WELSH HERITAGE ORGANISATIONS

 

CADW

Cadw is the Welsh Government’s historic environment service working for an accessible and well-protected historic environment for Wales.

They conserve Wales’s heritage, help people understand and care about their history. They help sustain the distinctive character of Wales

Cadw is a Welsh word meaning ‘to keep’ or ‘to protect’. Visit the website here.

 

Friends of Friendless Churches

The Friends of Friendless Churches campaigns for and rescues redundant historic churches threatened by demolition and decay. They now own over 40 former places of worship, half in England, half in Wales. They preserve these buildings intact for the local community and visitors to enjoy. Without us, all of these buildings would no longer be here, or open to the public. Visit the website.

 

Planning Portal

The Planning Portal is the online planning and building regulations resource for England and Wales. Visit the website
 

The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales

The Royal Commission is the investigation body and national archive for the historic environment of Wales. It has the lead role in ensuring that Wales’s archaeological, built and maritime heritage is authoritatively recorded, and seeks to promote the understanding and appreciation of this heritage nationally and internationally. Visit the website
 

Twyi Centre

Tywi Centre logoThe Tywi Centre is a heritage training and information centre based in Carmarthenshire. They provide traditional skills training, information and grants relevant to the built, natural and cultural heritage of Wales.

They can provide you with information and helpsheets on traditional building repair, rural trades and skills, biodiversity and cultural heritage.

The Tywi Centre also runs a Heritage Bursary Scheme. This is a-year long training course for craftsmen and women wanting to achieve an NVQ 3 Heritage in traditional carpentry, lime plastering or stone masonry.

Visit their website

 

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Events

The Stained Glass Museum Study Weekend 2018: Suffolk

The Stained Glass Museum’s 2018 Study Weekend will take place in Suffolk, from lunchtime on Thursday 19th April to the morning of Sunday 22nd April 2018.

Heritage Wood Occupations Specialist Applied Skills and Experience Worker Programme

A 20 day SAP course and 5 or 10 day EWP in the conservation and repair of historic timber framing, carpentry and joinery.

Experienced Worker Programme – Heritage Wood Occupations

Our EWP is aimed at candidates who already have some to extensive trade experience. During this course they will increase their knowledge and skills in conservation and repair of historic timber framing, carpentry and joinery.