ANNUAL WELSH BERNESE GET-TOGETHER
The Welsh Bernese Get-Together
All-Breed Companion Dog Show with Bernese Carting
in aid of Bernese Welfare UK
was held on
Saturday 7th June 2014
Llys Derwen, Fford Bryngwyn, Llanrug,
Caernarfon, Gwynedd. LL55 4RD
This was the 16th year this annual event has been held at Llys Derwen and it has grown to become a
Photos taken at the event are copied below
click HERE to view Kelly Dixon's video of the
Bernese Carters and their dogs
filmed on the day
popular attraction locally as well as for those who make an annual pilgrimage, and a much relied-upon
fundraiser providing much needed finance for this good cause whilst providing a fun day for many dogs
and their owners.
The weather forecast predicted torrential rainstorms would cross the UK during the few days preceding
this year's event, and it looked likely that the storms and dark sky would hit North Wales on the day of the
Sadly, this time the weather forecast was accurate and so it was no surprise that the entry and attendance
for the Companion Dog Show was affected. Bethan later told me that in 16 years of running the event, rain
had affected play on only 4 occasions so luck IS usually on our side!!
But, for those brave, hardy souls who were there, everyone made the best of the weather and in fact
there were a few clear breaks in the weather to brighten everyone's mood. The rain may have been an unwelcome visitor but the goodwill, generosity and willing spirit of all those who attended brought a bouyant atmosphere resulting in a good time (even if somewhat soggy!) and an impressive financial
Sincere and humble thanks to all Bethan's helpers, supporters and attendees, and so a magnificent sum
was raised to help needy Bernese.
On Tuesday 10th June I received a cheque for Bernese Welfare UK from Bethan for £1520.
Thank you all so much. A further donation has been received bring the total raised to £1535.
These photos below are reproduced courtesy of Rebecca Dedman. Thanks Rebecca.
I understand that Bethan is already thinking about next year's (2015) event and has put in an early request
for FINE WEATHER!!!
If you would like any more information or can offer any support or help then show organiser Bethan Jones
would be delighted to hear from you.
You can call Bethan on her home number 01286 673322, or
her mobile number 07775 506050, or
Bethan's postal address is
LLys Derwen, Fford Bryngwyn, LLanrug, Caernarfon, Gwynedd LL55 4RD