• Exploring Hidden Histories - Toolkit

    Our 'Hidden Histories' Guide has been put together to guide you through the process of exploring and producing your own projects, with links to useful online references and resources to make it as easy as possible - and to develop fun and transferable skills along the way!

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  • Women, War and Peace Exhibition

    In the 100 years since the first world war, how have women felt the impact of war, and contributed to the search for peace? This is the question that we explore in our latest exhibition: Women, War and Peace. 8 August-30 Sept 2017.

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  • Poppies: Weeping Window in Cardiff Bay

    8 August - 24 September 2017 @ the Senedd, Cardiff Bay

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  • Anglesey Eisteddfod: Hedd Wyn 100

    Over a quarter of a million Welshmen enlisted to fight in the First World War. Among them was the poet Ellis Humphrey Evans of Trawsfynydd, Gwynedd - better known by his bardic name of Hedd Wyn. On 31 July 1917, he was killed on the fields of Flanders - on the first day of the Battle of Passchendaele.

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  • Young People Voicing Peace

    National schools’ conference in the Pierhead Building, Cardiff Bay on 20 September, 2017

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  • Schools & Learning Resources 

    Explore our range of resources for schools for national curriculum keystages, and bespoke project materials under the themes of the Wales for Peace project.


  • Refugees and Sanctuary

    #RefugeeWeek2017 in June celebrated 'different pasts and shared future'. Explore how Wales has offered sanctuary over the century to victims of conflict from WW1 Belgium, to Syria today - and the campaign to become the world's first 'Nation of Sanctuary'.

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  • Wales' Message of Peace & Goodwill

    Discovering the Urdd's International Youth Message of Peace and Goodwill, 1922-2017

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  • 'Belief & Action' exhibition explores resistance to war

    From Conscientious Objectors who refused to fight in WW1 and WW2, to international brigades volunteers who fought fascism in the Spanish Civil War - how have people and communities across Wales acted on their beliefs - and how would you do so today?

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  • Volunteering Projects on Peace Heritage

    Over 500 volunteers Wales-wide are contributing towards rediscovering Wales' Peace Heritage. Hear some of their stories - and see if you could you be inspired to take on an exciting project.


  • Developing a Community 'Peace Trail'

    Caernarfon's ‘Remembering for Peace’ trail has been put together by community groups to inspire a new generation of peacebuilders through local stories.

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  • Meet the Team

    The Wales for Peace staff team are managed by the Welsh Centre for International Affairs (WCIA), and bring together a great range of community and international experience as well as a passion for peace education.


Peace Heritage: Exploring Hidden Histories


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Take a look at our Peace Map to learn more about peace heritage near you and around Wales, discover stories and to search for records from the Book of Rememberance and Pearce Register of WW1 Conscientious Objectors; and find out how you can add / link your own communties' local peace histories.


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Find out how you can volunteer or contribute towards uncovering and sharing hidden histories from soldiers stories to peace builders past and present; develop research and digital skills, engage in community projects, or volunteer with WCIA's Wales for Peace team or partners.



Wales for Peace are working with community partners throughout Wales. Find out about public events, exhibitions and activities near you. 



Meet WCIA's Wales for Peace team in North and South Wales, and get in touch if you or your organisation would like to be part of Wales for Peace. 


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WCIA’s Wales for Peace team bring a wide range of skills and expertise to support volunteers, schools, youth groups and civil society in exploring Wales’ peace heritage.

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The Welsh Centre for International Affairs is leading a consortium of partners that includes organisations from the peace, heritage, academic and youth sectors.