Programme - 30 May - Evening

Wales Year of the Sea
A celebration of Wales outstanding coastline

In 2018 Wales celebrates its coastline, with new epic experiences all around its shores. This is the Year of the Sea. Discover beaches, harbours and islands along the Wales Coast Path, and explore the rivers and inland shores of Wales’s lakes. Add a warm Welsh welcome and culture for the greatest coastal experience of 2018. Welcome to our epic shores

17.30 - 19.30 THE MARITIME HERITAGE OF WALES AND THE ROLE OF WOMEN
in association with Archif Menywod Cymru / Women’s Archive Wales and Cardiff University

at Wales Millennium Centre, Preseli Room

  • Welcome to the work of Women's Archive Wales
    Catrin Stevens, Chair
  • Women at Sea – The Research of Dr Aled Eames
    Manon Eames, Actress, Author and Daughter of Dr Eames
  • The Heritage of Cardiff as an International Port
    Professor Bill Jones, History Department, Cardiff University

17.30 – 19.30 COMMUNITY MARITIME HERITAGE PROJECTS
in association with Stevens & Associates and The Heritage & Cultural Exchange

at The Exchange Hotel, Mount Stuart Square

  • Tiger Bay, First World War BAME Seamen and their Community
    Helen Rowe, Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales
    In association with The Heritage & Cultural Exchange
  • Lead Seals and Red Lights: The Story of the Dawes Twineworks, Somerset
    Ross Aitken, Director, Coker Rope and Sail Trust
  • The Frigate of Jutland: The Story of the World’s Largest Heritage Warship
    Lars Olsen, CEO