St. David's Day Events in North America

2011 promises to be another year filled with numerous St. David's Day events throughout the US & Canada in February and March. Listed below are some of the events that we are aware of. Please bear in mind that this is a work in progress! If you have an event you would like to be added please contact me at WelshChicago(@)

The St. David's Day events are listed by date and time.

Friday February 25th

St. David’s Society of Lackawanna County 101st Annual Banquet
Friday February 25, 6:00pm
Genetti Manor
Dickson City, Pennsylvania
Musical entertainment provided by “The Wally Gordon Community Singers Quartet”. RSVP by Feb. 18 to Warren Watkins, 570-587-4131.

David Llewellyn concert with special guest Ida Kristin
Friday, February 25, 7:30pm
Heartland Gallery
112 W. Main St.
Urbana, Illinois
Admission prices will be $15 for a standard adult or $12 for a senior or student. Please RSVP by calling the gallery at 217-337-4767. If you call when the gallery is closed, leave your name, the number of seats needed and a phone number. David sings heartfelt songs and tells stories that relate to his early life in a small mining village in mid-South Wales called Mountain Ash. He is the first generation of his family to not go down into the mines, most of which have been closed for several decades. He is now based in Nashville, TN and has several songwriting awards to his credit including 2007 winner of the New Folk competition at the Kerrville Folk Festival and 2008 winner of the John Lennon Songwriting Contest. For further information please visit:

Saturday February 26th

St. David's Day Banquet - Ottawa Welsh Society
Saturday February 26th, 11:30am
The Royal Ottawa Golf Club
1405 Aylmer Road
Gatineau, Quebec
Following a highly successful event last year, we are once again going to celebrate Dydd Gwyl Dewi Sant/ St David's Day with a luncheon banquet in the gracious surroundings of the Royal Ottawa Golf Club. Please join us to honour our patron saint while enjoying good fellowship and excellent food. We will then have the pleasure of hearing Mary Muckle, a local Ottawa harpist familiar to many of you, share some of her extensive knowledge of the harp and entertaining us with a selection of harp tunes.
Cost: Early bird tickets $45 each, deadline February 12th, $50 each thereafter. For further information please visit:

St. David's Day with the Victoria Welsh Society.
Saturday February 26, 11:30am
The University Club
University of Victoria
Victoria, British Columbia
Join your friends and celebrate St. David’s Day with lunch, followed by an entertaining afternoon,at the University Club on February 26, 2011. Gather at 11.30am for buffet lunch at 12.30pm. Menu includes salads, cold cuts, three hot dishes, potatoes, rice, vegetables, rolls and butter and a variety of desserts and cheeses with tea and coffee. $ 40 per head. Tickets are available by calling 250-477-2548. For further details please visit:

Welsh Society of Central Ohio - St David's Day luncheon
Saturday February 26, 12:00pm
Worthington Hills Country Club
920 Clubview Blvd South
Columbus, Ohio
For more information visit:

St. David’s Day Daffodil Luncheon - St. David's Society of Pittsburgh
Saturday, February 26, 12:00pm
The Club at Nevillewood
1000 Nevillewood Drive
Nevillewood, Pennsylvania
For more information visit:

Alabama Welsh Association Meeting & St. David's Day Dinner

Saturday February 26th, 4:00pm
Western Sizzlin Steak House
209 West Grand Avenue
Rainbow City, Alabama
For more information visit:

Calgary Welsh Society - St. David's Day Dinner
Saturday, February 26, 5:00pm
The Blackfoot Inn
5940 Blackfoot Tr SE
Calgary, Alberta
St. David's Day Dinner Please join us at the Blackfoot Inn on Saturday, February 26, 2011 for our annual St. David's Day celebration. Doors will open at 5:30pm. Dinner will commence at 6:00pm. Cash bar. Entertainment will be provided. For futher information visit:

St. David’s Welsh Society of Edmonton - St. David’s Day Banquet and Concert
Saturday, February 26, 6:00pm
Faculty Club, University of Alberta
11435 Saskatchewan Drive
Edmonton, Alberta
For futher information visit:

