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Empty Room, The

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9781845275884
  • Angharad Tomos
  • Publication August 2016
  • Suitable for age 9-11 or Key Stage 2
  • Format: Paperback, 198x128 mm, 120 pages
Based on the story of Eileen and Trefor Beasley's stand for the Welsh language in the 1950s, when they refused to pay the local council tax until they received a Welsh request form. Their protest lasted eight years and gave their family great hardship.

Further Information:
A child's piano, a father's desk, a family sofa, a mirror above the fireplace – all these were taken one day from a house in Llangennech, Carmarthenshire. Why did one family sacrifice everything, just for a scrap of paper? There comes a time when you believe so strongly in something, that you are willing to let go of everyday things. This is a true story of a Welsh family's fight for a basic human right, that had far reaching consequences. A story that will inspire you ...