A successful application to National Lottery Heritage Fund allowed us to put in place the project "Tiger Bay - Preserving the Stories" which means that not only are we putting this right but also more stories can be collected. But you can now view how far we have progressed. More information can be found in Tiger Bay Times - here. At their peak, the docks in Cardiff were exporting around 11 million tonnes of coal a year.South Wales coal was what oil is today – the fuel that powered the world. The archive is still a work-in-progress and there are many more items to be added. Our heartfelt condolences go to Paula, Michael and all Patti’s family at this very sad time. Its members organise a range of walks to suit all abilities, as well as social events, weekends away and holidays.. Come walk with us to make new friends and discover the amazing scenery around you! Ships companies were recruited from foreign ports of call and on arrival some stayed in Cardiff mainly in the area that became known as Tiger Bay.People from more than 50 nations made Tiger Bay one of the oldest and most diverse multicultural communities in the UK. Tiger Bay from Mapcarta, the free map. These vessels were also returning with a precious resource – people. Cardiff Coal Exchange opened in 1886 provided the base where the negotiations for trading and shipping coal could take place. Born in Cardiff Bay in 1937 Patti lost her father and two brothers in World War Two. The Heritage & Cultural Exchange online archive can be viewed at www.hcearchive.org.uk. The content of this website represents the views of our organisation and does not necessarily reflect the views of the BSBT programme or the Home Office. Read more. Patti Flynn unveiling the war memorial in Alexandra Gardens dedicated to the people from diverse backgrounds for their bravery. 19 December 2019 BBC Wales Investigates, Knife Crime. 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The price of the world’s coal was determined here. A twelve-year-old tomboy witnesses the murder of a woman by her Polish merchant marine boyfriend, but bonds with him and thwarts the police in their investigation. Her older brother Sgt Arthur Young, a wireless operator in the RAF, died when his damaged Lancaster bomber crashed returning from France. As a family we went back in 2013 with our teenage daughter, and for several months I … Patti Flynn with Cardiff Lord Mayor Dan De'Ath and others at the unveiling of the war memorial dedicated to the people from diverse backgrounds for their bravery. Bassey was also one of the first black British entertainers to gain national and … Tiger Bay Ramblers (TBR) is a walking group for people of working age. Over a 70-year period Cardiff docks were always being extended to give more capacity for greater numbers of ships, which were in turn growing from small sailing vessels to much bigger steam vesselsThese vessels were taking their precious cargo literally all over the world. Tiger Bay is a half square mile, tight-knit, inclusive, multi-cultural community in Cardiff, Wales. He speaks to a 15 year old who admits to … Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. Europe. Our archive was not well sorted or catalogued. 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Fifteen out of Wales' 22 local authorities are now recording an infection rate of over 100 cases a week for every 100k people. Wales. Speaking to WalesOnline about her campaign in 2018 Pattii said: “People from the Caribbean were invited over after the war to the UK, to help rebuild our bombed and shattered country, while people like my mother had to try to rebuild her and her remaining four children’s lives. It is based in Cardiff but walks across South Wales and beyond. explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. Patti’s father, Wilmott George Young, came to Cardiff in the 1920s from Jamaica.Both he and her brother, Jocelyn, served as merchant seamen during World War II and lost their lives when their boats were torpedoed. It is internationally renowned as one of the most diverse communities in the United Kingdom; settled in the late nineteenth century by sailors from around the world, who married White women from the British Empire. At their peak, the docks in Cardiff were exporting around 11 million tonnes of coal a year. Patti, who lost her father and brothers in World War Two, successfully campaigned for a memorial to BAME servicemen and women. In a tribute to Patti on its Facebook page Black History Month Wales said: “It is with a heart full of sorrow and sadness that we write to inform you of the sad passing of our beautiful Black History Wales patron Patti Flynn. Tiger Bay The Musical Its cast full of international and local talents included John Owen Jones as the Marquess of Bute and local star, Vikki Bebb taking the lead role. See below for press related to Tiger Bay ABC. “Patti, your voice in song (usually Jazz) rises above the noise in the world around you and we say, your Black History Family will never allow your Legacy to be extinguished. Patti Flynn as a young woman in Tiger Bay with (from, left to right) Stanley Baker (actor) Alan Taylor (tv presenter) and Stan Stennett (comedian). 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