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Community opera seeks participants on Anglesey

3 November 2016

Work to reconstruct one of the medieval courts of the Princes of Gwynedd, Llys Rhosyr on Anglesey, is well underway at St Fagans National History Museum, near Cardiff. Next year the people of Anglesey will be invited to participate in a brand new opera inspired by the medieval prince Llywelyn the Great. To hear more about the project, a series of workshops has been organized for locals this November at venues across the island from Tuesday 8 to Friday 12 November. (To book a place, please contact Ceri Williams at Oriel Ynys Môn on 01248 752189.)

Big Beachcomb uncovers Swansea’s past

24 October 2016

Swansea youngsters find their heritage on the Bay

Don’t let anything go to waste

18 October 2016

A major exhibition showing some of the amazing things that can be made from discarded waste is to go on show at Swansea’s National Waterfront Museum from 22 October.



Statement by Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales regarding the Welsh Government Draft Budget Announcement

18 October 2016

“We welcome today’s announcement regarding the proposed increase to our budget.

300-year old fireplace fixtures acquired by Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

15 September 2016

Pair of Charles II silver andirons saved for the nation

Let Us Print

14 September 2016

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.