Caernarfon Castle

Lieutenant-General Jonathon Riley CB DSO PhD MA FRHistS

News & Diary of Engagements September 2017

1 - RWF Trust, Wrexham

4-7 H.I.A.

9 WW1 Commmemoration, Birkenhead

14 Just Druid Films

15-19 RWF AMERICA, Philadelphia

21 WW`1 Exhibition launch, Wrexham

22 Strata Florida Trust


black chair9-10 - Black Chair Festival - Birkenhead Park

Marking the centenary of WW1 poet Hedd Wynn being awarded the bardic chair at the National Eisteddfod. He was killed at the Battle of Passchendaele on 31 July 1917. When his death was announced, a black sheet was draped over the chair.

Opening the Gwyl Hedd Wyn festival on Saturday, Dr Arthur Thomas said it felt as if "history was coming home".


the heat of battleThe Heat of Battle

The Royal Welsh Fusiliers in Egypt and Palestine during the First World War.

New exhibition opened on September 22nd, 2017, at Wrexham County Borough Museum & Archives


heat of battle panel