THE VIEW FROM ABOVE: One hundred years of aerial photographs of Wales


This year’s talk for the CBA’s Festival of Archaeology.


This year’s theme for the CBA’s Festival of Archaeology is Exploring Local Places. Discover the archaeology that is all around you by exploring the aerial photographs of your local area. On Thursday 22 July at 5pm,  Medwyn Parry, expert on our aerial photograph archive, will demonstrate the incredible variety of detailed aerial views of Wales held by the Royal Commission. There will be examples of practical applications, and how you can make use of this amazing resource for your own research.


22 July 2021, 5pm


This free lecture will be delivered via Zoom and the invitation will be sent to you once you have booked your place. Please don’t forget to download Zoom if you haven’t already!


Tickets will be limited and must be booked in advance.

Please reserve one ticket per household.

Register for Tickets


During 2021 we will be holding special events and regular presentations on our current research projects. All are welcome to these free online events.

All talks will be recorded, becoming available in due course on the Royal Commission’s YouTube channel.

Date 22nd July
Time 5pm
Location Zoom
Type Talk
Special Guest Medwyn Parry

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