Emrys! Emrys! The Chair .....
No. I'll never forget Mam's shout from the house.
Saturday night before the 1961 Rhosllannerchrugog Eisteddfod, and the family had just returned from a holiday near Oxford, where Dad and Mam had been looking after the small rural parish of Crowell as a locum, while the vicar ansd his family there were on holiday. Dad and myself busily emptying the car, Glen, my little seven year old sister being a nuisance, and Mam at it opening a fortnight's worth of post.
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Bala Eisteddfod Medal
Jini Gittens, a member of the Powys Gorsedd, 1965
Eisteddfod Maes site, Pontcanna, Cardiff, 2008
National Eisteddfod winning recitation party 1970s
What does the Eisteddfod mean to you?
'At the Eisteddfod': Ebbw Vale, 1958
Ebbw Vale during National Eisteddfod week, 2010
Eisteddfod Maes, Swansea, 2006
Newport Docks: Town Dock, 1921
© Casgliad y Werin Cymru, The People's Collection Wales 2011
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