Welsh Organizations

Northeast

Green Mountain College Welsh Heritage Program
An active center of Welsh Studies in Poultney, VT. GMC’s Welsh Festival takes place in October; the College’s Griswold Library houses a special collection related to Wales and Welsh culture.

Welsh Society of the Capital District (Albany, NY)
Our sister organization in Albany, New York. They host a Gymanfa Ganu, a pub night, an annual dinner and bi-weekly Welsh language class, as well as a tent at the Celebration of Celts in Chatham, New York.

The Poultney Area St. David’s Society (Poultney, VT)
An active Welsh group in Poultney, VT aho are helping preserve Welsh culture and history in the Slate Valley area of Vermont and New York.

The St. David’s Society of Utica, NY
A Welsh group dedicated to preserving the rich Welsh heritage of the Central New York region.

New York Welsh
A network aimed at supporting Welsh people who have either recently moved to the United States of America, or who have their roots in Wales and are now living in New York.

North America

Ninnau & Y Drych
Our North American Welsh Newspaper, providing complete coverage of the North American Welsh community.

Welsh North American Association (WNAA)
The Welsh North American Association strives to preserve, develop and promote our Welsh cultural heritage and traditions. WNAA hosts the annual North American Festival of Wales.

Welsh American Genealogical Society (WAGS)
Formed in 1990 in the U.S. to serve as a common link for Welsh genealogical researchers throughout the Welsh world.

Great Plains Welsh Heritage Project (Wymore, NE)
An active organization and museum that preserves, interprets and celebrates the history and contributions of Welsh pioneers on the North American prairies, to further public understanding and appreciation of America’s ethnic and cultural diversity.

The Madog Center of Welsh Studies
This outgrowth of the North American Association for the Study of Welsh Culture and History (NAASWCH) links to journal articles about Wales and to a wide variety of Welsh related websites.

Wythnos Treftadaeth Cymru (Welsh Heritage Week)
A week-long course on everything Welsh, including: language lessons, folk dancing, clogging, hymn singing, harp lessons and Welsh literature.

St. Davids Welsh American Society of Washington DC
For 128 years the Society has fostered the culture and traditions of Wales, commemorated the Welsh contribution in founding the American republic, and sought to perpetuate love of Welsh music, literature, history and art.

International

Cymru a’r Byd (Wales International)
The origins of Undeb Cymru a’r Byd stretch all the way back to the early Forties and the efforts of a band of Welsh servicemen in the Middle East to forge a link with their compatriots and their homeland.

Midwest

The St. David’s Welsh Society of Greater Kansas City
Established in 1893 among Welsh immigrants in order to help newcomers adjust to life in America.

South

The Welsh Society of Fredricksburg (VA)
Established in 1991, the society gathers on the 3rd Sunday of every month save July.

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