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Tribute to Ruth Agg

by Dawnsio

We have recently received the very sad news that Ruth Agg, a former member of Gwerinwyr Gwent has passed away after a period of illness. Ruth and her husband Rob were keen members for many years. As well as being an enthusiastic dancer, Ruth was also the team’s Publicity Officer. I would also like to

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Amserlen Tŷ Gwerin Timetable

by Dawnsio

If you visit this year’s National Eisteddfod and are interested in all things folk then Tŷ Gwerin is the place for you! Tŷ Gwerin hosts all folk and traditional events on the Maes and the Welsh Folk Dance Society are proud to be one of the project’s partners. Amongst this year’s highlights are the two Twmpath

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Dai Williams (Tawerin)

by Dawnsio

By Mavis Williams Roberts Dai Williams was a founder member of Dawnswyr Tawerin and the anchor of the team. If Dai was there, everyone was comfortable. Not only a dancer, Dai was motivator, organiser and counsellor to the team. He smoothed ruffled feather and encouraged the hesitant. He and Ann were the threads that kept

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Summer Festival Fun

by Dawnsio

The weather is warming up and the days are getting longer which can only mean one thing – it’s summer festival season! Over the next few months Welsh folk tunes, dances and rhythms will be heard all across Wales and beyond. If you visit our ‘Events’ page you’ll see a list of upcoming festivals. Of

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R.I.P Robert Pyves

by Luke James Evans

Recently Robert Pyves passed away, one of the stalwarts of Dawnswyr Penyfai. Rob was always there to help out, to do a favour and was very faithful to the team. He leaves a huge gap in our lives. We send love and sympathy to his widow Ariadna and the rest of his family.

Judith Harding

by Dawnsio

We are so sorry to report the sudden and untimely death of Judith Harding, Dawnswyr Caernarfon at 58 years of age. She leaves a husband and three daughters. Sincere condolences to her family, friends and Dawnswyr Caernarfon.

Mrs Evelyn (Babs) Salter

by Dawnsio

We are sorry to hear of the death of Mrs Evelyn (Babs) Salter a Life Member of the Society, who died at the end of May aged 97. Her daughter Mrs Patricia Collins is also a Life Member.

GLYN T JONES – RHODRI JONES

by Dawnsio

Gentleman, friend, – gentleman, adjudicator, – gentleman, presenter, – gentleman, chairman, – gentleman, president. For me the above incorporates everything. It is difficult to deal with the loss. Glyn T was one of those rare people who could be called a renaissance man. His interests were legion, extending from the steam engine to chapel architecture

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Sad News

by Dawnsio

To those who have not heard we are saddened to share the news of the sudden and unexpected death of Lowri Gruffydd, wife of Hefin Gruffydd of Dawnswyr Nantgarw and the mother of Trystan and Osian.