Archives: Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru / National Library of Wales

National Library of Wales Blog: #LoveArt – Valériane Leblond

This month, artist Valériane Leblond takes part in our #LoveArt campaign. She has chosen ‘Cottage loaves baked in an ancient oven at Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant’ by Geoff […] Parhau i ddarllen

National Library of Wales Blog: #LoveMaps – Huw Owen

Huw Owen, former keeper of pictures and maps at The National Library of Wales takes part in our #LoveMaps campaign. John Speed, Theatre of the […] Parhau i ddarllen

National Library of Wales Blog: #LoveArt – Tegwen Morris

Tegwen Morris, National Director of Merched y Wawr takes part in our #LoveArt Campaign. She has chosen View of Aberystwyth Harbour, 1944 Eric Beardsworth 1881 – […] Parhau i ddarllen

National Library of Wales Blog: #LoveMaps – Huw Owen

Huw Owen, former keeper of pictures and maps at The National Library of Wales takes part in our #LoveMaps campaign. George Owen, Pembrochiae comitatus olim […] Parhau i ddarllen

National Library of Wales Blog: #LoveArt – Tegwen Morris

Tegwen Morris, National Director of Merched y Wawr takes part in our #LoveArt Campaign. She has chosen Lady Megan Lloyd George by Henry Lamb, 1952 […] Parhau i ddarllen

National Library of Wales Blog: Building for Heath

This year, the National Health Service, founded by Welshman Aneurin Bevan, MP for Ebbw Vale while he was Minister for Health and Housing, will celebrate […] Parhau i ddarllen

National Library of Wales Blog: #LoveArt – Tegwen Morris

Tegwen Morris, National Director of Merched y Wawr takes part in our #LoveArt Campaign. She has chosen ‘Ysbryd Erwau Gleision’ by Elwyn Ioan as her […] Parhau i ddarllen

National Library of Wales Blog: 5 Family History Resources

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! The Christmas holidays are traditionally a time when families come together and reminisce. We often see an increase […] Parhau i ddarllen

National Library of Wales Blog: #LoveMaps – Huw Owen

Huw Owen, former keeper of pictures and maps at The National Library of Wales takes part in our #LoveMaps campaign. Christopher Saxton, Cambriae (quae nunc […] Parhau i ddarllen

National Library of Wales Blog: #LoveArt – David Meredith

David Meredith, Chairman of the Sir Kyffin Williams Trust takes part in our #LoveArt Campaign. Gareth Parry (1951) A native of Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd. His […] Parhau i ddarllen

National Library of Wales Blog: #LoveArt – David Meredith

David Meredith, Chairman of the Sir Kyffin Williams Trust takes part in our #LoveArt Campaign. Sir Kyffin Williams 1918-2006 The National Library holds the largest […] Parhau i ddarllen

National Library of Wales Blog: #LoveMaps – Huw Owen

Huw Owen, former keeper of pictures and maps at The National Library of Wales takes part in our #LoveMaps campaign. Humphrey Llwyd, Cambriae Typus, 1573 […] Parhau i ddarllen

National Library of Wales Blog: Gareth Vaughan Jones and the Holodomor

Gareth Vaughan Jones may not be a name familiar to many people in Wales in the 21st century, but the Welsh journalist who was killed […] Parhau i ddarllen

National Library of Wales Blog: Framing the Future Campaign – Kyffin Williams

The need to conserve, preserve, catalogue and interpret our collections is a vital element of the work of the National Library of Wales, thereby making […] Parhau i ddarllen

National Library of Wales Blog: #LoveArt – David Meredith

David Meredith, Chairman of the Sir Kyffin Williams Trust takes part in our #LoveArt Campaign. Thomas Jones, Pencerrig 1743 – 1803 Thomas Jones was born […] Parhau i ddarllen

