Learn about Wales’ most famous castle

Castle curator to make presentation at Craigdarroch Castle.

Victorians will have the opporutnity to learn about one of Wales’ most famous castles next week.

Craigdarroch Castle will be welcoming Matthew Williams, curator of the Cardiff Castle in Wales, for a presentation on the castle that is more than 2,000 years old and dates back to Roman times.

Williams will focus on the transformation the castle underwent in the 1870s by architect William Burges, who created 15 imaginative interiors, including an Arab room, a Pompeian roof garden, and rooms with an astrological theme.

Admission is by donation, but reservations are required for the Wednesday, April 26 event at 7 p.m. For reservations call 250-592-5323 ot email info@thecastle.ca.

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