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Each year the Welsh Gymanfa Ganu Association  of Wisconsin (WGGAW) sponsors or helps to support events, especially the cymanfaoedd canu held in Wisconsin and beyond. Below is the list of coming events as well as recent past events.



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May 5, 6, and 7, 2017:  Celtic Weekend for All:  Schedule of Events 

To be held in Spring Green, WI, at Christ Lutheran Church,  237 East Daley St., Spring Green, WI, 53588.  or as noted.

Friday, May 5
Location: Freddy Valentine’s Public House
134 W. Jefferson Street, Spring Green
6:00 Pub Night

Saturday, May 5
Location: Lloyd Jones Cemetery

Take Hwy 23 south of Spring Green, turn east
(left) on Hwy TZ
10:00 a.m. Guided d walking tour of Lloyd Jones Cemetery

Location: Christ Lutheran Church
237 E. Daley Street, Spring Green
10:00 a.m. Celtic Flea Market
11:00 a.m. Deadline to submit visual art items for Crown competition   Go to Eisteddfod page  for details.

1:30 p.m.  Manx Museum Presentation—James Hibbard
2:30 p.m. Tea Break
3:00 p.m.Welsh in Iowa County Presentation—Robert Humphries
4:00 p.m. Prynhawn Llawen  with Folk Dancing
5:00 p.m. Announcement of Eisteddfod Winners at Chairing and Crowning Ceremonies
5:30p.m.  Dinner catered by Enos Farms (cost $20.00) ( for those who made reservations by April 22: )  

7:30 p.m. Concert by Turner Collins with Sheila Shigley

Sunday, May 7
Location: Christ Lutheran Church
237 E. Daley Street, Spring Green
2:30 p.m. 85th Annual Wisconsin State Gymanfa Ganu
Director:  Danny Evan Proud;  Organist:  Steven Jensen;  Special music by Turner Collins with Sheila Shigley 

Recommended Overnight Accommodations for the Weekend:
Spring Green Motel, LLC
E5296B Hwy 14
Spring Green, WI 53588
Local Phone: 608-588-2141      Toll Free: 1-888-647-4410



June 11, 2017 2:30 Cymanfa Ganu at Peniel Presbyterian Church, Rewey WI  1449 Peniel Road, Mineral Point, WI 53565.  Director: Trefor Williams.  This is an old, quaint Welsh chapel in a beautiful setting.   Directions:  Take Hwy 151 southwest past Mineral Point to Cty A (left turn off 151). Go right (west) on A to Jones Branch Road. Turn left and proceed to Peniel Road. Turn right on Peniel. Chapel is about 1 mile. Chapel is fully accessible.  Te bach follows the singing session.


July 23, 2017  2:30 p.m. Milwaukee Area Gymanfa Ganu at   Christ United Methodist Church, 5200 S 48th St., Greenfield, WI, 53220.
Director: Trefor Williams;  Organist:  Steve Jensen


(Photo by Phillip White)

Sunday, August 27, 2017
Peniel/ Pickett  95th Annual Gymanfa Ganu at 2:30 PM   Director will be Trefor Williams, Milwaukee., organist will be Rev. Thomas White, North Fond du Lac, and pianist will be Sarah Conrad, Eldorado.  Te bach follows the singing session.

GPS location of (and standard directions to) the chapel:  W9644 Zoar Road, Oshkosh, WI  54904 (7 miles north of Rosendale on Hwy 26, then 0.5 mile west on County Hwy FF).
Please Note: 
If using MapQuest or other similar map searching programs, specify W9644 Zoar Road, Pickett to locate the chapel.


September 17, 2017  Gymanfa Ganu at 2:30 p.m. at Wild Rose Presbyterian Church, 501 Jackson St., Wild Rose, WI.  Director will be Ann Lemmenes.  Te bach will follow the singing session.



October 8, 2017, Cambria, WI.  73rd  Annual Gymanfa Ganu at Cambria First Presbyterian Church, corner of Florence and Towyn streets (121 West Florence St.). Sessions at 2:30 and 6:00 p.m. with supper served between sessions.  Church is fully accessible. 

Praise Assembly Of God - Beaver Dam, WI

November 12, 2017  Christmas Gymanfa Ganu – 2:30 PM  Praise Assembly of God, 119 W. Maple  Avenue, Beaver Dam WI  Conductor will be Ann Lemmenes, Waupun.  Organist will be Marilyn Schrader, Milwaukee.   Contact: 920-887-7485

For further information contact Mary Williams-Norton at   ssiwstardragon


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