The Linton Brothers

The Linton Brothers from the Cynon Valley took the cycling world by storm. They beat the best from across the globe and became some of the world’s first sport stars. This is their story. [...]


Railways of the Cynon Valley

This blog will take you on a whistle-stop tour of the valley’s railways via photographs from the Cynon Valley Museum collection. This includes some railway ‘outposts’, an example of railways and [...]


Y Côr Mawr Commemorative Medal

This blog post tells the story behind the Y Côr Mawr Commemorative Medal, belonging to the museum collection, and the connected story of the choir and its conductor, Caradog. This fine silver [...]

A historic walk around Aberdare town centre

Many of us visit Aberdare for shopping and social purposes, but how well do we know and observe it as we walk around? This post reveals some of the histories of Aberdare Town Centre, including [...]


Framing Jewish Histories

Hi, I am Klavdija Erzen and I am the Project Manager for the Jewish History Association of South Wales (JHASW). JHASW was established in January 2018 to preserve the cultural heritage of the [...]