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Roald Dahl and Cardiff

Roald Dahl was born 100 years ago, on 13 September 1916 and spent his early years in Llandaff and Radyr. His father, Harald Dahl, moved.. Read More →

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Lessons In Time

Lessons In Time

  • 12/09/2016 - 07/10/2016
  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Glamorgan Archives, Leckwith, Cardiff.

    12 September – 7 October 2016 during Glamorgan Archives opening hours

    Pupils at St. Teilo’s High School in Llanedeyrn collected oral histories about school memories, researched the changes in education in Llanedeyrn over 60 years, created interactive maps showing the development of schools in the area from the 1940s to the present day, and produced an exhibition exploring changes in school life and the impact on the community.


    Come and see the exhibition created by the participants!



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