Full details of events in the next month or so are listed below, but if you want to see what is planned for the coming year, look at our Event Programme Summary.

Event Guidelines

  • Booking is required for some events and numbers attending may be limited, so please book early, and if you then cannot attend, remember to cancel by phoning the relevant event leader.
  • If you have any questions about a particular event please contact the appropriate leader for that event.
  • Non-members are welcome to attend our events, we of course hope they will enjoy making new friendships with like-minded people and become members.
  • Dogs are not usually allowed on events, unless specifically indicated as dogs welcome.
  • Contact our Event Co-ordinator, Ian Pattinson (via the Contact page) for further general information or suggestions for future events.

10 December 2017: Christmas Afternoon Tea and Carol Service

Details: This year’s Christmas Tea and Carol Service will follow the well-tried and popular procedure. The Tea will take place at St Brides Castle and the Carol Service will follow in St Brides Church. The Service will be taken by Rector of St Brides, Father Andrew Johnson, with several Friends conducting the readings. There will be no pre-tea activity this year but we intend to put on a Mulled-Wine-and-a-Mince-Pie social after the Carol Service at Dylan’s Restaurant in St Brides Castle (18:00 – 20:00) with Christmas cheer aplenty!

Friends attending the tea are requested to bring cakes, savouries and sandwiches.

Information Needed Ahead of the day:

(1) Are you a small mince-pie specialist? If so please make yourself known to Caroline!
(2) We need to know approximate numbers if the social is to happen so let Ian Pattinson know.

Timings and Meeting Point: Tea will start at 15:30 and run to 16:45 and the carol Service will start at 17:00 and last approximately 45 minutes. There is ample car parking at St Brides Castle (SA62 3AL) and again at St Brides Church for those who wish to drive the short distance between the two.The social will take place between 18:00 and 20:00

Lead Organiser: Ian Pattinson (01239 821631) is coordinating the event as a whole but Caroline Potter (01646 636341) is organising the tea.

18 January 2018: Visit to Sunderland Trust Boat Flying Boat Heritage Centre

Details: A tour of the Heritage Centre to see this iconic WWII flying boat which provided such sterling service in the struggle to protect our coast and convoys. And a talk by Stuart Berry, Heritage Centre Manager. There will be a £3 charge to cover the presentation.

Timings and Meeting Point: Meet at the Royal Dockyard Chapel, Meyrick Owen Way, Pembroke Dock, SA72 6WS. The tour and presentation start at 13:30 but the cafeteria will be open shortly before that for coffee and light refreshments for those who want it. Meals will not be available.

Lead Organiser: Ian Pattinson (01239 821631)

26 January 2018: Angle Bay Walk

Details: A 4.5 mile walk, on quiet roads and coast path tracks, around the northern Angle Peninsula, taking in views of our marvellous harbour, covering history and the latest modern developments. For those inclined, afterwards possibly visiting a local hostelry for food and refreshment.
Wear good walking boots, adequate clothing and wet weather gear. Bring packed lunch and drink. Phone Chris for any further details, or in the event of a poor weather forecast. Sorry – no dogs.

This walk has been assessed as ‘Easy’.

Timings and Meeting Point: 10:30 at West Angle Beach Car Park. Grid Ref: SM 824 033. Estimated finishing at 13:00/30 hrs

Lead Organiser: Chris & Rose Taylor (01646 600225).

7 February 2018: A Presentation on Marine Energy Wales Projects

Details: An evening presentation from Marine Energy Wales which runs a number of projects across the coast of Pembrokeshire, working closely with PCNPA. Marine Energy’s aim is to make Wales the leader in sustainable marine energy generation and this presentation will aim to inform us what that means and how they hope to achieve it. More information is available through this link. www.pembrokeshirecoastalforum.org.uk.

Timings and Meeting Point: 19:00 – 20:00 plus questions. Venue is tbc.

Lead Organiser: Ian Pattinson (01239 821631)