Owain Glyndŵr’s Uprising started in September 1400 in Glyndyfrdwy, and he and his army controlled most of Cymru by 1404. His campaign included battles, sieges, treaties, raids and the taking of hostages - which forced the English king, Henry IV, to send armies to search for Glyndŵr. You can find details of many of these events on the Owain Glyndŵr Society’s website - it is suggested that you use the

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2024 Competition

Write a newspaper article about an event from Glyndŵr’s Uprising.
The article must not exceed 500 words and it must include at least one picture or drawing.

The closing date for entries is: 31st July 2024

Two prizes will be awarded, one for Group A and one for Group B. Both winning entries will receive a prize of £50 and be published on the Society`s website. £50 will also be donated to the winner’s school.

Your entry must be entered using the Competition Form on the Children Section of the Society’s Website.

*** Please read theTerms and Conditions ***

Entry Procedure

To submit your entry, proceed as follows:

1. Create a Word document.
2. Write your newspaper article. This must be 500 words or less.

3. Insert one or more photographs or drawings.
4. Save the Word document and attach your entry via ‘GROUP A’ or ‘GROUP B’ below.

To Submit

  your entry Click on the Group below


Children Under 11 Years of Age


Children Aged 11 to 16 Years of Age

* With thanks to Pontarddulais Town Council and Alun Books for their  sponsorship