Llafur News & Events

Keep up to date with all the latest goings on at Llafur and events relating to Welsh history.

The Ieuan Gwynedd Jones Essay Prize
The Ieuan Gwynedd Jones Essay Prize
10/04/2021

Llafur, The Welsh People’s History Society is pleased to announce the Ieuan Gwynedd Jones Essay Prize. Professor Ieuan Gwynedd Jones (1921-2018) was one of the most insightful of Welsh social… Click to read more...
Letter to the Welsh Government regarding the National Library of Wales
Letter to the Welsh Government regarding the National Library of Wales
05/02/2021

Llafur: Welsh People’s History Society welcomes the news that the Welsh Government will provide additional funding to the National Library of Wales for the 2020-21 and 2021-22 financial years, which… Click to read more...
Llafur Spring Series: Migration and Wales
Llafur Spring Series: Migration and Wales
30/01/2021

We are pleased to announce our new series of online Llafur events on the theme of Migration and Wales.  All the events will be held via Zoom.  They are free… Click to read more...
From the Llafur archives…
From the Llafur archives…
21/10/2020

To mark our 50th anniversary, we will be sharing items from the Llafur archive. We start with this letter sent on this day 50 years ago by founder member and… Click to read more...
Llafur summer series: Black Lives Matter
Llafur summer series: Black Lives Matter
12/09/2020

A message from our President, Hywel Francis: We hope you all enjoyed the Llafur summer series. It is incumbent on us all to actively speak out and act against the… Click to read more...
Llafur at 50!
Llafur at 50!
29/08/2020

Llafur was founded 50 years ago in September 1970. We are appealing to members to share photos of the past 50 years of Llafur.  If you have any photos of… Click to read more...
May 2020 – An update for all Llafur members
May 2020 – An update for all Llafur members
22/05/2020

The latest issue of the Llafur journal has been completed. Unfortunately, due to ongoing coronavirus restrictions, there is currently a delay to delivery from the printers and distribution to members.… Click to read more...
Hywel Francis is conferred as new Llafur President
Hywel Francis is conferred as new Llafur President
25/01/2020

Hywel Francis has been conferred as the President of Llafur: the Welsh People’s History Society at its Annual General Meeting in Cardiff on 16 November 2019.  He succeeds the late… Click to read more...
Llafur Newsletter 2016
Llafur Newsletter 2016
09/05/2017

In this edition: Darren Macey on ‘should the history of “one” be our prime concern? Chris Parry and Rhodri Hughes report on the 6 February 2016 Day School on Keir… Click to read more...
Llafur Newsletter 2015
Llafur Newsletter 2015
01/04/2016

In this edition:- Daryl Leeworthy reports on the 2015 AGM and Day School on the 1945 Labour Government, held at the Winding House, New Tredegar. Stephanie Ward reports on the… Click to read more...