A celebration in 1973 for Bill Paton, one of the founder members of Longfields, on 21 years as the Honorary Secretary of the Association. Advertisements
For many years Longfields ran a successful print room which was staffed by service users. They met a range of printing orders from private and commercial customers. Although Christmas is now a distant memory these are some of the cards that you could have purchased from Longfields print room in times gone by!
The project exhibition is just around the corner and will be opening on 9 May at The National Waterfront Museum. There is a lot of creative work going on in the background with fantastic volunteers. Lots to do but a very exciting time!
Take a look at our project newsletter to bring you up to date with project activities! Autumn 2017 newsletter
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
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!
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