St. David's Day Banquet - Philadelphia
Saturday February 26, 6pm to 10pm
Philadelphia Cricket Club - Chestnut Hill Club
415 West Willow Grove Avenue
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The St. David's Day Banquet is our annual event in its 282nd year. The event will feature a wide array of activities to celebrate Welsh culture and heritage. We will be awarding our esteemed Robert Morris Award to Mr. John Page Williams of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. This event will feature music and camaraderie, and of course Welsh cakes. For more information please visit:

Montreal St. David's Welsh Society - St David's Day Ball
Saturday February 26th, 6:30pm
Delta Hotel
475 Du President Kennedy
Montreal, Quebec
Including Côr Meibion Cymraeg Montreal Welsh Male Choir, a 3 course Welsh meal with wine, and the Johnny Maloney Dance Band. For further information call (514) 286-1986 or visit:

The Welsh Society of Vancouver - St. David's Day Dinner
Saturday February 26th, 6.30pm
The Cambrian Hall
215 East 17th Avenue
Vancouver, British Columbia
The Cambrian Hall
Menu: Leek Soup: Roast of Beef, Chicken, Hot Seasonal Vegetables, Baby New Potatoes with Feta and Dill. Cost: $40. Please reserve your tickets early to avoid disappointment. Contact Gaynor Evans at 604 271 3134 or visit:

St. David's Day Tribute at the Thomas Family Winery
Saturday February 26, 8:00pm
The Thomas Family Winery
208 E. Second Street
Madison, Indiana
Featuring great food, Welsh style cider and entertainment from pan-Celtic band 'Keltricity'. For further information visit:

Jon Langford and Skull Orchard
Saturday February 26, 9:00pm
Off Broadway
3509 Lemp Avenue
St. Louis Missouri
If there were ever an unlikely character that was tagged as an Americana icon, it would have to be Welsh émigré Jon Langford

St David's Day Dinner & Concert withe the St David's Society of Winnipeg
Saturday February 26,
St George's Anglican Church
168 Wilton at Grosvenor
Manitoba, Canada
Annual event at St George's since 1995 Grace, English & Cymraeg, Dinner, roll call of (old) Welsh counties, Toast to St David, Greetings from other societies, Brief AGM & Election of Officers Concert :St David's Singers of Winnipeg & Leslie McInnis (harp) Post-concert Reception, Te Bach & Welsh cakes. For further details please visit: or call (204) 488 0289

Sunday February 27th

Annual St. David's Day Parade
Sunday February 27, 1pm
Philadelphia , Pennsylvania
This parade begins at JFK Boulevard and progresses to City Hall to the Welsh Plaque on City Hall by the old Wanamaker Building. For more information please visit:

St Davids Day concert - Los Angeles
Sunday February 27, 1:30pm
Welsh Presbyterian Church
1153 Valencia Street
Los Angeles
We will be having a St Davids Day concert at the Welsh Church in LA on February 27th. We will continue our tradition of having the young talents of Wales: Rhodri Evans a Tenor will be our guest. With him we will have performance by harpist, cellist pianist and Miriam Isaac a young student from Wales in LA. For further details call 818-783-2917 or visit:

St. David's Welsh Society of Georgia's 25th Anniversary St. David's Day Banquet & Honors
Sunday February 27, 1:30, Banquet 2:00pm
The Residence of the British Consul General
1320 Beechwood Hills Court NW,
Atlanta, Georgia
Keynote Speaker: Faris Raouf, Porthmadog Wales. All of our past presidents have been invited to attend and many have already said they plan on attending. A special history of the Society exhibit is planned and the 2010/11 Cymdeithas Calon / Heart of the Society honoree will be announced. An Anniversary booklet is being prepared. $30.00 per person, paid reservations required by Wednesday 02.23.11. More information can be found on the Society's Facebook Page: Atlanta Welsh

