Tag Archives: Fishguard

What would John James Esq think?

The plot of land, generously donated by John James to the Temperance Cause, now houses Fishguard’s Theatr Gwaun. It not only serves alcohol in its friendly bar but allows us to take the glass into the auditorium. Is John James, who supported the … Continue reading

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Behind this modest facade you’ll find what could be considered the HQ of the local textile craftspeople – of whom there are many. Twin sisters Catriona and Penelope, who run Jane’s Wool Shop and its lively Facebook page, have a great stock of … Continue reading

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The best of all possible worlds

Just because you are in an amazingly beautiful part of the world where population density (human) is low, it doesn’t mean that you have to miss the latest film releases or exciting metropolitan performances of High Culture. Theatr Gwaun, in Fishguard, … Continue reading

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Lunch out!

If you are anywhere near Fishguard, Tuesday to Friday between 10.30am and 4pm, treat yourself to lunch at the Community Cafe. The food will be delicious, the surroundings cheerful and the bill small; what’s more you’ll be supporting an innovative project … Continue reading

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Fabulous food at Ffwrn

We had an early lunch at St Mary’s Church Institute Ffwrn. As you approach Fishguard’s main square (coming from Dinas) it’s on the left, opposite the church. From the outside, it doesn’t look much changed and once you are through the main … Continue reading

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Phone a fisherman

There are eight or nine fishermen working out of Fishguard Lower Town. It’s dangerous work. The men usually go out alone and are dependent on the weather, tides and availability of fish – all of which are beyond their control. … Continue reading

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Help me discover why 1897 has disappeared.

I want to know what happened in 1897 in Dinas. It was Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee Year and the year that Hannah Jane George died of typhoid  but the whole year is missing from the archived back copies of our … Continue reading

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