Events

To accompany the series our project partners will be running activities tied to The Story of Wales which we have listed below. For more information on these events please visit the partners website.

Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

National Museum Cardiff
 
Every Saturday and Sunday (11.45am for 30 minutes)
Guided Tour: Origins in search of early Wales
 
1 March (Concert at 1.15pm & Talk at 2.15pm)
St David’s Day celebrations
 
7 March (1.05pm)
Origins lunchtime talk: Invisible crafts
 
9 March (1.05pm)
Lunchtime talk: An introduction to the John Piper exhibition
 
16 March (1.05pm)
Art lunchtime talk: Beyond the lines – a geological interpretation of Piper’s Snowdonia works.
 
21 March (1.05pm)
Origins lunchtime talk: Metalwork to manuscript
 
23 March (1.05pm)
Art lunchtime talk: John Piper
 
27 March (1.05pm)
Behind the scenes: Archaeology
 
4 April (1.05pm)
Origins lunchtime talk: A celebration of the discoveries in Pontnewydd Cave – Neanderthals in Wales
 
10 – 15 April (11am, 1pm & 3pm)
Collaged landscapes
 
17 – 20 April (11am, 1pm, 3pm)
Archaeology family workshop
 
2 May (1.05pm)
Origins lunchtime talk: Pots of cash – recent coin hoards from Wales
 
15 – 17 May (2 – 4pm)
Adult Learners Week Workshops – Burying bronze

St Fagans: National History Museum

25 February (2 – 3pm)
Talk: Rebecca Riots

25 & 26 February (11am - 1pm & 2pm - 4pm)
Stories of Wales


1 March (10am - 5pm)
St David’s Day


National Roman Legion Museum

26 February (11am – 4pm)
St David’s Day – Festival of Wales

 
National Waterfront Museum

26 February (12 – 4.30pm)
St David's Day Party

Cadw

Events at Cadw Castles and Historic Attractions


Caernarfon Castle, Caernarfon

3 March
Building a Castle
Learn about the crafts and industries that went into building Edward I’s mighty Castle of Caernarfon. How do they differ from today?
Join in the Open University's Icons of Wales session. What's special about your icons and how do they feed into ideas about Wales and Welshness?
 
 
Caerphilly Castle, Caerphilly

4 March
The Marquess and the Monument
The Marquess of Bute will be inspecting his ruined castle. Join him for tours throughout the day where he will detail his plans for rebuilding in a symphony of stone about 1890.

Open University in Wales

Open University in Wales - The Story of Wales in Your Area

1 March, Maesteg, 10:30, 12:00 and 14:00
Y Llynfi Library, Maesteg Sports Centre, Old Forge Site, Nant y Crynwyd, Maesteg CF34 9EB

3 March, Gwynedd, sessions running between 11:00 and 16:00
Caernarfon Castle, Castle Ditch, Caernarfon, Gwynedd LL55 2AY

8 March, Llanelli, 14:00
Llanelli Public Library, Vaughan Street, Llanelli SA15 3AS

13 March, Aberdare, 14:30
Aberdare Library, Green Street, Aberdare CF44 7AG

31 March, Swansea, 14:00
Swansea Library, Civic Centre, Oystermouth Road, Swansea SA1 3SN