30 . 12 . 2011

It’s never too late….

you’ve still got time…..  to get your hands on some tickets for the Oakeley Arms New Year’s extravaganza!  There are still a few tickets available, so don’t miss out! Contact us to reserve some for you, and come and join us for a fabulous party to welcome in the New Year. It’s set to be…

24 . 12 . 2011

Happy Christmas!

To quote one of our favourite festive tunes…….. “it’s Chriiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiistmas!”  Yes, it’s finally arrived! Happy Christmas everyone!! We hope that the turkey’s stuffed, the sherry bottle’s on its way to empty and the stockings are ready and waiting; all that remains to be seen is just who’s been good and who’s been naughty this year – or is it…

21 . 12 . 2011

Community Spirit

The John Williams Cambrian Lodge Here at the Oakeley Arms, we’re lucky to be the meeting point for several community groups and organisations, and this week we’d like to pay a big blog tribute to one of our favourite local community groups, the John Williams Cambrian Lodge RAOB. The John Williams Cambrian Lodge are the…

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…