Welsh Quilt Centre Exhibition Cefyn Burgess – Welsh Chapels in Cloth and Stitch Chapels are so embedded into the fabric of Welsh life in the 19th and early 20th century, that it is no surprise that they often feature as a motif in Welsh art and design. Cefyn Burgess’ exhibition includes artworks in stitch and […]
Bethania Chapel Aberdare Bethania Methodist Chapel was built in 1853 to the design of architect Evan Griffiths of Aberdare. The chapel was rebuilt in 1884 by architect William Jones of Ton Pentre in the Romanesque style of the gable entry type. Bethania closed in the early 1990’s and by 2009 stood very derelict with most […]
Workshop dates for 2014 excerpt
Exhibition and talk by Stephen Hughes, (Director Projects and Fundraising RCAHMW) “Chapels: The National Architecture of Wales”.
DYLAN MARLAIS THOMAS: WHAT’S IN A MIDDLE NAME? by Wynn Thomas “Who, would one suppose, is the author of the following passage? “But the singing in the chapel is never grim or grey. The voices of the quarrymen, or shepherds, colliers or small farmers, tradesmen from the scorched valleys, or ploughmen from the long fields, […]
New £15million fund for urgent roof repairs to listed places of worship 3 December 2014 http://www.nhmf.org.uk/LatestNews/Pages/LPOWRoof.aspx The £15million government-funded Listed Places of Worship: Roof Repair Fund opened for business. Congregations across the UK responsible for looking after listed places of worship of all faiths and denominations can apply for money to address urgent roof repairs […]