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BBC Wales History BBC Wales History | 12:53 UK time, Friday, 5 November 2010

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 of crowds of men in Tonypandy 1910 (Image Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council)

3pm - De Winton Street Car Park

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

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

For more information contact Rhondda Cynon Taf Events team on 01443 425700 or email events@rctcbc.gov.uk

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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  • Comment number 1.

    l think it is inportent to remember the history of WALES,the valleys played a inportent part of the history,coal was at the hart of it that played it part in puting the RHONDDA on the map.l would to like to say well done to the the RCTBC on remembering the part that the miners did for the working class pepole of WALES,and looking forward to the LADY COMEING HOME TO TONYPANDY wear she belong.


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