Washington DC Welsh

Cymdeithas Dewi Sant

Washington Welsh Carol Service 2017


There's a warm welcome waiting for you at St. David's church, to celebrate the holidays with us, at our annual bilingual carol service.

Hear the beautiful Welsh language sung and spoken. Mingle afterwards with proper tea and homemade Welsh cakes.

Saturday, December 9th at 2:00pm-4:00pm.

St. David's Episcopal Church, 5150 Macomb St NW, Washington, DC 20016.


Membership Support 

If Hiraeth has a meaning for you because you are Welsh or of Welsh heritage, or have an interest in Wales, why not join us? Membership is free and open to anyone who shares our love of Welsh culture and social gatherings. We get together to enjoy sport, music, film, art, literature, history, language, food, song...and lively political debate...with the St. David's Day Banquet still a highlight of our year. 

Our events are mostly free, or priced to cover costs. So, we are dependent on the generous support of our individual members, friends of Wales, and corporate sponsors to help maintain and build our activities. Your assistance is both necessary and greatly appreciated.

Member: FREE

Bronze Patron: $100

Silver Patron: $175

Gold Patron:  $250

Sign up here for Membership. Diolch yn fawr.

North American Festival of Wales 2018

In 2018, the festival returns to Washington D.C!

Check back here or NAFOW, for news and updates. 


Welsh Language Practice Group

Meets first Saturday of every month. 10:30am-Noon.

Teaism at Penn Quarter, 400 8th St, NW., Washington DC. Nearest Metro station Archives-Navy Memorial (about a block away). Directions

Welsh speakers of all levels of ability are warmly welcome, as is anyone who wants just to sit and listen. Buy your food and drink upstairs, and then find us downstairs - whoever gets there first will grab two tables.


Washington Welsh President Emeritus Gareth Howell honored at Aberystwyth University

July 20, 2017 --

"Dirprwy Ganghellor, mae'n blesser gen i gyflwyno Gareth Howell i chi yn Gymrawd."

Professor John Williams of Aberystwyth Law School, Aberystwyth University: "Pro Chancellor it is my absolute pleasure to present Gareth Howell to you as a Fellow of Aberystwyth University." Gareth went on to give the commencement speech...   READ MORE. . .


Pro-Chancellor Mrs Elizabeth France with Gareth Howell.


Upcoming Events

Saturday, Nov 4 at 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday, Dec 2 at 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday, Jan 6 at 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday, Feb 3 at 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM