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A Pint of Myths and Legends, The Prince of Wales Inn

Prince of Wales

Come and explore the history of the Prince of Wales Inn Kenfig.  Using the latest digital technologies you can discover the story of the pub which dates from the 16th century.

The Prince of Wales Inn was originally constructed as a town hall after the original structure was lost beneath the nearby Kenfig sand dunes. It has always been a hub for the community serving as a community meeting place, a school and a market, for many years it was also a court of law and a venue for events ranging from coroner's inquests to the Gwyl Mabsant festival of dance.

It has now been awarded "Pub is the Hub" status and is not only a community meeting place but also a history & heritage hub, It is regarded as being one of the most haunted buildings in Wales as well as one of the most historic - the original Borough Mace and a copper measure were both donated to the National History Museum at St Fagans after being found inside an old wall safe at the pub.

Using digital technology, a series of six short films starring Owen Teale and members of the community have been made which look at various aspects of the history of the Inn and local area:

Shipwreck 

School

Propellor

My Friends

Talking Walls

Visitors will be able to watch the films by using a special kiosk that has been installed inside the pub. The kiosk will also provide details about the history of the pub and surrounding area, other useful websites and where to find further information.

 Come and visit:

Prince of Wales Inn, Ton Kenfig, Bridgend, CF33 4PR. 


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