St. David's Day
A very happy St. David's Day to you all! I am proudly wearing my leek (felt, not real) and shall be making Bara Brith this afternoon. Yum ...
This is how the 38th (Welsh) Division Memorial erected, with a defiant dragon (the Red Dragon of Wales was the division’s insignia) standing on a 10 feet plinth, facing the woods with the regimental cap badge of the South Wales Borderers carved on one side of the base.
Stock Photo - A young girl wearing full welsh national costume dress 'AberDewi' - St David's day patron saint celebrations in Swansea Wales UK
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The Welsh hat has been an icon of Wales since the 1830s when it first made its appearance. Before that date, working women wore men's hats made of felt, either similar in shape to a bowler hat, or like a Welsh hat, but with a much lower crown.
Wales, Traditional Welsh National Dress
It is generally accepted that the Welsh National costume evolved in the late 1700s. The Welsh National Dress though is only for females. There have been attempts to create a welsh kilt for men but this has not really taken off.