The Northern California Welsh Community - St. David's Day Gymanfa Ganu
Sunday February 27, 1:30pm
Lafayette United Methodist Church
955 Morgana Road
Lafayette, California
Conductor: Bay Area musician, Eryl Aynsley, will lead the congregational singing in both Welsh and English. A native Welsh speaker, she coordinates music for the Welsh American Society of Northern California, has sung with choirs in Wales and the Bay Area, is presently Executive Director of Schola Cantorum and sings with Sine Nomine. Organist: Donna Llewellyn Swanson, organist and hand-bell choir director at Los Gatos Methodist Church, will be the accompanist. Donna’s early musical training was in Detroit with Gordon Young, the well known organist and composer. Te Bach: A Te Bach (little tea) will follow in the church social hall. Coffee and tea will be provided. Donations of Welsh cakes and finger food would be appreciated. On St. David’s Day, March 1, Welsh people around the world wear daffodils or leeks to honor St. David, Patron Saint of Wales. For further information, contact Idris Evans at (925) 283-0912 or visit:

St. David's Day Divine Service - Philadelphia
Sunday February 27, 2pm to 4pm
Arch Street Presbyterian Church
1724 Arch Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
This is the Welsh Society of Philadelphia's annual divine service in recognition of St. David's Day. The members will gather at the Arch Street Presbyterian Church and celebrate our religious traditions with music and song. For more information please visit:

Ottawa Welsh Society - Gymanfa Ganu
Sunday February 27, 3:00pm
Westminster Presbyterian Church
470 Roosevelt Ave
Ottawa, Ontario
Come and join us to sing some wonderful hymns in English and in Welsh. It is sure to be a very special occasion. Alan Thomas will be our conductor, Carole Portelance, John Griffiths and Duncan Schuthe will be soloists and Deirdre Piper will accompany us on the organ. Please bring your Welsh Hymn Book, if you have one. We always have a friendly reception afterwards. Everyone is invited to bring something to nibble with their tea or coffee. Please come and support us in this event. For further information please visit:

The Niles Gymanfa Ganu Association Annual St. David's Day Dinner
Sunday February 27, 3:00pm
McKinley Memorial
40 North Main Street
Niles, Ohio
Info and reservations: Nelson Llewellyn 330-847-9892.

St. David's Society of Utica Annual St. David's Dinner
Sunday February 27, 3:00pm
Hart's Hill Inn
135 Clinton Street
Whitesboro, New York
Social hour 3:00 pm; dinner 4:00 pm, entertainment: "Wildflower" from Remsen, NY. Society meeting and election will also take place. $23/person. Info: Janet Bennett 315-737-5840 or 315-724-9168. For further information visit:

St. David's Society of Wyoming Valley - 132nd St. David's Day Banquet
Sunday February 27, 4:00pm
77 East Market Street
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
St. David's Society of Wyoming Valley will be hosting its 132nd Annual Banquet on Sunday, February 27th at Genetti's in Wilkes-Barre. Dinner is at 4:30 pm, with doors to open at 4 pm. There will be a Welsh Marketplace beginning at 2:30 pm. Tickets are $25 and can be obtained from any member of the Society.

St. David’s Welsh Society of St. Petersburg and the Suncoast Annual Banquet
Sunday February 27, 4:00pm
Banquet Masters
8100 Park Blvd
Pinellas Park, Florida
Social hour 4:00 pm, dinner 5:00 pm. Program to follow. Price: $28/adults; $12/children 12 and under. Deadline: February 22. Send reservations to Roger Hughes, Treasurer, 2325 Tiverton Court, Dunedin, FL 34698-2125.

Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 132nd Annual St. David's Banquet
Sunday February 27, 4:30pm
Genetti Hotel and Convention Center
77 East Market Street
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Anthony T. P. Brooks, Exec. Dir. Luzerne County Historical Society will speak on "Governor Arthur James, Breaker Boy to Governor." Welsh market precedes banquet. $25/person.

