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Welcome to the Brethyn Online Research Project ,which is new initiative that follows on from the 'From Sheep to Sugar' project, which engaged well over 100 Community Research Volunteers and Volunteer Advisors in 2019 who investigated the history of the Welsh woollen industry from 1650 - 1850, and the production of a cloth called 'Welsh Plains' specifically for the Plantation Trade.

We meet up on the 3rd Saturday each month at 12.00 on Zoom - for link and more information check out here or send your details to us via Contact Us.

The project was managed by the Learning Links Interntional team, who spent more than 2 years exploring the links between Wales and the Slave Trade before applying for support to take this research further with help from the National Lottery Heritage Fund in Wales. 

Now folks who are interested to carry on this research meet up on Zoom on Saturday lunchtimes on the third Sat in the month at 12 - to discuss further research and to share findings, as well as considering new avenues for research and ways of telling these stories. We may also invite speakers, show short films, share some poetry and give space for presentations.

Learning Links International is developing a range of regular Zoom sessions, weekly and monthly to enable people from a range of countries who have an interest in our entwined histories to get together in these strange and difficult times, and carry on informal research and sharing of these often hard, but fascinating stories of Black History:

Also check out:

Black History Lunchtime Conversations - every Friday 12.00 - 1.30 on Zoom   




and we also support meetings of the North Wales Jamaica Society 

on 1st Satuday of the Month www.nwjsonline.com


and the Brethyn Online Research Network on the third Saturday each month 

You are welcome to join any of these free sessions.


Contact Liz Millman at Learning Links International lizmillman@yahoo.co.uk if you want more information, to share ideas or if you have queries or use 'Contact Us'.

This website is managed by Learning Links International www.learninglinksinternational.com




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