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Castle history in miniature!

A new exhibition at Cardigan Castle shows the sweep of its 900 years of history – but all in miniature!

The castle has been loaned a collection of exquisitely handmade costume dolls from Ceredigion Museum.

The 22 dolls – made by centenarian Margaret Jones of Aberystwyth in the 1970s – are on show now for the first time in Cardigan.
The dolls wear costumes ranging from medieval times right up to the Victorian era.

They are being exhibited in tandem with archaeological finds from each era relating to the dolls’ costumes.

Castle co-ordinator Sue Lewis said: “These lovely dolls really bring the long history of the castle to life. We are really grateful to Ceredigion Museum for sharing them with us.”
The exhibition will run in Castle Green House from now right through the summer holidays.
Admission is free to castle pass holders or as part of the normal entry price.

Picture: castle receptionist Rosie Roberts admires one exhibit in the doll collection