A look at the range of social activities centred around the chapels in the 19th and early 20th century, leading to their huge popularity in places like the Rhondda valleys.

This clip is from:
A Nonconformist People
First broadcast:
20 November 2008

Students could create a table showing the activities of the Anglican Church and the Welsh Nonconformist chapels. These tables could be used to explain why Nonconformist chapels were so popular in Wales. With reference to the information in the table, learners could discuss the reasons behind a decline in chapel-going during the last half century.