Monthly Archive
for: ‘April, 2018’

Maltese naturalists highlighted during Heritage Malta’s second Cultural Heritage monthly lectures

Heritage Malta’s senior curator of natural history, John J. Borg, will address the second monthly cultural lecture organised by the national agency, focusing on Maltese naturalists from the 16th to the early 20th century. The lecture, entitled ‘From Abela to Zammit – A biographic overview of the Maltese naturalists from the 16th to the early […]

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The Malta International Fireworks Festival from Fort St Angelo

Heritage Malta will open Fort St Angelo for fireworks enthusiasts to view the 17th edition of the Malta International Fireworks Festival from the fort’s bastions.  The Grand Finale of the Malta International Fireworks Festival will be held on Monday 30th April, eve of a public holiday, in the Grand Harbour. Fort St Angelo’s bastions will […]

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Guided tours at Skorba Temples during ‘Frott il-bidwi Mġarri’

Heritage Malta will be opening Skorba Temples with guided tours every hour during the annual agricultural event, ‘Frott il-bidwi Mġarri’ which will be held on Sunday 22nd April 2018. The temples’ location in Żebbiegħ limits of Mġarr, Malta’s agricultural hub, offers not only a magnificent view of Maltese rural environment, but reminds the visitor of […]

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Fort St Elmo to open for free on Sunday 15th April

Heritage Malta will open Fort St Elmo and the National War Museum for free on Sunday 15th April, commemorating the 76th anniversary since the award of the George Cross to the Maltese Islands. During the open day visitors will also have the opportunity to view the recently inaugurated temporary exhibition about the Schranz Family of […]

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Mġarr Walking Tour on Sunday 15th April

Heritage Malta will be organizing a walking tour at the quaint village of Mġarr. This tour includes visits to Ta’ Ħaġrat and Skorba Temples and an underground flour mill. Ta’ Ħaġrat includes two well-preserved prehistoric structures. The site was excavated between 1923 and 1926 with some other minor interventions in 1953 and in the 1960s. […]

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Retrieval and conservation of the Polish Naval ORP ‘Kujawaik’ bell

The bell of the Polish Naval destroyer ORP Kujawaik has been recovered from its wreck located in Maltese territorial waters to be conserved by Heritage Malta and displayed for the appreciation of the general public. ORP Kujawaik was a British Type II Hunt-class destroyer, launched on 30 October 1940 and named HMS Oakley, and subsequently […]

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National Museum of Archaeology open for free on 8th April

Heritage Malta is opening the National Museum of Archaeology free of charge on Sunday 8th April. Housed in the Auberge de Provence, the National Museum of Archaeology exhibits a spectacular range of artefacts from Malta’s Neolithic period up to the Phoenician Period. Apart from the earliest tools used by the prehistoric inhabitants and other artefacts […]

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Reduced price at Fort St Angelo for the 7th April traditional Regatta

On 7th April Fort St Angelo will open for a reduced price of €2 offering a unique platform from where enthusiasts of the traditional regatta can follow the races from the fort’s impressive bastions. With its strategic position at the tip of Vittoriosa, the magnificent Fort St Angelo provides not only a good view of […]

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