Cardigan celebrates its 900th anniversary in 2010 - the oldest town in Ceredigion.

To help celebrate this special year, a 2010 committee has been set up to co-ordinate and organise events.

The Tivy-Side will be keeping you up to date with what's planned with this special on-line section.

Aberteifi 2010

Join in the medieval fun on December 28

12:37pm Wednesday 24th November 2010

Join in the fun of Cardigan’s medieval celebrations on December 28 by donning period dress.

Limited edition prints available now

Tivyside Advertiser: Limited edition prints available now

2:42pm Thursday 14th October 2010

Limited edition prints of the specially commissioned 2010 picture by Aneurin and Meirion Evans are still available.

Medieval celebration rounds off fantastic year

2:37pm Thursday 14th October 2010

2010 has proved to be one very special year.

2010 painting unveiled

Tivyside Advertiser: 2010 painting unveiled

2:05pm Friday 16th July 2010

A painting that depicts one of the most momentous events in Cardigan's 900 year history was unveiled last week.

Special 2010 painting to be unveiled

12:07pm Monday 12th July 2010

A unique painting by celebrated local artists Aneurin and Meirion Jones will be unveiled this week to mark the town’s 900th anniversary.

Tales of emigration

12:16pm Wednesday 23rd June 2010

Bittersweet tales of emigration from the port of Cardigan are the topics being tackled by members of Cardigan Youth Theatre.

Capturing chapel's history

1:39pm Tuesday 15th June 2010

A project that will attempt to capture the importance of local chapel culture was launched at Cardigan’s Bethania Chapel on Sunday by GWRANDO.

Jigso Community Fun Day

12:22pm Monday 7th June 2010

There’s plenty of things to do and enjoy for alll the family at Jig-So’s Community Fun Day this Saturday (June 12) at King George V Playing Fields.

So Long Frank Lloyd Wright

2:51pm Monday 17th May 2010

Hwyl Fawr Frank Lloyd Wright is a seven hour performance that will take place on the Prince Charles Quay in Cardigan on the 8th June 2010. The event is part of the town’s 900th anniversary celebrations and reflects on Cardigan’s maritime heritage and history of emigration. The 8th June is the birth date of the famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright. It is believed that Frank Lloyd Wright’s mother, Anna Lloyd Jones, emigrated to New York on a boat that left Cardigan in 1844.

Opera Teifi's divine 2010 diva!

11:27am Tuesday 11th May 2010

As its contribution to Cardigan’s 900th anniversary celebrations in 2010, Opera Teifi will be taking a step into the past in more than one way.

Latest events for 2010

2:58pm Wednesday 28th April 2010

Events scheduled this summer are: May 1 - Barley Saturday May 1- 15 - Gwyl Llandudoch May 13 –16 – 2010 promotion at Brioude Expo May 16 – 22 – 2010 photo exhibition at the Guildhall Gallery May 18-21 Diva Opera by Opera Teifi May 30 – Songs of Praise May 31 – June 5 – Eisteddfod Genedlaethol yr Urdd, Llanerchaeron June 5 - bowling bonanza, Cardigan Bowling Club, 1.30pm, followed by pig roast, 5pm June 6 – Trinity Sunday service at Prince Charles Quay June 8 - Hwyl Fawr, So Long Frank Lloyd Wright - singing tribute to the famous Welsh architect June 12 - Jig-So Community Fun Day, King George V Playing Fields June 13 – Gwrando concert, Bethania June 23-24 - Sioe Ysgol Gynradd, Theatr Mwldan June 29 and July 1 – Sioe Gerdd Plant Cica June 30 Talwrn Gwyl Fawr, Cardigan Rugby Club July 2 – 4 – Gwyl Fawr Aberteifi July 14 - Town Council children’s tea party July – 150th anniversary of Guildhall July - date to be arranged - Teddy bears’ Picnic, Jig-So and Twf July 19 –22 – Royal Welsh Show July 25 – Community hymns, Prince Charles Quay July 28 – Cardigan Show July 30 - Showground concert August 2-7 National Eisteddfod August 14-22 – Cardigan Golf open competitions August 14-22 Wythnos Fawr Aberteifi - Cardigan 2010 main celebration week August 14 – River and Food Festival August 14 – Mayor’s Race 7pm August 15 – Civic Service and flower festival, St Mary’s Church August 17 – Delyth Jenkins plays the harp in St Mary’s Church August 18 – Cardigan Boating Club pageant August 19 – Gala 2010 dinner at the Cliff Hotel August 20 – Jess concert at Theatr Mwldan August 20-21 – Studt street fair August 20-21 – Cardigan Quays festival August 21 – Celebrity XV rugby match at Cardigan Rugby Club August 21 – Gala 2010 concert at Theatr Mwldan August 21 – late night firework display August 22 – Dechrau Canu Dechrau Canmol August 29 – Criterium bike race, Velo Teifi September 5-12 – future tecbnology exhibition September 12 - gwrando concert, Bethania September – date to be arranged – feast at Cardigan allotments October 24-30 – 2010 photo exhibition November – date to be arranged – Opera Teifi autumn show November 10 – Cardigan Fair December 4 - Gwyl Nadolig December 4 – Pensioners’ Choir and Cor Bro Nest concert at Ysgol Uwchradd Aberteifi December – to be arranged – Ysgol Uwchradd Aberteifi Christmas concert December 28 - Medieval banquet, recreation of first Eisteddfod in the Guildhall plus lantern parade from Cardigan Castle.

