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
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Jacquie Myrtle leads these popular art workshops for children.

2hrs
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
Music Jazz Club
Monday 20 March7.45pm
Jazz Club

The Ucheldre Jazz Club meets Monthly on a Monday evening.  Non-members are welcome.


Dance Workshop:
Letter From Afar
Tuesday 21 March6pm

Letter From Afar
The residency is open, from terrified beginners to seasoned performers, who wish to enhance or develop their creativity by working with professional actors and musicians from the award winning and pioneering Signdance Collective.  This will lead to opportunities to record digital stories/performances and a short performance before Carthage on 24th March.  (Open to age 13+)
3hrs

Residency price for all three evenings

£30, £24 concessions & students/gostyngiadau a myfyrwyr

Drama Workshop:
Letter From Afar
Wednesday 22 March6pm

Letter From Afar


The residency is open, from terrified beginners to seasoned performers, who wish to enhance or develop their creativity by working with professional actors and musicians from the award winning and pioneering Signdance Collective.  This will lead to opportunities to record digital stories/performances and a short performance before Carthage on 24th March.  (Open to age 13+)


3hrs
Residency price for all three evenings £30, £24 concessions & students/gostyngiadau a myfyrwyr
Dance Workshop:
Letter From Afar
Thursday 23 March6pm


Letter From Afar
The residency is open, from terrified beginners to seasoned performers, who wish to enhance or develop their creativity by working with professional actors and musicians from the award winning and pioneering Signdance Collective.  This will lead to opportunities to record digital stories/performances and a short performance before Carthage on 24th March.  (Open to age 13+)
3hrs
Residency price for all three evenings £30, £24 concessions & students/gostyngiadau a myfyrwyr
Music Voice Workshop
Saturday 25 March10am - 4pm

Voice Workshop with Marian Bryfdir and Robyn Masson

A workshop with Marian Bryfdir and assisted by Robyn Masson. Aimed at developing your voice whether your interest lies in jazz, folk, opera or choral music. Come along and try it. All ages and levels of experience and interest are welcome.


6hrs
£12, £6 concessions & students/gostyngiadau a myfyrwyr
Exhibition Anglesey Arts Forum -
                                 Fforwm Gelf Ynys Môn

Anglesey Arts Forum - Fforwm Gelf Ynys Môn

An exhibition of at least one piece of work from each participant of the 14th Anglesey Arts Weeks: Open Studios. Artists will be working in the Centre; a large scale map of Anglesey will show the location of the studios.

Arddangosfa o un darn leiaf o waith gan bawb sy’n cymryd rhan yn y 14th o Wythnosau Celf Ynys Môn. Bydd artistiaid yn gweithio yn y Ganolfan, a bydd map graddfa fawr o Fôn yn dangos lleoliad y stiwdios.


Exhibition opens Saturday 25 March

Arddangosfa’n agor Sadwrn 25 Mawrth

Exhibition runs until Sunday 23 April

Arddangosfa yn rhedi tan dydd Sul 23 Ebrill

Admission Free / Mynediad am ddim All welcome/ Croeso I bawb


Literary Open Mic Poetry Evening
Friday 31 March7.30pm
Open Mic Poetry Evening

Another opportunity to read your own, or other people's, work in a friendly, supportive atmosphere. Held in the Ucheldre's Café, where food and drink can be purchased.


£3 to listen, £2 if you want to read
Music Iwan Llewelyn-Jones: All' Italia
Saturday 1 April7.30pm

Iwan Llewelyn-Jones

All' Italia

In a recital of piano music inspired by ‘La Bella Italia’, Iwan celebrates the birthday of virtuoso pianist and composer Ferruccio Busoni with performances of his piano arrangements of Georges Bizet’s hugely popular opera ‘Carmen’ and works by Johann Sebastian Bach. With Fréderic Chopin’s ‘Barcarolle’ and Franz Liszt’s ‘Tarantella’ this promises to be a hair-raising evening! 

  Mewn datganiad o weithiau a ysbrydolwyd gan ‘La Bella Italia’, fe fydd Iwan yn dathlu penblwydd y pianydd a chyfansoddwr meistrolgar Ferrucio Busoni gyda perfformiadau o’i drefniannau o’r opera enwog ‘Carmen’ gan Georges Bizet a gweithiau gan Johann Sebastian Bach. Gweithiau eraill gan Fréderic Chopin a Franz Liszt mewn noson o gerddoriaeth yn llawn hwyl a sbri!



2 hrs
*£12, £10 concessions/gostyngiadau, £3 children/plant
Community TEDxHolyhead

Friday 7 AprilMidday - 9pm

SPARKLE

TEDxHolyhead: Health and well-being mentally, physically and 'spiritually'


TEDxHolyhead is returning again to the Ucheldre Centre, Holyhead. We’ve got a great line up of speakers ready to educate and entertain. For further information about the speakers for 2017 please look at the TEDx Holyhead website.

