Hospital's 80th birthday party

Llandough hospital near Cardiff is holding a week of celebrations marking eight decades of care.

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Patients tuck into 1930's menu for hospital's 80th

A 1930's themed day will be held at the hospital. Credit: Cardiff and Vale Health Board

Patients at Llandough Hospital will be offered a 1930's style menu today as part of it's 80th anniversary celebrations.

The hospital, which opened in 1933, has played a key role in the lives of countless people across Wales.

The hospital says people have also donated photos, artefacts and memories that have brought the hospital’s history to life and will feature in the new ‘living museum’.

Cardiff Camera Club were invited to capture the work of the hospital. Credit: Cardiff Camera Club

Cardiff Camera Club were invited into the hospital to mark the occasion and capture the work that goes.

Click here: to look at Cardiff Camera Club's peep into the world of Llandough Hospital.

A ‘living museum’ has been created in the hospital’s boardroom. Credit: Cardiff Camera Club


Hospital's 80th anniversary

A day of events is planned Credit: Benjamin Wright/PA Wire

University Hospital Llandough, near Cardiff, is this week celebrating its 80th anniversary.

It was originally called Llandough Hospital when it opened in 1933.

A "living museum" is being set up at the hospital as part of the celebrations which features old equipment and pictures that paint a picture of its past.

Events include 1930s themed meals and games for patients and a performance by the hospital's recently formed choir at a special celebratory concert.

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