John Lloyd Williams in Harlech Castle - 22 July, 1881

from J. Lloyd Williams Diaries 1880-1, pages iii:

Up at 5.30. Very wet & stormy morning, Started at 6, for Port[madoc] - got dripping wet - arr[ive]d in time for the Harlech train, - Co[mpany] of J. H. Jones of Llanrwst. Musical gossip.

- Breakfast in Har[lech] members of Machynlleth choir - coarse vulgar talk - obscene jests. rude laughter. not creditable to our Welsh youth.-


Towards castle - still wet - attendance miserable - Rain dripping down through the canvas …   more >>

cite as

John Lloyd Williams, J. Lloyd Williams Diaries 1880-1. In NLW, number GB 0210 JLLW MB1/1, p. iii. accessed: 17 June, 2024

location of experience: Harlech Castle


John Lloyd Williams
Botanist, botanist, editor, examiner […]

Listening to

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performance of 'unknown music' performed by Festiniog Choir, Penllwyn Choir

Experience Information

Date/Time 22 July, 1881
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in public


John Lloyd Williams attends Harlech Festival.

Originally submitted by acusworth on Fri, 13 Nov 2015 13:07:29 +0000
Approved on Fri, 11 Nov 2016 16:59:02 +0000