11.00 am Wednesday January 30th

Billy Thomas, Boxing's Phar Lap

by

Roy Smith

The story of Deri Boxer Billy Thomas' boxing career in Australasian 1929-32.
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After Lunch (1.30 pm) Wednesday January 30th

Looking around Wales, Life as a tour guide

by

Audrey Griffiths

Lunch can be purchased at Llancaiach Fawr. You can attend either or both the talks. 

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7.00 pm Wednesday February 27th

“Not quite like you and me now”

by

Dr Elin Jones

A look at the history of mental illness

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Saturday March 23rd

Conference

9.15 - Arrival, registration of delegates : (Tea/coffee available for purchase from 08.45)

10.00 - Welcome and introduction

10.05 - Lord Protector Williams? Oliver Cromwell and Wales   Dr. Lloyd Bowen, Cardiff University

11.05-11.10 - Changeover

11.10 - Lady Llanofer’s international friends: Indian nabobs, Polish princes and German scholars in Wales   Dr. Marion Loeffler, Cardiff University

12.10-13.20 - Light Buffet Lunch

13.30 -Collecting Welsh Place Names/Casglu Enwau Lleoedd Cymru   Dr. James January-McCann, RCAHMW

14.30 - 14.45 Short break/Changeover

14.45 -Visualising South Wales’s Synagogues: An Architectural and Social History   Dr. Cai Parry-Jones, Digital Collections Manager RHS Lindley Library, London

15.45 Conference Ends
All are welcome to attend - if you wish to do so please print Conference application form   or Contact us by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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7.00 pm Wednesday March 27th

Merthyr Tydfil in the nineteenth century

by

Joe England

 

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7.00 pm Wednesday April 24th

Zephaniah Williams

by

Les James

The life of Chartist Leader Zephaniah Williams 

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7.00 pm Wednesday May 29th

Pantywaun, a lost community

by

Annie Owen

 

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7.00 pm Wednesday June 26th

AGM

followed by

Dr Stuart Broomfield

who will talk about the fortune and fate of those involved in the story of Llewelyn Bren

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