Events

05 / 09 / 2019

1918: The Return to Peace

Between 1914 and 1918 nearly 273,000 men from Wales served in the Army, Navy and Air Force. Around 40,000 were killed. This tragic loss of life wasn’t the only contribution that our nation made to t ...

10 / 07 / 2019

1918: The Return to Peace

Between 1914 and 1918 nearly 273,000 men from Wales served in the Army, Navy and Air Force. Around 40,000 were killed. This tragic loss of life wasn’t the only contribution that our nation made ...

14 / 11 / 2018

For Freedom and Empire

When the news broke on 4 August 1914 that Britain had joined the war against Germany and Austria-Hungary, many thought it would all be over by Christmas. No-one could have imagined how long the war wo ...

14 / 11 / 2018

Women in the War

See how students of art, architecture and design have interepreted the theme of Women in the First World War inspired by our collection. ...

14 / 11 / 2018

Munitionettes and Canary Girls

Discover the women recruited to work in the munitions factories during the First World War. Nicknamed the Munitionettes or Canary Girls, they found the hazardous, heavy work brought them a new found f ...