is delighted to launch the first phase of its Heritage website
It forms an integral part of an ambitious Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) supported
project to provide an on-line multi-media resource that will celebrate, as well
as interpret, the historical importance of the social, cultural and musical
achievements of Tredegar Town Band over a time-line of the past 170 years -
from the earliest reported origins in 1849 to date.
The Heritage project website will aim to reflect the local, regional, national and
international context of the band’s achievements using its own resource
material linked to other local organisations, societies and groups.
phase provides an extensive foundation base on which to build – bringing
together a varied resources, images, artefacts, memorabilia and information to be curated, preserved, digitised and displayed.
The second phase will see these enhanced by further detailed explanations (also in Welsh), the
use of interactive QR coding, and links to other resource material that will
add further information and understanding, including links to local history society websites,
local authority archives etc.
The third phase
will incorporate a series of heritage interviews with former players,
conductors and people involved with the band.
It will also incorporate a series of unique
on-line heritage broadcasts and CD recordings of non-copyright and original
music that has particular significant to the overall aims and objectives of the
The final phase will incorporate the publication of a heritage book and a launch
event that will celebrate a proactive musical and cultural legacy that will be
continually managed, enhanced and utilised by the band, the local community and
people throughout the world.
The project is to
be completed by 31st December 2018.