19 . 12 . 2011

Strictly Final

Goodbye Strictly! Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear! It’s strictly the end of Strictly! What on earth will we do with our Saturday nights now? In his final blog, our favourite Strictly dancer Russell waves goodbye to his friends, co-stars and his spectacular Strictly journey. We’d like to say a big, big thank you to…

16 . 12 . 2011

Christmas Pantomimes come to Gwynedd

He’s behiiiiiiiiiiind you! Here at the Oakeley, we think that one of the BEST things about this time of year is the promise of a brilliant panto performance! Pantomimes are to Christmas what hearts are to Valentine’s day or a gin and tonic is to a holiday. The two just go together. No-one’s really sure exactly when the pantomime…

13 . 12 . 2011

Strictly Semi- Final

Strictly Fantastic! The competition on Strictly is reaching fever pitch! Here’s Russell with an update on Saturday’s show. Remember, don’t miss Russell’s special guest appearance for the final next week. It’ll be one to remember!! It was Semi Final Night on “Strictly” and didn’t we know it?! Saturday night’s show was a sheer tour de force…

12 . 12 . 2011

2012 is on the way

Hot-cakes Don’t miss out on the Oakeley’s best New Year’s Eve party yet! Tickets are selling like the proverbial little hot-cakes, so come and get yours now before they all sell out! It’s a fancy dress theme (back to the 80s!) and there’ll be music, dancing, fun, games and a delicious buffet, as well as…

07 . 12 . 2011

Welcome to 2012!!

New Year’s Eve at the Oakeley Arms All together now! “Shouuuuuuld aaaauld aquaintance be forgot aaaaaaand, dah, dih, dum dum dum, dum dum dum dum, dah, dih, dum, dum aaaaaaaand auld laaaang syne……” Hope you’ve got your vocal chords stretched, exercised and raring to go for the Oakeley’s New Year’s Eve party! We will forgive you…

05 . 12 . 2011

Strictly Update – Week 10

Quick Step to Christmas We’re all thrilled to hear that Russell and Flavia will be back for a fabulous Strictly Christmas Special!! We can’t wait for that! Here’s Russell with another busy week…….. Although I am no longer part of the Saturday night fun and games this has still been a very busy week for…

01 . 12 . 2011

St Twrog’s Church

Church Life As you may have noticed by now, we have covered a million and one different things on the Oakeley Arms blog, and we didn’t want another week to go by without a mention of the fabulous community spirit here in Maentwrog. Traditionally, St Twrog’s Church would have been at the heart of village life, and we’re lucky…

29 . 11 . 2011

Strictly Update – Week 9

Happy Memories Russell may have sadly been evicted from Strictly Come Dancing, but that doesn’t mean he has time to kick back and relax! Although he’s busier than ever, Russell still finds time to write up his fabulous blog, and here’s what he’s been up to this week….. Although I am no longer dancing the light…

24 . 11 . 2011

A Coliseum Wrestle!

A Wrestling night to remember! The Oakeley Blog has already shown its support for the brilliant Save The Coliseum campaign and it’s most recent fundraising venture, the fabulous Halloween party (which was a huge success by all accounts – more on that later!); and now we want to help spread the word about their latest mega event. The Friends of the Coliseum…

21 . 11 . 2011

Strictly Update – Week 8 Show

Strictly Come Cannon! What a show it was on Saturday! Russell, we really thought that was the best yet – what an entrance, and we agreed with Alisha! We’re so so sad to see you leaving the show, but thank you, thank you, thank you for entertaining us and lighting up our Saturday evenings. It’s been…