Tag Archives: heritage

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Six Weeks of Summer

12 Jul
Uniformed boy in cockpit

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 […]

October Half Term Activities

11 Oct
Icon's of the Cleddau

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 […]