Our catalogue, Canfod, contains descriptions of over 180,000 items in our collection and is regularly updated with descriptions of new records we receive and new catalogues we create.
Glamorgan Archives serves the County Borough Councils of Bridgend, Caerphilly, Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Vale of Glamorgan and the City and County of Cardiff.
Glamorgan Archives organises regular FREE events which anyone is welcome to attend. Our events are based on themes which link to our collections and connect to the community we serve.
Keep an eye on our Events page for details of what’s coming up!
Archifau Morgannwg, Caerdydd
Behind the Scenes Tours
Take a tour behind the scenes at Glamorgan Archives and discover more about the work we do to collect, preserve and make accessible the history of south east Wales.
Tuesday 7th August, 2pm
Wednesday 8th August, 10.30am
Thursday 9th August, 2pm
Friday 10th August, 10.30am
Places are limited to please contact Glamorgan Archives in advance to secure your place
Location: Tours start from the reception area at Glamorgan Archives, Clos Parc Morgannwg, Leckwith, Cardiff CF11 8AW
N.B. These tours will be conducted through the medium of Welsh
Glamorgan’s Blood: Discovering the History of the South Wales Coalfield
Rhian Diggins and Louise Clarke from Glamorgan Archives will be speaking about the Glamorgan’s Blood project to catalogue and conserve the archive of the National Coal Board and its predecessor companies, relating some of the stories discovered while undertaking the work.
Friday 10th August, 5.30pm
Location: Societies 1, Y Senedd, Cardiff Bay, CF10 4PZ
N.B. This talk will be delivered in Welsh; simultaneous translation will be available.
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