BBC Wales History
This weekend marks the culmination of a series of events organised to commemorate the centenary of the Tonypandy Riots. This is a free event. Here's what's happening on Sunday so far. For the most up to date details visit the www.tonypandy2010.com website.
Image of crowds of men in Tonypandy 1910 (Image Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council)
3pm - De Winton Street Car Park
- Unveiling of the Lady With The Lamp Statue
- Performances from Spectacle Theatre Company
- David Maddox & Gwen Evans Book Signing of "The Tonypandy Riots 1910-1911"
- Lantern and Miners Helmet Making Workshops
- Trace Your Roots With Glamorgan Family History Society
- Street entertainers
An image from The Tonypandy Riots 1910-1911
4pm - Central Library
- Cordell Festive Mini Safa Prize Giving at Tonypandy Central Library
Tonypandy after the strike 1910
5pm - De Winton Street Car Park
- Lantern Parade from De Winton Street to Asda Car Park
5.30pm - Asda Car Park
- Concert featuring:
- Cambrian Male Voice Choir
- RSD Dance & Cheer Group
- Unfaced Dance Group
- Tom Richards (X-Factor)
- Sophie Evans (Over The Rainbow)
- Nicola Heywood Thomas (Compere)
- Laser Show
- Fireworks Display
For more information contact Rhondda Cynon Taf Events team on 01443 425700 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Don't miss Tonypandy Riots - A New History on Sunday 7 November, 10.25pm on BBC One Wales. Eddie Butler challenges four local people - including Over the Rainbow runner-up Sophie Evans - to discover the truth about the events in mid-Rhondda that rocked the world during the Cambrian coalminers' dispute.
Read Phil Carradice's blog on the Tonypandy Riots.
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