Road shows

The Senedd, Cardiff Bay  29th January 2008

Llanelli  – 22nd February

Monmouth – 6th March

Dolgellau – 18th March

Swansea Waterfront Museum – 19th April

Newport – 16th May

Caernarvon – 28th June

Blaenavon – 24th July

Haverfordwest – 13th September

Aberystwyth – 11th October

Llandrindod Wells – 1st November

Carmarthen – 29th November

Mold – 9th January 2009

Pontypridd – 28th February

Wrexham – 28th March

Llangefni – 25th April

Merthyr Tydfil – 16th June


Newport Roadshow – 16th May

Newport Museum hosted a successful Roadshow on 16th May. The Roadshow was opened by Jessica Morden MP and Rosemary Butler AM, who added a personal touch by bringing along some photographs of her own family.  

The Museum was a great venue to hold the Roadshow and the archive’s own specialists were joined by Rachel Anderton (Newport Museum curator) and Emily Price (curator at Tredegar House).

Rachel Lock-Lewis, Senior Lecturer in History at the School of Education, University of Wales, Newport, gave a very interesting talk on the recent history of women in the Newport area.

As with previous  Roadshows, the public brought some very interesting items for us to see, including: