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Talk on roman weapons and tools at Caerleon's National Roman Legion Museum

19 September 2012

The Roman Smith and his role with the Roman Army will be discussed in a public lecture at the National Roman Legion Museum, Caerleon on Sunday 23 September at 2pm. Tickets are £3.50 but must be booked in advance by phoning 029 20573550.

Welshman's collection of British art on exhibit in Scotland

28 August 2012

Welshman Derek Williams has been the greatest benefactor to Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales since Gwendoline and Margaret Davies. Now works from the Derek Williams Trust Collection are going to Scotland to be shown in a new exhibition at the Pier Arts Centre in Stromness in Orkney from Saturday 1st September – 17 November and at the City Art Centre in Edinburgh from 1st  December until 24 February 2013.

Let's go Fly a Kite

25 July 2012

Youngsters have the chance to make, design and fly their own kites thanks to a special workshop at the National Waterfront Museum in Swansea.

National Waterfront Museum launches 'Sport & Industry' Achievers Gallery

6 July 2012

This Friday (6 July), the National Waterfront Museum in Swansea will officially open Sport & Industry, a refreshed gallery celebrating Welsh sporting achievers.

Big Pit Celebrates Quality Award

6 July 2012

Big Pit is celebrating this week after achieving the highest quality award possible on Trip Advisor.


St Fagans brings Haverfordwest Tudor trader's house back to life

2 July 2012

A small late-medieval house from Haverfordwest is the latest building to be re-erected at St Fagans: National History Museum and will be officially opened to the public on Monday 2 July at 2pm.

Visitors will be welcomed into the house, as re-enactors use traditional skills to cook the first meal on the hearth, since the building's arrival at the museum.