr oedolion ar werth. Ffurflenni mynediad ar gael yn y Ganolfan, a rhaid eu dychwelyd gyda’r gwaith rhwng 14 – 16 Gorffennaf

Cyhoeddir enwau’r enillwyr ar ddechrau cyfnod yr arddangosfa. Croeso i bawb.


Supported by / Cefnogwyd gan Felicia and Michael Crystal

Exhibition opens / Arddangosfa’n agor 5pm

Announcement of prizewinners / Cyhoeddi enillwyr gwobrau 5.30pm

Bydd y cystadleuaeth yn cael ei feirniadu gan Iwan lewis.

Exhibition runs until Sunday 4 September / Arddangosfa yn rhedig tan dydd Sul 4 Medi


Drama Summer Performance Workshop
Monday 15 - Friday 19 August
Summer Workshops

Workshops for children aged 7 and over preparing for a show to be staged on Saturday 20 August.

Props gives young people the opportunity to experience the excitement, creativity and enjoyment found through drama and the opportunity to make lasting friendships with others. 

Props is open to anyone with an interest in drama, acting and the theatre.

Students can access as much as they want to from all that PROPS has to offer

Further information to follow

10 - 4pm daily
£30 (Props/Anvil members £15)
Music Jazz Club
Monday 15 August
Jazz Club

The Ucheldre Jazz Club meets monthly on Mondays.  Non-members welcome.

7.30 for 8pm

Drama Anvil Children's Show:
August Allsorts
Saturday 20 August 6pm
August Allsorts

A production by PROPS Theatre at the culmination of their weeklong workshops here at the Ucheldre Centre.

£7, £6 concessions/gostyngiadau, £3 children/plant
Community Children's Art Workshops
Monday 22 - Friday 26 August

Children's Art Workshops

A creative week working with different materials and ideas led by Jacquie Myrtle.

10-12 noon (5-7 year olds)

1-3pm (over 7 year olds)

£3 per child per session

Literary Open Mic Poetry Evening
Friday 26 August7.30pm
Open Mic Poetry Evening

Following on from the success of their first evening Karen and Trefor invite you to join them again. So come along for another opportunity to read your own, or other people’s, work in a friendly, supportive atmosphere. 

To be held in the Ucheldre Centre Café, where food and drink can be purchased.

Led by Karen Ankers and Trevor Stockwell.

£3 to listen £2 if you want to read
Music Voice Workshop with
Marian Bryfdir and Kiefer Jones

Saturday 27 August 10am - 4pm

Voice Workshop with
Marian Bryfdir and Kiefer Jones

 The second in the follow-up workshops with Marian Bryfdir and the singer and choir master Kiefer Jones aimed at developing your voice whether your interest lies in jazz, folk, opera or choral . Come along and try it.  All ages and levels of experience and interest are welcome.

6 hrs  with lunch interval
£12, £6 gostyngiadau a myfyrwyr/concessions & students
Music West End Workshop
Saturday 3 September
9.30am - 4.30pm

This summer 'West End in Wales' is proud to present 'West End Workshop' at The Ucheldre Centre, Holyhead!

Led by Industry professionals, West End Workshop is a whole day of Acting, Singing and Dance Workshops for 5-18 year olds.

Students will then have the opportunity to perform with the professionals in 'West End in Wales' : A Night of Song and Dance (Performance at 7.30pm)

For more information or to book your place call 01407 763361 or visit

Music West End in Wales presents: An Evening of Song and Dance
Saturday 3 September7.30pm
An Evening of Song and Dance

West End in Wales presents an Evening of Song and Dance.

Bringing West End Talent to Wales. Starring Emma Bispham (Blood Brothers), Craig Ryder (We will Rock You), Laura Mansell (Godspell), and Adam Lyons (Priscilla Queen of the Desert).

Also on stage will be those who took part in the workshop held earlier in the day.

£10, £8 gostyngiadau a myfyrwyr/concessions
Music Pianists Galore!
Y Keyboards Kwl!
Sunday 11 September3pm
Iwan Llewelyn-Jones introduces
Pianists Galore! - Y Keyboards Kwl!

An afternoon of piano music from Beethoven to the blues, featuring pianists from all over Wales, and introduced by Iwan Llewelyn_Jpnes. The performers are all Iwan’s students, and include national prize winners and graduates of the Royal Academy and Royal College of Music. Refreshments available.

  Daw pianyddion o bob cwr o Gymru ynghyd ar bnawn Sul I berfformio cerddoriaeth o’r clasuarol i’r cyfoes. Ymunwch a nhw a’u hathro, Iwan Llewelyn-Jones, I ymlacio a mwynhau cyfraniadau gan enillwyr cenedlaethol a graddedigion o’r Academi  Gerdd a’r Coleg Cerdd Brenhinol. Lluniaeth ar gael.

£5, £4 concessions/gostyngiadau, £2 children/plant In aid of the Ucheldre Centre/Yr elw tuag at Canolfan Ucheldre
Music Jazz Club
Monday 15 September
Jazz Club

The Ucheldre Jazz Club meets monthly on Mondays.  Non-members welcome.

7.30 for 8pm

Literary Lit Soc: Séan Street

Friday 16 September 1-3pm
Lit soc: Séan Street

The new Lit Soc season under the direction of Fiona Owen begins with a workshop and reading from Emeritus Professor of Radio, poet and writer Seán Street.

£5, £4 concessions/gostyngiadau
Literary Rhwng: The Point Between
Saturday 24 Septemberime
Rhwng: The Point Between

Rhwng: The Point Between is led by Fiona Owen with poet and writing teacher Paul Matthews.

Exploring poetry, ecology, music, religions, culture, art and philosophy. Each Rhwng takes something from the season as its starting point.  Themes are explored through writing, poetry, story and myth. No special experience or skills are necessary. Just come as you are!

A warm welcome to all / Croeso cynnes i bawb

10am – 4pm

£15, £10 concessions/gostyngiadau
Community Everest the Hard Way
Friday 7 October7pm

Everest the Hard Way

A talk by Doug Scott CBE.

Legendary mountaineer, Doug Scott will be telling the story of how he and Dougal Haston made the first ascent of the world's highest mountain by its massive South West Face in September 1975. Their epic climb would go down in mountaineering history as 'Everest the Hard Way'

Before the talk and during the interval there wil be a sale of Nepalese goods and of signed framed mountain prints. Doug will also be signing copies of the first volume of is autobiography 'Up And About'. Proceeds from the talk will go to supporting the work of Community Action Nepal.

£15, £12 gostyngiadau a myfyrwyr/concessions & students, £3 children/plant
Literary Lit Soc: John Barnie

Friday 14 October 1-3pm
Lit soc: John Barnie

The Literary Society director Fiona Owen is joined by poet, writer and ex-editor of Planet Magazine John Barnie.

£5, £4 concessions/gostyngiadau
Literary Lit Soc: Ric Hool

Friday 18 November 1-3pm
Lit soc: Ric Hool

The Literary Society director Fiona Owen is joined by poet, and writer Ric Hool.

£5, £4 concessions/gostyngiadau
Literary Lit Soc: Karen Ankers

Friday 16 December 1-3pm
Lit soc: Karen Ankers

The Literary Society director Fiona Owen is joined by writer and playwright Karen Ankers, with a Christmas read-around and optional mince pies afterwards, in the café!

£5, £4 concessions/gostyngiadau
Concert hall
Outdoor sculpture