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Ifan Jones Evans and Shân Cothi take a journey in west Wales following in the footsteps of Wales’ Romany Gypsies. They start in Llangrannog and visit Cardigan, Newcastle Emlyn, Crymych, Newportand Fishguard before ending in Rosebush.

Each night they held special free events for the public so they could be part of the journey.

Monday 25 June 6.30pm – Cardigan An Evening of Food and Entertainment ar Cardigan Guildhall. Live Gypsy Jazz music, a performance by the Children of the Cardigan Festival and local food produce stalls.

Tuesday 26 June 6.15pm – Newcastle Emlyn Poets and Poetry at Emlyn Hall. An evening of poetry in association with Literature Wales.

Wednesday 27 June 6.30pm – Crymych ‘It’s a Knockout’ at Crymych Rugby Club. Four local teams compete in ‘It’s a Knockout’.

Thursday 28 June 7.30pm – Newport, Pembrokeshire Beachside Party at Newport Boat Club. Live entertainment by Randwm and Lowri Evans.

Friday 29 June 6.30pm – Fishguard ‘Twmpath’ and Gypsy Dancing at Glannau Gwaun School. Folk dancing and a performance by Dawnswyr Aelwyd Hafodwenog dancers.

Saturday 30 June 4.30pm – Rosebush Party at Tafarn Sinc. Celebrating the journey’s end with entertainment by Billy Thompson and his band, Robin Bowen and the Delyn Deires, and Dawnswyr Talog dancers.

  • Year: 2012