Monthly Archives: February 2010

Crucifixion in Cilfynydd

THE HISTORY SOCIETY PRESENTS … GARETH WILLIAMS The image of Wales as ‘the land of song’ is based on the renown and immense popularity of its choral singing, particularly among the coalfield communities of the valleys. This period was also … Continue reading

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Desperate Remedies?

The History Society Presents … Alun Withey What was it like to experience illness or surgery during the seventeenth century? This was a time when trained doctors were rare, surgery excruciatingly painful, if not fatal, and remedies concocted from a … Continue reading

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