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This year’s mild winter weather has allowed an amazing 63 wild flowers to be found in flower, which is much more than the normal average of 20-30 species. A wild flower hunt around Cardiff by Dr Tim Rich of Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales and Dr Sarah Whild of Birmingham University this week (January 2012) showed how warm the winter has been so far.
One of Wales’s most prized ancient masterpieces is secured by Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales
A new paper in Archaeology in Wales, produced by Dr Rob Ixer of Leicester University and Dr Richard Bevins of Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales confirms, for the first time, the exact origin of some the rhyolite debitage found at Stonehenge. This work could now lead to important conclusions about how stones were transported from Pembrokeshire to Stonehenge.
Ever wonder what customs and traditions of mid winter festivals past? There is an opportunity to experience Christmases past at the National Roman Legion Museum in Caerleon on Saturday 10th December, 11:00am to 4:00pm.