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Home Front Holiday at the Museum of Welsh Life

30 April–2 May 2005

Remembering life in Wales during the Second World War

STREET PARTIES; WAR WEDDING; JILL DANIELS; MUSIC AND DANCING; LIFE ON THE HOME FRONT; FOOD & CLOTHING RATIONS; TANKS & JEEPS; THE BEVIN BOYS; KING PLEASURE & THE BISCUIT BOYS; AUSTERITY GARDENING; HAIR & MAKE UP OF THE 40S; LECTURES & EXHIBITIONS;
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Impressionist and Post-Impressionism in Scotland and Wales: Transformation and Influence

16 April-26 June 2005 — National Museum & Gallery, Cardiff
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Archaeological Discoveries From Bronze Age To Seventeenth Century Declared Treasure

A selection of decorative jewellery and other artefacts from the Bronze Age up to the seventeenth century has been declared treasure today by H.M. Coroner for Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan.
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Big Pit reaches final four

Big Pit: National Mining Museum of Wales has reached the final four in the prestigious Gulbenkian Prize for Museum of the Year. Peter Walker, Keeper and Manager of Big Pit, said:

"We are very excited at this excellent news. Big Pit is representative of everybody involved in the coal industry in Wales, and getting as far as the final of this important competition is a tribute to all those people.

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Open Council meeting - 24 March 2005

The quarterly meetings of the Council of the National Museums & Galleries of Wales are open to the public. The next open meeting will take place in the Court Room, National Museum and Gallery. Starting at 9:30am with the open session starting at around 9.45am.
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Big Pit reach final four for prestigious Museum award

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