National Library of Wales Blog: #LoveMaps – Hywel Griffiths

New Horizons– blog post by Dr Hywel Griffiths, Senior Lecturer at Aberystwyth University as part of our #LoveMaps Campaign I like maps that give me […] Parhau i ddarllen

National Library of Wales Blog: #LoveArt – David Meredith

David Meredith, Chairman of the Sir Kyffin Williams Trust takes part in our #LoveArt Campaign. Y Parchedig John Parker 1798 – 1860 One of the […] Parhau i ddarllen

National Library of Wales Blog: #LoveMaps – Hywel Griffiths

Bogs, islands and rivers – blog post by Dr Hywel Griffiths, Senior Lecturer at Aberystwyth University as part of our #LoveMaps Campaign These two maps […] Parhau i ddarllen

National Library of Wales Blog: #LoveArt – Meri Huws

Welsh Language Commissioner, Meri Huws introduces her favourite art works from the Library’s collection as part of the #LoveArt Campaign. She has chosen ‘Greenham Peace […] Parhau i ddarllen

National Library of Wales Blog: Kyffin Williams 100 Exhibition: ‘Behind the Frame’ 
Curating the exhibition



‘This is the land that has obsessed me throughout my life. My love of it 
is not superficial but deep, for my family have for […] Parhau i ddarllen

National Library of Wales Blog: #LoveMaps – Hywel Griffiths

Encroachment on the bed of a river – blog post by Dr Hywel Griffiths, Senior Lecturer at Aberystwyth University as part of our #LoveMaps Campaign […] Parhau i ddarllen

National Library of Wales Blog: #LoveArt – Meri Huws

Over the next four weeks Welsh Language Commissioner, Meri Huws will introduce her favourite art works from the Library’s collection as part of the #LoveArt […] Parhau i ddarllen

National Library of Wales Blog: #LoveMaps – Hywel Griffiths

Llangynog parish tithe map– blog post by Dr Hywel Griffiths, Senior Lecturer at Aberystwyth University as part of our #LoveMaps Campaign     I love […] Parhau i ddarllen

National Library of Wales Blog: #LoveArt – Meri Huws

Over the next four weeks Welsh Language Commissioner, Meri Huws will introduce her favourite art works from the Library’s collection as part of the #LoveArt […] Parhau i ddarllen

National Library of Wales Blog: #LoveMaps – Rhys Jones

A Welsh view of the world? – blog post by Professor Rhys Jones, Aberystwyth University as part of our #LoveMaps Campaign It is surprising how […] Parhau i ddarllen

National Library of Wales Blog: #LoveArt – Meri Huws

Over the next four weeks Welsh Language Commissioner, Meri Huws will introduce her favourite art works from the Library’s collection as part of the #LoveArt […] Parhau i ddarllen

National Library of Wales Blog: #LoveMaps – Rhys Jones

Mapping change and changing maps – blog post by Professor Rhys Jones, Aberystwyth University as part of our #LoveMaps Campaign “There is something disconcerting about […] Parhau i ddarllen

National Library of Wales Blog: #LoveArt – Meri Huws

Over the next four weeks Welsh Language Commissioner, Meri Huws will introduce her favourite art works from the Library’s collection as part of the #LoveArt […] Parhau i ddarllen

National Library of Wales Blog: #LoveArt – Huw Rees

This month TV presenter, Journalist and Designer Huw Rees tells us about his love for art as part of our #LoveArt campaign. He has chosen […] Parhau i ddarllen

National Library of Wales Blog: Kyffin Williams 100: Behind the Frame

“It is ironic that I am the most loved & most honoured Welsh artist of all time & yet I am hated by the art […] Parhau i ddarllen

National Library of Wales Blog: #LoveMaps – Rhys Jones

Delving down into the deep – blog post by Professor Rhys Jones, Aberystwyth University as part of our #LoveMaps Campaign   Geological maps have always […] Parhau i ddarllen

