10 years of People's Collection Wales

Jessica Roberts

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 13:38

This year marks the 10th year since People’s Collection Wales was first established. Since 2008 the programme has come on in leaps and bounds, from the launch of the website back in 2010 to a site that now has over 100,000 fascinating photographs, documents, audio and video recordings helping to create a complete picture of Wales’s history and heritage.


Looking for trouble with a capital T

Kay Hanson

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 11:21

We’re looking to make the future all about you! As we celebrate the success of the past three years since relaunching the website in February 2013, we're turning our focus on looking for ways to improve

Folklore Thursday

Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales

Thu, 03/24/2016 - 13:25

#FolkloreThursday has been taking Twitter by storm. The unusual hashtag sees people sharing stories and photos that demonstrate traditional beliefs and customs, many of which have long since disappeared from our modern life.

International Women's Day

Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales

Tue, 03/01/2016 - 15:46

To mark International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, I’ve selected images from the Collection that represent Welsh women’s work through the ages...

Love Tokens from the Collection

Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 15:18

TOP FIVE items illustrating Wales’s relationship with love, Santes Dwynwen and St Valentine.

St Dogmaels Culture Beacon Development

Tom Pert

Thu, 12/10/2015 - 13:14

St Dogmaels community the first in Pembrokeshire to present its heritage using Culture Beacon

BBC RES and People’s Collection Wales collaboration: The Pursuit of API-ness

Tom Pert

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 12:48

In a recent meeting at the Liverpool offices of our website developer, Rippleffect, the PCW Technical group met up with Chiara Delvescovo and Alex Tucker from the BBC to discuss the development of the BBC’s Research and Education Space (RES) platform and how this might compliment the further development of the People’s Collection Wales.

Nefyn the first community to develop Culture Beacon app

Tom Pert

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 00:00

Volunteers in Nefyn will soon become the first in the country to develop their own app to deliver information on the archaeology and history of the town using cutting-edge iBeacon technology.

iBeacons - further research on location-based knowledge

Peoples Collection Wales

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 16:29

What next for Wales' first iBeacon museum experience?

Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales pilots a ‘world first’ iBeacon programme

Peoples Collection Wales

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 16:49

Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales (Amgueddfa Cymru) is the first national museum in the world to trial the Culture and Heritage Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) technology (Apple iBeacon), in partnership with People’s Collection Wales and the Locly (app and platform).  The programme is being trialled at one of Amgueddfa Cymru’s sites — the National Slate Museum in Llanberis — and will enable visitors to discover more about the collections on their mobile devices as they walk around the site.