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Gardeners' World, Roman-style

27 December 2007

Visitors to the National Roman Legion Museum will be able see an extra-special feature taking shape over the next few months. Work starts this week on a new Roman-inspired garden at the Museum in the heart of the Roman stronghold of Caerleon.

Take a different look at Christmas this year

10 December 2007

If you’re fed up with the usual Christmas celebrations, visit Big Pit in Blaenafon or the National Roman Legion museum in Caerleon for a different kind of Christmas celebration.

Celebrating an award-winning regeneration project

10 December 2007

A regeneration project using approximately 75% recycled or reclaimed materials to create an attractive and educational environment known as Coity Tip trail and linking Big Pit to the Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway and Garn Lakes has won a prestigious BALI (British Association of Landscape Industries) award.

Origins: in search of Early Wales

8 December 2007

Welsh skeleton known as "The Red Lady" ages 4,000 years in new research.


Earliest formal human burial in Western Europe is highlight of new archaeology galleries at National Museum Cardiff.


To be exhibited in Wales for first time.


Amgueddfa Cymru — National Museum Wales Open Meeting of the Board of Trustees

7 December 2007

10am, Thursday, 13 December 2007
The Court Room, National Museum Cardiff

Change of Vice President, Treasurer and six new Trustees for national museums' governing body.

Slavery exhibition wins top UK award

6 December 2007
Staff at Amgueddfa Cymru-National Museum Wales and other heritage organisations across Wales are celebrating after this year’s “Everywhere in Chains” project picked up a top UK award.