Traws-Olwg - Trawsfynydd a'r Ardal Fel y Bu
Publication Date July 2017
Publisher: Y Lolfa, Tal-y-bont
Edited by Keith O'Brien
Format: Paperback, 118 pages
Language: Bilingual (Welsh and English)
Striking coffee table book, with bilingual captions, full of pictures of Trawsfynydd, famous for it's association with Welsh war poet Hedd Wyn, winner of the infamous black chair of Birkenhead National Eisteddfod, 1917. Includes an introduction by Dewi Prysor, who hails from the area.
The book was created by local project, Traws-Newid, established in 1998 to boost the local economy and other social aspects. All the photos can be seen at Traws-Newid heritage centre. Will include foreword by writer Dewi Prysor, who hails from the area. As part of a community project it is sure to be received well both locally and nationally through association with the Hedd Wyn.
This stunning book tells the story of Trawsfynydd in north Wales. Created by the photographer Keith O’Brien and Traws-Newid, a community company which was established in 1998 with the aim of assisting the economic, environmental and social development of the area. It is published to commemorate the centenary of the death of Hedd Wyn and the Eisteddfod of the Black Chair in the summer of 2017. The book is bilingual and includes a foreword by writer Dewi Prysor, who was born and bred in the area.
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