HistoryPoints News

Dec 21, 2014

Bethesda's plump pudding

The plum pudding is the heaviest part of any traditional Christmas dinner but few have ever rivalled the 2.5-ton weight of the pudding which brought some festive cheer ...

Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

to striking quarrymen in Gwynedd. The pudding was one of many gifts from sympathisers as the strike dragged on for three hard years. Local children sang a song about the pudding, gloating that the despised Lord Penrhyn had known nothing of it in advance. This year, a new generation of children discovered the song when they recorded it for HistoryPoints. For more on the story, and to hear the song, scan the QR codes at the strike memorial in Bethesda. Or click here