The Coach House Visitor Centre at St Dogmaels Abbey


Tel. 01239 615389


Owen Lyndon Thomas

Owen Lyndon Thomas

I first exhibited paintings, mainly figurative oils in the early 1960's. The work at the time attempted to place industry into landscape — at that time there was no shortage of inspiration within south Wales. From 1966 I changed direction making stoneware domestic pottery that was exhibited and sold through a wide range of galleries and craft shops throughout Wales and the Marches. Following the onset of arthritis, I had a brief flirtation with woodturning before illness curtailed any further involvement.

I restarted painting in 2008 but was initially hesitant that I would be unable to avoid the influence of such artists as Will Roberts and Josef Herman whose work I admire.

I evolved a method of working in acrylic on paper using painting knives to achieve the textured effects I desired. The bulk of my subject matter is the landscape of North Pembrokeshire and the Lleyn Peninsula, the two western extremities of Wales. I am particularly interested in human habitation within the landscape, habitation often isolated, almost apologetic in its setting. The exploration of a subject usually requires up to five paintings to capture the range of moods that various weather conditions provide.




Christmas Fair 2018 Ffair Nadolig

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Seniors meal deal

Main course and dessert for just £6

Pryd arbennig i bensiynwyr

Prif gwrs a phwdin am £6


Local producers market, 9am – 1pm

A local producers market where you can buy fresh meat, vegetables, bread, fish, cheese, home-made cakes as well as other exciting culinary delights.

Marchnad cynhyrchwyr lleol, 9yb -1yp

Marchnad cynhyrchwyr lleol lle gallwch brynu nwyddau fel cig ffres, llysiau, bara, pysgod, caws, cacennau a llawer mwy.


IT + cuppa for over 50, 2pm-3.30pm

Drop in for everyone who wants to learn or improve their PC skills

Cwpaned a Chyfrifiadur i rai dros 50, 2-3.30yp

Sesiwn galw mewn i unrhyw un sydd â diddordeb mewn dysgu neu wella sgiliau cyfrifiadurol

Book & Wine Club -Last Wednesday of the month



Crochet class

If you are completely new to crochet or just need a refresher then come and join in! Learn the basic stitches and have fun completing a project.

Do you already have crochet skills, but have problems reading a pattern? Phone Kasturi on 01239 842 018 to check if there are spaces.


Materials for small projects provided and plenty of easy to follow step by step handouts for you to take home.

Dosbarth Crosio

Os ydych am ddysgu crosio neu angen hyfforddiant ychwanegol ymunwch â ni yn y Cartws. Am fanylion pellach cysylltwch â Kasturi ar

01239 842018. 1.00-3.00/£4

Deunydd ar gyfer prosiectau bach a digonedd o fanylion ar sut i grosio i fynd adref gyda chi.


Please help us promote our workshops and events by telling your friends and family about us. We are a social enterprise that re-invests its profits into community activities and services

Helpwch estyn y gair – gwedwch wrth eich teulu a’ch ffrindiau amdanon ni – diolch Menter cymdeithasol sy’n ail fuddsoddi elw mewn i’r gymuned



* Mon - Sun - Open from 10:00 until 16:00

Entry to the Abbey is Free but donations to the charity are always welcome.


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25th Nov 2018
11:00 to 16:00
Christmas Fair 2018 Ffair Nadolig
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