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EDWARD JONES (1752-1824) BARDD Y BRENIN / THE KING’S BARD

February 22, 2022, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Medical Society of London, 11 Chandos Street, London, W1G 9EB, United Kingdom

The lecture will also be shown live online.

The June Gruffydd Memorial Lecture

A fascinating figure in the history of Wales and of the harp, Edward Jones from Llandderfel, was a notable harpist, antiquarian and collector of Welsh music and poetry. His “Relicks of the Welsh Bards”, published in 1794, includes an important collection of Welsh poetry, harp and folk music.

In association with the Montgomeryshire Society

Speaker: Elinor Bennett OBE FRAM LLB
Trustee Director, Canolfan Gerdd William Mathias

Sioned Bowen, Member of Council in the chair

Visitors are welcome to join members at the lecture, as well as the reception afterwards. For disabled access email secretary@cymmrodorion.org.