In late December 2013 CAER Heritage Project director Dr David Wyatt and project artist Paul Evans visited Michaelston College and Glyn Derw to brainstorm, design and develop the first two way-marks for our HEART of Cardiff trails. These intensive creative workshops focussed on ‘Medieval Michaelston’, a circuit that takes in St Michael’s Church and a desertedContinue reading “Signposting the Past Part I: designing way-marks for our ‘Medieval Michaelston’ and ‘Romans to the Races’ heritage trails”
Paul Evans describes the creative ‘work in progress’ on our forthcoming HEART of Cardiff Heritage Trail. Co-design and co-production have been central to both the ethos and the process behind The HEART of Cardiff Heritage Trail. Working with Dr Kate Moles and Dr Stephanie Ward from Cardiff University departments of Sociology and History, I devisedContinue reading “The HEART of Cardiff Heritage Trail”
A busy day at Caerau hillfort with pupils from Glyn Derw High School, Cardiff: creating artworks themed around Celtic heads and designing a waymark for the forthcoming HEART of Cardiff Heritage Trail with Paul Evans, CAER Heritage project lead artist. Stage 1: After an introduction by Ian Daniel from St Fagans National History Museum, theContinue reading “Caerau ‘Trench Hedz’”
CAER Heritage project lead artist Paul Evans reports on the sacrificial hog modelling that took place during the CAER Heritage Project celebratory ‘Iron Age Hog Roast’ on Saturday July 6th. I ended up wearing two hats during the CAER Heritage Project celebratory ‘Iron Age Hog Roast’: my ‘CAER Heritage Project Lead Artist’ hat and myContinue reading “‘A Pig in a Post Hole’ (or ‘Burying The Bacon’) … the other hog blog”
More Postcards from the Iron Age: Dear Mother, I’ve missed you, the weather sucks. I want food but most of all I love you. Bye. XOXOXO P.S. The Iron Age rocks, you have missed out on a lot! To Mum, I have just signed up for the army and I have killed my first roman.Continue reading “Postcards from the Iron Age: Part II”
Paul Evans and Becky Smith led this drop in activity during the CAER Heritage Project exhibition at St Fagans on Monday 18th June. Visitors were asked to write a postcard from the Iron Age to the present day (or from the present day to the Iron Age). We received some great postcards from our friendsContinue reading “Postcards from the Iron Age: Part I”
On 18 June 2012 we held an exhibition of work inspired by the Caer Heritage Project at Oakdale Hall, St Fagans: National History Museum. The exhibition was opened by Mark Drakeford, AM for Ely and Sian Price, series director of Time Team. Here are a few photos of the amazing exhibits.
During April 2012 Caerau hillfort was visited by Time Team. Here are some photos from the dig.
Dave Wyatt talks about the CAER Heritage Project here Paul Evans talks about the Tribal Logo Project here
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