YOUR PLACE IN HISTORY – BRYNMAWR

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BLAENAU GWENT ACCESS TO HERITAGE PROJECT presents in partnership with Gwent Archives

YOUR PLACE IN HISTORY – A discovery day exploring local history in BRYNMAWR on Wednesday 27th August 2014

 

Brynmawr from Joby's Pitch around 1900

Brynmawr from Joby’s Pitch around 1900

 

Morning session – 10am – 12.15pm (meet at Brynmawr Museum, Market Square, Brynmawr)

Lunch – 12.45 pm at Gwent Archives by minibus

Afternoon session – 1.30pm – 3.15pm at Gwent Archives, Ebbw Vale.

Return by minibus to Brynmawr Museum at 3.30pm

Cost: FREE including lunch and transport but booking is ESSENTIAL
We will spend the morning on an historical tour of Brynmawr, visiting key locations including Brynmawr Museum.

After lunch, Gwent Archives’ staff will lead a session exploring historic documents and sources that trace the
development of Brynmawr.
A unique chance to explore the heritage of your area!
Lunch and transport to Ebbw Vale will be provided free of charge.
To book your place, please contact:
Gwent Archives,

Steelworks Road,

Ebbw Vale,

Blaenau Gwent,

NP23 6DN

Tel: 01495 353363


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Blaenau Gwent Access to Heritage Project

The Blaenau Gwent area has a wealth of local history and heritage.  Across the County Borough, groups of dedicated volunteers work tirelessly to preserve and enhance the history and heritage of their local communities. The Blaenau Gwent Access to Heritage Project aims to make this rich local heritage accessible to as wide a range of people as possible.  Thanks to a £250,000 funding package from the Heritage Lottery Fund, CyMAL (the museum, archives and libraries division of the Welsh Government) and Blaenau Gwent Council, the project is now up and running.
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