1067 and All That: The life and castles of William FitzOsbern

The last in the series of Chepstow 950 talks Talk by Rick Turner OBE Wednesday 26 July, 7.30pm The Drill Hall, Lower Church St, Chepstow NP16 5HJ Tickets £5/ £4 concession from Chepstow Museum tel 01291 625981 This Wednesday 26 July, sees the last in the series of talks organised by Chepstow Museum for Chepstow … Continue reading 1067 and All That: The life and castles of William FitzOsbern

Chepstow’s 950th Anniversary celebrations 

Chepstow's Summer of Celebration of the town's 950th anniversary gets underway in earnest this week. Wednesday 5 July sees the first of three talks about the Norman conquest organised by Chepstow Museum at the Drill Hall. Mark Morris, historian author and TV presenter delivers a talk entitled "The Norman Conquest, Why Did It Matter?" At … Continue reading Chepstow’s 950th Anniversary celebrations 

Iron Men at Caldicot Castle

Visitors to Caldicot Castle on Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st June 2009 will have the opportunity to meet Norman knights - the men who first built Caldicot Castle - with their men-at-arms, camp followers and families. Whether you view these “iron men” as brutal oppressors or mighty warriors to be admired, the castles these skilled engineers … Continue reading Iron Men at Caldicot Castle