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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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    National Museum Cardiff

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  • St Fagans National History Museum

    St Fagans

    St Fagans is one of Europe's foremost open-air museums and Wales's most popular heritage attraction.

  • Big Pit National Coal Museum

    Big Pit

    Big Pit is a real coal mine and one of Britain's leading mining museums. With facilities to educate and entertain all ages, Big Pit is an exciting and informative day out.

  • National Wool Museum

    National Wool Museum

    Located in the historic former Cambrian Mills, the Museum is a special place with a spellbinding story to tell.

  • National Roman Legion Museum

    National Roman Legion Museum

    In AD 75, the Romans built a fortress at Caerleon that would guard the region for over 200 years. Today at the National Roman Legion Museum you can learn what made the Romans a formidable force and how life wouldn't be the same without them.

  • National Slate Museum

    National Slate Museum

    The National Slate Museum offers a day full of enjoyment and education in a dramatically beautiful landscape on the shores of Llyn Padarn.

  • National Waterfront Museum

    National Waterfront Museum

    The National Waterfront Museum at Swansea tells the story of industry and innovation in Wales, now and over the last 300 years.

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    Rhagor (Welsh for ‘more’) offers unprecedented access to the amazing stories that lie behind our collections.