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  • GalleriesCoal Miners' Badges

    13 July 2012

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    There are many examples of badges connected to the coal industry. These badges were usually produced during industrial disputes or following mining disasters and were often sold to raise funds. Amgueddfa Cymru have several hundred examples of these these badges, some of which are now available to view online.

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  • PagesHistory of the Welsh Eisteddfodau

    6 April 2007

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    Although the history of the Eisteddfod may traced back to a bardic competition held in Cardigan Castle in 1176, the roots of the modern National Eisteddfod as we know it today lie in the latter part of the eighteenth century.