Category Archives: History

Cardiff place names: what’s in a name?

Felindre, Velindre or even Velindra? When it comes to local place names, how can we [...]

Rum and Rhiwbina

‘For Rums alone the Liquor of the Hearts Delight’ Says the Old Bold Mate of [...]

In Proud & Honoured Memory 2

November 2021 sees the publication of ‘In Proud & Honoured Memory 2’, compiled by Ceri [...]

Rhiwbina Civic Society Winter/Spring programme

Rhiwbina Civic Society meets each third Tuesday evening of the month – currently on Zoom [...]


Parc-y-Pentre is enjoyed by Rhiwbina residents all year round. Yet it was never intended to [...]

Memories of Rhiwbina Christmases past

Rhiwbina residents reflect on Christmases past  NIGEL TAYLOR The Garden Village Father Christmas Run began [...]

Ancient and Modern

Our local area is bursting with hidden history. Here are some of our local gems [...]

Smarts Garage Rhiwbina

Smarts Garage in Rhiwbina was a family-run business that was a focal point in the [...]

History on the Taff

From its origins in the Brecon Beacons, the River Taff is a beautiful part of [...]

Llandaff City CIW Primary School at 50

Llandaff CIW Primary recently celebrated its 50th birthday. Former pupils and members of staff explain [...]

Whitchurch and Llandaff Through Time: The Pubs

In our historical series, Steve Nicholas takes a look at life in Whitchurch and Llandaff [...]

Closedown: Broadcasting House Llandaff

Broadcasting House in Llandaff will soon be gone forever, demolished by bulldozers to make way [...]

8 historical buildings you can find in Llandaff

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Rhiwbina Recreation Club: A History

Rhiwbina Recreation Club is at the heart of the village community. Yet its roots lie [...]