Genealogy Presentation and Christmas Tea

Genealogy Presentation and Christmas Tea

Five WSWNE members celebrated our monthly genealogy workshops with a Christmas Tea in December 2018 following a great presentation by Dave Robison, WMGS, on “Effective On-Line Search Strategies.” Tea was served with bara brith, scones, mince pies and jam tarts, all home- made!

Welsh Government’s Invitation to the British Consul

Welsh Government’s Invitation to the British Consul

On December 6, 2018, 3 Board members, plus member Don Sit who kindly drove us into NYC, attended a holiday cocktail party at the residence of the British Consul at the invitation of the Welsh Government. The British Consul, Anthony Phillipson, (who is also Her Majesty’s Trade Commissioner for North America) and his wife Julie greeted us warmly.

First Annual Noson Lawen

First Annual Noson Lawen

WSWNE held its first annual Noson Lawen - in Welsh tradition, an informal evening of our members, friends, and families sharing poems, songs, and stories with one another. This one was scheduled to celebrate the birth date of Welsh poet Dylan Thomas.

St. David's Day 2016

St. David's Day 2016

The Welsh Society of Western New England celebrated St. David’s Day 2016. Everyone enjoyed Welsh music, culture, the Welsh language and very importantly each other’s company. Member Leslie Spencer gave a wonderful presentation of “Wales - Land of Song: A look at the choral tradition from yesteryear to today.”

Upstate New York & Vermont Trip in the "Spring" - a Slate Museum Visit

Upstate New York & Vermont Trip in the "Spring" - a Slate Museum Visit

WSWNE members travel to the Slate Valley Museum and visit a quarry in Granville, NY to learn about the historic and continuing role of Welsh people in the communities of the State Valley region of New York State and Vermont.