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02 November 2014

In July 2014, the Bishop of St David's (Rt Revd Wyn Evans) visited the Coracle Sheds during his visit to Carmarthen. He was interested to learn about the coracle story and was presented with a miniature Towy coracle to remind him of his visit. The weather was very poor that day, so the Bishop decided to stay on land!

Julie Rees

02 November 2014

This photo, taken in the 1920s, shows a coracle and a Ford Model T taking on a flood. The coracle (the passenger is probably a member of the Rogers family) fares somewhat better than the car...

Photo: Bruce Watson/Trevor Bagley

02 November 2014

The Blairgowrie coracle on display at the Carmarthen River Festival in July. The next day, the coracle was presented to Martin Fowler at the National Coracle Centre, Cenarth, for permanent display in the museum

02 November 2014

Despite the weather, there was an excellent turn out of both spectators and competitors at this year’s regatta. As usual, competitors competed in a number of different events including slalom, water polo (during which Peter Faulkner took goal-keeping to a new level, alighting from his Teme and using it to block the entire goal) and the Coracle Society race which was won (again!) by Steve Miles.

10 October 2014

We have recently made some enhancements to The Coracle Society website in order to better serve our visitors.

12 September 2014

Channel 4 recently broadcast a one hour documentary, "The Real Noah's Ark: Secret History".

03 September 2014

A new item appeared recently on BBC Alba on the Spey currach. You can watch it on the BBC News by clicking here. An English translation is provided below

29 August 2014

The Coracle Society regrets to announce the passing of Bernard Thomas, one of our Vice Presidents.

We extend our deepest sympathies to his family at this difficult time