With the closing date of the competition for the best recipe suitable for an afternoon tea approaching - Friday 6 October, we encourage everyone who likes cooking cakes or biscuits of all kinds to send us their recipes for a chance to win a hamper containing of a variety of Welsh teas, coffees and hot chocolate (kindly donated by Murroughs Welsh Brew).
This competition is part of Mudiad Meithrin’s new fundraising campaign called “Rhywbeth Neis, Neis i De” (Something Nice, Nice for Tea) which is a line from the popular Welsh nursery rhyme “Mynd drot, drot”. This campaign will be held during the last week of October this year, and the aim is to ask everyone to hold an afternoon tea for parents of children in the Cylchoedd Meithrin (Welsh-medium playgroups), for a small fee as a fun-filled fundraising activity for the early years setting - and an opportunity to enjoy a delicious afternoon tea with friends! The Mudiad will encourage local and national associations and organisations to host afternoon tea to the local community as part of this campaign as well.
Dr Gwenllian Lansdown Davies, Chief Executive of Mudiad Meithrin said:
"As the “Rhywbeth Neis, Neis i De" campaign is aimed at raising money for local Cylchoedd Meithrin we were keen to involve the local community in the campaign, so we are hosting a competition for people to send in a recipe that’s suitable for an afternoon tea – it can be a cake or a biscuit or something savory. We hope that members of the local societies such as Merched y Wawr, the Women's Institute, Young Farmers' Clubs and the Urdd will be taking part in the competition, as well as holding an afternoon tea for the benefit of the local Cylch Meithrin or Mudiad Meithrin as a national charity."
Other competitions have also been held as part of the activities and recently a competition for composing a new Welsh nursery rhyme on the theme was won by Eleri Vaughan Roberts from Wrexham with her song 'Amser Te' (for a copy of the words and a video of children singing the song visit www.meithrin.cymru/rhywbeth-neis-neis-i-de/ ).
Recipes should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 6 October and may be submitted in Welsh / English or bilingually.