Be one of the first modern day pilgrims to walk the path from the spectacular Cathedral in Llandaff to the Holy Well and Hallowed Shrine of our Lady at Penrhys. The Penrhys Pilgrimage Project is recreating and waymarking the pilgrimage route which can easily be completed in two days, thus providing a great introduction to making a pilgrimage. If you are considering pilgrimage, or just want a good walk to explore parts of the South Wales valleys, this route is for you.
Mon 2nd September 2019 1:00PM Dr Iestyn Daniel explores anew the questions surrounding the sixth-century Latin document commonly known as De Excidion Britanniae, which has been the subject of considerable sturdy but much about it still remains unresolved and debatable. In this lecture he will bring additional light to bear on such questions as Gildas’ linguistic inheritance and ethnic identity, where he lived, where he launched his missive and his Latin style, and will outline the main conclusions of his work on a new Welsh edition of the text.