Submitted by Vallawulf on Tue, 2005-12-27 16:52
In an effort to bolster flagging tourism, the Welsh town of Caernarfon is stepping up its plans to utilize its medieval castle as the center of its marketing campaign for 2006.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Fri, 2005-12-23 10:09
Experts examining an Iron Age skeleton found discovered buried beneath a medieval ship in Newport, South Wales, say it is "remarkably well preserved." Tests on the bones by forensic archaeologists at Lampeter University, Mid Wales, have shown that they date back to 170 B.C.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2005-12-22 18:51
A grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund will help pay for a project to examine the medieval ship buried in the banks of the River Usk, in Newport.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Fri, 2005-12-16 21:46
Welsh poet Twm Morys joined a group of school children as they gathered in the woods of Wales for a day of lessons which included poetry writing, stories of Coed Felinrhyd and walking in the woods.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Mon, 2005-12-12 16:12
Raglan Castle, a 15th century Welsh structure that was originally a Norman motte-and-bailey castle, is being threatened by plans for a cattle market to be built around the site.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-11-20 19:33
A stone well, in the Welsh city of Llanllyfni, near Caernarfon, has been scheduled for restoration as part of footpath project.
Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 2005-10-07 15:35
So, how many points is "Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwyllllantysiliogogogoch" worth, anyway? The Welsh language, native tongue of half a million people, now has its own version of the popular Scrabble™ board game.
Submitted by thomasFlamanc on Thu, 2005-10-06 11:26
"We came, we saw, we raided!" Enjoy this photo album from the Ffair Raglan event, hosted by the Shire of Mynydd Gwyn at Raglan Castle in Monmouthshire, in September.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-09-04 13:19
A year-long project by five experts has uncovered what life was like on a Welsh farm in the year 1620. The article by Megan Lane is part of the BBC series Tales from the Green Valley.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-09-02 03:02
Welsh expatriates longing for the smell of home can now buy bottled Welsh air on the internet for a mere UK£24 per bottle.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-08-17 08:46
Archaeologists working in Llancynfelyn, near Borth, Wales, have discovered a Roman "industrial estate" which includes a lead smelting operation.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-08-15 08:21
A group of archaeologists from Cardiff University in Wales are searching a clifftop in Pembrokeshire hoping to discover a medieval cemetery. A skeleton dating to that time was found previously in the area.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-07-05 14:59
University professor Tim Darvill believes he has discovered the Welsh quarry where the bluestones, which form the circle of Stonehenge, were mined.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-07-03 19:03
The 2003 discovery of a large Roman fort near Dinefwr in Carmarthenshire, Wales has experts rewriting the Romans' place in Welsh history.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-06-27 18:29
The Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C. is offering a summer series of concerts, films and lectures with a Celtic theme. The series runs June-July 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-06-17 16:29
Ordnance Survey of Southampton, England, is set to release a new historical map of ancient Britain, complete with place names, roads and landmarks.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-05-22 16:01
David Nash Ford's Early British Kingdoms website provides a virtual roadmap of the Celtic nations from Roman times through the "Dark Ages."
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-05-20 08:29
Viscount Syr Georg of Glaciers Edge and Viscountess Katrazina Porajski will be the new Baron and Baroness of Selviergard in the Principality of Oertha.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-05-08 07:53
Welsh officials have closed the ruins of a medieval castle which had become a popular place for local teens to engage in "sex romps."
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-04-16 10:05
A new theory speculates that a flood, which killed 2,000 people in southern Wales in 1607, may have been a tsunami.
Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2005-04-13 14:23
A Welsh shopowner has found a novel way to deal with rowdy teenagers: he bombards them with medieval music.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-10-05 21:36
New evidence may show that Wales' great hero, Owain Lowgoch, was born in Surrey, England.
Submitted by Aoife on Sat, 2003-07-12 17:05
(OK, it got your attention!) This week Dame Aoife offers research information for websites on Medieval Wales.