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National Slate Museum, Llanberis, LL55 4TY
Llanberis Lake Railway Special Events 2019ONCE THE QUARRYMEN LEFT
by Stuart Hill
31.01.19 – 23.06.19

A photographic exhibition showcasing the diverse range of animals and plants which call Dinorwig quarry their home.


Llanberis Lake Railway Special Events 2019QUARRYMEN
by Carwyn Jones
11.03.19 – 30.06.19

An exhibition of photographs and audio-visual presentations by Carwyn Jones.


MUSIC AT THE MUSEUM – BANDS DAY
02.06.2019
1pm - 4pm

A unique opportunity to hear 3 popular Welsh bands at the museum - ALFFA, GWILYM A LEWYS! In collaboration with PYST (an organisation which distributes and promotes Welsh music) Tickets £8 available on eventsbrite and in museum shop.


SUMMER OF SLATE
22.07.19 – 31.08.19
12pm – 4pm

Decorate a slate, try your hand at making perfect patterns in the foundry sandpit and get all dressed up in the Quarrymen’s Houses – and enjoy all the attractions of the museum. Summer fun for all the family! 12pm – 4pm.


THE END OF THE LINE: DINORWIG 50
15.07.19 -31.12.19

In the Summer of 1969 – Dinorwig slate quarry closed suddenly with worker’s received a letter on their Summer holidays telling them not to return to work. This exhibition looks at some of the reasons for and results of the closure – which affected the community of Llanberis and surrounding areas for many years.


Llanberis Lake Railway Special Events 2019Llanberis Lake Railway Special Events 2019

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Events to come

May

June

July

August

  • 18/8/2019 Big Brutal Swim Llyn Padarn www.brutalevents.co.uk
  • 31/08/2019 The Brutal Extreme Triathlons www.brutalevents.co.uk ‘the worlds toughest triathlon’ half, full and double. Swim in Llyn Padarn, bike through stunning scenery and over some challenging hills, then run around the lake and up and down Wales’ and England’s highest mountain, Snowdon.

September

  • 07/09/2019 Rat Race Man vs Mountain www.ratrace.com/manvsmountain Adventure race Caernarfon Castle to the summit of Snowdon and down to Dinorwic Quarry with an array of punishing obstacles to finish in Llanberis
  • 29/09/2019 The Maverick x series Snowdonia www.maverick-race.com 3 routes are all equally tough and all offer spectacular views and terrain.

October

December

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