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Autumn Evenings 2018: WWI Talks Programme

05 Sep
Pembroke Station WW1 troops

This year marks a very special anniversary, and as part of our commemorations, our Autumn Evening talks over the next few months will all linked to the centenary of the end of the First World War. The talks all take place on the first Friday of the month, with the doors opening at 6.00pm and […]

Family ‘invasion’ with flying boat treasure trove

27 Aug
Sandiford Medals 718

Family members turned out en masse when medals and artefacts of a former Sunderland flying boat engineer were presented to the Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre. Thirty people – spanning four generations in the family of the late Bill ‘Sandy’ Sandiford – were on hand to view a special collection which has been entrusted to the […]

School’s out for Summer!

20 Jul
Classic cars assemble outside the Heritage Centre for our annual summer rendezvous.

The summer holidays have begun! And whether you live locally or are visiting the area, a visit to the Heritage Centre is the perfect way to keep the whole family amused for a couple of hours, whatever the weather! In addition to our regular displays and activities, including family-friendly crafts and trails, we have a […]

Minister’s Visit to Heritage Centre

11 Jun
Pictured with Welsh Government Minister Lord Dafydd Elis-Thomas at the Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre on Friday are, left to right: Stuart Berry, Centre Manager; Jonathan Berry of Cadw; Mrs Angela Burns, Assembly Member for West Carmarthen and South Pembrokeshire, and Trustees Gareth Scourfield and John Evans.
PICTURE: Martin Cavaney Photography.

Welsh Government Minister Lord Dafydd Elis-Thomas was briefed on Pembroke Dock’s significant place in Welsh maritime, military and social history, and the potential for this heritage to attract growing numbers of visitors, when he visited the town’s Heritage Centre last Friday. Lord Elis-Thomas, Culture and Tourism Minister, met with Centre Manager Stuart Berry before greeting […]

100th Anniversary at Pembroke Dock

05 Apr
Apart from giving a presentation during the RAF100 event at Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre, Sergeant Rhoswyn Lewis and Cadet Will Letten of No 948 Squadron, ATC, also donned genuine wartime-era battledress and a flying helmet and joined the ranks in the exhibition area.

Pembroke Dock proudly remembered its Royal Air Force Heritage on Easter Sunday April 1st staging a major Welsh event to mark the service’s actual 100th anniversary. During the day over 250 people visited the Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre where a newly created RAF exhibition was admired and a programme of talks and walks arranged. Several […]

Events in 2018

08 Jan
Vintage vehicles line up in front of the Chapel at one of our regular motoring events.

As we begin the New Year, we are busy planning an exciting programme of events for the year! 2018 is set to be an important year for many, with two big centenary commemorations planned here and around the country; 100 years since the formation of the Royal Air Force, in April, and the 100th anniversary […]

Sharing Pride in Pembroke Dock

02 Jan
Sunderland over Pembroke Dock

2018 is an important year for many people, with a number of significant anniversaries and commemorations taking place.  Two of the more significant anniversaries in 2018 are the centenary of the formation of the Royal Air Force, which came into being on 1 April 1918, and the centenary of the end of the First World […]

A uniform project for volunteers

28 Oct
The uniform used in the dressing up box is popular among our younger visitors.

The Sunderland Trust received a little bit of good news this week, as it was informed that it had been successful in its bid for a small grant to help look after the collection of military uniform in its care. The project will seek to improve the storage of approximately 100 items of military uniform, […]