Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1938 POR - Welsh Folk Badge


1) Know the Promise and the Laws in Welsh.

2) Sing alone "Nos Galan" and any other song from the Camp Fire Songs, Parts IX and X, published by Girl Guide Headquarters, price 1 1/2d each.

or

Take part in the following dances: 

a) Welsh Reel.  (Published by Stainer & Bell.)  The following figures must be known: Towards the Harp, Jigging, and any six other of the figures; also the Figure of Eight which is danced between the figures.

b) The Rhif Wyth.

3) Write a Welsh story relating to the area in which she lives; 

or

Tell one of the Welsh Folk Stories in Welsh.

4) Name 20 flowers or birds in Welsh.

1939 POR - Welsh Folk Badge


1) Know the Promise and the Laws in Welsh.

2) Sing alone "Nos Galan" and any other song from the Camp Fire Songs, Parts IX and X, published by Girl Guide Headquarters, price 1 1/2d each.

or

Take part in the following dances: 

a) Welsh Reel.  (Published by Stainer & Bell.)  The following figures must be known: Towards the Harp, Jigging, and any six other of the figures; also the Figure of Eight which is danced between the figures.

b) The Rhif Wyth.

3) Write a Welsh story relating to the area in which she lives; 

or

Tell one of the Welsh Folk Stories in Welsh.

4) Name 20 flowers or birds in Welsh.

1943 POR - Welsh Folk Badge


1) Know the Promise and the Laws in Welsh.

2) Sing alone "Nos Galan" and any other song from the Camp Fire Songs, Parts IX and X, published by Girl Guide Headquarters, price 1 1/2d each.

or

Take part in the following dances: 

a) Welsh Reel.  (Published by Stainer & Bell.)  The following figures must be known: Towards the Harp, Jigging, and any six other of the figures; also the Figure of Eight which is danced between the figures.

b) The Rhif Wyth.

3) Write a Welsh story relating to the area in which she lives; 

or

Tell one of the Welsh Folk Stories in Welsh.

4) Name 20 flowers or birds in Welsh.

1947 POR - Welsh Folk Badge


1) Know the Promise and the Laws in Welsh.

2) Sing alone "Nos Galan" and any other song from the Camp Fire Songs, Parts 9 and 10, published by Girl Guide Headquarters, price 3d each.

or

Take part in the following dances: 

a) Welsh Reel.  (Published by Stainer & Bell.)  The following figures must be known: Towards the Harp, Jigging, and any six other of the figures; also the Figure of Eight which is danced between the figures.

b) The Rhif Wyth.

3) Write a Welsh story relating to the area in which she lives; 

or

Tell one of the Welsh Folk Stories in Welsh.

4) Name 20 flowers or birds in Welsh.

1950 POR - Welsh Folk Badge


1) Know the Promise and the Laws in Welsh.

2) Sing alone "Nos Galan" and any other song from the Camp Fire Songs, Parts 9 and 10, published by Girl Guide Headquarters, price 3d each.

or

Take part in the following dances: 

a) Welsh Reel.  (Published by Stainer & Bell.)  The following figures must be known: Towards the Harp, Jigging, and any six other of the figures; also the Figure of Eight which is danced between the figures.

b) The Rhif Wyth.

3) Write a Welsh story relating to the area in which she lives; 

or

Tell one of the Welsh Folk Stories in Welsh.

4) Name 20 flowers or birds in Welsh.

1953 POR - Welsh Folk Badge


1) Know the Promise and the Laws in Welsh.

2) Sing alone any two of the following songs (two verses only): Y Deren Pur, Doli, Alaw yr Ychen, Mentra Gwen

or

Take part in the following dances:

a) Welsh Reel, (Published by Stainer and Bell), Dance six figures, including he Bridge and Swing Corners; commencing with Towards the Harp, and ending with the Circle, or Towards the Harp again.

b) Any other dance from the 'Welsh Guide Gift Book' or from the 'Welch Whim and other Dances'.  (Published by the Gwynn Publishing co.).

3) Write a Welsh story relating to the area in which she lives.

or

Tell one of the Welsh Folk Stories in Welsh.

4) Name 20 flowers or birds in Welsh.

