2020

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7.00 pm Wednesday February 26th

The Life and Times of Elaine Morgan

by

Daryl Leeworthy PhD

Elaine Morgan OBE, FRSL (7 November 1920 – 12 July 2013), was a Welsh writer for television and the author of several books on evolutionary anthropology, especially the aquatic ape hypothesis.   She also published Falling Apart and Pinker's List. In 2016, she was named one of "the 50 greatest Welsh men and women of all time" in a press survey.      see Hidden Heroines

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Saturday March 21st


Annual Conference

09.15 a.m. : Arrival, registration of delegates : (Tea/coffee available for purchase from 08.45 a.m.)

10.00 a.m. : Welcome and introduction

10.05 a.m. : The Wars after the War: the long-lasting effects of the Great War upon Wales and the world in the months after the Armistice
Dr. Gethin Matthews, Swansea University

11.05-11.10 a.m. : changeover

11.10 a.m : The Llangorse Crannog: a unique vision of Wales in the Viking Age
Dr. Alan Lane, Cardiff University

12.10 - 13.25 p.m. Light Buffet Lunch

13.30 p.m : Knights Hospitaller Medical
Roger Morgan

14.30-14.45 p.m. Changeover

14.45 p.m. : Workers Hero? William Abraham ‘MABON’
David Maddox O.B.E.

15.45 p.m. Conference Ends


£15 per delegate (includes light buffet lunch)
Each talk will be 45-50 minutes with 10 minutes allowed for questions

Printable Application form
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7.00 pm Wednesday March 25th

A Victorian Valleys Village School

by

Roger Evans

The story of the first five years of Ynysddu Board School (1877-81) in the lower Sirhowy Valley, based on the recently-discovered School Log Book.

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7.00 pm Wednesday April 29th

Pontlottyn and the Irish/Welsh riot of 22nd August 1869

by

Dr. Stuart Bloomfield

 

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7.00 pm Wednesday May 27th

GELLIGAER  PARISH  LECTURE

Local Sheep-Shearing Societies

by

Judith Jones

Judith's family moved to Clwydtrawscae Farm near Bedlinog 180 years ago and the family, including Judith, have been shearing sheep there, and at events, ever since.

 

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6.00 pm Wednesday June 24th

AGM

followed at 7.00 pm by

The 1912 Pengam Pageant

by

Dic Felstead

 

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