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Plans to merge Cadw and National Museums Wales

There has been speculation for some time about the possible merger of Cadw and National Museums Wales (Amgueddfa Cymru). It has been reported today that Dr David Fleming, Director of the National Museums Liverpool, has… 132 more words

Heritage Organisations

Business As Usual?

by Dr Sandy Gerrard

At Bancbryn the archaeological establishment set about trashing the idea that the alignment of stones separating two scheduled cairn cemeteries could be important. 353 more words

Damage And Desecration

Celebrating diversity the Cadw way

by Dr Sandy Gerrard

On the island of Hoy in the Orkneys a massive sandstone boulder (8.5m long by 4.47m wide) sits stranded like a whale at the bottom of a steep cliff. 506 more words


Exploring Raglan Castle

Raglan Castle in Monmouthshire, south-east Wales, is an unexpected gem.

I visited it for the first time in August and was blown away by how well preserved the late medieval castle is, its impressive arch designs and its lily-strewn moat. 44 more words

Explore The World

Exploring Raglan Castle

Walking around Raglan Castle in Monmouthshire in August I could not help but think about all those people who have stepped foot in its grounds before me. 50 more words

Explore The World

The Dragon at Rhuddlan

I’m a regular visitor to Rhuddlan Castle, which in many ways is a superior example of a Cadw castle heritage experience for me and my kids in North Wales. 563 more words

Places And Landscapes

A vegan dish for a medieval palate

While most medieval peasantry were not feasting on meat every meal – they probably didn’t cater for vegans either. Along with vegetables, a typical medieval diet in south Wales would have included a lot of cheese, eggs and fish. 283 more words

Living History