Latest update on the Aberteifi Cardigan

2:56pm Wednesday 28th April 2010

This week on the Aberteifi Cardigan, the knitted River Teifi is really beginning to take shape.

Help record local memories

11:59am Wednesday 7th April 2010

ARe you interested in the memories of local people?

Join in with the Aberteifi cardigan

1:45pm Wednesday 24th March 2010

Are you ready to get involved in one of the most talked about projects of 2010?

Welsh settlers who founded Cardigan, New Brunswick

2:52pm Thursday 18th March 2010

They may be many thousands of miles away from Cardigan’s 2010 festivities, but the people of New Brunswick are taking a particular interest in what’s going on.

Medieval celebration for Cardigan

1:43pm Monday 1st March 2010

Cardigan is set to see out its 900th year by celebrating its medieval origins.

Recording oral histories

2:27pm Thursday 25th February 2010

Have you got what it takes to interview people?

Twmpath time

1:17pm Friday 12th February 2010

Get ready for St David’s Day with some traditional folk dancing at the Guildhall, Cardigan.

Are you ready for the big knit?

1:15pm Friday 12th February 2010

IT’s going to be the biggest Cardigan ever seen in Aberteifi!

Spreading the word

1:14pm Friday 12th February 2010

A full colour leaflet promoting the 900th anniversary celebrations in Cardigan has just been produced by the 2010 committee.

A grand night for jockey Hywel!

11:56am Tuesday 26th January 2010

GRAND National hero Hywel Davies is looking forward to an emotional homecoming when he attends a special event held in his honour at Cardigan Guildhall in February.

Coffee morning fundraiser

11:13am Monday 18th January 2010

A coffee morning raised £430 for 2010 funds at the Guildhall on Saturday.

Linking hands for 2010

3:42pm Friday 15th January 2010

Cardigan Ladies Circle have come up with an innovative idea to celebrate the town’s special year - a plan to have 2010 people linking hands around Cardigan.

Aberteifi cardigan ready to cast on!

3:41pm Friday 15th January 2010

Needles at the ready - Cardigan’s Aberteifi cardigan is ready to cast on!

Street party and time capsule

4:13pm Wednesday 4th November 2009

Cardigan Town Council is setting up a special sub committe to oversee the council’s contributions to the 2010 celebrations.

2010 AGM

12:00pm Monday 5th October 2009

MANY of the events first suggested at a public meeting nearly 18 months ago will be happening in 2010.

2010 AGM

10:58am Friday 25th September 2009

The AGM of the 2010 committee is on Thursday October 1 at the Tivy-Side offices in St Mary Street, Cardigan, starting at 7pm.

2010 Events calendar updates

1:51pm Wednesday 23rd September 2009

2009 2009 Fri/Sat 10/11 July 2009 Attic Mania/Scanning Days Weds 29th July 2009 2010 promotion at Cardigan Show Sat 15 August 2009 2010 promotion at River & Food Fest Sun 13th Sep 2009 7pm

2010 Events Diary

9:50am Thursday 17th September 2009

EVENTS 2009. Fri 30 Oct 2009 tbc 1 Scanning Day during Oct term, Guildhall.

2010 AGM

10:23am Wednesday 16th September 2009

The AGM of Cardigan’s 2010 committee will be held on October 1 at 7pm at the Tivy-Side offices in St Mary’s street, followed by the normal monthly committee meeting.

