National Play Day 2019: CAER-style

On August 7th we were invited by Cardiff Council Children’s Play Services to run an art activity at their fantastic annual National Play Day!  Following last year’s successful event held at Roath Rec, this year it was situated in the beautiful grounds of Llandaff fields alongside lots of other wonderful local organisations: Flying Start, CardiffContinue reading “National Play Day 2019: CAER-style”

Learning through Iron Age play…

For the CAER Heritage Project, staff team, the relationship with the current residents of Caerau Hillfort and the surrounding area is just as important as its historic occupants. The immediate area, Church Road, is home not only to incredible history and archaeology but also an active and thriving community group, Unity. Our relationship with theContinue reading “Learning through Iron Age play…”

Imaginative Play at the Hidden Hillfort launch event

On 29th June 2019, we hosted the launch of our fantastic CAER hillfort dig. We utilised the Gospel Hall & surrounding space to make this a fun filled, informative day – including walking tours to the dig itself, situated in the woods below the hillfort. Amongst other activities – including our ‘Love our Hillfort’ logoContinue reading “Imaginative Play at the Hidden Hillfort launch event”

CAER Heritage Hidden Hillfort at the Urdd National Eisteddfod

Cardiff Bay was the venue of the 2019 Urdd National Eisteddfod. On May 28th, the CAER Heritage Hidden Hillfort team were fortunate enough to be invited to have a stall, within the Cardiff University tent, in the Roald Dahl Plass. The CAER team, consisting of university staff and students, ACE staff and volunteers arrived brightContinue reading “CAER Heritage Hidden Hillfort at the Urdd National Eisteddfod”

Live Local Learn Local: Hidden Histories

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,Continue reading “Live Local Learn Local: Hidden Histories”