Posts Tagged ‘Exhibition’

New Exhibition at Glamorgan Archives

March 11th, 2019

Here are the details for our current exhibition at the Glamorgan Archives

General Update

November 17th, 2018

So sorry for lack of posts this year, no reflection to a lack of activity or exhibitions.

Since our wonderful city showcase at the Cardiff Story Museum we have had a number of exhibitions:

June 2018

University Hospital of Wales

July 2018

Haydn Ellis building, Cardiff University

St Fagans

November 2018

Amanda Cashmore from the BBC interviewed Dr Ian Beech regarding the role of Whitchurch during WW1 and especially its treatment of shell shock, see link below

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-45892116

Remembrance Event at the National Museum

Whitchurch Village Library as part of Remembrance Sunday

Rhydypennau Library – small WW1 display until the end of the week

 

The Welsh Metropolitan War Hospital during WW1

 

 

 

New Exhibition at the Cardiff Story Museum

February 23rd, 2018

We are very pleased to announce our next exhibition from Saturday the 3rd of March at the Cardiff Story Museum based in the old library building on the Hayes in the City Center.

We will have the City Showcase space which is downstairs and the exhibition will share some of the stories of those who worked and were treated at Whitchurch Hospital. There will also be some artefacts on display from Whitchurch.

The exhibition will run from Saturday the 3rd of March until Sunday the 3rd of June 2018

 

 

 

 

 

Photo taken by Eyes2Me Photography

New Exhibition – Whitchurch Hospital – Moving On

February 22nd, 2017

We are very happy to announce our next exhibition at Cardiff Central Library opening on the 6th of March

Please come along and have a look at the exhibition and have a look at the events on during the week

The events are listed on Eventbrite:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ysbytyr-eglwys-newydd-symud-ymlaen-diwrnod-coffa-whitchurch-hospital-moving-on-reminiscence-day-tickets-32201524627?aff=es2

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/symud-ymlaen-gweithdy-ysgrifennu-creadigol-gyda-will-ford-moving-on-creative-writing-workshop-with-tickets-32202136457?aff=es2

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/symud-ymlaen-barddoniaeth-megaverse-moving-on-megaverse-poetry-tickets-32202167550?aff=es2

Moving On Exhibition

Arddangosfa Symud Ymlaen

 

Exhibition at The National Museum, Cardiff

November 1st, 2016
Exhibition at the National Museum Cardiff

Exhibition at the National Museum Cardiff

Exhibition at the National Museum Cardiff

Exhibition at the National Museum Cardiff

We were invited to take part in the Re-Imagining Challenging History conference by Dr Jenny Kidd, lecturer at the Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural studies and Dr Rachelle Barlow, School of Music, Cardiff University.

Elen Phillips, Principal Curator Contemporary & Community History at St Fagans joned us with the amazing tablecloth made in 1917 at Whitchurch Hospital.

Huge thank you to everyone who made it a great experience including Alan Vaughan Hughes from Special Collections and Archives at Cardiff University, Eleri Evans from the Museum, Jenny Kidd, Rachelle Barlow, Elen Phillips and all those who shared their stories of Whitchurch Hospital with us.

1917 tablecloth made in Whitchurch Hospital

1917 tablecloth made in Whitchurch Hospital

Exhibition at the National Museum Cardiff

Exhibition at the National Museum Cardiff

Tea Party Photos

May 26th, 2016

Here are the photos that Craig Harper from Media Resources took on the 11th of March. Thank you to the Mental Health Clinical Board for permission to put on the website.

It was a lovely afternoon of meeting up with old friends and colleagues, thank you to all who came along.

Recognise anyone? Do get in touch if you were there or recognise some faces.

Lovely tea in the dining room

Lovely tea in the dining room

The Exhibition is now Closed

April 16th, 2016

Thank you to everyone that supported and visited our exhibition during March and again this week. We have had so many visitors it has been amazing. We hope you have enjoyed the experience as we all have.

The Exhibition is Now Closed

The Exhibition is Now Closed

Updated Programme of Events for the Exhibition

April 12th, 2016
Updated Programme of events

Updated Programme of events

Exhibition Programme of Events

April 6th, 2016

PROGRAMME OF EVENTS

Monday 11th April – Whitchurch Hospital 1908 – 2016:
A General History
(A talk by Dr. Ian Beech, Academic Manager for Mental Health, Faculty of Life Sciences and Education, University of South Wales, Pontypridd).

At: 12:30 to 13.30pm. (Limited spaces. Please arrive early to avoid disappointment)
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Wednesday 13th April – Whitchurch Hospital 1915 – 1919:
The Hospital During WWI
(a talk by Dr. Ian Beech, Academic Manager for Mental Health , Faculty of Life Sciences and Education, University of South Wales, Pontypridd).

At:  12:30 to 13:30 pm. (Limited spaces. Please arrive early to avoid disappointment)

Both talks above will take place in the Lecture Theatre, opposite Ward East 2, Whitchurch Hospital
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Thursday 14th April 6-8pm (only)  and
Friday 15th April 10-1pm (only) On Ward East 1, Whitchurch Hospital
WWI Tablecloth Display –

An opportunity to view another important artefact of the hospital’s long history.

The embroidered tablecloth, bought in Jacob’s Market, Cardiff, in 1981, and dated ‘1917’, was made by WWI military casualties recuperating at the hospital. It includes the names of numerous staff and soldiers there at the time. It is now preserved at St. Fagan’s Museum of Welsh Life, who has kindly agreed to display the tablecloth).

End of an Era Exhibition Returns

March 19th, 2016

Our exhibition was so well attended with excellent reviews and many disappointed that they could not visit we are opening again next month.

Please continue to support us and bring along your photos, memories and any artifacts related to the hospital.

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