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2016 diary

January

23 Saturday Talk: ‘Augustus and Gwen John - Beth McIntyre (Gwen Williams)
26 Tuesday
Opening of the Treasures: Adventures in Archaeology exhibition in National Museum Cardiff - free to Friends
February

20  Saturday
A refined and beautiful talent, Morfydd Owen (1891 - 1918)’ - Rhian Davies (Ann Saer)
26 Friday Free recital on the Watkin Williams-Wynn Organ in National Museum Cardiff - sponsored by the Friends -1pm
26 Friday
St David’s Day Tea Party - (Jane Gagg and Trix Pryce)
March
  9 Wednesday
Visit: Oxford  (Dorn Swaffield)
19 Saturday
Talk: ‘Diet, Activity, and Health’- Robert Pickard (Roger Gagg)
25 Friday Free recital on the Watkin Williams-Wynn Organ in National Museum Cardiff - sponsored by the Friends -1pm
April
  6 Wednesday
Visit: Chedworth and Cirencester led by Chris Dale (Richard Carter)
  9 Saturday
Talk: ‘The Welsh in Shakespeare’ - Michael Bogdanov (Richard Carter)
17 - 26
Tour: Sicily (Val Courage)
30 Saturday
Mametz Wood Exhibition opens in National Museum Cardiff
May
  6 Friday
Annual Spring Dinner with violinist Charlie Lovell Jones (Trix Pryce/Jane Gagg)
17-19
Visit: Bletchley Park and Woburn Abbey (Gwen Williams)
June
9 Thursday
Visit: Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford-on-Avon, matinée performance - 'Hamlet' (Marion Drake)
18 Saturday Talk: ‘Clues to Climate Change: Past, Present and Future’ - Professor Siwan Davies (Ann Saer)
July
 16 Saturday Talk: ‘Mametz Wood’ - Gavin Davies (Janet Jones)
21 Thursday
Visit: Kiftsgate Court and Hidcote Manor Gardens (Gwen Williams)
August
17 Wednesday
‘The Archaeology of Sustainable Agriculture’  - Erika Guttmann-Bond (Ann Saer and Dorn Swaffield)
23 Tuesday
Visit: Berkeley Castle and Dr Jenner Museum (Peter and Mari Davies)
September
  1 - 6
Tour: Munich with Tom Abbot (Val Courage)
4 Sunday
Mametz Wood Exhibition closes in National Museum Cardiff
17 Saturday
Talk: ‘The Arts in an Age of Austerity’ - Geraint Talfan Davies (Richard Carter)
21 Wednesday
Visit: The Museum Collections Centre, Nantgarw (Roger Gagg)
27 Tuesday
Visit: Birmingham - The Barber Institute of Fine Arts and Winterbourne House & Garden (Janet Jones)
October
  15 Saturday
Talk: 'Preventive Conservation at National Museum Cardiff' - Christian Baars (Diane Davies)
27 - 1 Nov Tour: Nice and Cote d'Azur (Val Courage)
30 Sunday
Last day of Treasures: Adventures in Archaeology exhibition in National Museum Cardiff - free to Friends
November
  5  Saturday
Annual General Meeting - Reardon Smith Lecture Theatre, followed by a talk by Andrew Renton
20 Sunday
Visit: London (Dorn Swaffield)
December
 5 Monday
Friends' Christmas Lunch - The Grand Hall, National Museum of Wales, Cardiff

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Note: Talks are usually held in the Reardon Smith Lecture Theatre, commencing at 10.30 am.
Tickets for the talks, which are open to the general public, are available at the door.
Admission is £10 to include tea/coffee & biscuits following the talk.
Friends who book and pay in advance will only be charged £8.

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