1957 POR - Welsh Folk Badge


1) Know the Promise and Law in Welsh.

2) Sing alone two verses from any two of the following songs: Y Deren Pur, Doli, Alaw yr Ychen, Mentra Gwen

or

Take part in the following dances:

i) The Welsh Reel, (Published by Stainer and Bell), Six figures to include the Bridge and Swing Corners; commencing with Towards the Harp, and ending with the Circle, or Towards the Harp.

ii) Another dance from the 'The Welch Whim and other Dances'.  (The Gwynn Publishing co.).

3) a) Write a story relating to her own locality

or

Tell a folk story in Welsh.

4) Name 20 flowers or birds in Welsh.

1960 POR - Welsh Folk Badge


1) Know the Promise and Law in Welsh.

2) a) Sing alone two verses from any two of the following songs: Y Deren Pur, Doli, Alaw yr Ychen, Mentra Gwen

or

b) Take part in:

i) The Welsh Reel, (Published by Stainer and Bell), Six figures to include the Bridge and Swing Corners; commencing with Towards the Harp, and ending with the Circle, or Towards the Harp.

ii) Another dance from the 'The Welch Whim and other Dances'.  (The Gwynn Publishing co.).

3) a) Write a story relating to her own locality, or

Tell a folk story in Welsh.

4) Name 20 flowers or birds in Welsh.

1961 (July) POR - Welsh Folk Badge


1) Know the Promise and Law in Welsh.

2) a) Sing alone two verses from two of the following songs: Y Deren Pur, Doli, Alaw yr Ychen, Mentra Gwen

or

b) Take part in:

i) The Welsh Reel, (Published by Stainer and Bell), Six figures to include the Bridge and Swing Corners; commencing and ending with Towards the Harp. (Music and instructions from Stainer & Bell, 29 Newman Street, London, W.1.)

ii) Another dance from the 'The Welch Whim and other Dances'.  (The Gwynn Publishing co., Llangollen).

3) a) Write a story relating to her own locality, or

Tell a folk story in Welsh.

4) Name 20 flowers or birds in Welsh.

1961 (December) POR Amendments - Welsh Folk Badge


1) a) Know the Welsh National Anthem (in Welsh).

b) Know the composition of the Welsh Flag and the story of St David.

2) Make a scrap-book to illustrate interesting features of Wales, the scenery, the main occupations of the people and their cultural traditions.

3) Do two of the following:

a) Tell a Welsh Folk story.

b) Sing a Welsh folk song (in Welsh)

c) Take part in a Welsh folk dance.

4) Dress a doll in Welsh costume. 

5) Show a knowledge of the chief features and purpose of the National Eisteddfod.

Note: Welsh or English may be used in the test.

Welsh Costume - patterns (for 5 in. and 10 in. dolls) obtainable from Broneirion.

Some reference books - General - The Land of the Red Dragon (University of Wales Press).

Folk Song - Parts I, II, III - Lloyd Williams (Hughes and Hughes, Ltd., Cardiff & Wrexham).

Folk Dance - Welsh Reel (Stainer and Bell, Ltd.).  Come and Dance - A.D Howie (University of Wales Press).  Welsh Whim and Other Dances (The Gwyn Publishing Co., Llangollen).

1964 (March) POR - Welsh Folk Badge


1) a) Know the Welsh National Anthem (in Welsh).

b) Know the composition of the Welsh Flag and the story of St David.

2) Make a scrap-book to illustrate interesting features of Wales, the scenery, the main occupations of the people and their cultural traditions.

3) Do two of the following:

a) Tell a Welsh Folk story.

b) Sing a Welsh folk song (in Welsh)

c) Take part in a Welsh folk dance.

4) Dress a doll in Welsh costume. 

5) Show a knowledge of the chief features and purpose of the National Eisteddfod.

Note: Welsh or English may be used in the test.

Welsh Costume - patterns (for 5 in. and 10 in. dolls) obtainable from Broneirion.

Some reference books - General - The Land of the Red Dragon (University of Wales Press).

Folk Song - Parts I, II, III - Lloyd Williams (Hughes and Hughes, Ltd., Cardiff & Wrexham).

