Icon Metals Group AGM: St Fagans National Museum of History
Icon Metals Group
To: Wednesday 06.03.19
St. Fagans National Museum of History
Exploring the metal workings at St Fagans
Join the Metals Group at St Fagans National Museum of History for our annual AGM. St Fagans is part of Amgueddfa Cymru: National Museum Wales and is an open air museum with approximately 50 historic buildings, a few original to the site, but most brought from across Wales and re-erected here. As well as the buildings that are displayed using original period objects from the national collections and a couple of buildings that are working mills, the museum also has three recently opened galleries to explore all within the hundred acre site. Refreshments and lunch are included in the ticket price.
10.00-10.30 Registration and refreshments
10.40-11.10 The development of Gweithdy Gallery
Dr Sioned Williams – Principal Curator: Modern History
11.10-11.40 How making leads to object understanding
Andrew Murphy – demonstrating Blacksmith
11.40-12.10 The Tompion and change of time
Emyr Davies – Senior Conservator: Furniture, Horology and Musical Instruments
12.10-12.40 Amgueddfa Cymru Working Machinery Policy
Jon James – Principal Conservator: Industry
12.40-13.10 Metals Section AGM
13.00-14.00 Lunch in the Atrium area
Take the opportunity to explore conservation displays in the Atrium
14.00-16.00 Option 1 – guided tour of aspects of the open-air museum related to metals conservation
Option 2 – an opportunity to explore the open-air museum for yourself
ICON MEMBER - £15
STUDENT - £10
NON-MEMBER - £20
BUS: From Cardiff Central Station, a short walk will take you to Westgate Street bus stop KN where bus 32A will take you to St Fagans entrance.
RAIL: there are unfortunately no direct trains to St Fagans, but it is possible to take a train to Waun-gron Park Station from Cardiff Central (Radyr direction) and change to bus 32A.
CAR: Address to St Fagans is CF5 6XB. Please note there is a £5 charge to park for the day at St Fagans.
Dr. Sioned Williams