What's On
Regular Events at
Y Dderwen- The Oak, Hendre

Contact John Les and Zena for more information on 741537

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
every 1st, 3rd, 4th and 5th Thursday-Bridge Club-meet at 7pm
every 2nd Thursday-Alfa Romeo Motor Club -meet at 7.30
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 etc
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Weekly Events at
Y Dderwen/The Oak
The Rhydymwyn and Hendre Community Group Website
now has links from these other websites
If you have a local event that you would like to publicise please email me at

Please email me if you have any of the following that you wish to share:
  • Information, ephemera, photographs etc connected with the villages
( Photographic images can be watermarked if required before insertion into these pages)
  • A local event you would like to publicise-.your news, events or celebrations.
This website was in the past totally funded  from the Sunday Night Community Quiz Fund
run by Y Dderwen-The Oak in Hendre
All proceeds from this fund go to the local community
Come along to the quiz on a Sunday night, have fun and help to raise funds for your local good cause
The Rhydymwyn volunteer team at Rhydymwyn Valley Site will continue to run weekly , every Thursday:

Volunteer tasks may involve getting a bit mucky!
Please wear outdoor, weather appropriate clothes, sensible footwear and bring a packed lunch.
Booking is essential for all events and volunteering so we know how many people to plan for.
If you are no longer able to attend any of our events, please let us know as there may be people waiting to book .
Activities are subject to change, and we’ll do our best to inform you of any changes as soon as we can.
We are happy to provide lifts from and to Wrexham/Mold where possible, if you inform us beforehand.

See our website for more information: www.newwildlife.org.uk or phone number below
or contact mwestwood@newwildlife.org.uk -(Hours of work – Monday to Friday 9:00 –12 noon)

Please note we have now moved offices to Wrexham, the new phone number and address can be found below.
Lane End Reserves Officer, North East Wales Wildlife Ltd., 3-4 Plas Power Road, Wrexham, LL11 5SZ Telephone: 01978 269568
Follow us on Facebook: NEWWildlife Ltd - http://www.facebook.com/pages/NEWWildlife-Ltd/124885490903309

Rhydymwyn Summer Fete

Many thanks to all who supported our Annual Summer Fete in 2018.
It was a great success with a lot of positive feedback about the atmosphere, activities and stalls.
The fete last year plus other fund raising activities raised enough money to buy the second defibrillator
which has installed at Y Dderwen/The Oak in Hendre

The 2019 Fete will be held on July 6th from 12 noon until 4pm at Rhydymwyn Football Club

Prizes galore-£200 cash, £50 cash and many more fabulous prizes,
thanks to the amazing generosity of our local businesses and residents
Tickets will be on sale at Y Dderwen/The Oak and Rhydymwyn Garage . Ticket stubs can be taken to Rhydymwyn Garage,
given to any Committee member or just bring them along to the fete

Fete Programme

11.30-The bar opens
12 noon-Rev. Daniel Stroud will open the fete-John Les Tomas is MC

Stalls will include
WI Produce, Crafts and Home-made cakes, Bric a Brac, Pre-read/loved Books, DVD's/CD's, Bookworm Babies,
Utility Warehouse, Gift Bag Lottery, FORV, St John's Church, History Society, Bowling Club, Bottle Stall,

Local Crafts and Businesses
Transmundi Decorative Glass, Jaynes Handmade Candles and Wax Melts,
K & G Chocolates, Truffles and Special Occasion Favours, Happy Tails

Stalls for Charity
Meningitis Now-aiming to raise £35,000(£33,400 raised to date) in memory of Daniel (who would have been 21 in October )
Thelma's organic cards and book marks, Sepsis-guess the name, Welsh Hearts in aid of defibrillators

Play Your Cards Right, Fun Dog Show(see below), Great Fete Bake-off(see below) Photography(See below), Tombola

Other Events/Refreshments
Cambria Marching Band, Dog Obedience and Training, Kick the Football(RFC), Inflatable, Balloon Man,
Face Painting, BBQ, Ice Cream, Cream Teas
There's something for everyone

Fun Dog Show
Sian, Sam  and Wendy's super friendly dog show is back this year and better than ever. As well as the dog show they will also be
demonstrating dog agility, with an opportunity for your dog to have a go. Pamper your pooches and come and see them

1 -Prettiest Bitch, 2 -Handsomest Dog, 3-Waggiest Tail, 4-Best 6 Legs, 5- Best Rescue, 6-Irish Brace, 7-Best Trick,
8-Dog most like its owner, 9-Young Handler(12 and under), 10-The dog the judges would like to take home.
Bonus Class -Fancy Dress, Championship open to all First and Second Prize Winners

Great Fete Bake-Off
Please deliver your entries preferably on a plate and covered with cling film between 11.00 and 11.45
to the Football Club on July 6th so that judging can begin before the fete starts. Entry is free

Men-Carrot and Orange Loaf. (See Newsletter for recipe) Ladies-An Apple Pie to your own recipe
Children(under 12 years)-4 Homemade Biscuits of your own recipe choice decorated as you wish

Photography Competition
Adults and Teenagers- Theme 1 GREEN, Theme 2 Images of Rhydymwyn and/or Hendre
If you enter this one we will be asking for permission to use your photo for our planned 2020 calender
Under 12's only-These are a Few of my Favourite Things

All entries should be A5(ie half of A4)
Bring your pictures to the Clubhouse from 11 am onwards

For Information of where to drop off items for Bric a Brac and Book Stalls

AND Donations of Raffle Prizes please ring Jean on 01352 740858

Help needed with erecting marquees on Friday 5th from 6pm and taking down after the fete
This  page last updated 29/03/2019