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The Last Invasion Tapestry Gallery

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A work of art and local history

The tapestry is a wonderful piece of work from local sewing people and historians. Well worth a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
CakeBakingLady
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Worthing, United Kingdom
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Fishguard tapestry

Wow! What a spectacular piece of work. Tells both the historical and mythical side of the last... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rubyharhar
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Town Hall, Market Square | Just off public library in gallery on first floor, Fishguard, Wales
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The tapestry is a wonderful piece of work from local sewing people and historians. Well worth a visit. We were allowed to take our well behaved dog in, which was helpful as otherwise one of us would have missed it. There is a 40 minute...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! What a spectacular piece of work. Tells both the historical and mythical side of the last invasion of Britain plus some great memorabilia and other art work. Free entry and friendly staff. Well worth a visit 10/10

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Rubyharhar
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not to be missed. To discover the history, mythica and industry of Fishguard and it's surroundings don't miss this. And watch the video showing how it was made. A work of art and artisans that must last for thr next 1000 years.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank John N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Since my arrival in Fishguard I’ve taken numerous family and friends to look at this amazing historical recollection of the Last Invasion in the town. It’s incredible, beautifully recreating the amazing story of how locals really did save the day. Thankyou to all the dedicated...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Julie E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hand done by local ladies over several years. We also saw the one in France and this one is more vivid (of course the French one is very old).

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came upon this quite by chance while on our way to a holiday cottage booked nearby. We were the only people there which is a pity because it deserves to be seen more widely. The workmanship is wonderful, it is beautifully displayed, and there...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank DPR116
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited on a Sunday so most of the shops were closed. While warmly welcomed by a group of lovely Fishguard men and women, only those who are history afficionados or needle work experts will truly enjoy this exhibit to the fullest. It is well...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank 4031travelbug
Reviewed August 14, 2019

We popped into the local Tourist Information office in the library in the Town Hall and found out about the tapestry. What a wonderful was to celebrate the last invasion! Some very talented people have sewn this tapestry and it depicts the events beautifully. Even...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank AMWN
Reviewed August 12, 2019

This is a tapestry hand sewn by the local women commerorating the last time the mainland UK was invaded by a foreign army. Not 1055 by the Normans but 1797 by the French. This tapestry tells the story by stages including the role played by...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Michael J
Reviewed July 24, 2019

The history and the skill of this tapestry is remarkable. Give yourself an hour to examine it. You won't be disappointed.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Response from BlueBton | Reviewed this property |
The port is on the far side of the harbour, in Goodwick. The tapestry is at the top of the Fishguard town. You could walk it in about 30 minutes but it is up hill the last half distance. If you are reasonably mobile it’s... More
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Jan C
June 4, 2019|
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Response from stronbae | Reviewed this property |
The Tapestry is displayed in the Municipal Buildings in the centre of Fishguard, I understand the Building is open 10-5 Monday to Friday and 10-1 Saturdays.
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