Looking for Welsh language activities for children during half term? Here are a few ideas that might be of interest …..

Monday 30/10 Mair Tomos Ifans will be telling spooky stories (bilingual) at Rhuddlan Castle 11am – 3pm

Tuesday 31/10 Yr Urdd holding a multi-sport camp for children year 3 – 6 in Rhyl

Wednesday morning 1/11 Menter Iaith holding a magic show with Professor Winter Lantern at Denbigh Rugby Club. Email menter@misirddinbych.cymru  to register.

Wednesday afternoon 1/11 Menter Iaith is holding a magic show with Professor Llusern in Corwen. Email menter@misirddinbych.cymru  to register.


Thursday 2/11 Menter Iaith holding Lego workshops (for those over 7 years old) and Minecraft (for those over 10 years old) in Ruthin. Email menter@misirddinbych.cymru  to register


Ruthin Gaol will be holding bilingual Halloween activities throughout the week. Open every day between 21 October and 4 November 10 – 4pm

And of course, remember to use your local library where there is an ample selection of Welsh books available to borrow!

There’s also a short video here about the legend of Gwyn ap Nudd, traditionally told around Hallow’een in Wales.

Inspired by hearing the story? You can download a template to create a paper skull below and decorate it.

Skull template


Welsh Hallows’ Eve Traditions