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image for Historical Event item typeWelsh Somali Heritage Day at St Fagans National Museum of History

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Historical Event, Sat 19 Oct 2019, free entry

Welsh Somali Heritage Day

Welsh Somali Heritage Day

Details

Join us for a day of discussions and activities celebrating the Somali heritage of Wales.

11am – 12.20pm (Atrium) Poetry, Kaman music and fashion show.
1pm – 1.40pm (Lecture Theatre) Panel discussion with members of the Delve Youth Group, moderated by Dr Idil Osman. What does it mean to be a young Somali person living in Wales today?
2pm– 2.40pm (Lecture Theatre) Intergenerational Q&A with Somali elders and Museum Young Heritage Leaders.
3pm– 3.30pm (Lecture Theatre) Talk by Hamish Wilson (Degmo: The Centre for Rural Culture and Development).
3.40pm – 4pm (Lecture Theatre) Closing remarks and poetry reading by Aly Goolyad.

For further information, please contact Nasir Adam: nasir.adam@museumwales.ac.uk

Baby changing facilitiesCash PointCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePostboxPublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberTelephone (public)Wheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 19 Oct 2019 11:00 to 16:00

Prices

Free entry

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 19 Oct St Fagans Real Food Market
Sat 19 Oct Craft Session: Quilting
Sat 19 Oct Welsh Somali Heritage Day
Sun 20 Oct Diwali Mela
Thu 24 - Fri 25 Oct St Fagans Museum Ghost Tours
Sat 26 Oct - Sun 3 Nov Traditional Fairground

Address

St Fagans,
Cardiff,
CF5 6XB

Location

Directions

Plan route to St Fagans National Museum of History using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: ST 117772  Lat: 51.48683 Long: -3.27310

The Museum is signposted from junction 33 of the M4 motorway (follow signs for the Museum of Welsh Life), with direct access from the A4232. For sat nav purposes use the postcode CF5 6XB.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 5 miles from Cardiff Central station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Cash PointCash Point
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesHas a ramp

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesLift equipped with raised floor numbers or braille numbers or letters
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
  • YesVisitor information available in audio format
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas

General

  • YesHearing loop system
  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesWheelchairs provided
    • YesFree
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system
  • YesVisual alarm system

Entrance

  • YesRamp to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit
  • YesAutomatic door at the main entrance

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesLow potassium
    • YesLow sodium
    • YesNut free
    • YesAdditive free
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu