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Discover the dramatic tales behind Wales’s amazing heroes and heroines; they are the people of Welsh legends. 

Some are just everyday folk who have done inspirational things with different backgrounds and lived experience; maybe you're a Welsh cultural hero or heroine in the making — only time will tell!

Read the stories and watch the messages below to travel in time or set off on a digital mission. Why not download one our Heroes and Heroines of Wales — free eBooks — or our fun colouring sheets of some the characters we feature. 

To meet more characters from Wales’s past, visit our Children’s Festival of Welsh History 2020 page where you can hear Owain Glyndwr call for an end to English tyranny …. or find out why Mary Jones a sixteen year old school girl walked 26 miles without shoes!

Discover now…