Llantwit Major & Cowbridge Lions are a member of Lions Clubs International – the largest NGO (Non Government Organisation) in the world. Our aim is to serve our local community.

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The club is a registered charity CIO 1186291 and we raise funds by various means e.g. – Book Sales, Burger stall, Social evenings, Run the Bi Annual Cowbridge May Fair , Help out at the Llantwit Major Summer Fayre , provide  marshalls for the famous Cowbridge Reindeer Parade etc.

We have 20+ members  from all walks of life and always welcome new members . Just contact us . If you would like to donate directly please click the button below

Save the Date

1st May 2023 

May Fair Bearfield Field Cowbridge

Initial planning has started and permissions obtained 

Ivitations to stall holders will go out January 2023

"Save the date"

Lions do it in All Weathers !!

Llantwit Major Events group and Llantwit Major and Cowbridge Lions  Braved the weather at the weekend to put on another sucessfull event .

No that's not streaks on the photo but RAIN

Thanks to all the stall holders and everyone who took part

Time Flies, It's 15 Years since Lion John Andrew joined Llantwit Major and Cowbridge Lions

To mark the event  John was presented  with his 15 yr chevron by President Dave

Lion John has also taken on the role of  Mayor of Cowbridge with Llanblethian and we wish him a sucessfull year 

 Lion President David Cox Recently Presented a cheque to  Llantwit Major Under 16 Rugby Club to help with their Rugby tour in June 2022

Thankyou  to all who have supported  us 


Donations over the last few months include

Vale Food bank ,Noah's Ark Childrens Hospital, Ty Hafen Childrens Hospital, Dr Barnado's Helpers League, Dematia Cafe Llantwit Major, Salvation Army, Bernado's Cymru, Marie Curie, The Royal British Legion Branches at Cowbridge and Llantwit Major and  last but not least Llandough Cowbridge Defibrillator Fund 


A  Big thankyou  to all who supported us at CF61 

We were due to help at the Walking nativity , Carols by Candlelight and Carols in the Castle  in Cowbridge  but these have ALL been cancelled  but we look forward to NEXT YEAR .

In the meanwhile we are continuing to meet  at the Boverton Castle  3rd Thursday in the month . New members are always welcome . 


Come and join us at CF61  on Saturday 27th November for the Llantwit major Christmas fair

10 am to late afternoon 

Former President Mary ( in blue ) waiting to lay out wreath in Cowbridge . Current President Dave Cox  represented us at Llantwit Major 

As part of ourwork in supporting the local community we have supported the Cowbridge Gateway Monday Club both financially and physically for many years.

At their  recent Harvest Supper we were please to present them with a docation

Pictured below is Monday Club Chair Iwan Thomas with Lions Club  President Dave Cox and Vice President Carol Sloan

Resumpion of physical Meetings

The  Club has resumed  face to face meetings  and some events .

We Welcomed Vice District Govenor Rav Sandu and  Chris Cheeny Cardiff Lions to Our September meeting 

The club is still collecting spectacles - please contact us if you have any .

Recenly  a book sale was held in Llantwit Major  and we  organised a games evening on the Bear Field  for the Cowbridge Monday Club. 

 The latest  (August 2021) £50 Prize draw saw the number 3 ticket being drawn. It is held by Lion Club Secretary John Wordley.

Socialy the August meeting was a "Sail Round the Bay"  with a Supper at Cardiff Bay Yacht Club

Ever heard of  Amazon Smile ?  If you shop via Amazon Smile   you can select a charity and Amazon make a small  donation  ( 0.5% of the purchase price )  to a charity of  your choice .  It  costs you nothing extra  and we would love you to make Llantwit Major and Cowbridge Lions Club CIO  the recipient :-)


The March Prize draw took place last Thursday at our Zoom business meeting and the winning number was 13 ( not so unlucky!)and the owner of the ticket is Julie Hamer a fellow Lion. The competition for new ticket holders was won by Roz (the foot) Couzens. She will receive a £20 voucher for coffee and treats at Lucy's Piccolu Blu Mobile Expresso at the Railway Station . Congrats to Julie and Roz.

We are still unable to hold our usual Fund-raising events and our collection tins at shops are not doing much because most shops are closed. However fellow Lion Dave Davis is buying Automatons (wooden toy construction kits) and either constructing them or giving them for a donation. The money raised will replenish our Charity Account.  If anyone wants one, please contact myself or the Lions tel no 0345 833 6763.

We have 83 tickets sold so our profit this month for donations is £150

Monthly Draw and Recent Donations

Lm and C Lions  Donate to  Wales Air Ambulance 

Lion President David  with  the cheque for £250  ready to be sent to Wales Air Ambulance 

Monthly Draw

Our January draw took place at out last Zoom meeting . The winner was Number 10 Karen . There is a new Under 5 football team being formed in Rhoose  which we are pleased to support .

In December we donated £1200  to 3 local foodbanks and £250  to the Salvation Army  

Our Collecting tins are still out there for the food banks  and we would welcome your donations 

To join in  contact Das our Treasurer via the contact us page 

Vale Foodbank 

Lion President David and his wife Anne  in November  presented  the Vale food Bank  with a  cheques for £2000

Anne was instrumental  and the driving force behind the  production of  face masks  which  she has been selling for  £5.00  each  so a big thankyou to all who have purchased the masks


Memorial  Plaques

Over the last 4 years sadly 5 members of  our club have passed away . To record  their service to their community we have placed plaques on two benches in  the Llantwit Major Cemetery .

Family members  attended a small gathering to recognise  them

50  CLUB




In 2011 in support of Lions International

"Plant a Million Trees " we planted 3 Crab Apple Trees in the Old hall Gardens

Just look at them Now !

Lions Presentation Evening

We recently held a sucessfull presentation evening in the Lesser Hall Cowbridge  , the purpose of which was to present cheques to various local groups and charities .

The money primarily from the  generous collection made during the Cowbridge Reindeer Parade

Those receiving cheques were: Cowbridge Rotary Club , Cowbridge Gateway Monday Club , Cowbridge Barnardo’s Helpers’ Group ,Cylch Meithrin y Bont Faen , Bridgend Samaritans , Vale Foodbank , The Big Wrap , Wick Youth Club ,Llantwit Major Comprehensive School .

Representative from all the groups attanded  together with Sian Vaughan , the Deputy Mayor of Cowbridge with  Llanblethian Town Council  and of course members of Llantwit major and Cowbridge Lions Club 

Vale Stroke Support Group

Have you suffered a stroke or know someone who has ? Come and  join us for a chat, cup of tea and sometimes entertainment .   We meet  on the 3rd Tuesday  of each month at 2.00 pm in the Llantonian Hall Llantwit Major

If you need transport contact us and we'll see if we can help 

For more details look at the Vale Support Group page on this website





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