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“Spooky” in Coed Gwilym Park, Halloween 2021

As we peeped cautiously out of our bedroom windows this morning, we wondered what we had let ourselves in for! The Friends of Coed Gwilym Park, the Clydach Heritage Centre and the Swansea Canal Society had decided to run a “Spooky” Halloween event in the park but the forecast was for torrential rain and howling...

The Week Ahead: Sunday 31st October – Saturday 6th November 2021

Sunday 31st October: “SPOOKY” in Coed Gwilym Park, 10am – 3pm. Please phone Ronnie if you can help run this fun day for all the family. Tuesday 2nd November: Work Party: Those wishing to eat breakfast should meet at the Roadhouse Cafe in Clydach at 8am. The main work party will be at The Hidden...

The Week Ahead: Sunday 24th – Saturday 30th October 2021

Tuesday 26th October: Work Party: Those wishing to eat breakfast should meet at the Roadhouse Cafe in Clydach at 8am. The main work party will be at The Hidden Lock site in Clydach so all volunteers should meet there at 9am. We will be carrying out general tidying duties.

ParkLives in Coed Gwilym Park, October Half-Term

ParkLives Events in Coed Gwilym Park 26th – 28th October 2021     Swansea Council is organising a series of ParkLives events for the October half-term. The full timetable is here: ParkLives October Half Term Timetable     Six events are taking place in Coed Gwilym Park:             You need to...

The Ethel and Gwynne Morgan Trust

The Ethel and Gwynne Morgan Trust The Trust has supported generously the Swansea Canal Society on several occasions over recent years. Brian Morgan tells us “The Trust was set up in early 1990s by my brother Hugh and funded by legacies from my father, Gwynne, my mother Ethel, and later my brother Hugh. The aims...

The Week Ahead: Sunday 17th – Saturday 23rd October 2021

Tuesday 19th October: Work Party: Those wishing to eat breakfast should meet at the Roadhouse Cafe in Clydach at 8am. The main work party will be at Ynysmeudwy Locks, so volunteers should meet there from 9am. We will be clearing vegetation from the pound between the locks and other general tidying duties. Tuesday 19th October: Monthly...

The Week Ahead: Sunday 10th – Saturday 16th October 2021

Tuesday 12th October: Work Party: Those wishing to eat breakfast should meet at the Roadhouse Cafe in Clydach at 8am. The main work party will be at Ynysmeudwy Locks, so volunteers should meet there at 9am. We will be clearing vegetation from the pound between the locks and other general tidying duties.

Spooky Fun Day in Coed Gwilym Park

We are holding a Halloween fun day for all the family in Coed Gwilym Park, organised as a collaboration between Swansea Canal Society, Clydach Heritage Centre and Friends of Coed Gwilym Park.  

The Week Ahead: Sunday 3rd – Saturday 9th October 2021

Tuesday 5th October: Work Party: Those wishing to eat breakfast should meet at the Roadhouse Cafe in Clydach at 8am. CHANGE OF PLAN; Painting the wall at the Clydach Canal Centre, Hebron Road, Clydach has been postponed, due to the expected bad weather. Volunteers should assemble at 9am at Ynysmeudwy Locks. We will be clearing vegetation...

The Week Ahead: Sunday 26th September – Saturday 2nd October 2021

Sunday 26th September: Canoes & Kayaks for hire at Coed Gwilym Park, Clydach. First hire 10am, last hire 2pm. Cost of 45 minute hire: Canadian canoe £10; Raft (two canoes) £15; Single kayak £5, Double kayak £10. Full details and conditions under “Canoe Hire” on this website. Please note that canoe and kayak hire may...

The Week Ahead: Sunday 19th – Saturday 25th September 2021

Sunday 19th September: Canoes & Kayaks for hire at Coed Gwilym Park, Clydach. First hire 10am, last hire 2pm. Cost of 45 minute hire: Canadian canoe £10; Raft (two canoes) £15; Single kayak £5, Double kayak £10. Full details and conditions under “Canoe Hire” on this website. Please note that canoe and kayak hire may...

The Week Ahead: 12th – 18th September 2021

Sunday 12th September: Canoes & Kayaks for hire at Coed Gwilym Park, Clydach. First hire 10am, last hire 2pm. Cost of 45 minute hire: Canadian canoe £10; Raft (two canoes) £15; Single kayak £5, Double kayak £10. Full details and conditions under “Canoe Hire” on this website. Please note that canoe and kayak hire may...