The Greater Cincinnati Welsh Society - St. David's Day Dinner
Sunday February 27, 5:00pm
Stone Creek Dining Company
6200 Muhlhauser Road
West Chester, Ohio
Our annual St. David’s Day Dinner will be held on Sunday, February 27th at 5:00 pm at “Stone Creek Dining Company” on Muhlhauser Road in West Chester, OH. (Union Center Blvd. exit off I-75) Our after dinner program will be watching the DVD of Rick Steeves in North Wales and some other ‘Welsh’ photos/slides. The cost will be $30 per person and will include appetizers, salad, a choice of three entrees. If anyone wants dessert, they can order it off the menu. There will be an open cash bar. If you would like to join us, please call Sian Stow at 513-738-4180 . I will let you know where to send your money! Dydd Gwyl Dewi Sant Hapus I bawb.

St. David Day Party – With the Chicago Tafia Welsh Society
Sunday February 27, 6:00pm
The Red Lion Lincoln Square
4749 North Rockwell Street, Chicago, Illinois
Our friends at the Red Lion have graciously agreed to close up the pub for the night and turn it over to the Tafia! The Red Lion doesn’t have a liquor license yet so it’s bring your own booze! $22/head will cover food and entertainment from Welsh singer/songwriter David Llewellyn. Please RSVP via email to (welshchicago(@) by Friday February 25th if you are planning on attending. For further information please visit:

Welsh Society of Fredericksburg - St David's Day Potluck Dinner
Sunday February 27, 6:00pm
St Peter's Lutheran Church
1201 County Road 630 Stafford
Stafford, Virginia
For further information visit:

St. David's Day Dinner - Black Earth, Wisconsin
Sunday, February 27, 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Luckenbooth Cafe
1204 Mills Street
Black Earth, Wisconsin
Cream of Potato and Leek Soup, Oen Cymreig â Mêl (Honeyed Welsh Lamb), Stwns (Mash), Glazed Carrots, Pwdin Mynwy (Monmouth Pudding), Coffee and Soft Drinks. Reservations Please: (608) 767-2770 - Tickets $15 includes tax but not gratuity.

Monday February 28th

Welsh Hymn Sing - Minneapolis
Monday February 28, 10:20am
Hoversten Chapel at Augsburg College
625 22nd Ave S
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Conductor: Mary Morris Mergenthal.

St. David's Day radio special on Shillelagh Safari with Edward Burke
Monday February 28, 5pm to 7pm (EST)
WWPV 88.7
Colchester, Vermont
Listen Live online at:

Tuesday March 1st (Happy Saint David's Day! - Dydd Gwŷl Dewi Sant Hapus!)

Longbow Pub & Pantry - St. David's Day Specials in Brooklyn, NY
Tuesday March 1st, All Day!
7316 Third Avenue
Brooklyn, New York
Special's on Penderyn single malt Welsh whisky and Welsh classics such as potato leek soup & Welsh cakes. For further details call 718-238-7468 or visit:

Flag raising ceremony - Utica, New York
Tuesday March 1, 11:00am
Utica City Hall
One Kennedy Plaza
Utica, New York
All invited. Children in Welsh attire particularly welcome.

Welsh Society of Central Ohio Welsh Flag-raising
Tuesday March 1, 11:45am
1 Capitol Square
Columbus, Ohio
Info: 614-470-4999 or,

Radio Show - Celebration of St David's Day with Fiona Powell
Tuesday March 1st, 1pm-2pm (EST)
WVIA 89.9FM / WVYA 89.7FM - Pennsylvania
You can listen Live online at:

The Granville Historical Society and the Bryn Du Commission - St. David's Day Banquet
Tuesday March 1st, 6:00pm
Bryn Du Mansion
537 Jones Road
Granville, Ohio
A sumptuous menu of Welsh inspired foods including potato leek soup, succulent honey rosemary leg of lamb or salmon filet with a roasted red pepper sauce, and fragrant gingerbread with lemon sauce. Program at the historic Bryn Du Mansion will include presentations on St. David, the WNGGA and the 2011 National Welsh Festival, a film and special music. Reservations are required by February 23rd. $35 per person. Contact Maggie Brooks for further information and reservations. maggiebrooks(@)

The Gulf Coast Welsh Society - 27th Annual St. David's Day Banquet
Tuesday March 1st, 6:00pm
Heritage Oak's Country Club
4800 Chase Oaks Drive
Sarasota, Florida
A Social Hour begins at 6 pm followed by Dinner, introduction of new officers, and Program at 7. Dinner Reservations must be made by calling 925-8481. The cost is $33 for members and $36 for guests. Please join us in sunny Florida March 1.

