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Exhibition: Being Human Festival: Coming Home: Sharing Veterans’ Mental Health Stories

St Fagans National Museum of History
9–18 November 2023
Cost Free
Suitability 18+
Booking Drop In

Art by Ian Kennedy

Logo with the words 're-live' in big letters in the middle, underneath in smaller letters are the words 'everyone has a story to tell' all letters are black and there's a black border around the text.
Logo with the words Positive Pathways By Veterans For Veterans in black, beneath the letters there's trees of different colour and sizes and a post with directions signs on the right hand side
Logo for The Armed Forces Cvenant Fund Trust, the words are printed clearly within the logo in grey writing with a black, red and blue stripe on the left hand side.

Coming Home is an exhibition of life stories told through unique comic and cartoon-based artwork produced by veterans alongside Arts in Health organisation Re-Live, comic artists and Cardiff University researchers. 

Captured online during the Covid pandemic, a group of veterans shared their stories and insight into rarely discussed aspects of their experience. Veterans were supported to share and adapt their often traumatic narrative, and work with a professional cartoonist to create a finished story.


This event is part of Being Human Festival, the UK’s national festival of the humanities, taking place 9–18 November 2023. For further information please see beinghumanfestival.org

A partnership event between Amgueddfa Cymru and Cardiff University

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