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Discover more about weddings this Sunday, 6 March at the National Waterfront Museum as it prepares to host its very own wedding fayre from 11am.
A special celebratory exhibition to mark the centenary of International Women’s Day is being hosted at the National Waterfront Museum on Tuesday 8 March 2011.
The source of the bluestones at Stonehenge has long been a subject of fascination and considerable controversy. One type of bluestone, the so-called ‘spotted dolerite’, was convincingly traced to the Mynydd Preseli area in north Pembrokeshire in the early 1920s.
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During the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century it was unheard of for a woman to collect minerals. However, the social status of women at that time didn’t stop one Lady Henrietta Antonia, Countess of Powis, who assembled a fine collection of minerals from around the world at a time when activities were dominated by men. Now this exquisite collection of minerals will be on show for the first time at National Museum Cardiff from 14 December to 31 March.