Friends of the Royal Commission

‘The Royal Commission is emphatically about the future of Wales, as well as its past.’ ― Huw Edwards

Our Friends’ Network allows people interested in our work to show their support, keep in touch with what we are doing, and help us improve our services.


  • To communicate to the Commission the interests and needs of its service users
  • To provide events and information for the enjoyment of Friends
  • To help promote the use of the Royal Commission’s services
  • To support the Commission through fundraising and volunteering in line with the Commission’s work programme
  • To stimulate gifts and bequests of archive material within the collecting policy.

Benefits of membership

  • Regular updates of Commission activities
  • 10 per cent discount on Commission publications
  • An annual Friends’ Forum with talks and demonstrations and an opportunity to feedback on the Commission’s work
  • Friends’ days at the Commission giving an opportunity to meet staff
  • Information about volunteering opportunities at the Commission.

Patrons of the Friends include:

Christine Chapman AM
Gillian Clarke ― National Poet of Wales
Huw Edwards ― Broadcaster
Lord Dafydd Elis-Thomas PC AM
William Graham AM
Professor Ralph Griffiths ― Historian
Elin Jones AM
Chris Musson OBE ― Archaeologist
Dan Snow ― Broadcaster
Professor David Austin ― Archaeologist
Aled Roberts AM

‘A treasure house of national significance’ ― William Graham AM

Membership is free. You simply need to register by e-mailing or writing to us at the address below or complete the attached registration form.

Friends of the Royal Commission
Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales
Ffordd Penglais
SY23 3BU

Tel: 01970 621248

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