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Echoes of the past is a podcast about Pembrokeshire, about history and culture, and about the importance of this corner of Wales to the wider world. Each episode will feature a local expert and will look at a different subject, a different part of Pembrokeshire and a different point in time.

The Echoes of the Past podcast is produced by PLANED (www.planed.org.uk) and is funded by Arwain Sir Benfro (www.arwainsirbenfro.cymru).

Echoes website: http://www.echoeswales.cymru/

Echoes on Twitter: https://twitter.com/PembsEchoes

Echoes on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PembrokeshireEchoes

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Echoes of the past is a podcast about Pembrokeshire, about history and culture, and about the importance of this corner of Wales to the wider world. Each episode will feature a local expert and will look at a different subject, a different part of Pembrokeshire and a different point in time.

The Echoes of the Past podcast is produced by PLANED (www.planed.org.uk) and is funded by Arwain Sir Benfro (www.arwainsirbenfro.cymru).

Echoes website: http://www.echoeswales.cymru/

Echoes on Twitter: https://twitter.com/PembsEchoes

Echoes on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PembrokeshireEchoes

    Ian Macrae on researching Pembrokeshire's regimental connections

    Ian Macrae on researching Pembrokeshire's regimental connections

    Ian Macrae is a research volunteer for Pembroke Dock Sunderland Trust, who are based at Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre.

    Pembroke Dock itself, but also many other communities around the county have a number of historic connections to many British Army regiments. Through these connections, the county has played its own role in military engagements across the globe. In this podcast we find out a little about some of this history.

    Find out more about Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre including visitor information and details about their collections on their website www.sunderlandtrust.com.

    Echoes of the past is a podcast about Pembrokeshire, about history and culture, and about the importance of this corner of Wales to the wider world.

    The Echoes of the Past podcast is produced by PLANED (www.planed.org.uk) and is funded by Arwain Sir Benfro (www.arwainsirbenfro.cymru).

    Echoes website: http://www.echoeswales.cymru/

    Echoes on Twitter: https://twitter.com/PembsEchoes

    Echoes on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PembrokeshireEchoes

    Music: Water Lily - The 126ers https://youtu.be/BQm22usqKds

    • 28 min
    Prof Mike Parker-Pearson on Waun Mawn, a former stone circle near the bluestone quarries for Stonehenge

    Prof Mike Parker-Pearson on Waun Mawn, a former stone circle near the bluestone quarries for Stonehenge

    Another opportunity to hear the talk given by Prof Mike Parker-Pearson of University College London, as part of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Archaeology Day event in November 2020.

    In 2017 and 2018 the Stones of Stonehenge Project, led by researchers from University College London and the universities of Southampton, Bournemouth and the Highlands & Islands, carried out excavations at Waun Mawn in North Pembrokeshire to discover if the four monoliths there are all that is left of a prehistoric stone circle.

    Listen to all of the Archaeology Day talks and presentations on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmyDlzMF-5-pTebMDX8GoYQ/videos

    Echoes of the past is a podcast about Pembrokeshire, about history and culture, and about the importance of this corner of Wales to the wider world.

    The Echoes of the Past podcast is produced by PLANED (www.planed.org.uk) and is funded by Arwain Sir Benfro (www.arwainsirbenfro.cymru).

    Echoes website: http://www.echoeswales.cymru/

    Echoes on Twitter: https://twitter.com/PembsEchoes

    Echoes on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PembrokeshireEchoes

    Music: Water Lily - The 126ers https://youtu.be/BQm22usqKds

    • 24 min
    Dr Simon Hancock FSA on colonists, migrants and refugees in the history of Pembrokeshire

    Dr Simon Hancock FSA on colonists, migrants and refugees in the history of Pembrokeshire

    Another opportunity to hear the talk given by Dr Simon Hancock FSA, curator of Haverfordwest Town Museum, as part of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Archaeology Day event in November 2020.

    Views about migration and refugees are important components of political discourse in twenty-first century Britain. While it might appear a phenomenon of pre-and post Brexit Britain the historical record suggests otherwise. The communities of Pembrokeshire have been subject to repeated waves of migration from the early modern period whether as a result of conquest, economic opportunities or escape from political turmoil and warfare.

