Twelve of us Welsh rugby fans (including two new people) gathered at the Diamond Bar and Grill in Glastonbury, CT to watch the live stream broadcast of the Six Nations match between Wales and France.
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.”
The annual St. David’s Day Gathering of the Welsh Society of Western New England (WSWNE) was held on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at the Nutmeg restaurant in East Windsor, CT where several of our members provided a program about a variety of things Welsh: red dragons, the anthem, leeks, daffodils, and the salmon.
On Saturday, December 7th, 2013 we reconvened at the Town and County Club in downtown Hartford for their winter gathering. Pamela Petro, a multi-talented artist and author of three works of travel literature addressed the group on the subject of hiraeth, reading passages from her new book provisionally titled, “Hiraeth In and Outside Wales.”