The Prince of Wales will visit Aberfan today to mark 50 years since the Aberfan disaster, when 144 people were killed by a coal tip which collapsed onto the small mining village.
Prince Charles will visit the memorial garden.
The Prince of Wales will visit Aberfan, Wales, today to remember those who lost their lives 50 years ago in the Aberfan disaster.
Her Majesty The Queen visited the village shortly after the disaster in 1966, and spoke to the parents of children who had died.
The Queen has paid tribute to the spirit and dignity of the people of Aberfan, 50 years since the disaster which killed 116 children.
Wales has fallen silent to mark the 50th anniversary of the Aberfan disaster, which cost the lives of 116 schoolchildren.
Philip Thomas was a 10-year-old pupil at Pantglas Junior School in Aberfan when a coal tip collapsed and slid downhill.