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Gwledd Dydd Gwyl Dewi / St. David’s Day Banquet 2018

Saturday, February 24th, 2018

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 Dr. David Jeanes.

Entertainment: We will be entertained by the very talented baritone, Ryan Hofman, who will sing a selection of classical and Welsh songs.

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 a choice of chicken or vegetarian meal.
Cost: Early bird tickets $55 each, deadline February 10, 2018; $60 thereafter.
Final deadline for reservations is 22 February 2018.
Dress code: Business casual – no jeans or cargo pants.

Reservation forms are in the Winter 2018 Newsletter or you can print your own: Luncheon Reservation 2018. Please send your completed forms, with payment, to Marilyn Jenkins, 267 McClellan Road, Nepean, ON, K2H 8N7. If you wish, you may include your 2018 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 2018

Date: Sunday, February 25th, 2018
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: Alan Thomas, Accompanist: Deirdre Piper
Solos: Cor Alltudion Westminster and Duncan Schuthe

Hymns for 2018 Gymanfa.

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.


St. David’s Day Reception 2018

Please join us in celebrating St David, patron Saint of Wales and enjoy a taste of Wales.

Thursday, March 1st, 2018
Cash Bar

British High Commission
80 Elgin Street
Ottawa K1P 5K7

RSVP by Tuesday, February 27, 2018 to John Price at john.price@sympatico.ca.

Please Note:
•RSVP essential with your first and last name along with your organization
•This event has limited space; guest list will be allocated on a first-reply basis
•This invitation is non-transferable
•No parking is available on site


Awr Sgwrsio i Ddysgwyr (conversation group for Welsh learners)

The Ottawa Welsh Society has started an Awr Sgwrsio i Ddysgwyr (conversation group for Welsh learners) in January 2018. It will be held once a month on the third Monday evening of the month.

Our next meeting will be held on Monday, March 19, 2018 at 7 pm. at 449 Mansfield Avenue. Please let us know whether you are interested in joining the group, and whether you plan to attend on March 19.

RSVP to Marilyn Jenkins at marilyn.e.jenkins@sympatico.ca.

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


Ottawa Welsh Society Annual General Meeting 2018

May 2018

Details TBD


If you speak Welsh there’s a gathering of the ‘Awr Sgwrsio’ conversation 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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