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Social History

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    Autumn Evenings in Pembroke Dock

    This Autumn there will be something different to do with your evenings, as we open the Heritage Centre after hours one Friday each month, to welcome local historians and authors […]

  • Heritage Centre remembers Sunderland airmen

    After a successful first full visitor season, the Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre will be closing for two winter months – December and January. The Centre, in the Royal Dockyard Chapel, […]

  • Weighty puzzle for Heritage Centre team

    A mystery machinery item – found in a house clearance – has set the team at the Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre a weighty puzzle. It was donated recently with suggestions […]

  • Airfield Return for Pilot’s Family and Friends

    The ashes of a Sunderland pilot have been scattered on the airfield where he made wartime aviation history. The wife and grandson of Gordon Singleton were joined by friends at […]

  • Ann Recreates Wartime History

    A key day in Pembroke Dock’s wartime history has been frozen in time, thanks to the skills of a Sunderland Trust Volunteer. Ann Neville has meticulously recreated RAF Pembroke Dock’s […]

  • Gareth recalls GIs’ ‘Friendly Invasion’

    Research by Sunderland Trust Volunteer Gareth Mills for the recent D-Day 70th Anniversary events in Pembroke Dock has led to a fascinating addition to the written record of wartime Pembrokeshire. […]

  • ‘Home run’ for iconic Alvis

    A gathering of iconic cars – made by the Alvis Company – will take place at Pembroke Dock’s Royal Dockyard Chapel on Sunday. Over 20 cars are expected as the […]

  • D-Day Events are Big Attraction at Town’s New Heritage Centre

    With national and international focus upon the beaches of Normandy on the 70th Anniversary of D-Day, Pembrokeshire’s key contributions to the Invasion of Occupied Europe on 6th June 1944 were […]

  • Royal Yacht Victoria and Albert

      Yachts Fit for A Queen Five Royal yachts’ were built at Pembroke Dockyard, Reflecting its premier status. Three were named Victoria and Albert after the long reigning Monarch and […]

  • Oral History Group

    With the Second World War ending more than seventy years ago, some of those that were in active service or affected by the war are willing to pass on their […]