    Listen to all of the Archaeology Day talks and presentations on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmyDlzMF-5-pTebMDX8GoYQ/videos

    Echoes of the past is a podcast about Pembrokeshire, about history and culture, and about the importance of this corner of Wales to the wider world.

    The Echoes of the Past podcast is produced by PLANED (www.planed.org.uk) and is funded by Arwain Sir Benfro (www.arwainsirbenfro.cymru).

    Echoes website: http://www.echoeswales.cymru/

    Echoes on Twitter: https://twitter.com/PembsEchoes

    Echoes on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PembrokeshireEchoes

    Music: Water Lily - The 126ers https://youtu.be/BQm22usqKds

    • 30 min
    Saundersfoot bay heritage regeneration team on coal mining in the area

    Saundersfoot bay heritage regeneration team on coal mining in the area

    Saundersfoot Bay Heritage Regeneration Trust exists to preserve, protect and safeguard the rich industrial and cultural heritage around the coastal area of Saundersfoot, Wiseman's Bridge and Amroth. Before this area became a favourite holiday spot for people across Wales and beyond, the area was renowned for the quality of its coal.

    Information researched and provided by: Neil Sefton (Chair SBHRT), Mary Sefton (Secretary), Tessa Pearson, Joyce Lewis, Pauline Davies, Michael Slade and Sue Boughton-Thomas.

    Additional recording contributions from: Audrey Hilling, Duncan Hilling, Peter Williams, Joyce Lewis and children from Stepaside Community Primary School.

    Thanks also to Carys Mills (Harbour development / Welcome Centre advisor), Alan Jones (Script Editor) and Michael Slade (Recording & Editing).

    The recordings took place at the Saundersfoot Regency Hall Community Centre.

    Find out more about the Trust and their work Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/SaundersfootBayHRT/.

    Echoes of the past is a podcast about Pembrokeshire, about history and culture, and about the importance of this corner of Wales to the wider world.

    The Echoes of the Past podcast is produced by PLANED (www.planed.org.uk) and is funded by Arwain Sir Benfro (www.arwainsirbenfro.cymru).

    Echoes website: http://www.echoeswales.cymru/

    Echoes on Twitter: https://twitter.com/PembsEchoes

    Echoes on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PembrokeshireEchoes

    Music: Water Lily - The 126ers https://youtu.be/BQm22usqKds

    • 25 min
    Gareth Mills on William Marshall in Pembroke

    Gareth Mills on William Marshall in Pembroke

    Gareth Mills, historian and tour guide at Pembroke Castle, talks about William Marshall, the man who has been described as 'the greatest knight' and the man who had the stone castle at Pembroke built. Among his many achievements, William Marshall is said to have served five medieval English kings, including Richard the Lionheart and King John.

    Find out more about Pembroke Castle including visitor information on their website https://pembrokecastle.co.uk/.

    Echoes of the past is a podcast about Pembrokeshire, about history and culture, and about the importance of this corner of Wales to the wider world.

    The Echoes of the Past podcast is produced by PLANED (www.planed.org.uk) and is funded by Arwain Sir Benfro (www.arwainsirbenfro.cymru).

    Echoes website: http://www.echoeswales.cymru/

    Echoes on Twitter: https://twitter.com/PembsEchoes

    Echoes on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PembrokeshireEchoes

    Music: Water Lily - The 126ers https://youtu.be/BQm22usqKds

    • 25 min
    John Evans on Aviation in Pembroke Dock

    John Evans on Aviation in Pembroke Dock

    John Evans, historian, author and patron of Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre, talks about the military aviation connections of Pembroke Dock. He describes the stories of men and women who served and how that town grew to being one of the largest flying boat stations in the world during the Second World War Battle of the Atlantic, when it was the home to the iconic Short Sunderland flying boat.

    Find out more about Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre including visitor information and details about their collections on their website www.sunderlandtrust.com.

    Echoes of the past is a podcast about Pembrokeshire, about history and culture, and about the importance of this corner of Wales to the wider world.

    The Echoes of the Past podcast is produced by PLANED (www.planed.org.uk) and is funded by Arwain Sir Benfro (www.arwainsirbenfro.cymru).

    Echoes website: http://www.echoeswales.cymru/

    Echoes on Twitter: https://twitter.com/PembsEchoes

    Echoes on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PembrokeshireEchoes

    Music: Water Lily - The 126ers https://youtu.be/BQm22usqKds

    • 36 min

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