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Albion sets sail for Cardigan Castle

A beautifully-made miniature model of The Albion, the brig that left Cardigan for the New World in 1819, has been presented to Cardigan Castle. The ship made by Huw Evans of Goodwick is painstakingly detailed right down to the pulleys and rope rigging and will be the centrepiece of a new maritime exhibition that the …

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Job | Business Development Manager, Functions & Events

Salary: £16,000 per annum Closing date: 1st August 2018 Interview date: TBC   Job Description Job Title: Business Development Manager, Functions & Events Location: Cardigan Castle Responsible To: Castle Director Purpose of this job • To work with the Castle Director to deliver a pro-active sales strategy for the castle’s commercial events business. • To …

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Castle goes interactive with new eisteddfod game

Cardigan Castle may be hundreds of years old but its latest addition is cutting edge! A new bilingual interactive eisteddfod i-pad game, custom made for the castle, has been developed by a team of local people. The groundbreaking project, funded by the HLF, was created by former teacher and TV producer Carol Byrne Jones and …

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Castle history in miniature!

A new exhibition at Cardigan Castle shows the sweep of its 900 years of history – but all in miniature! The castle has been loaned a collection of exquisitely handmade costume dolls from Ceredigion Museum. The 22 dolls – made by centenarian Margaret Jones of Aberystwyth in the 1970s – are on show now for …

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School trips

Cardigan Castle can offer your school a variety of fun, interactive and educational activities. For £3 per child we provide: A dedicated space with tables and chairs where children can leave their bags, carry out activities and have their packed lunch. Worksheets plus colouring pencils Castle quiz plus indoor and outdoor trails Hands on look …

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Castle leads campaign to improve gardens

Would you like to see Brioude Gardens improved? The popular public space in Cardigan is showing signs of wear and tear and plans are afoot to put together a grant bid to revamp the area. The gardens are now looked after by Cardigan Castle who have the area on a long lease from the county …

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New book celebrates Cardigan’s song castle

Christmas 1176. Hordes of people descend on Cardigan - but for culture not for war. The great Lord Rhys ap Gruffydd, prince of Deheubarth, is celebrating the completion of his magnificent seven-tower castle on the banks of the river Teifi. Bards and musicians descend on the town from all corners of Great Britain and Europe …

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Sword returns to castle

A sword discovered in the basement of Castle Green House nearly 30 years ago has been returned to Cardigan Castle. Land surveyor Dean McNeil Jones was working at the castle as a young man in 1990 undertaking the Ove Arup survey of the then derelict buildings. While he was in East Wing (now part of …

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Outdoor summer theatre at the castle

Theatr Mwldan and Cardigan Castle bring another season of fantastic outdoor theatre to the stunning Castle grounds this summer. The season, brought to you by Illyria, includes The Pirates of Penzance (1 August), The Hound of the Baskervilles (7 August) and Dr. Dolittle (23 August). On 1 August, a classic swashbuckling adventure, The Pirates of …

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Be part of 900 years of history!

Join our friendly volunteering team at Cardigan Castle.We need help with • Shop • Garden • Events • Stewarding • Tour guides • Sewing costumes • Archiving Contact us at info@cardigancastle.com or call 01239 615131 or simply drop in to the castle reception. We look forward to seeing you!

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