One of Wales’s best known performers and broadcasters is anxiously awaiting the spectacular Hiraeth concert coming to Cardiff this month.

Plans to transform the historic Llantrisant Guildhall into a state of the art visitors’ centre will go ahead thanks to a £1.1million fundraising effort by Freemen of the town.

Strangely enough, it takes a Frenchman to tell the Welsh how wonderful their heritage and culture is.