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2015 diary

January

17 Saturday Talk: ‘The Jenkins Vase’ - Chris Dale
February

21  Saturday

Talk: ‘ ‘I hope to have a good passage’- Cardiff Tramp Master Captain Daniel Jenkins’ - David Jenkins

27 Friday
St David’s Day Tea Party - Jane Gagg
March
12 Thursday
Visit: Stratford-on-Avon,  Matinée Performance ‘Love’s Labour’s Lost’- Rose-Marie Taylor & Marion Drake
18 Wednesday
Visit: Blenheim Palace - Dorn Swaffield
21 Saturday
Talk: 'Gerald of Wales' - Prof. Huw Pryce, Professor of Welsh History, Bangor
April
25 Saturday
Talk: ‘Cardiff’s Coal Trade to France - Origins of Cardiff’s Twinning with Nantes’  - Brian Davies
28 Tuesday Trip: Broadway (Ashmolean and Gordon Russell Museums), Sezincote House, Moreton-in-Marsh
- Roger & Jane Gagg
May
 6 Wednesday
Visit: Bradford-on-Avon and Lacock Abbey - Dorn Swaffield
22 Friday
Celebrity Dinner and Talk ‘Art for Love's Sake: The Extraordinary Story of the Davies Sisters’
- Trevor Fishlock .
25 - 30 Tour: Turin - Val Courage
June
10 Wednesday
Visit: West Somerset Railway and Dunster - Richard Carter
18 Thursday
Study Day at Margam Abbey - Oliver Fairclough (Ann Saer)
July
 1 Wednesday
Talk: Celebrating 150 years of the Welsh settlement in Patagonia - Dr Walter Ariel Brooks
 8 Wednesday
Visit: Llancarfan Church and lunch at the Fox & Hounds - Madge O’Keeffe
22 Wednesday
Visit: Hidcote Manor Gardens and Chipping Camden - Gwen Williams
August
19 Wednesday
Archive Films of NM Cardiff (John Ormond) in the Reardon Smith Lecture Theatre - Dr Keiron Smith
Cancelled due to industrial action
26 Wednesday
Visit: Glamorgan Archives - Peter Davies
September
10 - 15
Tour: Berlin - Val Courage
19 Saturday
Talk: 'Refugee Artists in Wales' - Peter Wakelin
23 Wednesday
Visit: Salisbury - Cathedral and Mompesson House - Peter & Mari Davies
October
 3 Saturday
Talk: ‘Churchill and Lloyd George’ - Prof. Richard Toye (Joint with Welsh Association of Churchill Fellows)
 7 Wednesday
Visit: - Westonbirt Arboretum and Badminton - Janet Jones & Dorn Swaffield
November
 1 - 6
Tour: Madrid, Segovia and Toledo - Val Courage
 7  Saturday
Annual General Meeting - Reardon Smith Lecture Theatre, followed by a talk by David Anderson
22 Sunday
Visit: London - V & A - Dorn Swaffield - Last few places remaining
December
 7 Monday
Friends' Christmas Lunch - The Grand Hall, National Museum of Wales, Cardiff

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