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David Lloyd George and Llanfrothen

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We continue our monthly series of blogs on intriguing people connected with our churches with a curious tale from Llanfrothen – involving a future Prime Minister allegedly breaking into the …

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Sir John Owen: Welsh Musketeer

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There is a touch of Alexandre Dumas’ D’Artagnan about Sir John Owen.  He was born at Clenennau in 1600, into one of the most important estates in Caernarfonshire, into wealth …

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Llangwm Uchaf: Walter Cradock

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Walter Cradock was born around 1610 at Trevela in Monmouthshire.  A moderate and peace-loving divine; he would come to prominence in the religious, social and political turmoil of the English …

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52 churches in 52 weeks

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As of January 2019, the Friends own 52 churches in England and Wales – one for each week of the year.  To celebrate and encourage exploration of them – we’re …

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Wholesome vernacular

In Director's Blog, Latest by Rachel Morley

In Rachel’s third blog she explores medieval Mundon St Mary, set in the dramatic and desolate landscape of the Essex saltmarshes.  This article first appeared in December 2018 issue of …

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Our Christmas Cards

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We’ve delighted that our own Christmas cards are available to buy online this year, with two special works of art featured in each pack.   The first is this intriguing …