Tag Archives: Heritage Centre

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 […]

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 […]

Winter Opening

24 Oct
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Would all visitors please note the following arrangements for winter opening hours at the Heritage Centre. The Heritage Centre will continue to open from Monday to Saturday, 10.00am until 4.00pm until (and including) Saturday 16th December. The Heritage Centre will close to the general public over the Christmas and New Year period, from Monday 18th […]

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 […]

TV adventurer drops by in search of Maritime Mystery

04 May
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Worldwide adventurer Michael Palin has returned to Pembrokeshire for the first time in over 40 years – in search of maritime history and the remarkable and tragic story of a Pembroke Dock-built warship. On Wednesday April 26th Michael visited the Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre and met up with naval historian and Centre Volunteer Ted Goddard […]