Girlguiding Cymru: Pushing Boundaries

23 April 2016 - 3 September 2016

An exhibition tracing the history of Girlguiding Cymru from its establishment in 1910 to the present day. Using photographs and original items from the Girlguiding Cymru archive as well as the Library’s collections we will look at how the movement has pushed the boundaries and impacted on the lives of girls over the years.


Activities for children

  • Rainbows activity booklet: Pick up a booklet in the exhibitions and see if you can finish it all
  • 'Passport' booklet for Brownies: Pick your passport up in the exhibition
  • Guides 'Test Card': If you are a little older, why not try our test card?
  • Semaphore: Do you know how to use semaphore? There are flags and instructions in the exhibition
  • How to fold a tie: Can you fold the perfect tie? Follow our quick guide to learn

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Facilities for Children

Caffi Pen Dinas

The Library has a lovely café. It serves homemade sandwiches, jacket potatoes, soups and main meals etc at lunchtime, and has a mouth watering selection of cakes for your day out treat. It also offers an array of cold and hot drinks.

Children's portions are available for a reasonable price.

It is split into two seating areas, one with dining tables and chairs, the other with sofas and armchairs with coffee tables.

The café is located on the ground floor with easy access for buggies. High chairs are also provided.

Toilets and Baby Changing

There are toilets with baby changing facilities on the ground floor.

People's Collection Wales

View items from Girlguiding Cymru on the People's Collection Wales website

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