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    Here's your chance to learn more about news from the Snowdonia Mountains and Coast area!

    Circus, sleepwalkers and suitcases as Hijinx Unity Festival arrives in Caernarfon, North Wales

    Watch out for the pink suitcases popping up around Caernarfon next week as the town is taken over by a surprisingly different event. 

    The Festival promotes positive images of disability and social inclusion to audiences. Since its creation in Cardiff in 2008, it has grown to attract over 20,000 visitors a time from across Wales, the UK and Europe

    The Festival programme can be downloaded at www.hijinxunity.org.uk. Tickets are available at www.galericaernarfon.com.

    For future updates on Hijinx Unity Festival 2017 programme, visit the event website at ww.hijinxunity.org.uk, follow @HijinxTheatre on Twitter or on www.facebook.com/hijinxtheatre.

    Bangor University Art and Ceramic Collections Guided Tours

    Guided tours of the University’s Art and Ceramic Collections will be held between June and September 2017. Highlights include a mural by Edward Povey in Powis Hall, art and ceramics in the Council Chamber Corridor and a chance to see and learn about works of arts by other renowned artists such as Kyffin Williams, Brenda Chamberlain, Peter Prendergast and Frederick William Hayes.

    The guided tours will start from the foyer of the Main Arts Building, College Road, in English at 11.00am-12.00pm and in Welsh 12.30pm-1.30pm on the following days:- 10th June, 1st July,12th August and 16th September.

    The tours on the 1st July will be led by Artist Jeremy Yates on the subject of ‘The Art of Giving’ and will concentrate on sections of the collection. The tours on the 16th September will be led by David Roberts, previously the University Registrar on ‘Bangor's "Lasting Monument" : the design & history of the Main University Building'.

    If you are interested in attending then booking is necessary as there is a maximum of 15 spaces per tour. To book your place, please contact Storiel by phoning 01248 353 368 or [email protected]

    New Zip World Ride Opens in the Conwy Valley, Snowdonia

    The Zip World Fforest Coaster offers more adventurous opportunities for families looking for that thrilling experience. The coaster is an adaption of a traditional toboggan but runs on rails where you can experience speeds of up to 25mph. 

    The new £1.5m coaster takes you through the forest for an epic 1km journey and is the first of its kind in the UK. You can pre book your tickets by visiting their website.

    Family on the Fforest Coaster Ride at Zip World Fforest 

    Snowdonia Pass

    Snowdonia Pass is a brand new scheme that's ready to help you save money when you visit the Snowdonia Mountains and Coast area! Many of our best attractions, activity providers and local shops are taking part. So why not explore the offers and visit the Snowdonia Pass website.

    Snowdonia Pass - Cerdyn Eryri