We’ve also got our experienced MC Grant Peisley with us again, guiding the speakers and audience throughout the day.

Inspiration in an afternoon of talks from leading edge thinkers and doers who are transforming the way we live, work and think.

Internet link here http://www.tedxholyhead.org.uk/
Facebook link here https://www.faceboo k.com/TEDxHolyhead/


All over the world local communities have their own TEDx events. Little brother to the TED phenomenon we are lucky enough to have our very own TEDx here in Holyhead at Ucheldre. Also this April we are broadcasting live from Canada TED 2017.


£25 earlybird  available until 28 February£35 full day ticket

Pantomime Anvil's Easter Panto:
Robin Hood
Saturday 8 April2pm & 5pm

Anvil's Easter Panto

Robin Hood

Help Robin, Little John, Friar Tuck and of course Maid Marion to protect the poor from the Sheriff of Nottingham and his Wicked Witchy Mum……. And just what are they up to with the Golden Eggs, Silly Hats and a very Big Easter Bunny?

 

Saturday 8: 2pm & 5pm        Sadwrn 8: 2pm & 5pm

Sunday 9: 3pm                     Sul 9: 3pm

Monday 10: 2pm & 5pm        Llun 10: 2pm & 5pm


£7, £6 concessions/gostyngiadau, £3 children/plant
Community Children's
Easter Art Workshops
Monday 10 - Friday 14 April

Artist Jacquie Myrtle leads these popular art workshops. Using all sorts of materials the children are able to create different and interesting pieces of work in a fun and lively atmosphere.

10am - 12 noon (ages 5-7)

1pm -3pm (ages 7+)

2hrs
  £3 per child per session
Pantomime Anvil's Easter Panto:
Robin Hood
Monday 10 April2pm & 5pm

Anvil's Easter Panto

Robin Hood

Help Robin, Little John, Friar Tuck and of course Maid Marion to protect the poor from the Sheriff of Nottingham and his Wicked Witchy Mum……. And just what are they up to with the Golden Eggs, Silly Hats and a very Big Easter Bunny?

 

Saturday 8: 2pm & 5pm        Sadwrn 8: 2pm & 5pm

Sunday 9: 3pm                     Sul 9: 3pm

Monday 10: 2pm & 5pm        Llun 10: 2pm & 5pm

 


£7, £6 concessions/gostyngiadau, £3 children/plant
Pantomime Riverbank Productions:
Treasure Island
Saturday 15 April1pm

Riverbank Productions

present

Treasure Island


Welcome to Treasure Island, a place full of wonder, excitement and mystery! A musical version of the Robert Louis Stevenson classic novel. With pirates, hidden treasure, swashbuckling action treasure maps and mutiny on the high seas.  This version of Treasure Island will have a family audience laughing, cheering, singing and holding their breath all the way to the exciting ending...

Suitable for families with children aged 4-10.
1hr 30 with intervals
£7, £6 concessions/gostyngiadau, £3 children/plant
Pantomime Riverbank Productions:
Treasure Island
Saturday 15 April3.30pm

Riverbank Productions

present

Treasure Island


Welcome to Treasure Island, a place full of wonder, excitement and mystery! A musical version of the Robert Louis Stevenson classic novel. With pirates, hidden treasure, swashbuckling action treasure maps and mutiny on the high seas.  This version of Treasure Island will have a family audience laughing, cheering, singing and holding their breath all the way to the exciting ending...

Suitable for families with children aged 4-10.
1hr 30 with intervals
£7, £6 concessions/gostyngiadau, £3 children/plant
Community Children's
Easter Art Workshops
Monday 17 - Wednesday 19 April

Artist Jacquie Myrtle leads these popular art workshops. Using all sorts of materials the children are able to create different and interesting pieces of work in a fun and lively atmosphere.

10am - 12 noon (ages 5-7)

1pm -3pm (ages 7+)

2hrs
  £3 per child per session
Community Family Drop-in Art Workshops
Thursday 20 April

Artist Jacquie Myrtle leads these free family art workshops. Come along and create different and interesting pieces of work in a fun and lively atmosphere.

10am - 12 noon

1pm -3pm

2hrs
 These sessions are sponsored by A&B Cymru
Community Mary Parry's Musical Players:
All Star Variety Show
Thursday 20 April7.15pm

Mary Parry's Musical Players:

All Star Variety Show

Mary’s All Star Variety Show, featuring tributes to stars of 60s Motown and Soul. Also superb musical comedy, variety and music hall featuring tributes to Max Miller, Billy Bennett, George Fornby, Marie Lloyd, Vesta Tilly and a host of variety and music hall favourites.

All proceeds from Thursday’s performance to go to RNIB and from Friday’s performance to go to SSAFA.


