Photos from the 2018 Whitsun March

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After learning about the history of the Whitsun March and enjoying photos from years gone by, I went along to document this year’s parade. Follow @mytongwynlais The sun was shining for this year’s Whitsun March as I joined the parade on Wellington Street. We stopped outside Cafe Arosfa and went on to the village green … more…

Whitsun March

This year, on Sunday 20th May, church members and children from Ainon, St Michael’s and Bethesda along with local residents, children and visitors, will meet outside Ainon church on Market Street about noon. At approximately 12.15 we’ll set out with banners following the band, stopping at various points around the village. The procession will eventually … more…

Memories of the Whitsun March

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After publishing the fantastic guest post by Suzanne Phillips about our traditional Whitsun March, readers Carol and Andrea sent me some pictures of the march from the 50s and 70s. Follow @mytongwynlais These first two photos are from the 1970 March. Notice the old Bethesda Chapel in the first picture. The banner in the second … more…