Folk Dance - Welsh Reel (Stainer and Bell, Ltd.).  Come and Dance - A.D Howie (University of Wales Press).  Welsh Whim and Other Dances (The Gwyn Publishing Co., Llangollen).

1965 (July) POR - Welsh Folk Badge


1) a) Know the Welsh National Anthem (in Welsh).

b) Know the composition of the Welsh Flag and the story of St David.

2) Make a scrap-book to illustrate interesting features of Wales, the scenery, the main occupations of the people and their cultural traditions.

3) Do two of the following:

a) Tell a Welsh Folk story.

b) Sing a Welsh folk song (in Welsh)

c) Take part in a Welsh folk dance.

4) Dress a doll in Welsh costume. 

5) Show a knowledge of the chief features and purpose of the National Eisteddfod.

Note: Welsh or English may be used in the test.

Welsh Costume - patterns (for 5 in. and 10 in. dolls) obtainable from Broneirion.

Some reference books - General - The Land of the Red Dragon (University of Wales Press).

Folk Song - Parts I, II, III - Lloyd Williams (Hughes and Hughes, Ltd., Cardiff & Wrexham).

Folk Dance - Welsh Reel (Stainer and Bell, Ltd.).  Come and Dance - A.D Howie (University of Wales Press).  Welsh Whim and Other Dances (The Gwyn Publishing Co., Llangollen).

1968 Guide Handbook - Welsh Folk Badge


1) a) Know the Welsh National Anthem (in Welsh).

b) Know the composition of the Welsh Flag and the story of St David.

2) Make a scrap-book to illustrate interesting features of Wales, the scenery, the main occupations of the people and their cultural traditions.

3) Do two of the following:

a) Tell a Welsh Folk story.

b) Sing a Welsh folk song (in Welsh)

c) Take part in a Welsh folk dance.

4) Dress a doll in Welsh costume. 

5) Show a knowledge of the chief features and purpose of the National Eisteddfod.

Note: Welsh or English may be used in the test.

Welsh Costume - patterns (for 5 in. and 10 in. dolls) obtainable from Broneirion.

Some reference books - General - The Land of the Red Dragon (University of Wales Press).

Folk Song - Parts I, II, III - Lloyd Williams (Hughes and Hughes, Ltd., Cardiff & Wrexham).

Folk Dance - Welsh Reel (Stainer and Bell, Ltd.).  Come and Dance - A.D Howie (University of Wales Press).  Welch Whim and Other Dances (The Gwyn Publishing Co., Llangollen).

1973 Guide Handbook - Welsh Folk Badge


Syllabus available from Commonwealth Headquarters.

1978 Guide Handbook - Welsh Folk Badge


Syllabus available from Headquarters on request.

1983 Guide Badge Book - Welsh Folk Badge


1) a) Know the Welsh National Anthem (in Welsh).

b) Know the composition of the Welsh Flag and the story of St David.

2) Make a scrap-book to illustrate interesting features of Wales, the scenery, the main occupations of the people and their cultural traditions.

3) Do two of the following:

a) Tell a Welsh Folk story.

b) Sing a Welsh folk song (in Welsh)

c) Take part in a Welsh folk dance.

4) Dress a doll in Welsh costume. 

5) Show a knowledge of the chief features and purpose of the National Eisteddfod.

Note: Welsh or English may be used in the test.

Welsh Costume - patterns (for 5 in. and 10 in. dolls) obtainable from the Welsh Training Centre, Broneirion.

Some reference books - 

The Land of the Red Dragon (University of Wales Press).

Songs of Wales Book 1 and 2 (edited by Granville Bantock, Paxton Music Ltd., Sevenoaks, Kent).

Come and Dance - Alison D Howie (University of Wales Press, Cardiff).  

Welch Whim and Other Dances (The Gwyn Publishing Co., Llangollen).

1986 Guide Badge Book - Welsh Folk Badge


1) a) Know the Welsh National Anthem (in Welsh).

b) Know the composition of the Welsh Flag and the story of St David.

2) Make a scrap-book to illustrate interesting features of Wales, the scenery, the main occupations of the people and their cultural traditions.

3) Do two of the following:

a) Tell a Welsh Folk story.

b) Sing a Welsh folk song (in Welsh)

c) Take part in a Welsh folk dance.

