This summer Wales’ two national theatre companies - National Theatre Wales and Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru - teamed up for the very first time, with one of the country’s leading artists, Marc Rees, and broadcaster S4C to create a visual and storytelling feast.

Performed in English, Welsh and Spanish, {150} brought to life key moments in the story of the 150 Welsh men, women and children who settled in Patagonia in 1865, and the lives of their descendants today.
Melin Tregwynt was asked to create a fabric for the performance uniting Welsh & South American styles. 
Our cloth explores new ground and it’s a bit of a nod to those bold pioneers. It’s now available to buy direct from us and you can find more information and sizes and prices here.

Woven in 100% lambswool it comes in 4 different colourways - Pobol, Paith, Camwy and Gorwel, all with a common thread of hot pink. 

This multi-platform production, combining live performance in Wales with a specially commissioned film from Patagonia, was staged in the Royal Opera House stores near Aberdare - a vast building not normally open to the public, close to the homes of many of the original settlers.

Our Patrwm Patagonia fabric played a key role in the costumes, lighting, soundscape and even the choreography of the performance with a dance inspired by the original peg plan and lifting pattern of the weave.

 

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