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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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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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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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