St. David's Day with the Tampa Bay British Expats
Tuesday, March 1 · 6:00pm - 9:00pm
The Moon Under Water
332 Beach Dr NE St.
Saint Petersburg, Florida
Alan and Susan Lucas have been flying the Welsh Dragon ( Y Ddraig Goch) from the front of their restaurant since I've been going to St. Petersburg's Beach Drive. What better place to show up with a Daffodil or Leek on this special day. Discover your inner Welsh and have a tipple or two.

St. David’s Day Pub Night – With the Chicago Tafia Welsh Society
Tuesday March 1st, 7:00pm
The Elephant & Castle
185 North Wabash Avenue, Chicago
Chicago’s landmark Wrigley Building will be lighting up red, white & green for the third year running to honour St. David’s Day. We will be meeting up at the Elephant & Castle (within sight of the Wrigley Building) to gather and have a few pints before heading up to the ABC7 TV Studios at 10:00pm to get some Welsh flags on the evening news. For further details visit:

St. David's Day at Merlins Rest Pub - Minneapolis
Tuesday March 1st, 7:00pm
Merlins Rest Pub
3601 East Lake Street
Minneapolis, MN
Welsh flags will be out, a few pints raised and a few voices in song. Entertainment by Bill Watkins. For further details please visit: or call (612) 216-2419

Burlington Welsh Male Choir - St. David's Day Concert
Tuesday March 1st, 7:30pm
Glenn Gould Studio
250 St Front West
Toronto, Ontario
For futher information visit: or

The Welsh Society of Vancouver - St. David's Day Open House
Tuesday March 1st, 7:30pm
The Cambrian Hall
215 East 17th Avenue
Vancouver, British Columbia
The Cambrian Hall
Our traditional St. David's Day Open House and Celebration will be held in the Lower Hall starting at 7.30 pm. Cawl Cennin will be served. Come along and join in the fun. For further information visit:

David Llewellyn St. David's Day concert at Llywelyn’s Pub - Webster Groves, Missouri
Tuesday March 1st, 8:00pm
Llywelyn’s Pub
17 Moody
Webster Groves, Missouri
David performs at one of the five Welsh pubs in the St. Louis area for St. David's day!! For further information call: 314-962-1515 or visit:

Recital for St. David’s Day in Baltimore, Maryland
Tuesday March 1, 8:00pm
Garrett Jacobs Mansion
11 W. Mt. Vernon Place
Baltimore, Maryland
Catrin Rowenna Davies (Mezzo-Soprano) & James Harp (Pianist) for an evening of Welsh song at the Garrett Jacobs Mansion. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and cash bar. Ticket price $20. For reservations call 443-326-0496

Friday March 4th

St. David's Society of the State of New York 176th Annual Dinner Dance
Friday March 4
Yale Club
50 Vanderbilt Avenue
New York, New York
Actress Catherine Zeta Jones will be honored as the recipient of the William R. Hopkins Medal. Tickets are available at $175 each from the Society's office, telephone 212-989-5159 or 212-877-2921

75th Annual Heights St. David’s Banquet - Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Friday March 4, 6:30pm
First Welsh Presbyterian Church
74 South Meade Street
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

Friday March 4, 8:00pm
Shakedown Street
2500 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, North Carolina
North Carolina Welsh band 'Hwyl' plays Shakedown Street in Raleigh, NC on March 4th. For further information visit: or

