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Cardiff Race Riots: Reparative Histories – by Gaynor Legall

In 1987 I was involved in film called Tiger Bay is my Home. It was one of a 4-part film made by Colin Prescod, commissioned by the Institute of Race Relations. The films were shown as part of a series on Channel 4 in an attempt to chart some of the milestones in Black people’s fight for justice and equality. The seri...

Student Rebecca Carlton writes about her work with the U-Boat Project

My name is Rebecca, I am a second-year heritage student at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, Lampeter Campus, and I am currently finishing my placement at the Royal Commission. My time at the Commission has been fun, diverse and fascinating. Whilst at the Royal Commission, I have been working on the U-Boat P...

Nautical Archaeology Society Field School: Abercastle, 7–17 June 2019

As part of this project the Nautical Archaeology Society (NAS) is running an underwater field school at Abercastle from 7–17 June 2019 based around the wreck of the SS LEYSIAN which was wrecked in the bay on 20 February 1917. As a precursor to the field school, research is being carried out into the history of the v...

All Quiet on the Western Front: Post-Armistice operations off the Welsh coast

HMS AUDACIOUS sinking on 27 October 1914. A major success for German mines during World War I. IWM photograph Q 48342. The Armistice of 11 November 1918 saw an end to much of the hostilities, particularly on the Western Front. However, military operations continued on the home fronts, off the Irish and North seas, acr...