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2017 diary


21 Saturday Talk: ‘The History of Hospitals in South Wales’ - Keith Moger  (Emrys Jones)

18  Saturday
‘Talk: ‘Cedric Morris and his Circle’ - Nick Thornton (Ann Saer)
24 Friday
St David’s Day Tea Party with traditional music from Meurig Williams - (Jane Gagg and Trix Pryce)
  8 Wednesday
Visit: Oxford  (Dorn Swaffield)
18 Saturday
Talk: ‘Why Study Fossil Plants?’ - Professor Dianne Edwards  (Janet Jones)
 8 Saturday
Talk: ‘The Pettigrew Family's Influence on Cardiff Parks’ - Rosie James  (Emrys Jones)
26 Wednesday
Visit: National Museum Wales’ Library at Cathays Park (Christabel Hutchings & Dorn Swaffield)
  6 Saturday
Talk: ‘Treorchy and the Land of Song’ - Dean Powell  (Ann Saer)
17 Wednesday
Visit: Lydney / Caerwent  - Dr Mark Lewis (Christabel Hutchings and Dorn Swaffield)
19 - 26
Tour: Udine & Trieste area of North Eastern Italy (Val Courage / Emrys Jones)
5 Monday
Visit: Winchcombe, and Stanway House and Fountain (Roger and Jane Gagg)
17 Saturday Talk: ‘The Brynmawr Furniture Experiment: The Quaker Initiative in South Wales, 1929-40’- Eurwyn Wiliam
(Ann Saer)

20 Tuesday Visit: Birmingham City Museum – Pre-Raphaelite paintings and Staffordshire Hoard
(Trix Pryce & Richard Carter)
 1 Saturday Talk: ‘Brangwyn the Polymath: Sir Frank Brangwyn, R.A.’ - Dr Libby Horner (Trix Pryce)
18 Tuesday
Visit: Chavenage House and Tetbury (Janet Jones and Ann Saer)
2 Wednesday Talk: 'Adelina Patti and Craig-y-Nos' - John Hugh Thomas OBE (Trix Pryce)
15 Tuesday
Visit: The Brangwyn Hall & Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea (Peter and Mari Davies)
  5 - 8
Visit: Three Days in North Wales (Gwen & Meurig Williams)
16 Saturday
Talk: ‘A Welsh Tuscany? The Renaissance in Clwyd’ - Professor Prys Morgan (Ann Saer)
  14 Saturday
Talk: ‘The Archaeology of Upland Gwent’ - Frank Olding (Christabel Hutchings)
  4  Saturday
Annual General Meeting - Reardon Smith Lecture Theatre, National Museum Cardiff
followed by a talk by Steph Mastoris: 'The History of the Christmas Card'

5 - 10
Tour: Rome (Val Courage and Dorn Swaffield)
19 Sunday
Visit: London (Dorn Swaffield)
 4 Monday
Friends' Christmas Lunch with songs by the Museum Choir - The Grand Hall, National Museum 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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