Gorwel Ddoe / Yesterday’s Horizon – an Anglesey Archives project.

To celebrate the year of the sea, and Ynys Môn’s rich maritime history, we ran an art project that used archival documents to create ceramic pieces depicting the story of the wrecked steam clipper, The Royal Charter. These ceramic art works were created under the guidance of local ceramicist, Lyn Gallagher. Whilst researching for the … Continue reading Gorwel Ddoe / Yesterday’s Horizon – an Anglesey Archives project.

“Their names shall live for evermore”: uncovering hidden war memorials at West Glamorgan Archives

Commemorating the centenary of such a cataclysmic conflict as the First World War is not an easy task. We wanted to produce something that would be different and lasting, that could be a focus of remembrance and at the same time a resource to help people discover the part their family members played in the … Continue reading “Their names shall live for evermore”: uncovering hidden war memorials at West Glamorgan Archives

World Digital Preservation Day

World Digital Preservation Day (formerly International Digital Preservation Day) is held on the last Thursday of every November.  This year, on 29th November 2018, the digital preservation community will come together to celebrate the collections preserved, the access maintained and the understanding fostered by preserving digital materials. The aim of the day is to create greater … Continue reading World Digital Preservation Day

Welsh archives are home to a wealth of treasure – are you ready to explore?

Explore Your Archive week launched by endurance athlete, adventurer and broadcaster Lowri Morgan. Archives across Wales are getting ready to celebrate and showcase their services and collections for Explore Your Archive week, which this year runs between 17 and 25 November. The week long campaign encourages people to discover the stories, facts, places and the … Continue reading Welsh archives are home to a wealth of treasure – are you ready to explore?