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Christmas Festivities in 2014

On December 6, 2014 the Welsh Society of Western New England had a special guest attend the annual Christmas Luncheon. Dylan Thomas arrived, in the person of Glyn Dowden, a Society member known for the ability to impersonate the famous more »

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St. David’s Day with WSWNE

By Glyn Dowden The annual St. David’s Day Gathering of the Welsh Society of Western New England (WSWNE) was held on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at the Nutmeg restaurant in East Windsor, CT. From Connecticut, Western Massachusetts and even as more »

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Six Nations Cup – The Game of Rugby in Wales

Six European nations of Wales, England, Scotland, Ireland, Italy and France have played in the annual competition called the “6 Nations Cup” since it was formed (previously as 4 teams in the Home Nations Cup from 1881) in 2000.  Wales more »

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January President’s Note from Susan Davies Sit

Bore da, pawb! I have spent the last 8 days in wonderful Wales. My Welsh family wondered why I was traveling there in January, in the middle of winter, but the airfares are less than half the cost of summer more »

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Hiraeth & Hymns in Hartford

On Saturday, December 7th, the Welsh Society of Western New England reconvened at the Town and County Club in downtown Hartford for their winter gathering.  The club features wonderful seasonal decorations over the holidays and was a very warm and more »

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Conviviality & King Arthur at our October Gathering

Gathering for friendship is always a joy and a meeting within our Welsh society is always a warm affair. The lunch itself was at the Yankee Pedlar Inn in Holyoke, MA. The home was built in 1875 and later was more »

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President’s News – September 2013

Croeso i’r hydref – welcome to Autumn! It has been a steamy July and a cooler August and we are already seeing the Fall colors arriving on our trees, so I find myself thinking back to our wonderful month of more »

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News from NAFOW

An account from Susan Jenkins Meers about her time at the North American Festival of Wales. Toronto is a beautiful city and a wonderful venue in which to once again appreciate my Welshness.  And it was especially meaningful to share more »

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Welsh Language Classes & Tea   in Hartford – June 2013

Summer in New England is an event long anticipated among its sun-starved denizens, a season of riotous color, long evening walks and a good-natured good riddance to winter’s last vestiges. After all, winter returns quickly; it is best to part more »

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St. David’s Day Gathering – March 2013

The annual St. David’s Day Gathering of the Welsh Society of Western New England was held on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at the Nutmeg restaurant in East Windsor, CT. WSWNE president Tom Bernard welcomed the largest attendance ever. He then more »

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