Saturday March 5th

St. David's Society of Minnesota - Banquet
Saturday March 5, 11:30am
Ramada Plaza Hotel,
1330 Industrial Blvd., at I-35W
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Celebrate the Centenary of the Formation of the St. David's Society of MN!
Those lucky enough to attend the Society's 2010 luncheon will remember its centenary billing. No, this headline is not incorrect...The St. David's Society of Minnesota held its first St. David's Banquet the year before it was legally formed. For information on this year's event, as well as information on the special hotel rate that has been negotiated for those wishing to attend the performace of Under Milk Wood, on Friday evening, Mar. 4th and stay over at the hotel for the luncheon on Mar. 5th, see page 2 of the January 2011 newsletter. Register to attend the luncheon and event before the Feb. 25, 2011 deadline. For further information visit:

Welsh Society of Western New England St. David's Day Gathering
Saturday March 5, 12:00pm
Nutmeg Restaurant
297 South Main Street
East Windsor, CT
For further information visit: or call 413-562-3990

Welsh Women's Club of New York St.David's Day Meeting
Saturday March 5, 1:30pm
Rutgers Church
236 West 73rd Street
New York, New York

Puget Sound Welsh Association - St. Davids Day Celebration
Saturday, March 5th 2:30
Lake City Presbyterian Church
3841 NE 123rd Street
Seattle, Washington
Master of Cermonies - Harpist Bronn Journey and Soprano Katherine Journey
a Merry Afternoon of performances, Welsh folk music, Dylan Thomas readings and Open mic. Tea and refreshments will be served. Donations Appreciated. For more information visit:

Cambrian Society St. David's Day Banquet
Saturday March 5, 5:00pm
Addisville Reformed Church
945 Second Street Pike
Richboro, Pennsylvania

Saint Davids Society Of Toronto - St. David's Day Banquet
Saturday March 5, 6:00pm
Thornhill Golf & Country Club
7994 Yonge Street
Thornhill, Ontario
$75 per head. Menu leek soup, lamb shanks etc. Toronto Male Voice Choir will be the entertainment. They are excellent. For info and tickets myfanwy(@) Deadline for tickets. March 1st. - We welcome all with open arms (and mouths to match!

Annual St. David’s Banquet in Southeastern Ohio
Saturday, March 5, 6:00pm
Oak Hill Presbyterian Church
205 E Cross Street
Oak Hill, Ohio
Special musical entertainment by Welsh exchange students from Trinity St. David in Carmarthen, Wales. Catered Welsh-theme dinner and Welsh singing lead by Leslie Twigg from the Columbus Welsh Singing Society. Tickets at $20/person; children 12 and under are $10 Call 740-682-7057 for more information.

Dathliant Dydd Gwyl Dewi Cymdeithas Dewi Sant Washington, DC - 125th Annual Banquet
Saturday March 5, 6:30pm
Pier 7 Restaurant at the Channel Inn Hotel
650 Water Street, S.W.
Washington, DC
Dinner - Leek Soup, Mixed Salad; Dinner Rolls, Choice of Prime Rib, Fisherman’s Platter, or Vegetarian Apple Pie, Tea or Coffee, Red and white wine (included in dinner cost)
Music with Tenor Michael Bicoy and guest speaker Chris Snyder, Professor of Celtic Studies, Marymont University.
$55 per person for further details please visit:

Welsh Society of Greater Harrisburg Area St. David’s Day luncheon
Saturday March 5
Park Inn Harrisburg West
5401 Carlisle Pike
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
Entertainment by The Cumberland Valley Jazz Band led by Scott Ainscough. Welsh cakes and other goodies for sale.

