In 1800, a 15 year-old girl called Mary Jones walked 26 miles from Llanfihangel-y-Pennant to Bala to buy a book.
Portmeirion was created by the architect Clough Williams-Ellis from 1925 to 1976. He wanted to show how a naturally beautiful site could be developed without spoiling it.
SAORI is a Japanese freestyle approach to handweaving that encourages people to express themselves intuitively. Weaving with colour and texture can raise your mood.