Category: History

Classic Car Events This Summer

Classic car shows are popular events in Pembrokeshire, with people travelling from miles around to participate. This summer’s first event took place at the Commons Car Park, Pembroke, organised by Malcom Powell and his...

An Exploration of Pembrokeshire’s Past

  Digwyddiad darganfod hanes yn dychwelyd i Gastell Caeriw Bydd digwyddiad poblogaidd ar thema hanes ac archaeoleg yn dychwelyd i Gastell Caeriw yn ddiweddarach y mis hwn, gan gynnig cyfle i archwilio hanes cyfoethog...

Day of the Knight

In the heart of Pembrokeshire, where the whispers of history echo through the rolling hills and ancient castles, a modern-day knight is bringing the thundering excitement of medieval jousting back to life. Meet Chris...

Here Comes the Sun – We Hope

  What are the chances that the rain will have stopped by 1 May – traditionally the date of the great Fire Festival. Everyone is sodden and we could all do with a good...

Teaching Rods Company Celebrates 70 Years

Have you come across Cuisenaire rods? You may remember them from schooldays. They are small wooden or plastic rods of different lengths and colours used as mathematics learning aids for students. They are used...

Museum Pops Up In Haverfordwest

The museum in Haverfordwest closed in 2023 with the intention that it would reopen when construction work was completed at Haverfordwest Castle, which would become it’s new home. A temporary museum funded by the...

200 Years of the RNLI

The RNLI is 200 years old this year. And Fishguard RNLI Lifeboat Station is the oldest lifeboat station in Wales. Built by local people in 1822, the town’s first lifeboat was handed over to...

Battle of the Bluestones

Local author Brian John will talk about Ein Hanes – the Battle of the Stonehenge Bluestones at Theatr Gwaun, Fishguard, on Wednesday 13 March at 6pm. Over the past century there has been a debate...

Jemima Commemorated

    Pembrokeshire has just witnessed the first unveiling of a purple plaque in the county. Celebrating Fishguard’s own Jemima Nicholas who was instrumental in helping repel the French invaders of 1797, the plaque...

A Tribute to Bessie Davies

Ianto Mor, local writer and photographer, has paid tribute to Bessie Davies whom he describes as “a remarkable and unique Pembrokeshire character who personified the Gwaun Valley. I had the privilege of meeting her...