Phil Bowen is a poet, performer, biographer and playwright who has worked in over 500 schools in more than thirty counties as a poet-in-education since becoming a freelance writer in 1994. He has published three full collections, Variety's Hammer and Starfly, both with Stride, and Nowhere's Far: New & Selected Poems 1990-2008 with Salt Publications, printed and reprinted in 2009. 

A warm welcome to all / Croeso cynnes i bawb


2hrs
£8, £7 concessions/gostyngiadau
Community Family Drop-in Art Workshops
Friday 21 April

Artist Jacquie Myrtle leads these free family art workshops. Come along and create different and interesting pieces of work in a fun and lively atmosphere.

10am - 12 noon

1pm -3pm

2hrs
 These sessions are sponsored by A&B Cymru
Community Mary Parry's Musical Players:
All Star Variety Show
Friday 21 April7.15pm

Mary Parry's Musical Players:

All Star Variety Show

Mary’s All Star Variety Show, featuring tributes to stars of 60s Motown and Soul. Also superb musical comedy, variety and music hall featuring tributes to Max Miller, Billy Bennett, George Fornby, Marie Lloyd, Vesta Tilly and a host of variety and music hall favourites.

All proceeds from Thursday’s performance to go to RNIB and from Friday’s performance to go to SSAFA.


Phil Bowen is a poet, performer, biographer and playwright who has worked in over 500 schools in more than thirty counties as a poet-in-education since becoming a freelance writer in 1994. He has published three full collections, Variety's Hammer and Starfly, both with Stride, and Nowhere's Far: New & Selected Poems 1990 -2008 with Salt Publications, printed and reprinted in 2009. 

A warm welcome to all / Croeso cynnes i bawb


2hrs
£8, £7 concessions/gostyngiadau
Music Voice Workshop
Saturday 22 April10am - 4pm

Voice Workshop with Marian Bryfdir and Robyn Masson

A workshop with Marian Bryfdir and assisted by Robyn Masson. Aimed at developing your voice whether your interest lies in jazz, folk, opera or choral music. Come along and try it. All ages and levels of experience and interest are welcome.


6hrs
£12, £6 concessions & students/gostyngiadau a myfyrwyr
Music Jazz Club
Monday 24 April7.45pm
Jazz Club

The Ucheldre Jazz Club meets Monthly on a Monday evening.  Non-members are welcome.


Broadcast TED 2017 Broadcast Live
Tuesday 25 April6.30pm

Opening Event

Once a year, the world’s most powerful ideas are shared on the TED stage. Watch in a special experience for cinemas, captured live.

Take a front-row seat at TED2017 Opening Night – the kickoff to the week-long TED conference. Experience revelatory TED Talks and performances as they unfold for the first time on the TED stage in Vancouver, BC.

PG-13

TED2017 The Future You

A week to explore the deepest scientific and psychological insights, the latest medical advances, the neatest inventions, all mixed with a dose of ancient wisdom, to ask the questions about ourselves that we often don’t have time for.


2hrs
£10, £8 concessions/gostyngiadau, £3 children/plant
Price for all three events £28, £22 concessions/gostyngiadau, £8 children/plant

Exhibition Patchwork and QuiltsClytwaith a Chwiltiau Wednesday 26 April

Patchwork and Quilts

Clytwaith a Chwiltiau

A display of patchwork and quilts made by members of classes held in the Centre which Eunice Lord has been tutoring for the past 18 years.

Arddangosiad o glytwaith a chwiltiau a wnaed gan aelodau o ddosbarthiadau a gynhaliwyd yn y Ganolfan lle mae Eunice Lord wedi bod yn tiwtora dros y 18 mlynedd ddiwethaf.

Exhibition opening Saturday 29 April 3pm

Exhibition runs until Monday 29 May

Arddangosfeydd yn rhedig tan dydd Llun 29 Mai

Admission Free / Mynediad am ddim

Broadcast TED 2017 Broadcast Live
Thursday 27 April6.30pm

Prize Event

Once a year, the world’s most powerful ideas are shared on the TED stage in Vancouver, BC. Watch in a special experience for cinemas, captured live.

Watch as healthcare warrior Raj Panjabi receives the $1 million TED Prize and reveals his wish for the world. Past TED Prize winner Sarah Parcak and more extraordinary speakers give exciting new talks from the TED stage.

PG-13

TED2017 The Future You

A week to explore the deepest scientific and psychological insights, the latest medical advances, the neatest inventions, all mixed with a dose of ancient wisdom, to ask the questions about ourselves that we often don’t have time for.


2hrs
£10, £8 concessions/gostyngiadau, £3 children/plant
Price for all three events £28, £22 concessions/gostyngiadau, £8 children/plant
Literary Lit Soc: Fiona Owen
Friday 28 April1-3pm

Lit Soc: with Fiona Owen

‘When Up’s the Word’

A creative writing workshop led by Fiona Owen.. 