National Library of Wales Blog: #LoveArt – Huw Rees

This month TV presenter, Journalist and Designer Huw Rees tells us about his love for art as part of our #LoveArt campaign. He has chosen […] Parhau i ddarllen

National Library of Wales Blog: #LoveMaps

This month Professor Rhys Jones of Aberystwyth University discusses “Mapping Welshness” as part of our #LoveMaps campaign.   I have always been fascinated by maps […] Parhau i ddarllen

National Library of Wales Blog: #LoveArt

This month TV presenter, Journalist and Designer Huw Rees tells us about his love for art as part of our #LoveArt campaign. He has chosen […] Parhau i ddarllen

National Library of Wales Blog: A new project to chart the ‘Rise of Literacy’ in Europe

How has written text shaped our world through the centuries? This is the theme explored by a new Europeana ‘Rise of Literacy’ project, in which […] Parhau i ddarllen

National Library of Wales Blog: #LoveArt

This month TV presenter, Journalist, and Designer Huw Rees tells us about his love for art as part of our #LoveArt campaign. He has chosen  […] Parhau i ddarllen

National Library of Wales Blog: #LoveMaps

Chris Catling, Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales Secretary tells us about his love for maps as part of our #LoveMaps […] Parhau i ddarllen

National Library of Wales Blog: #LoveArt

This month journalist, presenter, and newsreader Huw Edwards chooses his favourite works of art from the National Collection as part of the #LoveArt Campaign. He […] Parhau i ddarllen

National Library of Wales Blog: Wici-Iechyd (Wiki-Health)

Improving online access to Welsh language health information The newly appointed National Wikimedian at the National Library of Wales will begin in his new role […] Parhau i ddarllen

National Library of Wales Blog: #LoveMaps

Chris Catling, Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales Secretary tells us about his love for maps as part of our #LoveMaps […] Parhau i ddarllen

National Library of Wales Blog: #LoveArt

This month journalist, presenter, and newsreader Huw Edwards chooses his favourite works of art from the National Collection as part of the #LoveArt Campaign. He […] Parhau i ddarllen

National Library of Wales Blog: #LoveMaps

Chris Catling, Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales Secretary tells us about his love for maps as part of our #LoveMaps […] Parhau i ddarllen

National Library of Wales Blog: #LoveMaps

Chris Catling, Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales Secretary tells us about his love for maps as part of our #LoveMaps […] Parhau i ddarllen

National Library of Wales Blog: #LoveArt

This month journalist, presenter, and newsreader Huw Edwards chooses his favourite works of art from the National Collection as part of the #LoveArt Campaign. He […] Parhau i ddarllen

National Library of Wales Blog: #LoveMaps

Chief Executive and Librarian, Linda Tomos tells us about her love for maps as part of our #LoveMaps campaign. It’s the year 1675 – how […] Parhau i ddarllen

National Library of Wales Blog: #LoveArt

This month journalist, presenter, and newsreader Huw Edwards chooses his favourite works of art from the National Collection as part of the #LoveArt Campaign. He […] Parhau i ddarllen

National Library of Wales Blog: The National Library of Wales at Wikimania

Just days after the National Library announced they were employing the Uk’s first, and world’s second, permanent Wikimedian I travelled to Montreal in Canada for […] Parhau i ddarllen

National Library of Wales Blog: #LoveArt

This month journalist, presenter, and newsreader Huw Edwards chooses his favourite works of art from the National Collection as part of the #LoveArt Campaign. Here’s […] Parhau i ddarllen

National Library of Wales Blog: #LoveMaps

Chief Executive and Librarian, Linda Tomos tells us about her love for maps as part of our #LoveMaps campaign. “North Wales as you’ve never seen […] Parhau i ddarllen

National Library of Wales Blog: #LoveArt

Musician Dr Lyn Davies talks about his love for art as part of our #LoveArt campaign. This week he has chosen Miners’ Bus by Josef […] Parhau i ddarllen