Longfields · Swansea Vale Resource Centre · volunteers · West Glamorgan Archives

A trip down memory lane at West Glamorgan Archive Service

It is always a pleasure to visit West Glamorgan Archive Service, a warm welcome always awaits!  This week a group from the Resource Centre came to look at some old photographs and have a think about what they would like to see in the exhibition.  Amongst the group were the two Paulines, Chris and Sara plus… Continue reading A trip down memory lane at West Glamorgan Archive Service

Ben Ewart-Dean · Disability Arts Cymru · Pen Y Bryn School · Sara Beer · volunteers

A collaborative workshop!

As part of the Legacy of Longfields project research has uncovered old photographs.  During our workshop day at Pen Y Bryn School, Sara Beer from Disability Arts Cymru and film maker Ben Ewart-Dean led the event and  we looked at the photographs and saw a short clip of some old film footage. The pupils reflected on… Continue reading A collaborative workshop!

Disability History · Longfields · Pen Y Bryn School · Swansea Vale Resource Centre

Question time at Pen Y Bryn

Pen Y Bryn pupils have been very busy learning about the history of Longfields Association and during October I took part in a question and answer session at the school.  The pupils of today wondered what pupils in 1953 did when they started at the school established by ‘Longfields parents’. There was a wide range of… Continue reading Question time at Pen Y Bryn