Oral histories of working life in the Copperworks

We are starting to record some of the valuable stories about what it was like to work at Hafod-Morfa Copperworks. Do you have stories to share about what it was like to work at the copperworks? Or would you...

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Guided Walks start again.

The Friends of the Hafod Morfa Copperworks, and Swansea Museum Collections Centre are re-starting the popular programme of guided walks of the Hafod Morfa Copperworks site. The first will be on Saturday 9th April at 11:00 a.m. There will...

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Art@TheHafod

The storms held off in November just long enough for a very enjoyable art event at Hafod-Morfa Copperworks and White Rock. artist Dan LLewlyn Hall www.danllywelynhall.co.uk led the day as part of Swansea Universitys hub of the Being Human Festival. 40...

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Young Heritage Apprentice Winner

Congratulations to Birchgrove Comprehensive for their success in the Young Heritage Apprentice in November, a competition that challenged teams of school pupils to create an on-site visitor attraction for Hafod-Morfa copperworks that celebrates Swansea’s history and heritage. Thanks also to the six...

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Report of the Connected Communities Exchange event

A report of the Connected Communities Exchange event, including recommendation for future research and interpretation at and around the site is now available here. Connected Communities Exchange Event Report; October 2015  

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Exposed – the Morfa Canal Bridge

The Morfa Bridge over the Swansea Canal has been found, although a little damaged, ending  a long period of debate about whether it was intact or not. The community excavation of the Hafod Canal Bridge in 2013 ignited the...

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New Funding for the Bascule Bridge

The City and County of Swansea have received an additional £200,000 for the refurbishment of the Bascule Bridge, pictured here. This complements an existing £550,000 that is earmarked for the work and reaches the target for work to start....

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New vision document for the future of the Hafod Morfa Copperworks

A new vision document for the future development of the Hafod-Morfa Copperworks is now available here. The vision document, complete with maps and illustrations, shows how this site which once employed hundreds of local people will once again be a catalyst...

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We’re looking for guides

Volunteer as a tour guide at The Hafod-Morfa Copperworks. We are looking to recruit and train a small team of volunteers to lead tours for schools and members of the public visiting the Hafod Morfa Copperworks Site. Would you like to...

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Hafod-Morfa Copperworks Community Archeology Report

The Glamorgan-Gwent Archaeological Trust Ltd was commissioned by Swansea University to undertake a community archaeological excavation of the Hafod Copperworks. An archaeological programme of works was developed by GGAT and Swansea University, to excavate and record the archaeological remains...

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