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 […]

Waterloo Lives – The Battle for Honour

On Monday 8th June 2015 Ken Skates AM, Deputy Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport for the Welsh Government officially opened our new exhibition commemorating the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo. Exhibition will commemorate the Welsh soldiers integral role at the Battle of Waterloo. Objects on display include original Waterloo Medals, artefacts on […]

Victory in Europe Day Anniversary

Event claims victory at Cardiff Castle  Military re-enactors have gathered today for a Pageant of History with Military Re-enactors portraying historic characters from the English Civil War period right up until the Second World War. All of this has been organised by The Royal Welsh Regiment as part of its commemorations of the 70th Anniversary of Victory in Europe […]