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Review of Heritage Attractions in Wales

The BBC is reporting that the Welsh Government has commissioned a review of heritage attractions in Wales “to improve the commercial performance of historical and culturally important places” (“ 130 more words

Heritage Sites

Bancbryn: At long last…

Three years after it was written the report on the work carried out at the Bancbryn stone alignment has been released. You can see it for yourself… 348 more words

Damage And Desecration

Kidwelly's Ministry of Works Signs

A few months ago I visited Kidwelly Castle. In previous posts I have talked about its memorial and artistic dimensions: the memorial to Gwenllian and… 397 more words



So we’ve had a bit of a battering with the weather of late and in this part of the world, it normally puts alfresco eating to swift halt. 249 more words


Random Folk

Husb and I went to a meeting in our area this evening, a group of like-minded people looking at the feasibility of raising money to convert an empty church into a community arts / cultural facility. 98 more words


Guidebook Design and Caernarfon Castle

I have commented on the series of guidebooks for Caernarfon Castle elsewhere. This short video presents the sequence of guidebooks from Sir Charles Peers (for the Office of Works) to Arnold Taylor’s long-running contribution (from the Ministry of Works to Cadw). 13 more words

Heritage Sites

Strata Florida

The Cistercian abbey at Strata Florida in mid-Wales lies at the foot of the Cambrian mountains. Professor David Austin of the University of Wales Trinity St Davids will be lecturing (‘Sacred landscapes and national identity’) on recent archaeological work at the site at the… 7 more words

Heritage Sites