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Family history

Tracing your family history, using a variety of methods to research and interpret relevant documents in any medium. Looking at a variety of research methods to identify and interpret a variety of documents for relevant information. How to record and organise the information and produce a family tree. Suitable for beginners and more experienced researchers.

Family history using a computer

An introduction to the research skills and knowledge necessary to retrieve family history information and access family history related primary source records, by the use of the internet. Designed for those wishing to continue family research using the internet. This course offers an opportunity to further develop skills in a supportive environment.

Graham Hadlow watercolour workshop

A workshop run by local artist, Graham Hadlow. Each workshop has a different theme or area of specialism i.e. Blue sky and cloud; reflections, snow scenes; winter trees; sunsets; cottages and perspective; beaches and breakers, etc...

History - 20th Century

The course will include topics such as World War Two, Russian history and American Presidents from Eisenhower to Obama.

History - Gods, kings and warriors

This course follows the voyages of Captain Cook in the 18th century across the Pacific Ocean and tries to assess the impact of European expansion on the cultures of the peoples he encountered and how it also shaped European concepts of those Pacific peoples.

History - Local history

Various aspects of local history as defined in the course description

History - Painting the past

This course looks at the ways in which artists have depicted historical events; have these paintings shaped the ways in which we view history and have great events shaped the ways in which artists worked?

History - The Celts

This course explores the history of the ancient Celts, their religion, social structure, their place in their times, with relevance to Wales and Pembrokeshire.

History of Wales

This course aims to help learners understand aspects of local history, how to research and report on historical themes and understand the context of local historical studies. This course will cover aspects of local history from the Romans, Saxons and Normans, through to the Tudors and Stuarts, and the effects of the industrial revolution on the area.

ID: 1424, revised 20/02/2018