Welsh Pub Names (part 2)

2019-03-19T18:45:45+00:0014 February 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

In this blog Dylan Jones from Valleys Ale Trails and Dylan’s Tours of Wales examines the rich heritage of Welsh language pub names. Part one can be found here. The most common inn sign in Wales (and also in England) is The Red Lion or Y Llew Coch in Welsh with over sixty located throughout the country, with Flintshire having the most.  The Red Lion appeared on the coat [...]

Pub As The Hub

2019-03-19T18:37:33+00:0019 January 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In this blog Valleys Ale Trails founder Russell Todd reflects on how important pubs were in his community development career. For the last 16 years I have been working in community development (CD) in various roles across Wales. I fell into it really, as many of us in the sector do, but I have been extremely lucky that it has taken me to a huge number of diverse communities [...]

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