Sunday March 6th

St. David's Day Service and celebration at Saint David's Church - Aurora, Illinois
Sunday March 6, 9:00am
Saint David's Episcopal Church
701 N. Randall Road
Aurora, Illinois
Saint David’s Day is on March 1st and is a time of great celebration in Wales (and here at St. David’s too!), our festivities for Saint David's Day will be on March 6 at 9:00 a.m. followed by a brunch, including Leek Soup. For further information please visit: or call (630) 896 7229

St David's Society of Greater St Louis- St. David’s Day Luncheon
Sunday, March 6, 12:30pm
Dressel's Public House
419 North Euclid Avenue
St. Louis, Missouri
Welsh Lunch with dessert and coffee/tea, song and music by the Welsh Heritage Choir. Cost will be $25 per person and includes both gratuity and facility usage. As a courtesy, please RSVP to Darlene Davies-
Sugerman at (314) 725-3654. For further information please visit:

St. David's Day at D.B.A Bar New York
Sunday March 6, 2pm to 8pm
D.B.A Bar
41 First Ave.
East Village
New York, NY
Daffodils on the bar, Tomos Watkins in the bottle, Granny Jones's recipe Welsh Cakes, and likely we'll throw the occasional Tom Jones track on the stereo :) Sacha, the Welsh bartender, will be there mixing the drinks.

Welsh Society of Delaware - St. David's Day Gymanfa Ganu
Sunday March 6, 3:00pm
Pencader Presbyterian Church
2303 Glasgow Avenue
Newark, Delaware
St. David's Day Gymanfa Ganu followed by Te Bach (Welsh Tea): This year the new venue will be at Pencader Presbyterian Church, Glasgow, Delaware. It will be the first Gymanfa ever to be held at this 300 year old church.

The Celtic Show on WRFG 89.3 FM - Altanta, Georgia
Sunday 6 March, 5pm - 7pm
St. David Day: Broadcast of Welsh traditional music, on The Celtic Show to honour St. David's Day, hosted by Jenny Hubbard Young. Live streaming via

Sunday March 7th

St. David's Day Celebratory Service - Denver, Colorado
Sunday March 7, 2:30pm
Kirk of the Bonnie Brae Church
1201 S. Steele Street
Denver, Colorado
Music by the Colorado Welsh Society Choir and the Polished Brass of Calvary Baptist Church, in addition there will be poetry, soloists and congregational singing. Potluck dinner following service. Please bring a dish to share. CWS will provide tea and table settings. CWS folk dancers will perform following the dinner. Free; donations accepted. Info:

Saturday March 12th

Welsh Banquet at Harriton House, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
Saturday March 12, 11:00am to 2:00pm
Harriton House
500 Harriton Road
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
A Welsh Banquet will be held in the Education Center at Harriton on Saturday, March 5, 2011. This is a cooperative program with Main Line School Night in which Harriton's Executive Director, Bruce Cooper Gill, and Mr David Walker, of the Welsh Society of Philadelphia (the oldest fraternal organization in America), will prepare a lunch of traditional Welsh foods. You may sip Welsh whiskey if you are over the age of 21 (don't call it "Scotch") while you nibble Welsh artisanal cheeses and watch the preparation of faggots (pork meatballs), bara brith, laverbread (seaweed) with cockles (shellfish), glamorgan sausages (meatless cheese sausages), perhaps some Welsh rarebit, and mini Welsh cakes. You can wash it all down with Ty Nant sparkling water from Wales. While lunch is being prepared, you can visit the historic Harriton House, which was built by Welsh Quaker Rowland Ellis in 1704. Space is limited for this program. If it tickles your tastebuds, please contact Harriton House at or by old fashioned telephone at 610-525-0201 for further information. Fee charged, register directly with Main Line School Night at

St. David’s Day Dinner – With the Cambrian Benevolent Society of Chicago
Saturday March 12, 12:00pm
The Carleton Hotel
Oak Park, Illinois
Trefor Williams, of Wisconsin, will provide the musical entertainment. For futher details visit:

Sunday March 13th

St. David Day Party – With the Cambrian Heritage Society
Sunday, March 13, 12:30pm
St. Paul Lutheran Church
2126 N. Sherman Avenue
Madison, Wisconsin
We'll meet for lunch, featuring traditional Welsh fare, trivia, and singing. Please consider bringing non-perishable food item for the church's food pantry, as they do not charge us for using their facility. For further information please visit:

