Event Information:

  • Sat

    An Extraordinary Female Attraction. The Life and Love of the Ladies of Llangollen

    4:00 pmPlas Newydd, Llangollen LL20 8AW

    Saturday 22 September 2018

    4.00pm at Plas Newydd, Llangollen

    Exactly 250 years ago Sarah Ponsonby and Eleanor Butler, two upper-class Irish women met and formed a lifelong attachment. Ten years later they eloped to Wales, making Plas Newydd their home and becoming known as the Ladies of Llangollen. Come and hear about their life together with their beloved servant Mary Caryll, what their women admirers said about them and how they survived scurrilous gossip. A lively re-imagining by Jane Hoy and Helen Sandler of Living Histories Cymru.

    Tickets £4. Concessions £2

    Available from Plas Newydd, tel 01978 862834 or

    Walking in the footsteps of the Ladies of Llangollen

    1 pm—3 pm

    A free guided walk around Pen y Coed woods and Pengwern Vale. Meet at Plas Newydd cafe