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Acclaimed author Iain Sinclair in conversation at National Museum Cardiff

Iain Sinclair, author of Downriver, Lights Out for the Territory and Rodinsky’s room, returned to the landscape of his youth, the Gower, for his new book Black Apples of Gower, and rediscovered it through the poetry of Dylan Thomas, Vernon Watkins and the paintings of Ceri Richards. This October, the Welsh-born author comes to Cardiff to discuss his book at a FREE event in the Reardon Smith Lecture Theatre at National Museum Cardiff on Monday 19 October at 6.30pm (doors open 6pm).

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National Museum Wales major collection of Snowdonia works by John Piper opens in north Wales

An outstanding group of views in Snowdonia by the artist John Piper, one of the most versatile British artists of the 20th century, will go on tour to north Wales for the first time. The exhibition, The Mountains of Wales which features inspiring landscapes of north Wales, opens at Oriel Plas Glyn y Weddw, Llanbedrog, near Pwllheli in Gwynedd from 11 October to 13 December 2015. The collection will then be shown at Oriel Ynys Mon on Anglesey next year (13 Feb –19 June 2016)

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Rare 200 year edition of first map of England and Wales goes on display in Cardiff

Ground-breaking work on display as part of bicentenary celebrations

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First Minister for Wales, Carwyn Jones officially launched the Kick-offs and Keep-sakes rugby display at National Museum Cardiff

National Rugby Stories competition winners announced at new rugby display

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To War, Welshmen!

A new play by Theatr Bara Caws

National Slate Museum Llanberis 3 & 4 and 10 & 11 October 2015

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Story of Wales’ newest dinosaur grows - Dinosaur foot found by palaeontology student

In June this year, Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales announced the discovery of possibly the earliest Jurassic dinosaur in the world, found by two brothers at Lavernock Beach, near Penarth in South Wales. At the beginning of this month, during a field visit to the same location to conduct research for his palaeontology project, Sam Davies who is a palaeontology student at Portsmouth University located the fossilised foot of this Jurassic dinosaur.

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New exhibition tells the story of Y Wladfa - the Welsh Colony in Patagonia

Visitors to the National Waterfront Museum in Swansea will have the chance to delve into the remarkable story of the first Welsh settlers in Patagonia.

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Treasure found in Flintshire

Post-medieval silver mount found at Tanlan Banks, Flintshire declared treasure

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Space scientist visits Cardiff to give ‘behind-the-scenes’ account of historic Rosetta mission

Senior Science Adviser at European Space Agency discusses ‘most exciting space exploration mission in decades’

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Press statement by Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

“Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales’ negotiations with the Public and Commercial Services (PCS) Union via ACAS on the future of Premium Payments, amongst other issues, are ongoing.

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