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Figurehead by Carly Holmes

Figurehead by Carly Holmes

I’d been looking forward to reading Figurehead, Carly Holmes’s first collection of short stories for a while. Although tantalising me from the shelf for far too long I was eager to delve right in! Figurehead…

BBC’s Cardiff station (5WA)

BBC’s Cardiff station (5WA)

On 13 February 1923 Wales first tuned into the BBC’s Cardiff station (5WA), located at 19 Castle Street, Cardiff, which was later to become part of the BBC Regional Programme and in 1939 as part…

Y Chwarelwr

Y Chwarelwr

Y Chwarelwr (The Quarrymen) 1935 is the first Welsh language ‘talkie’ and shows life in Blaenau Ffestiniog and the differences between generations within the community. Watch via link 

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