Dyffryn Paintings Conservation Project

DYFFRYN PAINTINGS CONSERVATION PROJECT  Dyffryn House, at Dyffryn gardens is holding a paintings conservation project from the 22nd October-end of November. Visitors will get the chance to watch specialist painting conservators in action, as they repair the 3 paintings by prolific Welsh artist Margaret Lindsay Williams (1888-1960). Williams portraits are in the Royal collection , and the National Museum, Wales. […]

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Proposed Care Home

Proposed Care Home Following a Public Engagement Event held at the Village Hall in September, during which the applicant found it beneficial to discuss the proposal with interested local residents, proposals for the development at Glenburnie, Port Road have now been submitted to the local authority. Proposals comprise of an Outline application for the demolition of existing on-site structures and […]

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The Scarecrow Festival

The Scarecrow Festival Saturday afternoon the 21st of September brought crowds of people to view the different “scarecrows” sited in the churchyard, and to judge between one and another was a very difficult job. The cleverness and ingenuity in putting together a “Scarecrow” with a theme really tests the imagination and the results were, without doubt, a triumph. In addition […]

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Wenvoe’s Part In The Battle Of Trafalgar

Wenvoe’s Part In The Battle Of Trafalgar The Battle of Trafalgar (21 October, 1805) is probably Britain’s most famous naval victory. The main facts are well known. The Royal Navy led by Admiral Lord Nelson, aboard HMS Victory, defeated a larger combined French and Spanish fleet under the command of the French Admiral Villeneuve. In what was to prove a […]

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A Poem for For Howard Bevan

  Little Hamston For Howard Bevan The surge of green that overruns the kitchen garden, where it rests between hawthorn and stone, maroons the swimming orchard’s sharp harvest. Green shade, where the last bee drones, slows the chariot wings, compressed behind the brazen honeycombs and Time is stilled, and quiet, blessed. Welsh slates on the long roof leaden. Sky curves […]

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Welsh Learners at Clwb Clonc

Meet the tutor 1-3pm 04/09/2019 Canolfan Wenvoe Community Centre Dewch am sgwrs â’r tiwtor If you pop into Pugh’s garden centre on a Monday morning you might notice a group of people chatting in Welsh over their coffees. Some may speak quickly and others throw in English words to keep the conversation going. This is because this self-organised group is […]

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