Poetry by Owen Davies, one of the first children to go to the school set up by @Longfields1952 parents #dishist #swansea #poetry pic.twitter.com/cydkxBFMzE — Legacy Of Longfields (@Longfields1952) May 12, 2018 Advertisements
Poems are written by the talented pupils from Ysgol Pen Y Bryn taking inspiration from some of the early photographs of Longfields Association and Cerebral Palsy Midlands. They were written during our workshop day at Pen Y Bryn School, Sara Beer from Disability Arts Cymru and film maker Ben Ewart-Dean led the event and we looked at the photographs… Continue reading Poetry by Pen Y Bryn pupils
Our project exhibition at The National Waterfront Museum is in the final few days. Our last day is Sunday 3rd June and then our travelling exhibition will open at Taliesin Create on June 11. Some images from The Waterfront!
Pen Y Bryn pupils have been very busy learning about the history of Longfields Association and during October I took part in a question and answer session at the school. The pupils of today wondered what pupils in 1953 did when they started at the school established by ‘Longfields parents’. There was a wide range of… Continue reading Question time at Pen Y Bryn
It was great to talk about the Legacy of Longfields Project yesterday at The National Waterfront Museum in Swansea. Thank you to the Historical Association, Swansea and The Royal Institution of South Wales for the invitation. Looking forward to planning the project exhibition – won’t be long now!
As with similar charities Longfields relied heavily on public support. Fundraising activities and the backing of community groups played a significant part towards the success of the Association. The support from these sources was demonstrated as the Chairman’s Report of 1980 revealed. Over the years, the Association had dealt with different setbacks but there was… Continue reading A financial set back in 1980