Cilgerran Castle



On 23rd Spetember key stage 2 pupils travelled to Cilgerran Castle for a one man performance entitled Lord Rhys - Hero of the South. The performance held in the castle grounds depicted the life of Rhys ap Gruffydd. Later to become known as Lord Rhys he was a successful and powerful Welsh prince who dominated Wales and fought against the Normans in the 12th century, capturing several castles in South Wales including Cilgerran.

The children enjoyed the interactive performance and many were called upon to aid Lord Rhys in his storytelling. 

Prior to leaving, the children had a brief tour of the castle.