Consuming Authenticities Collaborators’ Workshop at the National Library of Wales

image Finally getting to meet everyone during the Collaborators’Workshop today at the  National Library Wales; after months of  sharing emails and planning. A really  constructive session on  Welsh craft cider  with  local cider producers Nikki,  Kevin  and James Sweet from  Ceredigion and  Gethin ap Dafydd and Julie Dafydd-  Jones from  Pembrokeshire. And then learning about pulque an alcoholic drink from Central Mexico, acarajé a street snack from Brazil and flaounes a celebration Easter pie from Cyprus.

In the photo from left to right: Dr Emma-Jayne Abbots, Dr Deborah Toner, Research Assistant Elaine Forde, Dr Ana Martins, Dr Anna Charalambidou, me Hazel Thomas and Food Consultant Edson Diaz- Fuentes.

Lovely to have Gruffydd Jones PCW field officer and Wyn Thomas NLW with us at the event and for their valued contributions during the focus group discussions. Not forgetting help and support from both Mike Jones and Berian Elias PCW



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Hazel Thomas works at the National Library of Wales and is the Section Manager for the People's Collection Wales program. Hazel's department leads on the Community Engagement, Content and Moderation strand of the program. The People's Collection Wales is funded by Welsh Government, delivered by CyMAL and led by a federated delivery partnership consisting of the three national heritage bodies: Amgueddfa Cymru / National Museum Wales, Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru / National Library Wales and the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historic Monuments of Wales. To find out more go to

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