A warm welcome to all / Croeso cynnes i bawb


2hrs
£5, £4 concessions/gostyngiadau
Literary Open Mic Poetry Evening
Friday 28 April7.30pm
Open Mic Poetry Evening

Another opportunity to read your own, or other people's, work in a friendly, supportive atmosphere. Held in the Ucheldre's Café, where food and drink can be purchased.


£3 to listen, £2 if you want to read

Exhibition Exhibition Opening
Saturday 29 April  3pm

Exhibition Opening

Patchwork and Quilts

Clytwaith a Chwiltiau

A display of patchwork and quilts made by members of classes held in the Centre which Eunice Lord has been tutoring for the past 18 years.

Arddangosiad o glytwaith a chwiltiau a wnaed gan aelodau o ddosbarthiadau a gynhaliwyd yn y Ganolfan lle mae Eunice Lord wedi bod yn tiwtora dros y 18 mlynedd ddiwethaf.


Exhibition runs until Monday 29 May

Arddangosfeydd yn rhedig tan dydd Llun 29 Mai

Admission Free / Mynediad am ddim

Broadcast TED 2017 Broadcast Live
Sunday 30 April4pm

Highlights Exclusive

Once a year, the world’s most powerful ideas are shared on the TED stage in Vancouver, BC. Watch in a special experience for cinemas, captured live.

TED is opened up like never before in this program created exclusively for cinema audiences. The event gives a first-of-its-kind look at TED2017, driven by TED Talks that highlight some of the most inspiring and insightful moments of the TED conference.

PG-13

TED2017 The Future You

A week to explore the deepest scientific and psychological insights, the latest medical advances, the neatest inventions, all mixed with a dose of ancient wisdom, to ask the questions about ourselves that we often don’t have time for.


2hrs
£10, £8 concessions/gostyngiadau, £3 children/plant
Price for all three events £28, £22 concessions/gostyngiadau, £8 children/plant
Music Ensemble Cymru Chamber Orchestra
Wednesday 3 May3pm

Ensemble Cymru Chamber Orchestra

Teatime Concert

The third of three stunning teatime concerts showcasing chamber music from Wales and across the world. This afternoon’s concert features music for Flute, Violin, Viola, Cello, Harp by Mozart, Sally Beamish, Hilary Tann, and Arnold Bax.


1hr 10
*£8, £3 students and under 18s/ myfyrwyr ac o dan 18
Music Iwan Owen Piano Recital
Saturday 6 May7.30pm

Iwan Owen

Fundraising Piano Recital

A fundraising concert for the North Wales Youth Music Fund

Music by Mozart, Schubert and Chopin

Datganiad Piano - Iwan Owen

Cyngerdd i godi arian tuag at Gronfa Cerdd Ieuenctid Gogledd Cymru Cerddoriaeth gan Mozart, Schubert and Chopin



 
2hrs
£7, £6 concessions/gostyngiadau, £3 children/plant
Community Iwan Owen Piano Recital
Friday 12 May7.30pm

Casey Jones and Friends

Fundraising Concert

Join Casey and his friends at Ucheldre for an evening of fun.
This concert iis a fundraiser for Island Games Swimming


 
2hrs
£6, £5 concessions/gostyngiadau, £3 children/plant
Music Jazz Club
Monday 22 May7.45pm
Jazz Club

The Ucheldre Jazz Club meets Monthly on a Monday evening.  Non-members are welcome.


Literary David Crystal
Saturday 19 -
Sunday 20 August

David Crystal

Summer Weekend on the English Language

David Crystal presents a series of his talks on the structure, use, and history of the English language in this two-day event, to be held in the Ucheldre Centre, Holyhead, Anglesey, North Wales.

  Day 1

Saturday 19 August     9.30 - 5.00

Language Structure - talks (including Q&A) on the structure of English, pronunciation, punctuation, grammar, spelling, and vocabulary.

 

Saturday evening is free, with the option of booking for dinner at the Ucheldre Centre and an evening musical concert.

Day 2

Sunday 20 August    9.30 - 5.00

Language Variation and Change Talks (including Q&A) on accents and dialects, the internet and texting, child language acquisition, the future of Englishes, language play and literature, and original pronunciation (with particular reference to Shakespeare).


For full booking information and cost please contact

boxoffice@ucheldre.org

phone: (+44) 1407 763361   (10 am - 5 pm weekdays, 2 - 5 pm Sundays)

 post: David Crystal Summer Weekend, Ucheldre Centre, Mill Bank, Holyhead, LL65 1TE, UK

Cost: £150 a day , to include buffet lunch, coffeee and tea.
Early Bird booking by 1 June 2017, £125 a day

Concert hall
Outdoor sculpture