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Christmas Market 2023

We are delighted to announce that we are having a Christmas Market 2023! When: Saturday, November 25, 2023 Time: 10:00 – 16:00 Where: The Royal Welsh Museum, The Watton, Brecon, LD3 7EB Come along for a variety of craft and…

Night at The Museum 2023

Gather all you ghosts and ghouls for our spooktacular Night at the Museum! We are delighted to be hosting our annual Night at the Museum event on Friday, October 27th. Experience the museum at night! A spooky evening where the…

Goodwill Collaboration Zulu Luncheon

The Friends are excited to announce our Zulu luncheon! Join us for an afternoon of food, guest speakers John Young and Glyn Baker as well as our special guest HRH Princess Zama Zulu Shangi. WHEN: Sunday October 15, 2023 WHERE:…

Curator Coffee Mornings

We are excited to announce that we will be hosting a series of Curator Coffee Mornings starting September 2023! Join us for a morning with coffee, tea and cake while our Curator tells you the stories behind some of the…

Event: London Talk at the Clash Of Empires Exhibition

We are delighted to share with you that we will be in London on July 27th at the Clash of Empires Exhibition! Join us from 11:00am! For one day only The Royal Welsh Museum will be at the exhibition to…

Become a Volunteer With Us!

Would you like to become a volunteer? We are recruiting! From providing a helpful and friendly greeting, to engaging with visitors in exhibition spaces or researching the collection, our dedicated team of Volunteers are at the very heart of The…

Clash of Empires: London Event

Clash of Empires – An exciting event is launching July 2023 in London’s Spear Museum of Philatelic History at the Royal Philatelic Society. The Anglo-Zulu War is a famous point in our military history and one of the many reasons…

Joseph Evans and Edward Davis: A letter brings two collections together

Our team at the museum are always exploring and researching items in our collection. A tragic letter sent home from the front lines was the start to this particular research and would link two collections together. 14654 Corporal Joseph Evans…

Portrait and Medals Reunited: A New Acquisition

This fantastic portrait of a Boer War officer is a new acquisition and arrived at the museum with only the name ‘Captain Taylor’ scribbled in pencil on the back. After a bit of research, we discovered it is in fact…

Captain Adrian Blaize Pozzi

Captain Adrian Blaize Pozzi had an interesting army career in that he served in three of our antecedent regiments – the Royal Welsh Fusiliers, the South Wales Borderers and the Royal Regiment of Wales. Early Career Adrian was born in…

Sweetheart Brooches 

These little brooches are miniature replicas of the cap badges and insignia of military regiments. They were known as sweetheart brooches as they were usually given as tokens of love by soldiers to their wives and girlfriends before they left…

Flood Damage Update

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