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Cymmrodorion Medal, award ceremony for Dame Siân Phillips

The London Welsh Centre 157-163 Grays inn Road, London, WC1X 8UE, United Kingdom

Dame Elan Closs Stephens, Vice President of the Cymmrodorion, will give a tribute to Dame Siân Phillips’ life and work, and the Medal will be presented by Sir Deian Hopkin, President of the Cymmrodorion. To order a ticket please click here. London Welsh Centre, 157-163 Grays Inn Road London WC1X 8UE

Can Wales Compete?

The London Welsh Centre 157-163 Grays inn Road, London, WC1X 8UE, United Kingdom

This is the first of a new series of talks on topical subjects of concern to the people of Wales and its diaspora. Key Welsh organisations in London are getting together to discuss some of the issues facing Wales now and into the future. Your views are important. Do come along and take part. The […]

RICHARD PRICE – LIBERTY’S APOSTLE AND THE NEW MORAL ORDER

The Medical Society of London 11 Chandos Street, London, W1G 9EB, United Kingdom

Dr Huw Williams
Reader in Philosophy and University Dean for the Welsh Language, School of English, Communication and Philosophy, Cardiff University

THE DYFI VALLEY AS A POST-INDUSTRIAL LANDSCAPE

The Medical Society of London 11 Chandos Street, London, W1G 9EB, United Kingdom

The June Gruffydd Memorial Lecture
Richard Mayou
Emeritus Professor and Fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford University

THE ART OF MUSIC: BRANDING THE WELSH NATION

Peter Lord and Rhian Davies Independent visual art and music scholars Peter Lord and Rhian Davies will talk on their newly published joint work The Art of Music: Branding the Nation, published by Parthian Books. The authors’ outstanding contribution to Welsh scholarship in their respective fields of art and music is well-recognised. Hear them together […]

THE REBIRTH OF WELSH LAW

The Medical Society of London 11 Chandos Street, London, W1G 9EB, United Kingdom

A Welsh Parliament has been able to make laws again since the Wales Act 2017. How does this work within the framework of a single England and Wales legal jurisdiction? David Lloyd-Jones, Justice of the Supreme Court, explains at the society’s next meeting. Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd, former Lord Chief Justice and vice president of […]

THE COUNTRY HOUSE IN WALES: PAST, PRESENT, FUTURE

The Medical Society of London 11 Chandos Street, London, W1G 9EB, United Kingdom

Wales is dotted with fine country houses, many still in active occupation, others not, and far too many just a memory after demolition in the early 20th century. Bur how much do we know about these sometimes splendid properties and their surrounding estates, and, just as importantly, the role they played in Welsh community life […]

SETTLER COLONIALISM AND WELSH PATAGONIA: WHY WE NEED A MORE COMPLEX VIEW

The Medical Society of London 11 Chandos Street, London, W1G 9EB, United Kingdom

Dr Lucy Taylor Department of International Politics, Aberystwyth University Admired in Wales for irrigation and peaceable relations with indigenous neighbours, the 156 pioneers who crossed perilous seas to establish Y Wladfa struggled to resist assimilation by an Argentine state keen on building a coherent nation. This talk will chart these tensions, including appeals for help […]

Dylan Thomas ac W. D. Davies: Barddoniaeth a Diwinyddiaeth wedi’r Holocost

Cymdeithasau 1, Maes yr Eisteddfod, Tregaron.

Bydd darlith Daniel G Williams, ‘Dylan Thomas ac W. D. Davies: Barddoniaeth a Diwinyddiaeth wedi’r Holocost’, yn archwilio ymateb dau Gymro i’r holocost. Pontio Cristnogaeth ac Iddewiaeth fu ymdrech W. D. Davies a dyna, awgryma’r ddralith, un o briodweddau cerddi Dylan hefyd. Deillia’r ddadl o’r ffaith i’r ddau gwrdd yn 1953. Theologian W. D. Davies, […]

O Gymru i’r Eidal: taith gelfyddydol

The Medical Society of London 11 Chandos Street, London, W1G 9EB, United Kingdom

Awn ar drywydd rhai o’r artistiaid o Gymru a ddenwyd i’r Eidal rhwng y 18fed a dechrau’r 20fed ganrif, boed i hybu eu haddysg, i chwilio am gyfleon gwaith, i bortreadu mannau enwog, neu i drwytho eu hunain yn swyn gwlad a ddisgrifiwydgan yr artist Thomas Jones fel ‘Magick Land’. Byddwch cystal â nodi newid […]