Certain surnames are often found amongst the gypsy
travelling families," says Society expert Dianne Sutton.
This year, the Jodhpur Flamenco and Gypsy
Festival will see performances by Chano Dominguez, Javier Colina, Daniel Navarro, Karen Lugo and Augustin Carbonell ' Bola', among others.
parties often have hundreds or thousands of guests.
They are, however, distinct from the UK's Gypsy
community and there is little interaction between the two (Travellers Aid Trust, 2009).
and traveller in Wales is somehow affected; be it directly, or indirectly, by the Scrap Metal Act.
Belgian IPA will be available on tap for several weeks while the bottled product is still aging.
But my sister Mellie is not a typical gypsy
At the top end of the scale is 15-year-old Romany Gypsy
Alfie Best (right), whose father is worth more than PS100m.
The presenters will step back in time to the early years of the 20th century in a gypsy
caravan known as a Varda, designed and crafted locally for the series.
being brought to court for larceny declared that law allowed him to take as much from others, every day, as sufficed for his maintenance".
The 65-year-old from Westerhope - well-known in gypsy
circles as John the Pastor - has been fascinated by the culture, language, customs and dress of Romany people since he was a boy.
That Walsh survived and, indeed, prospered to the point of leaving his family (for years he had to hide from gypsy
hit-men trying to kidnap him back into his father's keeping) is an extraordinary tale.