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…

18 . 10 . 2011

A Halloween Hoot

Support the campaign to save Porthmadog’s cinema If walls could whisper their secrets, then Porthmadog’s Coliseum Cinema would have a lot to share. Standing proud since 1931, the distinctive cinema building has been the centre of social occasions, town events, childhood memories, teenage dreams and even film premiers for eight happy decades, and now it…

14 . 10 . 2011

Chocolate Heaven!

Chocolate Week! Did you know that this week is National Chocolate Week? No, we didn’t either, but now that we do know, we’ll be celebrating in the best way – by trying out lots and lots of lovely CHOCOLATE! Mmmm chocolate heaven! We like to think that we know a thing or two about chocolate here…

11 . 10 . 2011

Come on Wales!

We’ll be cheering for Wales this weekend in their semi-final World Cup Clash with France! Of course, we couldn’t let this momentous occasion slip past without a shout out on the blog! After an outstanding performance last Saturday against Ireland, the Welsh Internationals are all set to face their European rivals, France, at the Eden Stadium in…

10 . 10 . 2011

Back to your Roots!

It was reggae-a-g0-go at the Oakeley last weekend as we welcomed members of one of Britain’s best loved Reggae bands, Misty In Roots. The band, who have been playing together since 1975, were in the area to head up a new festival held at nearby Blaenau Ffestiniog. The DrumHouse Ffest filled the area with a sunny Carribbean vibe last weekend, all…

28 . 09 . 2011

Go Vintage

Don’t miss the 2011 Ffestiniog Railway Vintage Weekend The 15th and 16th of October is the date for this year’s annual Vintage Weekend at the Ffestiniog Railway. There are loads of fabulous events planned to celebrate one of the world’s most famous, and historic, narrow gauge railways. Organisers hope that Porthmadog will be transported back to…

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