Discover the First World War with HLF

04/04/2017 9:30am - 04/04/2017 1:00pm


Canolfan Ddarganfod Clore
Amgueddfa Genedlaethol Cymru Parc Cathays
Caerdydd CF10 3NP

Clore Discovery Centre, National Museum of Wales, Cathays Park, Cardiff  CF10 3NP

ll_hlfA workshop for individuals and groups who are considering a bid for HLF funding to run a WW1 project.

9.00am –      Arrival and coffee

9.30 -            Gethin Matthews (Swansea University / Living Legacies) – Welcome and introduction

9.40 -            Stephen Barlow (HLF) – Overview of available funding and application process

10.20 –          Eifion & Vivien Williams – Case study 1: Flintshire War Memorials

11.00 –          Coffee break + opportunity to discuss ideas

11.30 –          Berian Elias (National Library of Wales) – Using digital technology to gather and share information;  People’s Collection Wales

12.10 –          Gethin Matthews – Case studies 2 + 3: Gwrol Ryfelwyr Caersalem Newydd + Welsh Memorials to the Great War; Wales Remembers;  Living Legacies and the other WW1 Engagement Centres

12.45            Stephen Barlow and all contributors – Conclusion and chance to discuss individual projects

Followed by a buffet lunch, with further opportunities to discuss individual projects.

  • In the afternoon there will be a showcase event, organised by the five WW1 Engagement Centres, which will allow the opportunity for funded projects to come and share their work and to find out more about the engagement centres.  For further information please contact Nicola Gauld at the Voices of War & Peace centre,


  • In the evening, at 7.30pm in  Cardiff University’s Continuing & Professional Education Building, 21–23 Senghennydd Road, Dr Nick Mansfield will be giving a public lecture on ‘How the British working class won the First World War: patriotism, protest and commemoration’.

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT MEG RYDER (research assistant for ‘Welsh Memorials to the Great War’