Students from the Hidden Histories of Caerau and Ely course visit National Museums Wales with artists from CAER Studio
Hidden Histories of Caerau and Ely
In collaboration with CAER Heritage, a recent six-week course, Hidden Histories of Caerau and Ely was established by Cardiff University’s innovative Live Local Learn Local programme which delivers free accredited courses in communities facing social and economic challenges. CAER Heritage have embedded a whole range of these brilliant courses into our activities over the past 5 years, including archaeological field work, post excavation analysis and exploring the modern history of the area.
The new course was taken up enthusiastically by five members of the community along with several participants from further afield too, opening up new friendships and networks.
They all had a rare opportunity to visit the vaults of the National Museum of Wales guided by Evan, the senior curator of archaeology at the Museum, and to get valuable training in designing and executing museum exhibitions with Jordan, the…