Videos

WSWNE plans to record presentations at quarterly meetings throughout the year. We’ll post them here in case you missed or if you’re looking for a particular piece of information. Our videos can also be viewed on our YouTube channel.

WSWNE’s St. David’s Day Luncheon 2017


This talk was given by Illtyd and Dominic Barrett, owners of the SUNKEN HUNDRED (Cantre’r Gwaelod) restaurant in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn, NY. They are introduced by WSWNE President Susan Davies Sit. This talk was given at the WSWNE St. David’s Day Luncheon at the Nutmeg Restaurant in East Windsor, CT on March 4, 2017. See all their projected photos and more on their Facebook page.

WSWNE’s Christmas Luncheon 2016 – Part One


The first part of Thomas Leigh’s talk about Celtic Languages at our 2016 Christmas luncheon.

WSWNE’s Christmas Luncheon 2016 – Part Two


The second part of Thomas Leigh’s talk about Celtic Languages at our 2016 Christmas luncheon.

WSWNE’s Christmas Luncheon 2016 – Part Three


The last part of Thomas Leigh’s talk about Celtic Languages at our 2016 Christmas luncheon.

St. David’s Day 2016 – Part One


Part one of the video recorded at the St. David’s Day Luncheon of the Welsh Society of Western New England on Saturday, March 5, 2016, at the Nutmeg Restaurant, East Windsor, CT.

Program by Leslie Spencer: “Wales – Land of Song: A look at the choral tradition from yesteryear to today.” Beginning with a tribute to St. David, she will review events that have shaped the magnificent musical traditions of Wales, and will include photos of her own travels in Wales, including a visit to a mine and how singing relieved the stresses of the harsh conditions.

St. David’s Day 2016 – Part Two


Part two of the video recorded at the St. David’s Day Luncheon of the Welsh Society of Western New England on Saturday, March 5, 2016, at the Nutmeg Restaurant, East Windsor, CT.

Program by Leslie Spencer: “Wales – Land of Song: A look at the choral tradition from yesteryear to today.” Beginning with a tribute to St. David, she will review events that have shaped the magnificent musical traditions of Wales, and will include photos of her own travels in Wales, including a visit to a mine and how singing relieved the stresses of the harsh conditions.

St. David’s Day 2016 – Part Three


Part three of the video recorded at the St. David’s Day Luncheon of the Welsh Society of Western New England on Saturday, March 5, 2016, at the Nutmeg Restaurant, East Windsor, CT.

Program by Leslie Spencer: “Wales – Land of Song: A look at the choral tradition from yesteryear to today.” Beginning with a tribute to St. David, she will review events that have shaped the magnificent musical traditions of Wales, and will include photos of her own travels in Wales, including a visit to a mine and how singing relieved the stresses of the harsh conditions.

WSWNE’s Christmas Luncheon 2015 – Part One


Part One of Hugh James’s presentation on “Perlau Llanfihangel-ar-Arth” at the Welsh Society of Western New England’s annual Christmas Luncheon in 2015. Hugh James is Rector of Christ Episcopal Church in Norwich, CT. He was Vicar of Llanfihangel-ar-Arth, Pencader and Capel Dewi in West Wales from 1992 until 2004. He shared stories from those parishes’ history, bringing to life some of the characters who lived there, and spoke about research into parish records for those wanting to trace their family history.

WSWNE’s Christmas Luncheon 2015 – Part Two


Part Two of Hugh James’s presentation on “Perlau Llanfihangel-ar-Arth” at the Welsh Society of Western New England’s annual Christmas Luncheon in 2015. Hugh James is Rector of Christ Episcopal Church in Norwich, CT. He was Vicar of Llanfihangel-ar-Arth, Pencader and Capel Dewi in West Wales from 1992 until 2004. He shared stories from those parishes’ history, bringing to life some of the characters who lived there, and spoke about research into parish records for those wanting to trace their family history.

St David’s Day 2015 – Part One


This video was taken at the Welsh Society of Western New England’s St. David’s Day celebration on March 7, 2015. Shirley Gilmarten presented the formation and history of Plaid Cymru at WSWNE’s event. This video (part one) picks up after the start of her presentation and cover’s the party’s history from 1949 through the flooding of Tryweryn.

St David’s Day 2015 – Part Two


This video was taken at the Welsh Society of Western New England’s St. David’s Day celebration on March 7, 2015. Shirley Gilmarten presented the formation and history of Plaid Cymru at WSWNE’s event. This video (part two) cover’s the party’s activities from 1977 to the present day.

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