Category Archives: First World War Centenary

Remembering Mametz and the Somme

At this poignant time of commemorating the Battle of the Somme, a service of commemoration and reconciliation has taken place at the memorial to Welsh soldiers killed during the battle of Mametz Wood in northern France 100 years ago. The 38th (Welsh) Division attacked Mametz Wood between 7 and 14 July 1916, with more than 4,000 of them killed […]

Poppies, Postcards & Periscopes

Saturday 26th September 2015 – 10am – 5pm The Firing Line Museum will be hosting this event as part of the HLF Funded ‘Cardiff Remembers Project’. This event explores the role that Cardiff played during the First World War. Visitors will be able to participate in talks, family activities, object handling sessions, cookery demonstrations by Bubbling […]