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Big Pit celebrates its best ever season

12 October 2004
Six months after officially re-opening, Big Pit: National Mining Museum of Wales is celebrating its best season ever, with over 120,000 visitors at the site so far this season - a 25% increase on the same period last year.

Family Fun at the National Woollen Museum

8 October 2004
The National Woollen Museum, Dre-fach Felindre, celebrates Family Learning Week by launching two new activities aimed at children and families on Saturday 16 October.

Launch of Llwybrau Llafar Sain Ffagan: Welsh Language Teaching Resource

6 October 2004

Oakdale Workmen's Institute, Museum of Welsh Life
Wednesday 6 October 11.00 a.m.
with Alun Pugh, Welsh Assembly Government Minister for Culture, Welsh Language and Sport
and Jane Davidson, Welsh Assembly Government Minister for Education & Lifelong Learning

Unveiling "Miner - Votty"

21 September 2004
A painting detailing the inside of a weighing hut at one of Wales' most important slate quarries is to be shown to the public for the first time at Canolfan Maenofferen Centre, Blaenau Ffestiniog this week.


21 September 2004
The Roman Legion of Caerleon, the Second Augustan Legion, celebrates its 2000th birthday on 23 September 2004, and the Roman Legionary Museum will be on hand to mark this momentous occasion, with a lecture given by noted Roman archaeologist, Mark Hassall.