Llanelly House rose to National significance as a grand finalist in the BBC Restoration programme hosted by Lawrence Llewellyn Bowen and Griff Rhys Jones. The House is currently undergoing a £6million restoration of this grade one early 18th century Georgian townhouse and is due for completion in summer 2013.
Carmarthenshire’s premier heritage attraction will feature:
• View our Welsh National treasures – the Stepney Armorial Dinner Service and paintings by Sir Joshua Reynolds have returned to the House and the Town.
• Restoration in action - come and see the restoration and conservation of rare grisaille artwork interiors by John Lewis dating from 1760.
• Step back in time – take a guided tour and come face-to-face with past residents and maybe even experience the chill of Mira Turner’s ghostly presence.
• Discover your ancestors – powered by Find My Past visit our genealogy research facilities and build your family tree at our innovative Genes Reunited Identity Labs.
• Tell us your story – Contribute and share your memories with the People’s Collection Wales digital and oral archive, which is a national project dedicated to the story of Wales and its people.
• Chambers Deli Cafe - Taste the past in our sumptuous deli cafe.
• Stepney Emporium - enjoy our shops of yesteryear.
Opening summer 2013.
For further details visit www.llanellyhouse.org.uk