From the entrance, approach the Hall of Nations and turn left. Descending the stairs to the crypt, quotes from Foreign Secretary Lord Grey, and Welsh poet Hedd Wyn, reflect Britain’s 1914 descent into the Great War.

‘War’ by Kevin Sinnott

At the bottom of stairs, pause under the huge painting ‘War’ by Maesteg-based artist Kevin Sinnott.

The Crypt with the WW1 Book of Remembrance