Cardigan to Cardigan Canada!

9:42am Tuesday 15th September 2009

News of Cardigan’s forthcoming 900th anniversary celebrations next year has reached the ears of fellow Cardis in Cardigan, New Brunswick.

Just a few months to go!

9:38am Tuesday 15th September 2009

It’s now only a few months before Cardigan starts the celebrations for its 900th anniversary in 2010.

Aberteifi – Cardigan 2010 Calendar of Events

2:54pm Friday 14th August 2009

Aberteifi’n Dathlu 900 mlynedd.

2010 scanning day

Tivyside Advertiser: 2010 scanning day

11:20am Tuesday 14th July 2009

More than 500 items from the past were brought to the Guildhall at the weekend as part of Cardigan 2010’s scanning day.

Ex-sub post mistress ‘within ace" of going to jail

1:32pm Friday 22nd May 2009

A sub post mistress who stole more than £34,000 was told by a judge on Thursday she had come "within an ace" of going directly to jail.

Newyddion Pwyllgor apel Eisteddfod yr Urdd 2010 Cymuned Aberporth

1:31pm Friday 22nd May 2009

Cynhaliwyd noson o hel atgofion gan gyn-aelodau Aelwyd yr urdd Aberporth a’u ffrinidau yng Ngardd y Nos ar y pedwaredd ar ddeg o Fai. Roedd y bwyd yn arbennig o flasus a’r hanesion yn ddiddorol iawn.

Attic mania for 2010!

1:38pm Thursday 7th May 2009

To mark 2010 a memorable exhibition of our history is planned and we need the memories held in your photo albums, your sheds and your attics to make it a real success!!

Moving up to 2010

3:28pm Wednesday 8th April 2009

The time-line of Cardigan’s history is long and in the 900 years of its existence it has gone through many changes. It has spoken many languages; been the foremost town in the county; had its own princely family; hosted royalty; endured battle; sheltered pilgrims; been famous for its estuary and port; and given birth to some great poetry, art and music.

What you can do for 2010

12:10pm Thursday 19th March 2009

At some point in the next few weeks, if you live in the immediate area, a leaflet inviting you to join in the celebrations for Cardigan’s 900th anniversary will drop through your door.

What are your ideas for a painting about Cardigan?

12:59pm Friday 27th February 2009

People in Cardigan are being asked to come up with ideas for a painting to commemorate the town’s 900th anniversary in 2010.

Big Weekend for 2010

3:32pm Thursday 29th January 2009

Cardigan’s 900th anniversary celebrations next year look set to peak with a summer festive week that will include a two-day fair in the centre of town.

Appeal for funds

2:14pm Thursday 29th January 2009

Do you want to help contribute towards the 2010 celebrations in Cardigan next year?

Events start to take shape

2:11pm Thursday 29th January 2009

Events are starting to take shape for Cardigan’s 900th anniversary celebrations last year.

Success for 2010 coffee morning

Tivyside Advertiser: Success for 2010 coffee morning!

2:12pm Monday 19th January 2009

A coffee morning held by the 2010 committee in Cardigan on Saturday raised £419.

2010 banner unveiled

Tivyside Advertiser: 2010 banner unveiled

1:00pm Tuesday 30th December 2008

Members of Cardigan's 2010 committee unveil one of the banners which will be placed around the town to highlight the celebrations for Cardigan's 900th anniversary.

Local history talk

3:23pm Friday 28th November 2008

Ceredigion museum curator Michael Freeman gave a talk on how local history can be an important part of Cardigan's 2010 celebrations.

History search

2:14pm Thursday 6th November 2008

Do you have any historical photographs or artefacts relating to Cardigan?


3:00pm Wednesday 5th November 2008

It is now only 13 months to the start of the 2010 celebrations marking Cardigan’s 900th anniversary.

Win fair rides!

2:15pm Tuesday 14th October 2008

IT’S Cardigan’s annual Fair Day next month and we have 100 fair rides to be won!

2010 logo

Tivyside Advertiser: 2010 logo

10:25am Friday 10th October 2008

Ffion Trevitt, 9 oed, o Ysgol Iau Aberteifi iw enillydd y cystadleuaeth i gynllunio logo i apêl Eisteddfod yr Urdd 2010 Aberteifi. Yn cyflwyno’r wobr o £100 iw’r maer Cyng. Linda Grace a’r cyn faer Cyng Melfydd George, trefnydd y cystadleuaeth.


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