Posts Tagged ‘Firing Line Museum’

Lest We Forget

14Nov13

Firing Line Curator has written an article in November’s ‘Cardiff Times’ discussing the history of Remembrance and why we should never forget.   Advertisements


The Firing Line Museum has a new display titled ‘Object of the Month’. This display will change monthly, showcasing objects and stories from the collections of 1st The Queen’s Dragoon Guards and The Royal Welsh. This display has been researched and installed by one of Firing Line Museum Assistant, Ceri Gage who is currently studying […]


Dan Peterson – “A War Artist at War”  Talk: 27th November 2012  Timescales 18.00 for 18.30 talk 19.45 Dinner  Wine Reception and Talk   £7.00 per person Wine Reception, talk and dinner £ 20.00 per person  About our speaker:  Dan Peterson was the Official War Artist for 1st The Queen’s Dragoon Guards during Operation HERRICK 15 […]


In the Footsteps of the 38th (Welsh) Division at Mametz Wood A talk by Major Ian R Gumm TD R Welsh On 1st July 1916 General Sir Douglas Haig launched his great offensive in the Somme region of France in an effort to drive the Imperial German Army back. This was to bec…ome the ‘Bloodiest […]


Looking for some Post-Easter fun?!Why not come along and support our Hero rat Weekend. The museum has recently adopted a mine detecting Hero Rat called Blossom. These Rats have an exceptional sense of smell, and can be trained to detect explosives. Unlike metal detectors, they can detect both metal and plastic-cased landmines. Rats provide a […]


Today, the Firing Line Museum was pleased to welcome the British Red Cross who demonstrated their expertise of helping people via Casualty Simulations, a talk about the work of the Red Cross Internationally as well as first aid demonstrations. The event was held as part of the ‘Wounded’ temporary exhibition currently on display at the […]