Posts Tagged: 19th century

It’s been a busy fortnight here at SHARE with Schools! We’ve been out on trips to Cathays High, Woodlands High, and Michaelston Community College. Michaelston and Woodlands are part of the Ely and Caerau Federation, aka Westfed. Volunteer coordinator Matt Vince on the Cathays visit: Cathays visit – WW1 workshop Last week myself, a handful of […]


Jon Cook My name is Jon Cook, a third year Religious Studies student. When I first heard about the program [SHARE with Schools] I knew it would help my future in ways of experience. Even though it was a little daunting at first because I was not doing a degree in archaeology or history but […]


A big thank you is well deserved for all of our volunteers this week. We saw some fantastic efforts from everyone involved, and were especially impressed by those participants who were delivering SHARE with Schools workshops for the first time. Delivering Romans in Wales, Medieval Orders of Society and Life in the Nineteenth Century Cynon […]


New volunteers Ben Dillon and Jacob Deacon talk to camera on the way to and from their first workshop deliveries at Mountain Ash Comprehensive School, Abercynon. Both are students at the School of History, Archaeology and Religion at Cardiff University, and this is their first year participating in the SHARE with Schools outreach project. They […]


We had a very exciting and busy week last week, hosting return visits by pupils from Mountain Ash Comprehensive, Blaengwawr High and Cathays High. In a packed schedule they had tours of the department’s archaeology and conservation labs, of the special historic book collection SCOLAR, and interactive Medieval, Roman and Nineteenth Century sessions, as well […]



Some photos from our recent trip to Willows High School in Tremorfa, Cardiff, where we delivered our medieval and 19th century workshops. It was our first ever trip to Willows. We were delighted with some of the responses given and work that the groups produced, and especially impressed that the pupils stayed engaged with us for […]


We have just received some fantastic feedback from year 7 pupils at Michaelston College who took part in our ‘Romans in Wales’ workshop earlier today. Here are some of their comments: ‘The lesson about the Romans was amazing. It made me realise that I would like to go to Cardiff University to help the archaeologists […]


Many thanks to the excellent student volunteers who made last week’s sessions on Romans in Wales and Cynon Valley in the Nineteenth Century, delivered at Cathays High School and Blaengwawr Comprehensive, so brilliant: Alice Spotorno Hannah Thomas Rosa Harriss Kate Arildsen Shane Govinden Emily Cowan Rosa Harriss Dan Jewson Bethan Lloyd (If I’ve left anyone out, let […]


Here are a couple of the great exhibits from the museum display challenge that we set pupils at Fitzalan High School as part of their Eisteddfod.  The task: identify, research and catalogue the objects on their table, then design and curate an exhibition. There were some brilliant ideas flying around and Eisteddfod house points abounded. In the […]