Free Event - Memory Lanes: Rural Wales On Film (Dyddiau Da - Cefn Gwlad Cymru Ar Ffilm)

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For this year's Oswestry & Beyond National Heritage Open Days screening we bring you a delightful collection of films from The National Screen And Sound Archive Of Wales Featuring short films and clips spanning from 1898 - 1975 From a beautiful panoromic view of Conway filmed from the L. singing carols in the village of Llangeitho; and members at Mynachlogddu who go a-visiting with the startling 'Mari Lwyd' (grey mare) in 1975 we will take you on a journey through the changing times and landscape of the Welsh countryside. Films: Conway Castle - Panoramic View of Conway on the L.& N.W. Railway (1898) Newport Hospital Carnival (1922) Gwylliaid Cochion Mawddwy ('The Bandits of Mawddwy') (1936) The Port of Cardiff 2 (1943) Haymaking at Trebettyn (1949) Yr Etifeddiaeth (1949) Hwyl a Sbri gyda Sefydliad y Merched, a Thrip Capel, Brynsiencyn (1949) Merthyr Vale and Aberfan - Festival of Britain Festivities (1951) The Royal National Eisteddfod of Wales 1958 Carnival Day - Amlwch (1960) Llythyr o Gymru ('A Letter From Wales') (1953) Capeli (1974) Dyma'r Urdd (1975)

Directors: various Some silent/some Welsh languge (no subtitles) Run time 2 hours incuding 2 x 10 minute intervals.

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