ROYAL INSTITUTION OF SOUTH WALES
The Friends of Swansea Museum
Prospective members are welcome to attend our meetings.
Events will commence at 7.30 p.m. at Swansea Museum, unless specifically stated otherwise.
Thursday 6th September at 7.30 p.m. People and historic events depicted on Swansea Pottery 1794 -1856 by Helen Hallesy - author and ceramics, advisor to Swansea Museum and an RISW Council Member
Friday 21st September at 7. 00 p.m. The Postcard Albums of an Edwardian Lady in Swansea - Janet Walker and Richard Taylor in conversation with illustrations This lecture has been arranged by the Friends of GVAG and will held at the Metropolitan University
Thursday 11th October at 7.30 p.m. The old town of Swansea and the men who ran it & the launch of Swansea History Journal Minerva) Vol. 20 by Gerald Gabb – local historian and editor of ‘The Swansea History Journal’.
THURSDAY 29TH November at 7.00 p.m.at Swansea University President’s Invitation Lecture Professor Gareth Stratton, Professor of Paediatric Exercise Science at the University of Swansea. The lecture - Sports and Exercise Science: From Playground to Podium. (see separate flyer for details of venue)
Thursday 13th December at 2.30 p.m. Christmas Afternoon Tea – refreshments, raffle, and much more – come and join us – free admission for members and friends
Thursday 10th January at 7.30 p.m. Cu @ Swansea: the future of the Lower Swansea Valley’s past by Huw Bowen, Professor of Modern History at Swansea University
THURSDAY, 24th JANUARY
THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE R.I.S.W. will be held at Swansea Museum at 7.00p.m. The meeting was postponed until 14th March. You should have had a letter.
Thursday 7th February at 7.30 p.m. The Chapels of Copperopolis and their Architects by Stephen Hughes, Royal Commission on Ancient & Historical Monuments of Wales
FRIDAY, 1st March – 10.30 to noon St. David’s Day Coffee Morning – cakes, books, bring & buy, music etc. Tickets available from Museum or telephone 232282
THURSDAY, 7th MARCH
THE ST DAVID'S DAY LECTURE The National Library of Wales: one of the greatest libraries of the world? By Andrew Green, Librarian, Chief Executive and Accounting Officer of the National Library of Wales
Thursday 14th March at 7.00 p.m. The postponed AGM of the RISW. All members should have received a letter with details
Thursday 21st March at 7.30 p.m. An Evening with Amy Dillwyn by Debra John a skilled and experienced historical interpreter
Thursday 11th April at 7.30 p.m. Swanssea’s Street Tramways by Dave Beynon the leading authority on this subject
Tuesday 30th April Hafod Walk with GGAT at 11am or 2pm DetailsThursday 16th May Summer outing to Newton House and Park Howard. Details
THURSDAY, 6th June Note the date change
THE SPRING INTO SUMMER PARTY 7.00p.m. Music and buffet supper. Tickets and further details from Social Committee members and the Museum from late March. Enquiries: 232282 More details
SATURDAY 27TH OCTOBER 10.00-4.00 LOCAL HISTORY BOOK FAIR at Swansea Museum.
Members get a full programme with more detail in September every year.
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