Betty Campbell – A Journey through Butetown

Who was Betty Campbell? And what was so special about her home, Tiger Bay? Learn about the first historical Welsh woman to be celebrated with a statue.

From building the docks in the 1860s, two world wars, the 1919 riots and numerous phases of building, demolishing and rebuilding, join Betty as she shares a history lesson about a small area of Cardiff which played an important role in Welsh history over the last two hundred years.

People. Community. Cardiff. Welcome to Tiger Bay!

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Betty Campbell

Kimberley Abodunrin

Creative team


Carli De’La Hughes


Nia Morais

Additional Information

This show is suitable for Key Stage 2 learners.


Link to education pack


In Character Production, with support from Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru and Butetown Arts & Culture Association