YOUR PLACE IN HISTORY – NANTYGLO & BLAINA

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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 NANTYGLO & BLAINA

on Wednesday 30th October 2013

Morning session – 10am – 11.45am (meet at Blaina Heritage Museum, The Institute, High Street, Blaina)

Lunch – 12.15 pm at Gwent Archives by minibus

Afternoon session – 1pm – 3pm at Gwent Archives, Ebbw Vale.

Return by minibus to Blaina Museum at 3.30pm

Cost: FREE including lunch and transport but booking is ESSENTIAL
We will spend the morning on an historical tour of Nantyglo and Blaina, visiting key locations including Blaina Heritage Museum at the Institute at the bottom of High Street in Blaina.

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

Steelworks Road,

Ebbw Vale,

Blaenau Gwent,

NP23 6DN

Tel: 01495 353363


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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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