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In Memorial: Dr. Frank Hunter Guinn – Past President

DR. FRANK HUNTER GUINN  DR. FRANK HUNTER GUINNOn Aug. 22, 2014 of Huntingdon Valley. Husband of the late Inez C. Nicely-Guinn. A Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday at 11 A.M. at HELWEG & ROWLAND FUNERAL HOME, 1059 Old York Rd Abington, PA 19001. Relatives and friends are invited to call from 10-11 A.M. at the funeral home. Entomb-ment to […]

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27th Annual Celtic Classic Bethlehem, PA 26-28 Sept. 2014

Come experience the Celtic Classic, one of the largest Highland Games in North America.Held in historic downtown Bethlehem, PA from 26-28 September, 2014There will be:Pipe BandsHighland Games and CompetitionsVendorsConcert PerformancesSomething for the whole family.Full details on the official site for the Celtic Classic 

St. Andrew’s Celtic Ceilidh 2014

 The St. Andrew’s Society of Philadelphia is pleased to invite you to a CELTIC CEILIDH (A Social Gathering with Music and Dancing)  With Live Music from Glenfiddle Saturday, June 14th, from 5:30 to 10:00 PM at Frolic Weymouth’s Farm “Big Bend” Rocky Hill Road, Chadds FordFull Details on the St. Andrew’s Society Celtic […]

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Choral Concert: “Wales – Land of My Fathers” 11 April, 2014

Gettysburg College  Sunderman Conservatory of Music Majestic Theater A new composition by Gettysburg College composer John “Buzz” Jones will be premiered. Wales: Land of My Fathers was created for a 100 voice mixed choir, 30 piece brass band, and solo harp and will be sung in English, Latin, and Welsh. The three-movement suite includes Welsh […]

Côr Côrdydd at NYC Gymanfa 2014

Côr Côrdydd at NYC Gymanfa Ganu 30 March, 2014

After performing at Carnegie Hall in New York City, Côr Côrdydd will perform at the Saint David’s Society of New York’s Gymanfa Ganu at the Rutgers Presbyterian Church.  Details on our Event Listing

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Dr. Richard Allen Presents: Dr. Richard Allen presents Samuel Meredith (1740–1817): American Patriot and Welsh Philanthropist

The Welsh Society of Philadelphia in conjunction with Haverford College is pleased to announce a very special presentation. Dr. Richard Allen of the University of South Wales, Newport will present his research on Welsh-American patriot Samuel Meredith, first Treasurer of the United States. Date: 15 April, 2014Time: 7:00 PMVenue: Magill Library Special ColletionsHaverford College370 Lancaster […]

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Choir Côrdydd Carnegie Hall 2014

Côr Côrdydd 29 March, 2014 at Carnegie Hall

A Celebration of Welsh Music in NYC Welsh choral composer Paul Mealor, Wales’ premier mixed voice choir Côrdydd, and leading Welsh harpist Gwenllian Llyr, will join forces in March to present a magical evening of Welsh choral music at one of New York’s best concert venues. Details

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Saint David’s Day Procession Cancelled Due To Weather

CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER We are sorry that we will not be holding our procession this year, have a happy and safe Saint David’s Day Dydd Gwyl Dewi Hapus! Happy Saint David’s Day Members of The Welsh Society, of Philadelphia will honour our heritage and Patron Saint on Sunday March 2, 2014. We will […]

Divine Service for Saint David

286th Divine Service for Saint David

The Welsh Guild of the Arch Street Presbyterian Church in conjunction with The Welsh Society of Philadelphia cordially invite you to  286th Divine Service of the Welsh Society Sunday March 2, 2014 at 3:30 pm Preaching: Rev. Bob Santilli Conducting: Trefor Williams Organist: Jack R. Williams   Te Bach (Welsh Tea) to follow the Service. […]

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286th Annual Banquet 1 March 2014

1 March 2014 The 286th Annual Banquet for Saint David’s Day  At the Philadelphia Cricket Club Invitations have been mailed and responses needed by Wednesday 19 February, 2014. If you have not received an invitation and wish to attend you may download an on-line version of  the invitation to print and return.