First Minister of Wales celebrates the award of UNESCO Memory of the World status to outstanding historical collections

Tonight at the Senedd in Cardiff, the First Minister will host the UK Memory of the World awards which recognise documentary heritage collections of ‘Outstanding significance to the UK’. This is the first time the prestigious MoW awards have been held in Wales. UNESCO established the Memory of the World (MoW) Programme in 1992. The … Continue reading First Minister of Wales celebrates the award of UNESCO Memory of the World status to outstanding historical collections

Films released showing the history and heritage of the landscape of Wales

Two new films exploring the transformation of Wales’ landscape and the impact on people’s lives have just been released by the Cynefin project to celebrate International Archives Day on 9th June. In the 1840’s a series of maps was commissioned to assist in organising the payments of tithes. These tithe maps capture virtually the whole … Continue reading Films released showing the history and heritage of the landscape of Wales