Category Archives: Explore Your Archive

Explore Your Archive 2020: Make us a map!

2020 is a year like no other. And although it is a time we will never forget, it’s still important to keep a record of it in the county archives. One of the silver linings of this very challenging year … Continue reading

Posted in Cardiganshire, Explore Your Archive | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

A Battered Suitcase in the Attic: Explore Your Own Archive

The name of this year’s Ceredigion campaign is ‘A Battered Suitcase in the Attic’. It is about getting people to value their own personal archives. The title reflects the half-forgotten treasures that many people have hidden in the attic or … Continue reading

Posted in Ceredigion Archives, Explore Your Archive | Tagged | Leave a comment

All Aboard the Bandstand! Explore Your Archive 2018

For Explore Your Archive Week 2018 we are celebrating the Year of the Sea. We’ve got the Aberystwyth Bandstand for the whole week and we’ll have all sorts of things going on. Come and visit, see the displays, listen to … Continue reading

Posted in Ceredigion Archives, Explore Your Archive | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Captain Beefheart mince pies

Another Explore Your Archives exclusive! For our Making History event, I made the shrub – already blogged about – and, helped by my friend Mark, some festively archival mince pies using another recipe from the Webley-Parry recipe books. Here it is again: … Continue reading

Posted in Explore Your Archive, Recipes | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Shrub – by popular demand!

I made shrub for Making History, our Explore Your Archive 2017 event last November. The brave souls who tasted it were impressed and apparently completely unharmed! We therefore present (by popular demand) a blog all about making this very alcoholic … Continue reading

Posted in Explore Your Archive, Recipes | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Making History: Explore Your Archives 2017 at Ceredigion Archives

Writers, artists, knitters and cooks, composers, ceramicists, photographers… everyone who makes! We’re inviting you to create something in response to the collections at Ceredigion Archives. At Ceredigion Archives we have five hundred years’ of Ceredigion’s history. So many lives, so … Continue reading

Posted in Explore Your Archive | Tagged , | Leave a comment