Kansas City Cymanfa Ganu
Sunday, March 13, 2011, 2:00pm
Trinity Episcopal Church
409 North Liberty
Independence, Missouri
Dr. Patricia Bowers Schults, who led the cymanfa in Gomer, Ohio in 2010, and has led many for the Welsh Society in Kansas City, will serve as Director. Our organist will be John Schaefer, who is Canon Musician at Grace and Holy Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Kansas City, Missouri. John has been organist for our cymanfoedd for many years. Dr. Schultz and John Schaefer will be leading the Cymanfa to be held in Wymore, Nebraska October 10th at the Presbyterian Church in Wymore. Welsh Tea follows. Contact Judith Brougham, 913.236.8818 or Elaine James, 816.942.2446

The St. David’s Welsh Society of the Capital District St. David‘s Dinner
Sunday, March 13, 2:00pm
Best Western/Sovereign Hotel
1228 Western Avenue
Albany, New York
The St. David's Welsh Society of the Capital District welcomes you to our 2011 Annual Dinner. It's our yearly gathering to catch up, do business, enjoy a meal together and learn about Welsh culture. Our tentative guest speaker will be Professor James Cassarino from Green Mountain College. He will speak on the history of Welsh music in the United States. For more information contact: Robert Jones at 518-377-7970 or Mary Prytherch at 518-482-5735 or visit:

Gwyl Dewi Sant (St. David's Day Celebration) at the Welsh Congregational Church of New York
Sunday March 13, 3:00pm
Rutgers Presbyterian Church
236 West 73rd Street
New York, New York
Service: 3:00 pm with Meirwyn Ioan Walters preaching. There will be a lamb dinner following. Info and registration: or

Saint David Day Concert –The Welsh Choir of Southern California/Cor Cymraeg De Califfornia
Sunday March 13, 4:00 pm
Holy Nativity Church
6700 West 83rd Street
Los Angeles, California
For further info contact or Caroline at or at 562.209.8184

Saturday March 26th

Iowa Welsh Society St. David's Day luncheon
Saturday March 26, 12:00pm
Monarchs Restaurant @ Royal Amsterdam Hotel
705 East First Street
Pella, Iowa
The St. David's Day celebration will be a noon luncheon, March 26, 2011, with the Ames British Foods providing the marketplace and Kimberly Berg, National Welsh American Foundation scholarship winner, speaking about her experience conducting research in Wales for her graduate degree in Anthropology. Advance reservations required. For further details please visit:


















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  • About 10 new events added..
  • Sorry, I only just saw your posts.. Will add you event soon!
  • oh, sorry i missed the time. 

    2-9 I will be there, can't promise how long the welsh cakes will last!

    come early xx

  • I will also be doing my annual St. David's Day event here in New York City on Sunday 6th March at dba bar.

    dba bar is in the east village - 41 first ave, between 2nd and 3rd streets.

    Daffodils on the bar

    Tomos Watkins in the bottle

    Granny Jones's recipe Welsh Cakes....

    come say hello xx

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2015 Online Poetry Competion - Latest Entries

The Proper Gander


I am not the goose, he said,

calmly, eloquently, diligently.

I don't produce gold or eggs.

I protect and love.

And defend.



Tomorrow’s Martyr


And he travels to a future time

to kidnap the offspring of his oppressor,

and make his way back to his modern day

just to be seen flicking a blade against fresh…


Freedom asks the Blind Man

Do you miss being able to see? The world?

Being able to maneuver without asking others?

Being able to appreciate beautiful things? The things you love?

Aren’t you tired of only seeing nothingness?…


If I Said God was a Woman


If I said God was a woman,

my mother would go mad.

Would she feel needed if I were never born,

and said I was made by Dad?


If I said God was a…


2015 Online Short Story Competition - Latest Entries

When We Dream

We remember the sounds of our first day, our first hour. They began as rustlings and grew to whispers then to rumblings, louder and louder until we couldn’t shake them from our ears, our brains, our veins, tissues, or bones.




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