Tuesday 9 October 2012, 13:00
On Saturday 13 October 2012, Merthyr Tydfil Leisure Centre plays host to the Glamorgan Family History Society as they hold their Family and Local History Fair.
Friday 21 September 2012, 15:21
Wales History blog about the Hut 9 POW app
Friday 24 August 2012, 16:55
BBC Wales history article on Open Doors events - Taff's Well thermal spring and the Llangollen Railway
Friday 24 August 2012, 14:53
BBC Wales is asking for people to match modern-day locations in Wales to pictures on vintage postcards.
Thursday 16 August 2012, 16:25
Blog article introducing highlights from Open Doors 2012.
Wednesday 15 August 2012, 17:35
Caradog Jones: Welsh war veteran who survived kamikaze attacks
Thursday 28 June 2012, 14:40
A small, late-medieval house from Haverfordwest is the latest building to be re-erected at St Fagans: National History Museum.
The house will be officially opened to the public on Monday 2 July at 2pm. Visitors will be welcomed into the house, as re-enactors use traditional skills to cook the first...
Friday 18 May 2012, 14:00
Pioneering translator, industrialist, linguist, collector, and mother of nine, Saturday 19 May marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Lady Charlotte Guest.
Born on 19 May 1812, she was christened Lady Charlotte Elizabeth Bertie and grew up in Lincolnshire. Her father Albemarle Bertie, the ninth...
Friday 4 May 2012, 16:00
On 6 May 1959, when civil aviation in Britain was still in the early stages of development, a small De Havilland Dove aircraft crashed on North Road, one of the main routes into and out of the city of Cardiff.
Friday 4 May 2012, 13:21
A historic Cardiff pub, the Vulcan Hotel, has served its last pint and is set to be dismantled and moved, brick by brick, to St Fagans National History Museum.
Brewers SA Brain said it was no longer commercially viable for either Brains or licensees Gwyn and Sandra...
Wednesday 2 May 2012, 16:15
The National Roman Legion Museum in Caerleon is offering the chance to sample some Roman-style food this bank holiday (Monday 7 May).
The museum will be hosting a 'Come Dine With Me' competition, where four hosts will set out to impress each...
Monday 30 April 2012, 07:35
Wales has a wealth of May Day customs, superstitions and traditions that go back to the time of the Druids.
Known as Calan Mai or Calan Haf, the first day of May was an important time for celebration and festivities in Wales as it was considered to be the start of summer. Marking neither an equinox...
Friday 20 April 2012, 15:59
Sunday 22 April, marks the 100th anniversary of the first manned flight across the Irish Sea from Wales to Ireland.
In April 1912, three intrepid aviation pioneers - Vivien Hewitt, Denys Corbett Wilson and Damer Leslie Allen - each aimed to be the first man to fly across the Irish Sea in an aeroplane...
Wednesday 18 April 2012, 14:55
In the foyer of the Lawn Tennis Association there is a statue to Welshman Major Walter Clopton Wingfield with the simple statement: "Inventor of Lawn Tennis". It is a title that still provokes debate among sports historians.
Tuesday 3 April 2012, 12:20
The seven national museums in Wales received 1.69 million visits in 2011-12, the most since free entry was introduced in April 2001.
Monday 2 April 2012, 17:00
This Easter weekend (Friday 6 - Monday 9 April 2012), the National Roman Legion Museum in Caerleon have planned their own Ancient Games to celebrate the opening of their new exhibition 'The Games of Zeus'.
A number of athletic challenges, including an obstacle...
Monday 2 April 2012, 08:40
The Falklands - Healing the Wounds is one of two documentaries on BBC Cymru Wales to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the start of the Falklands War on 2 April 1982.
They capture the personal and emotional impact of the conflict on the lives of Welsh soldiers who fought in the war.
Tuesday 27 March 2012, 15:20
A national television advertisement for the National Lottery's Good Causes holds special significance for Cardiff war veteran Leslie Godwin.
Leslie is one of over 50,000 people who have made commemorative trips through the BIG Lottery Fund's Heroes Return scheme.
Monday 26 March 2012, 13:10
The City and County of Swansea together with the Friends of Oystermouth Castle are looking to produce a 2013 calendar for Oystermouth Castle, that features photographs of the castle taken by the public.
They are looking for recent, as well as past photographs of the Oystermouth...
Friday 23 March 2012, 10:46
Aberystwyth professor Aled Gruffydd Jones looks at the history of journalism in Wales as part of the Histories of Wales series. You can listen to him present the next episode in the series on Sunday, 4.30pm on BBC Radio Wales.
Journalism has been very much in the spotlight this past year. The sudden...
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