discover the 2021 festival adventures…

During June 2021 we made four journeys of discovery celebrating the Landscape of Faith across South Wales (see below). The adventure continues – we’re launching a new website with interactive map in November. We’re also opening a Landscapes of Faith exhibition in November at Llantwit Major, South Wales. Below you’ll find news of this year’s

St Patrick was from Wales!

The name of St Patrick is celebrated around the world – everyone knows the patron Saint of Ireland.  Facts about ancient saints are sometimes clouded in myth and legend, but we know for certain that Patrick is a real, historical figure. His writing still exists today, including his autobiography. But Patrick didn’t start in Ireland.

Discovering St David

Three miles south of Tregaron lies the village and church of Llanddewi Brefi. It is the church associated with Saint David, and the Welsh word Brefi refers to cattle lowing in the pastures and streams around the village. Inside the church today are Celtic stones dating back to the 6th century, including the beautiful, simple

Strata Florida – sacred valley for thousands of years

If you haven’t visited Strata Florida yet, put it on your bucket list. As you arrive in this special valley you’ll pass the great Cors Caron, the vast Tregaron Bog, one of the natural wonders of Wales. High up in this valley are early bronze age stones, set out on the hillside, bearing witness to

Bragod perform at festival inter-faith evening

The international performance duo Bragod, specialising in Welsh bardic music and traditions, gave a performance of a new work, commissioned by the Landscapes of Faith festival, at an inter-faith evening in Llantwit Major as part of the festival in June 2021. The festival commissioned from Bragod a new setting of Iolo Morgannwg’s peace prayer ‘Gweddi’r

PRESS RELEASE – Landscapes of Faith festival

ISSUE DATE: 31st May 2021Adventures in faith heritage – a 30 day travelling festival takes to the road in Wales through June! A significant boost to the faith tourism industry in Wales begins this month with the 30 day Landscapes of Faith festival taking to the road across South Wales for the whole of June.

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