Judith Harding

by Dawnsio

We are so sorry to report the sudden and untimely death of Judith Harding, Dawnswyr Caernarfon at 58 years of age. She leaves a husband and three daughters. Sincere condolences to her family, friends and Dawnswyr Caernarfon.

Mrs Evelyn (Babs) Salter

by Dawnsio

We are sorry to hear of the death of Mrs Evelyn (Babs) Salter a Life Member of the Society, who died at the end of May aged 97. Her daughter Mrs Patricia Collins is also a Life Member.

GLYN T JONES – RHODRI JONES

by Dawnsio

Gentleman, friend, – gentleman, adjudicator, – gentleman, presenter, – gentleman, chairman, – gentleman, president. For me the above incorporates everything. It is difficult to deal with the loss. Glyn T was one of those rare people who could be called a renaissance man. His interests were legion, extending from the steam engine to chapel architecture

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Sad News

by Dawnsio

To those who have not heard we are saddened to share the news of the sudden and unexpected death of Lowri Gruffydd, wife of Hefin Gruffydd of Dawnswyr Nantgarw and the mother of Trystan and Osian.

Another triumph for a folk dancer!

by Dawnsio

Jennifer Maloney wins the 2015 Sir T H Parry-Williams Memorial Medal Jennifer Maloney from Llandybie, Carmarthenshire, is the winner of this year’s Sir T H Parry-Williams Memorial Medal ar the National Eisteddfod this year. The Medal is presented annually to an individual who has contributed widely within their local community with a particular emphasis on

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MEMBERSHIP SUBSCRIPTIONS for 2015-16

by Dawnsio

MEMBERSHIP SUBSCRIPTIONS for 2015-16 are now due.  Following a motion passed in the 2013/14 AGM the sums are generally slightly greater than last year. Direct Debit  –  The direct debit will be collected in the first fortnight of May. Individual Membership £16 Joint Membership £22 Overseas Members (includes £6 as the additional cost of postage)

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2015 Llangollen Eisteddfod

by Dawnsio

The 2015 Llangollen International Eisteddfod syllabus is now online – click here to go to the competitors’ website. Remember that the deadline for team competitions is the 21st of November 2014!

EISTEDDFOD GENEDLAETHOL SIR GAR

by Dawnsio

CANLYNIADAU/RESULTS DAWNSIO GWERIN Dydd Mawrth 5 Awst Cyflwyniad ar lafar dawns a chȃn (8) Bro Taf Theatr Ieuenctid Cwmgwendraeth Ysgol Berfformio Dyffryn Tywi Dydd Mercher 6 Awst Dawns Stepio Unigol i Ferched (98) Sara Mai Davies, Rhydaman, Sir Gaerfyrddin Cerian Phillips, Caerfyrddin, Sir Gaerfyrddin Lleucu Parri, Caerdydd Unawd Stepio i Fechgyn (97) Daniel Calan Jones,

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Sir T H Parry-Williams Memorial Medal

by Dawnsio

Eirlys Britton from Cardiff, is the winner of this year’s Sir T.H. Parry-Williams Memorial Medal, and she receives the medal for her tireless work in the Pontypridd area for over thirty years. Originally from Cardiff, Eirlys was one of the first pupils at Ysgol Rhydfelen in Pontypridd before graduating in Drama from Trinity College, Carmarthen.

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