Signposting the Past Part I: designing way-marks for our ‘Medieval Michaelston’ and ‘Romans to the Races’ heritage trails

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”

The HEART of Cardiff Heritage Trail

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 Pig in a Post Hole’ (or ‘Burying The Bacon’) … the other hog blog

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”

Postcards from the Iron Age: Part I

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”