National Library of Wales Screen and Sound Archive

Film Hub Wales Member

The Archive takes part in a number of screenings and events across Wales and beyond and collaborates with partners on a range of relevant projects.

The aim of the National Screen and Sound Archive of Wales is to preserve, promote and celebrate the sound and moving image heritage of Wales. The Archive is home to a comprehensive and unrivalled collection of films, television programmes, videos, sound and music recordings relating to Wales and the Welsh.

The Archive’s collection is varied and encompasses every aspect of the culture and life of Wales and its people as chronicled by audio-visual media in sound, video, film and the latest digital formats.

Established in 2001, when the Wales Film and Television Archive was merged with the National Library of Wales’ Sound and Moving Image Collection. The Archive is funded by the National Library of Wales and the Welsh Government.

The Drwm:

Their 80-seat auditorium at the National Library of Wales. The space is fully accessible with a wide access wheelchair door, and spaces for wheelchairs within. An infrared transmission system is available at the Drwm, and the best quality of sound is through a headset, assistance dogs are welcomed within the Drwm.