2018 Programme

(Changes can be made to the venues and times of events listed below)

DATE TOPIC VENUE
13/03/18 AGM followed by
Lecture – Macaronic Songs of the Coalfield
Comm. Hall
27/03/18 Lecture – Three Cardiff Communities – Roath, Splott and Adamsdown Comm. Hall
24/04/18 Lecture – Brunel in South Wales (Part 2) Comm. Hall
22/05/18 Lecture – Ruperra Castle Comm. Hall
26/06/18 Lecture – Romans in Wales Comm. Hall
24/07/18 Lecture – Gardens of the Gentry Houses of Gelligaer Comm. Hall
21/08/18 Lecture – The Talbots of Port Talbot and their connection with Aberdare
and St. Michael’s College, Llandaff.
Comm. Hall
25/09/18 Lecture – The Unitarian Movement and how it contributed to industrial development
in the locality including Gelligaer.
Comm. Hall
30/10/18 Lecture – Isaac Craigfryn Hughes of Quakers Yard Comm. Hall
27/11/18 Jean Kember Memorial Lecture
Dafydd Benwyn – Domestic Bard to the Prichards of Llancaiach, Lewis the Van and
many more Glamorgan families the lecture to include Dafydd Benwyn’s poems relating
to Gelligaer – the project Jean was working on.
Comm. Hall

N.B. The venue for most lecture meetings of the society is:

Neuadd St Catwg Community Hall
Church Road
Gelligaer
CF82 8FW

All lecture meetings start at 1.30pm and finish at 3.15pm unless otherwise stated. Visits & walks may take place at different times.