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The Last Invasion Tapestry Gallery

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Good history

I was aware of the history but not of the tapestry, should be publishised more, well worth a visit... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
daveNewport
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Newport, United Kingdom
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Brilliant piece of work.

Elizabeth Cramp designed The Last Invadion Tapestry in the same style as the Bayeux Tapestry... read more

Reviewed February 8, 2019
Batmadviv
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Town Hall, Market Square | Just off public library in gallery on first floor, Fishguard, Wales
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was aware of the history but not of the tapestry, should be publishised more, well worth a visit just to see.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank daveNewport
Reviewed February 8, 2019

Elizabeth Cramp designed The Last Invadion Tapestry in the same style as the Bayeux Tapestry. Seventy seven local people helped to make it.It tells of the invasion of French soldiers just over 200 years ago. Admission is free and the Tapestry is housed in Fishguard...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Batmadviv
Reviewed December 19, 2018

A brilliant experience and well worth a visit by everyone. The tapestry itself is an amazing piece of work by a large number of local people to commemorate the last invasion of the French against the Welsh in 1797. It was produced to celebrate the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

This last invasion tapestry is a hidden fascinating piece of history. I never knew it existed. Depicts the storybook a French invasion in Fishguard. Vivid colours and intricate detail. This is a diamond of Welsh history and is a must see. Upper floor of library

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Joe_Macpherson04
Reviewed October 11, 2018

An incredible piece of tapestry completed over a four year period by local embroiderers to commemorate the last invasion by the French on British soil in 1797. A special gallery was built in the town Hall in Fishguard to house the tapestry which is 30.4...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank shirjanfree
Reviewed October 2, 2018

the last invasion of these Islands by a foreign army, made to surrender by a bunch of Local Women, come and have a look, at the work that's been put into this historical masterpiece.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mtorme216297
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

Set in the old Town Hall with newly renovated interior sits an upstairs library. To the right of the library is the tapestry which is very similar to the Bayeux tapestry. It celebrates the last invasion of Britain in 1797. The town of Fishguard proudly...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Beffi_Choccybuns
Reviewed September 16, 2018

The tapestry which is over 30 metres long is a must see for anyone visiting Fishguard. The workmanship is amazing and skilled and shows beautifully the story of the 1797 invasion

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Thelma A
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Very interesting and educational , wonderful work of art . Well done ladies .your work is outstanding.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank angiewilding2018
Reviewed September 3, 2018

We didn't actually see the place where the last invasion took place but this is the next best thing. So detailed and great workmanship.

Date of experience: August 2018
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