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A selection of folk narratives from the extensive collections in the sound archive at St Fagans

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A selection of art works from Art Collections Online.

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  • ArticlesSt David's Day

    1 March 2013

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    St David's Day is celebrated in Wales on 1 March, in honour of Dewi Sant, the patron saint of Wales. Little is known about him for certain. What we do know is based on an account of his life written towards the end of the 11th century.

  • GalleriesWelsh Lovespoon online gallery

    17 September 2012

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    The lovespoon collection at Amgueddfa Cymru contains beautifully ornamented examples both historical and modern. Here we look at a selection of lovespoons, the oldest of which dates back to 1667

  • ArticlesWelsh lovespoons

    16 September 2012

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    Although the exact origins of lovespoon-making in Wales are unclear, we know that such spoons would have been shaped with great care and devotion by their carvers. Lovespoons were given as a token of love and affection and each spoon was unique.

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  • GalleriesWelsh Lovespoon online gallery

    17 September 2012

    [image: Lovesppon]

    The lovespoon collection at Amgueddfa Cymru contains beautifully ornamented examples both historical and modern. Here we look at a selection of lovespoons, the oldest of which dates back to 1667

  • GalleriesThe Community Dresser

    4 October 2007

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    We want to create a contemporary dresser, one that reflects what is important to people today. Objects curated by different communities from around Wales will be displayed in our online community dresser.

Interactives

  • InteractivesMake your own lovespoon

    5 December 2007

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    Young men traditionally made a lovespoon from a single piece of wood, as a love token for their sweethearts. Make your own lovespoon and e-mail it to a loved one.

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  • PagesThe Gorsedd of the Bards

    13 March 2007

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    The Gorsedd of the Bards of the Isle of Britain is a society of poets, writers, musicians, artists and individuals who have made a notable contribution to the nation, its language and culture. It operates through the medium of the Welsh language.