September 15 2020 Children’s ‘Digital’ Festival of Welsh History 2020
Children’s ‘Digital’ Festival of Welsh History 2020 On Owain Glyndŵr Day, September 16, the 2020 Children’s Festival of Welsh History will be launched. The Festival will release a music video, starring Owain Glyndŵr, filmed at Harlech Castle. The production, aimed at Primary school age, has been supported by Cadw, and will be made available to view on the festival’s website historyfestival.wales and on Cadw’s website cadw.gov.wales...
September 19 2018 From Boudica to Owain Glyndŵr - actors “In Character” around Wales for the new school term
A Welsh company which stages one-man/one-woman history shows for primary school children is helping to support key educational objectives set out by the Welsh Government. The business is also contributing to the creative and cultural economy of Wales.
September 2 2017 We will launch the 2017 Children’s Festival of Welsh History on September 11th at Birkenhead, with the staging of HEDD WYN – Why we must remeber.
The show has already been seen by many schools in North Wales, but this will be it’s first showing outside of Wales. The performances will take place at Mersey Park and Woodlands schools, Birkenhead as part of a full week of performances in schools situated along the trainline that carried the Black Chair from the Birkenhead 1917 National Eisteddfod to Hedd Wyn’s home at The Ysgwrn in Trawsfynydd.
June 2 2017 Young writers to present the Industrial Revolution to generations of children.
Today, at the Urdd Eisteddfod Penybont ar Ogwr, Taf ac Elai, in partnership with the Urdd; National Library of Wales; Literature Wales; Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru and Cadw, we are pleaed to announce the names of 12 young writers who will take up the challenge of writing a series of short plays for children to be staged at next years’ Children’s Festival of Welsh History.
April 6 2017 Wales and the Industrial Revolution:
Looking for young writers
In collaboration with the Urdd Gobaith Cymru; Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru; Llenyddiaeth Cymru; Cadw a Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru, we are looking for 12 young writers to take on the challenge of writing short plays for children are staged as part of the Festival of Children's History of Wales in 2018.
Successful applicants must have the ability to speak Welsh.