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St. David’s Day Luncheon 2017

Members and guests of the Welsh Society of Western New England gathered at the Nutmeg restaurant in East Windsor, CT to celebrate the life of their Welsh patron saint, St. David on March 4, 2017. The society welcomed many new more »

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WSWNE’s 2016 Christmas Event

Members and guests of the Welsh Society of Western New England (WSWNE), celebrated the coming of Christmas and another new year on December 3, 2016 in the cozy Library Room of the Nutmeg Restaurant in East Windsor, CT. The holiday more »

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The Good Earth comes to NYC

On September 3, 2016, a group of members attended the matinee of “The Good Earth” at the Flea Theater in New York City. It was presented by Motherlode Theater, based in the Rhondda Valley, Directed by Rachael Boulton and Music Direction by more »

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Genealogy Seminar by Susan Davies Sit, WSWNE President

  If you try your hand at Welsh genealogy, you will know how difficult it can be sometimes, especially if you are researching one of the common names, such as William Williams, or Robert Jones etc. There are many stumbling more »

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Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT

On Tuesday, July 26, several WSWNE members met at the Yale Center for British Art in New Haven, CT. We had also planned on visiting the Irish Hunger Museum in Hamden, CT but found out a few weeks earlier that more »

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St. David’s Day 2016

The Welsh Society of Western New England celebrated St. David’s Day: Everyone enjoyed Welsh music, culture, the Welsh language and very importantly each other’s company. Member Leslie Spencer gave a wonderful presentation of “Wales – Land of Song: A look at more »

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A Welsh Celebration of the Winter Solstice

Christmas Revels in Boston, December 2015 By Susan Sit, President, WSWNE Many WSWNE members drove to Boston in December to see the Christmas Revels, many of us for the first time. What a treat it was! The Revels at Christmastime are held at the more »

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WSWNE Christmas Luncheon 2015

by Leslie Spencer A delightful afternoon was had by all as the Welsh Society of Western New England gathered at the Yankee Pedlar Restaurant in Holyoke, MA on December 5th for their annual Christmas luncheon. Welsh-born Rev. Hugh James, now more »

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Upstate New York & Vermont Trip in the “Spring” – a Slate Museum Visit

Article by Beth Roberts Brown and Susan Davies Sit Nothing is guaranteed when you drive up to upstate NY and VT in April, especially the weather. Even though spring was slow coming to CT, we must have thought that VT was more »

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WSWNE celebrates St. David’s Day!

St. David’s Day Celebrated in Connecticut by Leslie Spencer St. David’s Day was celebrated with gusto in East Windsor, Connecticut this past March 7th by the Welsh Society of Western New England.  The Nutmeg Restaurant was the lovely setting for more »

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