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Welsh New Year

First broadcast: 17 January 1966

Fyfe Robertson pays a visit to Cwm Gwaun in Pembrokeshire, which celebrates New Year two weeks later than everywhere else. This farming community marks the New Year using the Julian calendar so that the festivities start happening on the 13 January. These centre around homebrew ('two small glasses are quite enough to make the world a better place'), home cooking and, of course, singing.

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