The Pierhead Launch

The South Wales launch of A Welsh Dawn took place in the Pierhead Building in Cardiff Bay on September 15th at 1:45pm.  The event was sponsored by Jane Hutt AM.. Rhodri Morgan and Martin Eaglestone both talked about the book and the politics of the 1950s. Readings were given by three  talented students from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.

Photography by Ifan Roberts 

Jane Hutt AM who sponsored the event.
The Pierhead - Part of the National Assembly 
Luke McCall, Melangell Dolma and Rhys Whomsley of the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama
The audience was arranged either side of a traverse stage

Rhodri Morgan 

Audience including Rod Roderic, Emrys Roberts, Richard Plestor,, Gwilym Roberts, Jean Roderic and Dr Eleri Edwards

Malcolm and Liz Chappell from Basingstoke, Chris and Jean Mowat, David and Marion Hawkins, St Hilary
Martin Eaglestone dreams of Dyffryn Nantlle

Stage Manager - Ewa Thomas
Dr Eleri Edwards, widow of Will Edwards MP who traveled from Llangollen for the launch 

Rhodri Morgan, Gareth Thomas and Shân Thomas (the original Siwan Williams of the novel)

Gareth Thomas with Gwenda Edwards (Gwends Williams of the book) who came all the way from Pontllyfni to the launch 

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