Author: Calon Lan

Happy New Year

Happy New Year to all the friends of Calon Lan Centre This year promises to be our most amazing yet, with BIG plans ahead for…  The first ever Calon Lan Exhibition at Swansea Museum, scheduled to take place in March 2020.  The first annual Calon Lan Literary Festival on dates surrounding May 15th, 2020.   …
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Carols & Candles

A Special Candlelit Carol Concert Last Wednesday, 11th December, Mynyddbach Chapel experienced a wonderful evening of carols with the Grenfel Singers.  Continuing a long held tradition at Mynyddbach Chapel that goes back decades and more, our visitors we treated to a special evening as the Grenfel singers led the chapel in joyful song. With lots…
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Christmas is Coming!

Looking forward to December Monday 2nd December What a good week it has been at the Calon Lan Centre. Sunday saw a special recording session in the chapel – a favourite for recording artists due to the amazing acoustics. This time, it was the turn of the famous Morriston Orpheus Choir, who will be releasing…
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WCVA Landfill Tax Grant Progress Update

WCVA Landfill Tax Grant Progress Update Work has been progressing really well in the last few months with regards to our landscaping project, made possible by Landfill Disposals Tax Communities Grant Award. The leadership, volunteers and contractors at the heritage centre have been hard at work on the ecosystems and grounds and soon the centre…
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Remembering “The Blitz”

A grand Wednesday afternoon was had by all as Phil Treseder from Swansea Museum gave a wonderfully enlightening presentation of the infamous “Swansea blitz” during the 2nd World War. 

Calon Lân Summer Concert 15th May 2020

Calon Lân Summer Concert 15th May 2020 – Part of the Calon Lân Festival 2020 Friday 15th May, 2020 at Mynyddbach Chapel We are truly blessed and very proud to announce that we, the Calon Lân Centre, are to introduce to Wales and the UK a brand new annual music and literature festival! Aspart of…
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“They defied the law to pray”

“They defied the law to pray” Posted by kind permission from South Wales Evening Post, first published Friday, Sept 6th, 1991 Driving to the north of Swansea, up from Treboeth to Llangyfelach and along the A48 to Penllergaer, the scene is a broad sweep of tree-fringed fields and wooden hills.  Only the M4 jars a…
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A History of Cymanfa Ganu

A History of Cymanfa Ganu Friends of Calon Lân Centre were treated to a special address by Alun Tregelles Williams on the history of the Cymanfa Ganu last Wednesday afternoon.  The audience were enthralled by the speaker’s wisdom on the infamous Welsh tradition. They were further treated to a DVD recording of the moments when…
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Exhibition 2020: Call for Memorabilia

In the spring of 2020, Swansea Museum in collaboration with the Calon Lân Centre in Swansea, will be hosting a museum exhibition to commemorate the centenary of the death of local and Welsh poet, Daniel James (Gwyrosydd), author of the famous Welsh anthem, “Calon Lân”.

Upcoming Events

Our Calon Lân Centre calendar is filling up with events for the rest of the year, and we would LOVE to see you. So please keep following this post as we update it with a variety of events that you are more than welcome to.

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