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A trip down memory lane at West Glamorgan Archive Service

It is always a pleasure to visit West Glamorgan Archive Service, a warm welcome always awaits!  This week a group from the Resource Centre came to look at some old photographs and have a think about what they would like to see in the exhibition.  Amongst the group were the two Paulines, Chris and Sara plus Andy and staff from the Resource Centre.   After a visit to the Strongroom where we saw the oldest item in the archives – the Neath Charter, written in Latin on parchment we made our way to the search-room.  We had a chat about the project
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A collaborative workshop!

As part of the Legacy of Longfields project research has uncovered old photographs.  During our workshop day at Pen Y Bryn School, Sara Beer from Disability Arts Cymru and film maker Ben Ewart-Dean led the event and  we looked at the photographs and saw a short clip of some old film footage. The pupils reflected on the material and came up with creative responses in the form of poems, drawings and drama.  The responses will be edited by Ben into a single film and will be exhibited, alongside some of the created work, at the end-of-project exhibition in May 2018. We started
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