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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 Aberystwyth 1914

This post is in English as the fullest report on Verhaeren’s visit to Aberystwyth is in Welsh and is easily accessible thanks to the National Library of Wales’s wonderful Welsh newspapers project http://welshnewspapers.llgc.org.uk/en/page/view/3445563/ART37. The poet Emile Verhaeren (1855-1916) was one … Continue reading

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‘Bardd Belgium’ yng Nghymru: Emile Verhaeren yn 1914-1915

Ymysg y ffoaduriad Belgaidd a ddaeth i Gymru yn sgîl y Rhyfel Byd Cyntaf yr oedd un o feirdd amlycaf y wlad honno, sef Emile Verhaeren. Cyrhaeddodd Brydain ym mis Hydref 1914, a bu’n byw am gyfnod ger Caerdydd, ond … Continue reading

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