Pair of Charles II silver andirons saved for the nation
As computers allow us to move paragraphs around, switch typeface in the touch of a button and swap letter size before we print, it’s easy to forget how hard previous printers had to work to come up with a finished book page or poster.
Now the National Waterfront Museum in Swansea will give everyone an insight into how hard printing used to be as part of the Welsh Government’s Open Doors programme.
Take some stalls showcasing the finest Welsh foods and drinks, add a healthy helping of history, mix it up with free admission and serve it all in the unique open-air setting! This is what will be happening at St Fagans National History Museum over the weekend of 10 & 11 September 2016, 10am-5pm as the St Fagans Food Festival returns to tickle the taset buds. Entry IS FREE.
A Spectacular Roman time awaits you at Caerleon this August as the National Roman Legion Museum have organised a fantastic weekend of Roman re-enactment with Empire taking place in Caerleon Amphitheatre on Saturday 27 & Sunday 28 August, 11am-5pm. (Adults £5; Concessions £4 and Family ticket £15).
A series of new benches have been installed by army veterans at St Fagans National History Museum as part of the redevelopment work on the site.
First building to be completed as part of the St Fagans National History Museum redevelopment project
Following the success of last year's The History Place, many of Wales’ national institutions and local history organisations have come together to create another one at this year’s National Eisteddfod.
School holidays are upon us and following last year’s successful summer campaign, Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales, Cadw, the Welsh Government’s historic environment service, and the National Library of Wales have joined forces to offer an exciting children’s passport to explore the wonderful treasures of Wales, from museums, and castles to historic houses and gardens.