• A tasty donation from community gardens

    05/10/2018

    Following our cider appeal, a group from Antur Waunfawr visited the Coach House community gardens in Sychdyn to collect apples. A huge thank you to Mr Powell-Davies and the gardeners at the Coach House, Sychdyn, for contacting us with this kind offer, we could not believe how many apples there were on the trees! A […]

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  • Antur scoops care award

    28/09/2018

    Antur Waunfawr is celebrating after being awarded Health and Social Care social enterprise of the year at the Social Business Wales Award ceremony in the City Hall, Cardiff. The Social Business Wales Awards are delivered by Wales Coop, with the aim of highlighting social businesses in Wales which are making a significant economic and social […]

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  • A successful year for Antur

    11/09/2018

    On Monday 10 September, Antur Waunfawr’s Annual General Meeting was held. It was a successful meeting held in Antur’s Ysgubor Fawr building, with attendance from Antur board members and staff. It’s been a busy and successful year for Antur Waunfawr; we now manage 15 businesses across the Antur, and have several new projects on the […]

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  • Pedalling to the Golden Gate

    30/05/2018

    Think ‘Golden Gate’ and visions of sunny San Franciso might spring to mind… but social enterprise Antur Waunfawr is celebrating its bike shop’s move to Caernarfon’s very own ‘Golden Gate’, known locally as ‘Porth yr Aur’. Antur Waunfawr provides work and training for adults with learning disabilities, and its bike shop, Beics Antur, was previously […]

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  • Sports day with Coleg Menai pupils

    21/03/2018

    We had a great day yesterday in the company of pupils from Coleg Menai, as they held a sports day for the Antur as part of their course! We had a lot of fun trying out a range of sports, including walking football, boccia, netball and goal-ball. A big thanks to all the students, everyone […]

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  • Health & Wellbeing Open Day

    13/03/2018

    The Antur is holding a Health & Wellbeing Open Day on Saturday 24 March, between 10:00 – 16:00, at Arfon Tennis Centre, Caernarfon. Entry is free, and you’ll be able to have a go at a range of inclusive sports suitable for all ages & abilities! Croeso i bawb! All welcome!

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  • Digging in to history of bike shop’s new home

    15/01/2018

    Archaeologists have been carrying out a programme of archaeological investigation at the new site of Antur Waunfawr’s bicycle shop, Beics Menai, at Porth yr Aur yard in Caernarfon. Antur Waunfawr, a local social enterprise which provides work opportunities for adults with learning disabilities, completed the purchase of the town centre site in November. The building […]

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  • Celebrating Welsh recycling rates

    03/01/2018

    Being a green and environmentally conscious organisation is one of our main objectives here at Antur Waunfawr, so we were delighted to hear that Wales is now the second best household waste recycler in the world. The Antur aims to increase participation rates in recycling and reuse of resources, and our Caergylchu site, set up […]

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  • Miri Siôn Corn

    08/12/2017

    A fun and festive night at our Miri Siôn Corn festive event again this year – thank you to everyone who attended! There were lots of home-made crafts for sale in the Ysgubor; delicious cakes and hot dogs at Blas y Waun cafe, and of course Father Christmas made a special appearance! A big thanks […]

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  • Celebrating Christmas

    18/11/2017

                  It’s a busy time at Antur Waunfawr, as preparations are underway for our upcoming festive events. The crafts shop in Waunfawr is open from Monday to Friday, 9.30am-4pm, and offers a great variety of crafts, gifts and decorations. The Antur team will also be taking their crafts to […]

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  • Crafts ar Oriel Pwlldefaid

    17/11/2017

    We’re very happy to announce that Antur’s crafts are now for sale at Oriel Pwlldefaid Pwllheli! We have a selection of beautiful, handmade gifts, and also some unique Christmas decorations! Anwen is pictured here with Bethan of Pwlldefaid, dropping off some of our stock at the shop. Diolch yn fawr i Oriel Pwlldefaid!

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  • Boccia Tournament

    09/10/2017

    We had so much fun at the Boccia tournament in Glaslyn Leisure Centre on Thursday 05 October, with four teams from Antur taking part in the competition!      

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  • Safety in the Community with North Wales Police

    30/08/2017

                        Earlier in the month, an interesting and informative session discussing safety in the community was held with North Wales Police – Caernarfon & District. Caernarfon Community Support Officers, Jamie Aston and William Leon-Portillo, visited the Antur to give advice on how to stay safe at […]

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  • Fun at the Eisteddfod!

    14/08/2017

    The Antur had an amazing time at this year’s Eisteddfod! Thanks to everyone who came to visit our stall, and also to everyone who supported our activities. Our stall was very busy, and we sold lots of our homemade crafts, as well as produce, including cakes, bara brith, jams, chutneys and blackcurrant cassis. Beics Menai […]

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  • Eisteddfod 2017

    27/07/2017

    Antur Waunfawr is looking forward to having a stall at this year’s National Eisteddfod in Bodedern, between 5-12 August. We’ll have 3 stalls on the Maes (301-303), so pop over to say hello! There’ll be a free cup of tea or coffee waiting for you! As well as lots of homemade produce including cakes, bara […]

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  • Safety in the community

    24/07/2017

    At Antur Waunfawr, we take individuals’ safety very seriously, and will be working with North Wales Police to promote safety in the community. We have two sessions with PCSO Jamie Aston, who will be coming to talk to us about: The differences between emergencies and non-emergencies; who to phone, 999 or 101?; safety on buses; […]

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  • Heritage Lottery visit

    13/07/2017

                        It was a pleasure to welcome Sir Peter Luff, Chair of the Heritage Lottery, to Beics Menai this week, and hear about the £3.5m funding boost for Caernarfon’s slate quay. It’s fantastic news for the town, and it was very interesting to hear more about […]

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  • Antur’s Summer Fair

    20/06/2017

    A fun-filled day was had at Antur Waunfawr’s Summer Fair this year! The beautiful weather brought everyone out to enjoy the stalls, food & drink, circus skills workshops, bouncy castle, face-painting and more!

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  • An afternoon of fun!

    15/06/2017

    Join us for an afternoon of fun at Antur’s Summer Fair, on Saturday 17 June, 1-5pm. There’ll be stalls, crafts, food and drink, music from ‘Phil Gas a’r Band’ and Doniau Cudd, circus skills workshops with Cimera, bouncy castle, face painting and much more!

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  • Call for stallholders for Summer Fair!

    30/05/2017

    The Antur is holding its annual summer fair on Saturday, 17 June (1pm-5pm) and we’re looking for stallholders to take part! We hope to have a variety of stalls, including crafts, food & drink, art and jewellery. The cost of a stall is £10 – bargain! If you’re interested, please contact us on Facebook, or […]

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