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 been ordered and will be installed on Y Dderwen/The Oak in Hendre
as soon as it arrives
This years summer fete and dog show will be held on July 6th 2019 from 12 noon until 4 pm
If you are interested in giving donations , raffle prizes , running a stall or joining the group of
volunteers who help out in so many other ways please get in touch on 740858.
Next meeting Wednesday April 10th at 8pm at The Oak-All welcome
This  page last updated 29/03/2019
Saturday April 13th-Annual Litter Pick

Two teams will meet at 10am

At Rhydymwyn Church Car Park or at The Dderwen/The Oak Car Park depending on which is more convenient for you
The Litter Pick will finish at 12 noon and if you make your way to the pub
there will be free homemade soup, and a roll, bara brith and cake.
Let Jean know on 740858 if you are going to attend for catering purposes
Saturday May 18th Charity Football Match at the Football Club in aid of Motor Neurone Disease
All details are on Rhydymwyn and Hendre Facebook Page
We really hope the local community will support this event-KO 2pm
-All help appreciated

and also

Saturday May 25th Charity Football in aid of Sepsis
KO 2pm-Food available-All help appreciated
Friday May 3rd Cheese and Port/Wine Evening at The Oak in Hendre
Bring a wedge of your favourite cheese and some biscuits to share
A selection of wines and ports will be available to try
Poetry Competition-Ode to a Sausage Roll-All entries to be sent to The Oak by May 1st
Sunday May 12th- Treasure Hunt organised by Susan Fisher
All welcome. Cost will be £5 per car/team
Starting from the War Memorial Institute and all funds raised to go towards the upkeep of the Institute
More details will appear on Rhydymwyn and Hendre Facebook Page nearer the time
and posters will go up around the villages
If you wish to donate(car related) prizes please contact Susan Fisher on 741493 or email susan.fisher.04@gmail.com
Sunday 23rd June 10am-4pm-
Family Discovery Day at Rhydymwyn Valley Nature Reserve organised by FORV
Rhydymwyn Nature Reserve is a unique site of outstanding scientific significance with an intriguing history
The gates will be open to visitors to showcase the different activities that occur on site
and the opportunities that are available to members of FORV
There will be stands highlighting the nature conservation that goes on at the reserve
and the protected species that abound there
Organisations including  Amphibian and Reptile Conservation, Wildground,, Butterfly Conservation, ,
Flintshire County Council, and Chester Zoo Rangers will be in attendance
The reserve also offers opportunities for leisure activities
So there will be an exhibition and demonstrations of work of some of the artists who use the reserve,
a Yoga demonstration, Music for Toddlers, Kids Craft Tent and cafe run by the WI
It will be a great way to spend the day to discover all this reserve has to offer