Man Engine Cymru - Come and see a real life Iron Man

2nd April 2018

Powered by high quality coal, Wales forged global trading links and industrial partnerships, pioneering technological innovation in steel, iron and copper smelting, transport and shipping. Meanwhile the experiences and endeavour of Welsh working people led to social innovation, political reform and ultimately to the birth of the NHS.


n April 2018, in Wales Year of the Sea, the Man Engine Cymru, impressive symbol of world mining heritage and ambassador for Welsh Coal Mining, will meet key historical characters on his route through the South Wales Coalfields to the sea to celebrate the achievements and commemorate the sacrifices involved in this globally important story


Between April 08th - 12th 2018 the Man Engine will be visiting selected sites in South Wales.

Check out the website for details

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