Explore Your Archive

Explore Your Archive is a joint campaign delivered by The National Archives and the Archives and Records Association across the UK and Ireland. This year’s dates have been announced as 18th – 26th November!

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On this day...

21 March 1802

Augusta Hall, Baroness Llanover, best known as a patron of the arts in Wales and for her championing of Welsh costume, was born Augusta Waddington near Abergavenny.

The Digital Preservation Policy for Wales

This Digital Preservation Policy, supported by a Technical Appendix, has been produced by ARCW in recognition of the significant strategic challenge that digital preservation presents in enabling the sustainable access to digital material in the long term.

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Archives are for everyone

Using archives is a great experience – each item is precious and unique, a direct connection with the past.

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Find Your Archive

View all archives in Wales.