Conwy Castle English 'siege' re-enactment idea rejected
A row has broken out after an idea to re-enact the siege of Conwy Castle by English forces was rejected.
Cadw said no to the event despite an earlier re-enactment of Owain Glyndŵr's capture of the castle in 1404.
One councillor said there were fears people might be offended but insisted this was not the case and that the event would boost tourism.
A member of Conwy's Chamber of Trade disagreed, saying it would be too "negative".
Historic monuments body Cadw said it rejected the idea on the basis it was "out of line" with their historical interpretation of the castle. ...
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