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EVENTS - 2016

Telynor Cymru 2016 ends this year
Telynor Cymru 2016 has the aim of teaching the gypsy way of playing our traditional tunes. It sets out to establsh a group of players to perform these tunes across Wales in 2016 to celebrate the birth of the nationally-acclaimed Welsh gypsy harpist, John Roberts, Telynor Cymru in 1816.
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Clera's 2016 Annual General Meeting was held on Saturday, March 19th in Plas Caerdeon Residential Centre, Bontddu, near Barmouth, Gwynedd during the Clerorfa residential weekend course.

Clera is a partner again this year in Tŷ Gwerin in the National Eisteddfod which is being held in Abergavenny from Saturday, July 30th to Saturday August 6th.
There will be workshop/sessions each day as well as the folk instrumental and folk group competitions during the week. Further information on the www.sesiwn.com or www.eisteddfod.wales websites.
The final date for competition entries for this year's competitions is May 1st.

We have two interesting articles on the crwth to this website:
The last days of the crwth in Montgomeryshire
by Stephen Jones, Montgomeryshire
A new discovery with an old instrument by Emyr Davies and Emma Lile, Saint Fagans National History Museum

Go to the www.sesiwn.com website to see session and tune clubs running in Wales
and to our website www.alawoncymru.com for a collections of tunes.


Y Glerorfa is the Welsh Traditional Music Orchestra.

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It was formed in 2006 to celebrate Clera's 10th anniversary.
Y Glerorfa played to large audiences in the Welsh-led Lorient Inter Celtique festival in 2008
and has played in many concerts across Wales since then.

Y Glerorfa performed four concerts in 2015, the first in Tŷ Siamas Concert in Dolgellau on January 24th.
Our 2015 Summer tour at the end of June included a concert arranged by Cyfeillion Ellis Wynne at Ysgol Ardudwy in Harlech and an open-air performance at Plas Glyn-y-weddw in Llanbedrog, near Pwllheli.
We also held a concert in Neuadd Ogwen, Bethesda on Saturday October 3rd.

This year's weekend residential course will be held from Fiday evening, March 18th to Sunday, March 20th at Plas Caerdeon Residential Centre, Bontddu, near Barmouth, Gwynedd.

Please contact us if you wish to arrange a Clerorfa performance or concert.

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