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A day in…Machynlleth

May 8th, 2017 | By

Adrian travels to the small town of Machynlleth, once the site of Owain Glyndŵr’s parliament and today the gateway from the south to Snowdonia and near to a site in which ospreys are nesting after a gap of hundreds of years.



Saturday snippets: 23th April 2016

Apr 23rd, 2016 | By

It’s St George’s Day and the 400th anniversary of the death of Shakespeare. Even in Shakespeare’s day, his fame was widely known as a letter in the National Library of Wales shows. Two of his contemporaries are praised for having presented the public with treasure greater than the gold of Mexico in the Bard’s Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies of 1623. I mentioned last week the main celebrations in the UK today. Apparently, the only other purpose buil theatre in Shakespeare’s day outside London was in
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