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A Cadw Event: The 40s returned to Bishop's Palace Lamphey again this year. And I was there!

A step back in time, meeting American GIs and The Welsh Tommies.

Last year I was invited to go along to this event as my first book of the trilogy, Pattern of Shadows,  is set in the 1940s. 641 more words

Archaeological Interpretation

A guest post by Dr Sandy Gerrard.

Our understanding of the past relies on carefully collecting information and piecing together the fragments to provide an insight into what happened in the distant or not too distant past. 395 more words

Wales

COMMISSION – THE PREPARATION OF THE NEW MANAGEMENT PLAN FOR THE CASTLES AND TOWN WALLS OF KING EDWARD IN GWYNEDD WORLD HERITAGE SITE

The Welsh Government through Cadw and key partners require suitably qualified/experienced specialist advisors to support the preparation of a new long-term management plan for the The Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd (WHS). 225 more words

World Heritage

Criccieth Commemoration

After a recent trip on the Ffestiniog Railway, I visited Criccieth and had a very positive few hours in the town and castle including a very satisfactory visit to a chippy.  972 more words

Archaeologies Of Death And Memory

Chepstow Castle, Monmouthsire - August 2014

Croeso and welcome back to another Doctor Who locations post!

Timey-wimey stuff! Today we are travelling back in time again in my TARDIS to August 2014 and visiting… 599 more words

Doctor Who

Game of Thrones, the Eagle Tower and Cyngen's Last Laugh

Today, my son and I visited Caernarfon Castle, the stronghold built by Edward I to militarily and ideologically consolidate and project political hegemony over Wales. 2,255 more words

Early Medieval Archaeology