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Y Dderwen -The Royal Oak

Opening Hours
Sunday 7-12am
Monday 7-11pm
7-12 am on Folk Nights
Tuesday 7pm-11pm
7-12am Pool at Home
Wednesday 7-11pm
Thursday 7-11pm
Friday 7pm-11pm
Saturday 7pm-12am
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Living Galleries-Mike Owens @Y Dderwen
Y Dderwen-The Oak is a partner in the 'Coetir Clwyd Living Galleries' initiative;
a project that showcases both the talents of furniture designers and makers
and the diversity of quality restaurants and hotels in North East Wales.
To learn more about Coetir Clwyd and Living Galleries
visit their website here

The aims of the project are to promote the sustainable economic use of locally
grown timber woodland businesses thereby contributing to local employment
while helping to encourage the active management of the regions woodlands for
timber, landscape and wildlife and to raise awareness
of the beauty and quality of native timber.
The furniture in use at Y Dderwen was produced by Mike Owens
of Bron Fadog, Afonwen (Telephone 01352 720184).
The benches are made from green oak felled at Coed Y Marion
as part of a Cadwyn Clwyd/Cadw funded project to create
an archeological trail around the Hen Caerwys  medieval settlement
to see reports and pictures
of events held recently at
at Y Dderwen-TheOak
Residents past and present of the villages of Rhydymwyn and
Hendre attended the finale of a two-year project with a very
successful launch of the book
"Rhydymwyn and Hendre-A Tale of Two Villages" .
A working party under the umbrella of Friends of Rhydymwyn Valley
with funding from Cadwyn Clwyd produced the  book which looks
at the history of the two neighbouring communities.
The book is in both English and Welsh and covers both the
modern and ancient history of the villages.   
The official launch events, took place to packed houses at the
Royal Oak Inn, Hendre on Friday 14 August 2009
and at the Antelope Hotel, Rhydymwyn on Monday 17 August 2009.
Both hostelries are featured in the book.
The Oak sold 70 copies of the book on the first night and so far
books have gone as far afield as France and Australia
Regular Events at Y Dderwen- The Oak, Hendre

Monday  - every  2nd and 4th Monday Starting at 7.30pm- Free folk night for your enjoyment
In November 2012 we celebrated five years of excellent nights held here, come, watch, listen and join in  if you want to
Thursday- every 1st, 3rd, 4th and 5th Thursday-Bridge Club-meet at 7pm
every 2nd Thursday-Alfa Romeo Motor Club -meet at 7.30
Saturday- Fun playing Bingo with a snowball at times in excess of £250 Starts at 9.30pm
Sunday Community Quiz starts at 9.30pm Any number in each team. Fun general knowledge quiz
with proceeds going to support community activities in our two villages Team prizes and raffle to be won
Your chance to win big money    

We can open any time from 10am in the morning for activities and meetings
subject to request and there being sufficient customers to justify it
Pool at Y Dderwen-The Oak, Hendre,2013
The doubles winners
Mike and Andy Holmes
with James Griffiths and Greg Brownbill
runners up
Pool at Y Dderwen-The Oak, Hendre, 2013
Our annual knockout singles has  been
running now for 17 years.
The winner was Tom Clare with
Andy Holmes from Rhydymwyn runner u
Cars from the  Alfa Romeo
Club that meets every
2nd Thursday of the month
at Y Dderwen-The Oak.
Pictures from
The Oak
This is the 1343rd mug for our collection
at Y Dderwen- The Oak.
It was brought to us by one of our regular
folk night presenters.
The folk nights are held every
2nd and 4th Monday of the month,
starting at 7.15.
Come along to enjoy some great music,
join in if you want to bring your guitar!

Sadly the former Antelope Hotel in Rhydymwyn,

now known as the Gwysaney Arms Hotel has  closed yet again
The Oak now has its brand new Beer Garden up and running
The Beer Garden is available for  hire-free of charge-to anyone wanting to have a BBQ
Pictures of first BBQ
in new Beer Garden
held on May 18th 2018
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