Wise and Foolish Dreamers - Resources

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The following Wise and Foolish Dreamers resources are available to buy. All are full-colour, professionally designed and bilingual (Welsh/English). Please see the CEWC Resources page for further information on how to order.

All prices include postage and packing for 1 copy within the UK – please get in touch for overseas or bulk rates.

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Full colour book and accompanying DVD
Designed and produced with the assistance of pupils from three schools.
Price: £10

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Set of 6 full colour posters
Reproductions of panels from the Wise and Foolish Dreamers exhibition.
Price: £6

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Pupils’ Workbook
A full colour, 28-page workbook that can be used with or without access to the exhibition. Appropriate for Key Stages 2 and 3.
Price: £2

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Wise and Foolish Dreamers Teachers’ pack
A beautifully presented box containing resources that can be used to teach about the Spanish Civil War with upper Key Stage and Key Stage 3. Contains the following:

  • Teachers’ Notes – a 120-page full-colour book, packed with lesson plans and suggestions
  • Set of 34, full colour A4 Handling Cards for pupils – with maps, photos, posters and other source materials
  • Wise and Foolish Dreamers DVD and ‘Voices’ CD (containing excerpts from interviews with relatives of International Brigaders and Basque refugees)
  • Wise and Foolish Dreamers Book – the original 148-page full colour book, produced to accompany the Dreamers exhibition
  • Various other relevant pieces of accompanying literature

Price: £45

Related books

We can also provide copies of the following books relating to the Spanish Civil War, most from the Pontypool-based publisher Warren & Pell (in English only).

Contact us at centre@wcia.org.uk or 029 2022 8549 to place an order.

  • From Aberdare to Albacete: A Welsh International Brigader’s memoirs of his life by Edwin Greening (2006)
  • From the Rhondda to the Ebro by Alun Menai Williams (2004)
  • XV International Brigade: Records of British, American, Canadian and Irish Volunteers in Spain 1936-1938, edited by Frank Graham (2003 edition; first published 1938)
  • British Volunteers in the Spanish Civil War: The British Battalion in the International Brigades, 1936-1939 by Richard Baxell (2007 edition; first published 2004)
  • Miners Against Fascism: Wales and the Spanish Civil War by Hywel Francis (2004 edition; first published 1984)
  • Britons in Spain: A History of the British Battalion of the XVth International Brigade by William Rust (2003 edition; first published 1939)
  • In the Footsteps of the Spanish Civil War: A guide to South Wales Monuments to the International Brigades by Wendy Lewis and Ray Davies (self published; 2005)
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