Aberfan


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Aberfan

a former coal-mining village in S Wales, in Merthyr Tydfil county borough: scene of a disaster in 1966 when a slag heap collapsed onto part of the village killing 144 people (including 116 children)
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Filming for the scene in the third series of the Netflix drama took place a few miles from Aberfan in Cwmaman.
The highly emotional day when the Queen did finally visit Aberfan is being recreated for Netflix drama The Crown.
Filming for the show's third series has taken place at various locations in South Wales so far, with an episode in the upcoming third series covering the Aberfan disaster.
"Jimi said 'I don't want to go on Top of the Pops, I want to go to Aberfan, I want to go to the disaster site.'" Ray, now 72, said.
Ar y ffordd i lawr, cofiaf ein hathrawes yn dangos i ni'r beddau yn Aberfan, a chofiaf deimlo ias.
Residents of the Welsh village attended a day of commemorative events, including a memorial service at Aberfan Cemetary at 9.15am - the time of the tragedy.
He planted a sweetgum tree in the Aberfan Memorial Garden and spoke to survivors at a reception before giving a speech, including a message from the Queen.
They initially called themselves The Aberfan Young Wives, but later, with the youngest member reaching 61, they dropped the "Young".
Pat Lee lost her eight-year-old daughter in the Aberfan tragedy ABERFAN: THE YOUNG WIVES CLUB ITV, 9pm FIFTY years ago, a colliery spoil tip in South Wales collapsed, killing 116 children and 28 adults.
Global Banking News-July 3, 2014--Barclays to close office in Aberfan, Wales