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Island Farm, Former German POW Camp, Bridgend, WALES                   

 

Hut 9 Island Farm Bridgend                         


 

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HUT 9

PRESERVATION GROUP - GRWP CADWRAETHWYR

 

Island Farm, Bridgend, Wales

 

former GERMAN Prisoner of War Camp 198 & Special Camp XI


 

Continuing the Hut 9 Open Weekend tradition...

 

The Hut 9 Preservation Group is sorry for the Sunday cancellation of our Open Weekend on March 18 due to bad weather conditions.

 

NEW ANNOUNCEMENT

 WARTIME BRIDGEND  

Saturday 16TH JUNE 2018

This weekend the town of Bridgend is going to turn back the clock to WW1 & WW2.

The Hut 9 Preservation Group plus re-enactors will be there all day, in support of this annual event.

A family day, so see you there.

 


October 2018 EVENT

Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th OCTOBER

 

Our Events bookings process for our October Open Weekend is currently closed. We shall announce here when it will open.

Thank you all for your support.

You may book your place at an Event for a free tour inside Hut 9, by emailing Bookings@Hut9.org.uk and tell us how many tickets you need, the date and your preferred time slot.

 

The Hut 9 tours usually begin on the hour at 10am on Saturday (last tour commencing at 3pm), and 9am on the Sunday (last tour commencing at 2pm). Each tour lasts approximately 90 minutes.

 

POLITE REMINDER

The Hut 9 tours are FREE, but we shall be accepting donations during the Event to fund our current and future work on improving Hut 9 and the visitors' experience.

Please be prepared to give generously! Thank you.


Important Notice

Brett Exton's ISLAND FARM website has acquired a very special domain name!

IslandFarm.Wales

 

We are a local group of four volunteers that have been asked to help preserve Hut 9, the last remaining building on the Island Farm site in Bridgend, South Wales.

We have many aims for the future and some of these include the preservation of the building, its escape tunnel (The Welsh Great Escape) and the collection and preservation of all material pertaining to Island Farm and its former Prisoner of War Camp. This includes photographs, documents, eyewitness accounts and day-to-day objects used in the camp.

Our Group's core-members are:

Brett Exton - Chair

Stel Anthony - Secretary

Richard Williams - Treasurer

Wayne Gill - Project Manager

Neil Gibbon - Deputy Project Manager

 

 

 

     JOIN us on Facebook    Hut 9, Island Farm P.O.W. Camp and ROF Bridgend    

 

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There are two Bridgend websites, created and maintained by local historians/ members of our Preservation Group, containing bags of information, facts, figures and very rare pictures. These websites are very unique and the only and main global source material reference on the web regarding the Island Farm PoW Camp and the Munitions Ordnance factory in Brackla.

 

      www.islandfarm.wales

by Brett Exton

 

 

www.bracklaordnance.co.uk

by Richard Williams

 

We are grateful for the support received from BCBC. For further visitor information, things to do, places to stay and events to see around Bridgend, please visit Bridgend Bites.

 

You can also download the Dare To Discover App from Apple Store HERE or Google Play HERE.

Advertise for FREE on Dare To Discover App HERE.

 

Email Webmaster with questions or comments about this web site.


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