Your Stories

People have always been an integral part of the slate landscape of North Wales, the skills and techniques developed all those years ago continue today, alongside innovative and unusual uses for this versatile stone.  The cultural and social impact of the slate industry on the area was, and remains significant today…tales of the Caban, Eisteddfodau and football matches from the slate heyday resonate today, and many traditions continue amongst these communities.

Learn more about the slate people involved in all different aspects of the industry…you’ll be amazed to discover the variety and scope of things that people do with slate!

We are working to inspire young people to get involved in their heritage through various activities, let us know if you have any ideas!