This week Iolo and Shân are going to Rhosllannerchrugog, near Wrexham. They go around the area and talk to the people who live and work there.
Rhosllannerchrugog is a large village. Today there are 10,000 people living here.
Coal was important in the area at one time. There were 50 coal mines in this area.
Iolo goes to Bethel Chapel to meet with Marc Caldecott. Marc likes disco dancing and he has been dancing since he was 7 years old. Iolo also tries to teach a new dance move to Marc!
Shân goes to see Dylan Wyn Williams. Dylan’s work is installing and repairing tv aerials. In Rhos you can get tv channels from Wales of channels from England.
Iolo goes to Ponciau Banks Park near Rhos to talk to Ann Ireland – a teacher in the local school. There’s a special dialect in the Rhos area and Ann talks about the dialect.
Shân goes to the school where Ann teaches – I D Hooson School. Here she talks to Dafydd Rhys. There’s a pond and nature area in the school. They’ve also built a Celtic house where the children can watch the wildlife.
Iolo goes to the Miners Institute to talk to Rhys Hitchmough. Many choirs come to sing in the Miners Institute.
Shân goes to see Stella Roberts. Every month Stella runs a sewing class or a craft class in her home to raise money for the eisteddfod.
Iolo goes to see Dai Lloyd. Dai keeps pigeons. Dai also breeds and races the birds.
The Rhos area is famous for music. Shân talks to Daniel Lloyd. Daniel has written a song about Rhosllannerchrugog called ‘Gadael Rhos’ (Leaving Rhos).