‘Spheres of Influence’ – Day-conference

Yesterday’s ‘Spheres of Influence’ day-conference at Plas Cadnant had a wide ranging cast of characters: the prominent medieval founder of many of Anglesey’s landowning families, the incomer who took on the indigenous families, the bards and musicians who praised and entertained the gentry, the Spanish Armada, and even a very fluffy cat. Also included were tales… Read More ‘Spheres of Influence’ – Day-conference

An Iron Age Tardis? Bryn Eryr roundhouses at St. Fagans

It’s bigger on the inside than it appears from outside, and it lets you travel back in time, like Dr. Who’s Tardis. That was my first thought when I ducked through the low entrance into the high-ceilinged space of the reconstructed Bryn Eryr roundhouses at St. Fagans open air history museum. I’ve been wanting to… Read More An Iron Age Tardis? Bryn Eryr roundhouses at St. Fagans