Facing the Future: Snowdonia Society AGM and Conference 2017


Snowdonia Society 50th Annual General Meeting & Anniversary Conference: Plas Tan y Bwlch, Maentwrog  13–15  October 2017

Join us for our Conference and AGM in the very heart of Snowdonia as we celebrate our 50th anniversary for 2017. We will be at the superb Plas Tan y Bwlch country house for this special occasion, and invite you to stay for the weekend to take part in the AGM on the Saturday morning, and in the organised walks, talks and gatherings over the two days of the conference.

Facing the future: Challenges and Opportunities for Snowdonia in the next 50 years. Weekend programme:

FRIDAY 13 October:

18.00-19.30 Registration

19:30  Dinner (advance booking required)

On display at Plas Tan y Bwlch over the weekend:

  • 50 Years On –  Snowdonia Society exhibition
  • The Good, Bad and the Ugly – photography by John Farrar

SATURDAY 14 October:

08.45 – 09.45 Registration

09.45 Annual General Meeting

10.45 Refreshments and optional walk

11.45 Conference speakers – Session 1

12.30 Lunch (advance booking required)

13.30 Conference speakers – Session 2

15.00 Refreshments

15:30 – 17:15 Conference speakers – Session 3

18:00 Wine Reception

19.00 – 21.00 Conference Dinner (advance booking required)

21:00 Optional quiz

SUNDAY 15 October

10:00 Walks & activities (advance booking required):

  1. Around the world in 80 gardens – botanical journey through Plas’ gardens
  2. Hidden Treasures –  archaeological walk near Plas Tan y Bwlch
  3. Y Ddraig Goch – mythological walk – Dinas Emrys and the Welsh Dragon
  4. Practical Conservation – in Plas Tan y Bwlch grounds – give it a go!

13.00 Lunch (advance booking required)

14.00 Depart

Please note:

  • Conference speakers include Iolo Williams and Dame Fiona Reynolds
  • Accommodation available at Plas Tan y Bwlch and the nearby Oakley Arms
  • For enquiries about this weekend event, please contact Claire at: claire@snowdonia-society.org.uk

Snowdonia Society: Protecting, enhancing and celebrating Snowdonia for 50 years.