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Apr 9, 2014

Children sing of giant pudding again

More than a century ago, children in Bethesda sang a gleeful song about a 2.5-ton Christmas pudding sent to the families of striking quarrymen by ...

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Posted by: RhodriC

a company in Ashton-under-Lyne. The pudding was a rare treat, as well as much-needed nutrition, amid the deprivation and bitterness of the three-year-long strike. Now pupils at Ysgol Dyffryn Ogwen have sung the song again and recorded it - for HistoryPoints readers. You can listen to it when you stand by the quarry strike memorial in Bethesda - just scan the QR codes with your mobile. Or click here