4) Dress a doll in Welsh costume. 

5) Show a knowledge of the chief features and purpose of the National Eisteddfod.

Note: Welsh or English may be used in the test unless stated otherwise.

Welsh Costume - patterns for 5 in. (13 cm) and 10 in. (25 cm) dolls obtainable from the Welsh Training Centre, Broneirion.

Some reference books - 

The Land of the Red Dragon (University of Wales Press).

Songs of Wales Book 1 and 2 (edited by Granville Bantock, Paxton Music Ltd., Sevenoaks, Kent).

Come and Dance - Alison D Howie (University of Wales Press, Cardiff).  

Folk Dances - Llanover Reel (Gwynn Publishing Co., Llangollen).

Welch Whim and Other Dances (The Gwyn Publishing Co., Llangollen).

1989 Guide Badge Book - Welsh Folk Badge


1) a) Know the Welsh National Anthem (in Welsh).

b) Know the composition of the Welsh Flag and the story of St David.

2) Make a scrap-book to illustrate interesting features of Wales, the scenery, the main occupations of the people and their cultural traditions.

3) Do two of the following:

a) Tell a Welsh Folk story.

b) Sing a Welsh folk song (in Welsh)

c) Take part in a Welsh folk dance.

4) Dress a doll in Welsh costume. 

5) Show a knowledge of the chief features and purpose of the National Eisteddfod.

Note: Welsh or English may be used at the test unless stated otherwise.

Welsh Costume - patterns for 5 in. (13 cm) and 10 in. (25 cm) dolls are obtainable from the Welsh Training Centre, Broneirion.

Some reference books - 

The Land of the Red Dragon (University of Wales Press, Cardiff).

Songs of Wales Book 1 and 2 (edited by Granville Bantock, Paxton Music Ltd., Sevenoaks, Kent).

Come and Dance - Alison D Howie (University of Wales Press, Cardiff).  

Folk Dances - Llanover Reel (Gwynn Publishing Co., Llangollen).

Welch Whim and Other Dances (The Gwyn Publishing Co., Llangollen).

1991 Guide Badge Book - Welsh Folk Badge


1) a) Know the Welsh National Anthem (in Welsh).

b) Know the composition of the Welsh Flag and the story of St David.

2) Make a scrap-book to illustrate interesting features of Wales, the scenery, the main occupations of the people and their cultural traditions.

3) Do two of the following:

a) Tell a Welsh folk-story.

b) Sing a Welsh folk song (in Welsh)

c) Take part in a Welsh folk dance.

4) Dress a doll in Welsh costume. 

5) Show a knowledge of the chief features and purpose of the National Eisteddfod.

Note: Welsh or English may be used at the test unless stated otherwise.

Welsh Costume - patterns for 5 in. (13 cm) and 10 in. (25 cm) dolls are obtainable from the Welsh Training Centre, Broneirion.

Some reference books - 

The Land of the Red Dragon (University of Wales Press, Cardiff).

Songs of Wales Book 1 and 2 (edited by Granville Bantock, Paxton Music Ltd., Sevenoaks, Kent).

Come and Dance - Alison D Howie (University of Wales Press, Cardiff).  

Folk Dances - Llanover Reel (Gwynn Publishing Co., Llangollen).

Welch Whim and Other Dances (The Gwyn Publishing Co., Llangollen).

1995 Guide Badge Book - Welsh Folk Badge

Note: Welsh or English may be used at the test unless the tester states otherwise.
1) Know the Welsh National Anthem (in Welsh).
b) Know the composition of the Welsh flag and the story of St David.
2) Make a scrapbook to illustrate interesting features of Wales, the scenery, the main occupations of the people and the cultural traditions.
3) Do two of the following:
a) Tell a Welsh folk story
b) Sing a Welsh folk song in Welsh.
c) Take part in a Welsh folk dance.
4) Show a knowledge of the chief features and the purpose of the National Eisteddfod.
5) Dress a doll in a Welsh costume.
Welsh costume patterns for 12cm (5-inch) and 25cm (10-inch) dolls are obtainable from the Welsh Training Centre, Broneirion.
Or
Cook a national dish.
Or 
Make an article using a national craft.
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