Trett has had a long career in museums. He was Curator at Chertsey
Museum, then at King's Lynn Museum, and was Museum Officer at
Newport Museum and Art Gallery until he retired. Since then he
has been actively involved in local archaeology and history.
has been Chairman of the Glamorgan Gwent Archaeological Trust,
and Vice Chairman of the Gwent Wildlife Trust.
current projects include the study of Historic Caerleon and the
History of the Newport Mediaeval Ship.
has frequently been interviewed on radio and television, including
appearing on the BBC series The House Detectives
undertakes tours and talks, and has written many historical and
archaeological papers. His current lecture programme includes:
History of Caerleon;
Early Excavations at Caerwent;
The Newport Mediaeval Ship;
A tour round Historic Newport;
A history of Inn Signs;
Frederick Savage and Early Fairgrounds;
The Good the Bad and the Ugly. Medieval images on church benches;
An Historical and Archaeological Survey of the reserves of the
gives guided walks around Caerleon and other heritage sites and
can offer tours to suit all groups (including schools). These
include the Roman Barracks, the Amphitheatre and Fortress Baths
in Caerleon, Roman Caerwent, Iron Age hillforts, and Medieval
Castles and Monasteries in Gwent.
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