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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
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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 […]

Heritage Centre’s Building Ambition

13 Apr
Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre is housed in the Royal Dockyard Chapel, a Grade II* listed building, built in the 1830s.

Four years after the Royal opening of the Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre by The Queen, we are pleased to announce that we are planning the next exciting stages in the development of a unique museum in one of Wales’ most significant military buildings. We have now applied to Pembrokeshire County Council, the current owners of […]

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 […]

Many Nations, Many Trades

14 Mar
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Pembroke Dock’s role in 100 years of the RAF. A Special Exhibition, 30 March 2018 – 8 September 2018 This new Special Exhibition at Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre will celebrate the men and women who served in Pembroke Dock and have contributed to the first 100 years of the Royal Air Force’s story. During the […]

RAF’s centenary celebrated at Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre

26 Feb
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The Royal Air Force’s 100th birthday will be celebrated in special ways at Pembroke Dock, once the RAF’s most famous flying boat station. The Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre is staging a special Open Day on Sunday April 1st – the actual 100th anniversary of the formation of the RAF. On that day in 1918 – […]