Category Archives: Ffoaduriaid Belgaidd

Belgian refugee concert in Aberystwyth 1915

A fundraising concert given by Belgian refugees who came to Aberystwyth in the First World War was remembered on its centenary in July 2015 in a very special lecture by Dr Rhian Davies, Artistic Director of the Gregynog Festival. The original Fête … Continue reading

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Ffoaduriaid Belgaidd yn Aberystwyth, 1915

Gan mlynedd yn ôl daeth Aberystwyth yn gartref i dros gant o Felgiaid oedd wedi ffoi o’u gwlad oherwydd y Rhyfel Byd Cyntaf. Ceir sôn amdanynt ym mob rhifyn o’r Cambrian News yn y cyfnod, gyda hyd yn oed hysbysebion … Continue reading

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Belgian poet Verhaeren in Cardiff 1914

In the first World War, the German invasion of Belgium forced hundreds of thousands of Belgians into exile, with more than 150,000 of them coming to Britain. In extending a welcome to these refugees to Wales the Davies family of … Continue reading

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