First up for your patriotic attention: Palm Sunday 1282 - 2007 Outings to Castle Caergwle (Mawrth 31st) and Castell Penarlag (Ebrill 1st). Three days later the Cymry of the West rose up and attacked Castell Aberystwyth, in due course I will suggest other 1282/3 War historic sites worth visiting, in main as field trips. (See Owain Glyndwr Communicates re Glyndwr Castell Aberystwyth Commemoration). Below photos are of Castell Cargwle, Castell Penarlag and Castell Aberystwyth.
Pobl Llywelyn III Gwynedd, what about a 'Rememberence Rally' at Moel y Don, on the Menai Straits. Hold Tachwedd 1282. Then of course there will be events in central Cymru in Mis Rhagfyr at Aberedw and Abaty Cwm Hir, also in Caernarfon and Aberffraw/Llys Rhosyr. For 1283 - 2008, I would suggest Castle y Bere for a 'Rally of Rememberence', and for 1284 - 2009 Rhuddlun - Rally of Rememberence. That's called thinking ahead with some patriotic proposals for you all to think about.
The Best and Beast of a detailed book is that, by Historian Beverly Smith, excellent but gets the death of Llywelyn III wrong, follows the tradional English falsified account. However, still a must read as it is so full of information, read this and you will be an expert on Llywelyn ap Gruffydd and the War of 1282 - 83.
If you cannot cope with that, try the one below? which is a neat little illustrated booklet for the kiddies. Pretty good illustrations particulary see the ''Cut Clean'' families visiting Cilmeri cenotaph.
Follow in the pioneering footsteps of Cofiwn.
YES! ALL PHOTOS ARE (C) G.ap GRUFFYDD OK!