Before 1752, the new year in Wales was celebrated on the 25th March; e.g. the 24th March 1700 was followed by the 25th March 1701. Of course, this roughly coincides with the Equinox (and the 'original' Hebrew new year and also that which is celebrated in Iran). It was known as Lady Day, which is not to be confused with Ireland's 'Lady's Day' though, which is the feast of the assumption of Mary, on August 15th. This old new year, was part of the Julian calender (Old Style/O.S.
On November 3rd 2017, 'Layers in the Landscape' had its second exhibition. This time we forayed south to Lampeter, taking position in the cloisters of OB ('Old Building'). This was no small challenge because it is a much underused exhibition space, in that, to my knowledge only one attempt has ever been made there before and I've sortof been at Lampeter since *ahem* 1993... Thus, I decided that maybe we could address this. The first challenge was acquiring display cases - t