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    Weʼve raised £1,090 to Transform the Llantrisant Guildhall into a heritage and visitors' centre that will tell the unique story of this wonderful hilltop town

    Llantrisant, United Kingdom
    Funded on Sunday, 3rd December 2017

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    Llantrisant Guildhall Restoration Project is more than just the refurbishment of one of the town’s oldest landmark buildings. It is a major investment in Llantisant by creating a heritage and visitors’ centre which will help drive further economic benefits to this unique hilltop town by telling the remarkable story of a 1,500 year-old community.

    For more than six years Llantrisant Town Trust have worked tirelessly to breathe new life into this beautiful building which was a centre of power for almost 700 years.

    Llantrisant Guildhall will tell a remarkable story. Famous for its Freemen and the role their “Black Army” played in the Battle of Crecy, Llantrisant played a pivotal role in the revolts of the Welsh against the early Norman overlords. Llantrisant Castle was an overnight prison for King Edward II while the eccentric Dr William Price’s actions in the town led to the passing of the Cremation Act in the UK.

    The new visitors’ centre will house state-of-the-art exhibition space, research and IT suite for genealogy studies, interactive exhibitions to, historic artefacts, documentation and photographs. With a rolling programme of events, workshops and exhibitions, the Guildhall will also provide a location for weddings, a varied guest speaker programme and landmark events while its neighbouring Castle Green will become a new focus for community activities. The project will help bring more visitors into Rhondda Cynon Taf while also providing a first-class facility for people in the area.

    The two-storey Guildhall is capable of permanently housing the solid silver 1633 Town Mace , the Loving Cup, copies of the 1424 Charter, the bound Freemans Rolls along with a large archive of local history. This fine building will provide education facilities for schoolchildren and act as a resource for family historians.

    With the exterior work almost completed, we now need to raise a further £200,00 to complete the internal fit out and additional works. Please help! www.llantrisant.net

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    • DEAN POWELL10 months ago
      DEAN POWELL

      DEAN POWELL

      10 months ago

      Have you made a donation towards the Guildhall Restoration Project? Please support this fantastic project to breathe new life into Llantrisant's third oldest building!

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    • DEAN POWELL11 months ago
      DEAN POWELL

      DEAN POWELL

      11 months ago

      Diolch o galon i Elain a Prys am eich garedigrwydd. Gwerthfawrogi yn fawr iawn!

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    • DEAN POWELL11 months ago
      DEAN POWELL

      DEAN POWELL

      11 months ago

      Thank you to Richard Lewis for your kind donation of £50.00 towards the Guildhall scheme. We greatly appreciate your support and generosity!

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    Supporters

    16

    • Prys ac Elain

      Prys ac Elain

      Sep 7, 2017

      Pob hwyl, Dean, yn codi arian tuag at rywbeth mor werthfawr i dref Llantrisant.

      £50.00

    • Richard Lewis

      Richard Lewis

      Sep 6, 2017

      £50.00

    • Carol Davies

      Carol Davies

      Sep 6, 2017

      Well done Dean, always there for Llantrisant.From Carol Davies nee Edwards.

      £50.00

    • David Townsend Jones

      David Townsend Jones

      Sep 3, 2017

    • neil shearman

      neil shearman

      Sep 1, 2017

      £20.00

    • Anthony Harris

      Anthony Harris

      Aug 26, 2017

      Thanks for all your efforts and enthusiasm

      £100.00

    • Eileen Townsend Jones

      Eileen Townsend Jones

      Aug 10, 2017

      Targed mawr: pob lwc!

      £15.00

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    DEAN POWELL

    DEAN POWELL

    Llantrisant, United Kingdom

    Manager of the Llantrisant Guildhall

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