The Hywel Teifi Memorial Fund's Grand Dinner

An evening to raise funds for the Hywel Teifi Memorial Fund

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On Friday, January 29th, Academi Hywel Teifi hosted a prestigious dinner at the Bay Campus Great Hall, to raise funds for the Hywel Teifi Memorial Fund, with broadcaster Huw Edwards as guest speaker.

Over 120 distinguished guests came to this special event at the Grand Hall, Bay Campus, enjoying a grand lunch, an organ statement by Dr Ian Rutt and being captivated by the soprano Elin Manahan Thomas. An inspiring speech was received from Huw Edwards, the successful broadcaster and son of Hywel Teifi, where he recalled his father's vision about Welsh in education and public life. After that, a successful auction that raised £ 9,000 led by Glynog Davies.

The event received extensive coverage in the press with Heno filming live on the night and following the evening, many articles appeared in a variety of newspapers and magazines. The Grand Dinner also received widespread coverage in the social media, during the event itself and following the event.