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Awr Sgwrsio i Ddysgwyr (conversation group for Welsh learners)

Our next meeting will be held on Monday, October 20, 2019 at 7 pm.

RSVP to Alison Lawson at 613-725-2704 or alisonlawson@rogers.com.

We look forward to seeing you and having a sgwrs (chat).


OWS Anniversary Celebration & Potluck

Date: Saturday, November 16th, 2019
Time: 6 p.m.
Venue: Westminster Presbyterian Church, 470 Roosevelt Ave
Potluck dinner, $10 per person to cover expenses, cash bar.

The OWS is celebrating two anniversaries: the 100th anniversary of the founding of the original Ottawa Welsh Society and the 70th anniversary of the current Ottawa Welsh Society.
The History of the Ottawa Welsh Society: We are excited by the information that has been dug up by our resident historian, David Jeanes, and we expect his presentation will be of interest to all.

Members are invited to bring photos of past OWS events to display during the evening.

Please RSVP to Marilyn Jenkins, (613) 820-6687 or marilyn.e.jenkins@sympatico.ca

See the flyer here.


Lessons & Carols 2019

Westminster Presbyterian Church, 470 Roosevelt Ave.
Sunday, December 8, 2019
3:00 pm

We hope to see you there in large numbers for the singing, reading and for the fellowship time in the Hall after the Service. Contributions to and help with the te bach are always gratefully received.

Since it will soon be time to start organizing the service, please feel free to contact John Price at (613)724-3846 or at john.price@sympatico.ca to volunteer your skills as a reader or to suggest a new hymn we might sing.


Gwledd Dydd Gwyl Dewi / St. David’s Day Banquet 2020

Saturday, February 29th, 2020

We will once again have the pleasure of celebrating Dydd Gwyl Dewi Sant/St. David’s Day with a luncheon banquet in the gracious surroundings of the Royal Ottawa Golf Club.

Please join us to honor our patron saint while enjoying good fellowship and excellent food. Our guest speaker this year is TBA.

Entertainment: TBA

Time: Reception 11:30 am – 12:20 pm, Lunch Banquet 12:30 pm
Venue: The Royal Ottawa Golf Club, 1405 Aylmer Road, Gatineau, Quebec, J9H 7L2
Menu: This year we are offering TBA.
Cost: Early bird tickets $TBA each, deadline February 15, 2019; $TBA thereafter.
Final deadline for reservations is 26 February 2020.
Dress code: Business casual – no jeans or cargo pants.

Reservation forms will be in the Winter 2020 Newsletter or you can print your own: TBA. Please send your completed forms, with payment, to Marilyn Jenkins, 267 McClellan Road, Nepean, ON, K2H 8N7. If you wish, you may include your 2020 membership form and payment with your luncheon reservation.

For more information contact: Marilyn Jenkins, (613) 820-6687 or marilyn.e.jenkins@sympatico.ca


St. David’s Day Gymanfa Ganu 2020

Date: Sunday, March 1st, 2020
Time: 3:00 pm
Venue: Westminster Presbyterian Church, 470 Roosevelt Ave.

Last year’s Gymanfa was a resounding success. Please join us again to sing some wonderful traditional hymns in English and in Welsh.

Director: TBA, Accompanist: Alan Thomas
Solos: Cor Alltudion

Hymns TBA

Please bring your Welsh Hymn Book, if you have one!

As always, we invite you to participate in a friendly reception (Te bach) afterwards and we would be very grateful if you could bring some goodies to share.


If you speak Welsh there’s a gathering of the ‘Awr Sgwrsio’ conversation group held every first or second Monday of the month at the Clock Tower, 575 Bank Street at 7pm.

For more information, please contact Alison Lawson, 613-725-2704 or e-mail at alisonlawson@rogers.com

  1. #1 by Ellen Clare O'Gallagher on January 16, 2018 - 10:04 am

    Hi Marilyn,
    It looks like a very nice line up of events. Congratulations. There’s a little error in the St David’s Day reception announcement. The RSVP deadline should be February instead of March 27 as otherwise the deadline is after the event.
    Ellen Clare

    • #2 by davidspeck on January 22, 2018 - 10:21 pm

      Hi Ellen Clare,

      Thanks for spotting the error. I’ve fixed it.


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