Tag Archives: family

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 […]

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 – […]

Events in 2018

08 Jan
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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 […]

Six Weeks of Summer

12 Jul
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The summer holidays for us begin around 22 July, and to coincide we will have a six-week programme of events and activities to cater for all our visitors for the six weeks of summer which follow. Activities include family-friendly crafts, heritage walks and the chance to have your family history questions answered… In addition, our […]

Half day closure

10 Mar
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We would like all our visitors and supporters to note that the Heritage Centre will close early at 2.00pm on Saturday 18 March. ‘Super Saturday’ is nearly upon us, and in respect of the fact that many of our volunteers and potential visitors will be focussed on other matters on this date, we will close our doors […]

Ready for reopening!

10 Feb
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After eight weeks of planned closure to make a few internal changes, the Heritage Centre is reopening ready for the schools’ half-term holiday. We will formally reopen to the public on Saturday 18 February as we had intended, with small changes to the layout of the Gift Shop, Coffee Shop, children’s activity area and new displays. […]

October Half Term Activities

11 Oct
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Aeroplane Arts 24 – 28 October 2016, 11:00am to 2.00pm We will have fun for all the family each day of the half-term holiday as we invite you to join local artists from the Guild of Aviation Artists on our half-term sketching, scribbling and doodling activities! Normal Heritage Centre admission applies. Pencils, crayons and paper […]

Discounted Heritage Centre Entry for Pembroke Castle Visitors

03 Aug
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Visitors wishing to experience almost 1000 years of Pembrokeshire History can now use their Pembroke Castle tickets to gain discounted entry into Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre. The offer will run for the duration of the school summer holidays, and will require visitors to show a Pembroke Castle ticket or Till Receipt in order to get […]