Civic Trust Cymru promotes civic pride as a means to improving the quality of life for all in the places where we live and work, and encourages community action, good design, sustainable development and respect for the built environment amongst people of all ages.

Closure of Civic Trust Cymru

Closure of Civic Trust Cymru

1st December 2016 It is with immense regret that the Board of Trustees of Civic Trust Cymru announces the closure of the organisation with immediate effect. This decision has been forced upon the Trustees because of an inherited pension deficit from the Civic Trust for Wales from which Civic Trust Cymru evolved in 2015. Every […]

CTC: Celebrating 50 years of Conservation Areas in the UK with the IHBC

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The Institute of Historic Building Conservation (IHBC) wishes to support civic societies in Wales, England and Scotland to celebrate in 2017 50 years of Conservation Areas with IHBC funded support. This is an amazing opportunity for societies to apply to the IHBC for some funding to undertake a celebratory event. For more information please see: […]

Wales Heritage Group: Exhibition in the Senedd this Tuesday (Nov 8th)

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The thirteen member organisations (which includes Civic Trust Cymru) of the Wales Heritage Group* will have an exhibition in the Neuadd at the Senedd this Tuesday, November 8th, between 9.30-3.30. We would be delighted to see you at some point during the day. Do come and find out about these organisations and meet the members and […]

‘Llunio Pen-y-Bont / Capturing Bridgend’ Photography Competition: NOW OPEN

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      Civic Trust Cymru are launching a photography competition in Bridgend, with the support of Bridgend Civic Trust. We are calling for local people to tell us what you think good, bad and ugly, about Bridgend town by sending us photos. The competition opened for entries on Monday 19th September. The competition will […]

‘Britain’s Building, Places, and Spaces: The Unseen in the Everyday’, by Ptolemy Dean.

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Reviewed by Amanda Brake, August 2016 Ptolemy Dean’s wonderfully illustrated exploration of Britain’s places considers the beautiful, characterful, and quirky architecture and townscapes of Britain. Dean draws our attention to that which is familiar; the everyday scenes that are so often taken for granted. Our attention is drawn to those details and features that perhaps […]

Top five public sculptures: Llandudno

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Article by Katey Goodwin, Art UK Head of Research & Digitisation and Project Manager for The Sculpture Project. Article reproduced with the kind permission of Art UK – The Sculpture Project*   I recently found myself with a free morning in Llandudno, a beautiful seaside town on the north Wales coast. Searching for things to do in […]