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Publications

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The Churches of Capel Curig by Frances Richardson and Harvey Lloyd, published by the Friends of St Julitta’s.

 

Capel Curig, with a present day population of just over 200, used to boast 3 churches and 4 chapels. St Curig’s was the first but, when a larger church was built, the medieval church was renamed St Julitta, the mother of the Roman child martyr. 

The history is explored in this 28 page colour booklet which is a comprehensive guide to the story of Christianity in the village.  It is available in Welsh or in English at £3.95.

Capel Curig Heritage Walk published by the Friends of St. Julitta's.

 

This 10-page fold-out colour leaflet takes you on a walk taking in 18 local points of historical interest. £2.00.

The Churchyard Trail, a walk through history, published by the Friends of St Julitta’s.

 

The 14 page colour booklet describes some of the memorials in St Julitta’s churchyard, with additional historical detail. It is available in Welsh or in English at £2.25.

The Mountain Man, by Llyr D Gruffydd and Robin Gwyndaf, published by the Friends of St Julitta’s.

 

The 56 page colour book is a portrayal of Evan Roberts, Capel Curig rockman, botanist and conservationist.  It is available in Welsh and English at £8.00.

The War Years in Snowdonia (WW2)

 

In this little book, we aim to relate  a little bit of how life was in Snowdonia during the war years. It was produced to accompany the exhibition on Snowdonia in wartime, on display in St Julitta's Church in the summer of 2011.  It is available in Welsh and English at £3.50.

The First World War - A Great War?

In this book, we look at  WW1 from the perspective of a rural agricultural village in Welsh-speaking Snowdonia.  Original research has explored the problems that the people had to face and how they coped during the war years. It was produced to accompany the exhibition on Snowdonia in wartime, on display in St Julitta's Church in the summer of 2011.  It is available in Welsh or English at £3 95 post free. 

Snowdonia, Water Water Everywhere

 

This book explores the multiple uses of water within the Snowdonia area and how the local people have used the high rain fall to their advantage It is available in bilingual form at £3.50.

Uncle Tom at War, from Penmachno – Prison Camp, WW1

 

A fascinating tale of Thomas Williams, born in Penmachno and a tailor in Colwyn Bay when he joined the army in November 1915. Shot and wounded in 1917in the battle of Cambrai, he was taken prisoner by the Germans, and spent the rest of the war in a German POW camp and finally discharged from the army in March 1919.  £8.00.

 

The Pen Y Gwryd Hotel, Tales from the Smoke Room 

 

Tells the tale of what has been described as 'one of the greatest climbing hotels in Europe'. Contributions by our Chairman on the history of the building and also Ken Smith, who writes about the link between the hotel and St Julitta's £15.00.

 

A Welsh Odyssey, in the Footsteps of Gerald of Wales, Michael Curig Roberts

 

A readable  and enjoyable account of the Journey of the intriguing Gerald of Wales in 1188, when he travelled around Wales encouraging Welshmen to sign up for the Third Crusade. £7.50.

Tea towels.  

 

Why not support the Friends by buying one or more of these attractive tea towels?  The art work tells the story of our wonderful little church; the centre piece is a reproduction of a pen and ink drawing of the church and churchyard by Tony Rankin. The text is bilingual £4.50.

 

ALSO AVAILABLE:

 

Memorial Inscriptions of St Julitta’s Church, Capel Curig. £7.50

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