Owain Glyn Dwr Society
The society was founded in 1996 by Adrien Jones (the society’s President) to “...commemorate the role of Owain Glyn Dŵr in Welsh history...” and “... create a permanent memorial....” That memorial was unveiled at Machynlleth (where his first parliament was held) on the 600th anniversary of the start of his revolt against the English crown.
John Cowper Powys Society
The Powys Society was founded to promote and encourage the appreciation and enjoyment of the writings of John Cowper, Theodore (T.F.), and Llewelyn Powys. All three writers attract passionate support: John Cowper Powys’s expansive visionary novels have been hailed as comparable with the fictions of Dostoevsky and Tolstoy
Glyndwr University has campuses at Wrexham, Northop and St Asaph in north-east Wales. Formerly known as the North East Wales Institute of Higher Education (NEWI), it was granted full university status in 2008 after being a member of the University of Wales since 2003. The University is named after the medieval Welsh prince Owain Glyndwr.
Clwyd and Powys Archaeological Trust
CPAT is one of four Welsh Archaeological Trusts working closely with other national, regional and local bodies, to help protect, record and interpret all aspects of the historic environment for the whole of Wales.
Most of CPAT's work is in the Clwyd-Powys area - the county of Powys and the local authority areas in the former county of Clwyd - Denbighshire, Flintshire, Wrexham County Borough and the eastern part of Conwy County Borough.
The Princess Gwenllian Society
The Society was founded to commemorate Gwenllian, the daughter of Llywelyn the last ruling Prince of Wales ("Llywelyn The Last"). After Llywelyn's death, the whole of Wales came under the control of King Edward I of England. Edward ordered Gwenllian, a 1-year old baby, to be imprisoned in an English convent so that she would not have children who might restore Welsh independence. There she remained until her death 53 years later.
Discovering Old Welsh Houses Group – Denbighshire Branch
DISCOVER, CELEBRATE & SHARE more about pre-1700 houses across north Wales by focusing on:-
House & Family History Research. Architectural Styles & Building Recording. Obtaining felling dates for house timbers using dendrochronology; AND Meet a network of interested people, join your local branch & get involved with
community & house history Study Welsh built heritage, landscape, community, culture, economic and social history of the period
Cefyn Burgess Tapestries
Born and raised in the slate quarry village of Bethesda, he graduated from Manchester with a BA (hons) in woven textiles then an MA in textiles from the Royal College of Art. His designs are created to suit any setting from a castle to a room and respond to the clients brief but also taking into account his own cultural background giving the designs a distinctive Welsh appeal but with a contemporary reinterpretation of the traditional.
Matthew Ryan Historical Illustrator
Matthew Ryan is both an Historical Illustrator and a Fine Artist. Matthew's work has appeared in publications such as Osprey Publishing, Channel 4's "Walking Through History with Tony Robinson, Medieval Warfare Magazine and Desperta Ferro Magazine. His prints are already becoming popular with collectors and history enthusiasts worldwide.
Llangollen Museum always has a number of programmes running to help improve access to and knowledge of the fascinating heritage of Llangollen and the surrounding area
Collette J Ellis Illustration Art
Born in April 1989 Collette June Ellis grew up surrounded by the spectacular landscapes of North Wales, UK. Her works is often inspired by fantasy and mythology, drawing inspiration from ancient cultures and a variety of countries.
Hanes Edeirnion Society
Mark is a local historian of 30 years who researches primary sources, oral histories and the road, field and place names of our rich heritage.
Welsh Battlefield Society
The society focuses on battles of historic importance to Wales and discusses the tactics and people involved.
Kathryn Pritchard Gibson
Kathryn Pritchard is a Historian who has a display on 'Brut y Tywysogion' which is chronicle that is one of the most important primary sources for Welsh history.
Cofio Llywelyn Society
Virtual Reality has been around for a long time, however, with today’s every improving technology, the capability and quality is quickly improving.
VR headsets allow the user to step into a digital world which surrounds them completely i.e stepping into another world!
At Vivid Virtual Reality, we use VR for our historic reconstructions. It is truly amazing to experience the past and really feel and appreciate the scale and detail of the environment.
ABBEY Cwmhir Heritage Trust
Abbey Cwm Hir Heritage trust aims to increase knowledge of the Abbey of Cwmhir in Radnorshire, Powys, Wales where Llywelyn our Last Prince is believed to be buried. Through talks, leaflets, booklets, field trips and other activities
Cymdeithas Hanes Edeyrnion / Edeyrnion Historical Society
Edeyrnion Historical Society has an annual programme of lectures on the historical aspects of North Wales, held in Cynwyd and Carrog during March, April, September and October, plus summer field trips in May and June. We are lucky to be able to attract presentations from experts from as far afield as the Universities of Bangor and Aberystwyth
Fiona has been a professional storyteller for over 20 years, telling tales that interweave the beautiful languages of English and Welsh. Specialising in tales from Wales and around the World, Fiona is passionate about empowering and supporting young people through stories