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History in the Media: Coal Dust and Choral Song

There had been singing in Wales for centuries, formally in monasteries and cathedrals, informally in taverns and ale-houses, but it is with the industrial history of Wales that the popular mind associates the Welsh male voice choir and the popular … Continue reading

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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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Schools Event – AS-Level History Conference

Succeeding at History AS-Level, 2nd April 2009 Over forty students and teachers from schools in South Wales attended Glamorgan’s AS-Level History Conference on 2nd April. The conference was designed to support school pupils in their exam preparation while offering them … Continue reading

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