influences were West Coast (California) and their location West
Coast (Wales). The 1970s was an exciting and pioneering time for
Welsh-language rock. Hergest, with their mix of acoustic guitars
and harmonies, made their mark as one of the most popular groups
of the time - live and on record. In the studio, they produced two EPs and four albums with
songs that have passed the test of time like ‘Niwl Ar Fryniau
Dyfed’, ‘Harbwr Aberteifi’ and ‘Ugain Mlynedd Yn Ol’.
individual members are still actively creating and performing new
music, still share a strong personal bond, and in the twenty-five
years since they stopped performing together, there have been a
number of reunions, so the story may not be over yet.
is home to the group – its history, music and spirit – and the
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