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GWREIDDIAU (Roots) is coming to Bryn Celli Ddu on the 22 June 2024, to celebrate the 10th year anniversary of the project, through folklore, community procession and performance.

Known as one of the most evocative archaeological sites in Britain, the 5,000-year-old monument was once constructed to protect and pay respect to the remains of ancestors. 

The event will include:

  • A panel Q&A with Stone Club, Dr Ffion Reynolds and Kristoffer Hughes, Chief of the Anglesey Druid Order.
  • The first ever performance by Ancient Music Ireland of the Llyn Cerrig Bach replica instruments
  • Community procession inspired by folklore and the landscape 
  • A ritual theatre performance 
  • Opportunities to visit the current archaeological excavation trench
  • Explore the site and discover our ancient ancestor talismans

The event is a collaboration between Cadw, Think Creatively, Arts Council Wales, Môn CF, Galeri Caernarfon, Oriel Môn, Manchester Metropolitan University, and Geo Môn.

Book your tickets online in advance (purchased tickets cannot be refunded).
Book a ticket for every member of your party. 
Please note tickets are only available online. There will be no tickets available on the door.

Bryn Celli Ddu is situated on rural farmland and the event is open to the elements. Please wear sensible foot wear, and clothing for outdoor use.

Doors Open:  4.00pm
Event Starts:  4.30pm
Event Ends:    7.30pm 

Free parking is provided at the Bryn Celli Ddu farm. Please follow signs to the monument and follow our steward’s directions. SAT NAV postcode: LL61 6EQ

Physical Access to Bryn Celli Ddu:
Please arrive directly at Bryn Celli Ddu from 4.00pm. Refreshments will be available. Camping chairs and blankets welcome.

The Bryn Celli Ddu car park is on the side of the road into Llanddaniel Fab village. Please firstly note that you will need to cross a road from the car park to the entrance of the monument. The entrance to the site is down a ramp and along a pathway and through a gate into the monument space. 

We look forward to welcoming you to GWREIDDIAU!



Event times

Day Times
Sat 22 Jun 2024
16:30 - 19:30
For full site information, including seasonal opening times and facilities, please visit the Bryn Celli Ddu Chambered Tomb monument page.