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2018 diary


13 Saturday Talk: An Audience with Carlo Rizzi  (Emrys Jones)


17  Saturday
Talk: ‘The Saints of Wales’- Gerald Morgan (Janet Jones and Ann Saer)


2 Friday
St David’s Day Tea Party with Welsh music from Meurig Williams and Friends (Jane Gagg and Trix Pryce)
  7 Wednesday
Visit: Oxford  (Dorn Swaffield)

24 Saturday
Talk: ‘John Piper and the making of his vision' - Frances Spalding, Emeritus Fellow, Clare Hall, Cambridge 
(Trix Pryce)


 14 Saturday
Talk: ‘Shakespeare and Science’ - Professor Robert Pickard (Roger Gagg)

17 Tuesday Visit: Visit: The Royal Mint followed by Lunch and free time at St Fagans National History Museum
(Dorn Swaffield & Heather Graves)


  4 Friday
Spring Dinner in Grand Hall, National Museum, Cathays Park, with guest speaker Lord Lisvane

20 - 25
Tour: Amsterdam and The Netherlands (Emrys Jones & Len Metcalfe)

Visit: The Hay Festival (25 May - 4 June) - (Dorn Swaffield and Rose-Marie Taylor)


5 Tuesday
Visit: Corsham Court (Roger & Jane Gagg)

16 Saturday Talk: ‘Japan: Past to Present’ - Andrew Renton (Trix Pryce and Janet Jones)

18 - 21
Visit: Four days in Kent and Surrey to include a visit to Sissinghurst (Richard Carter & Trix Pryce)


 7 Saturday Talk: ‘Iolo Morganwg’  - Geraint Jenkins (Janet Jones and Ann Saer)

10 Tuesday
Visit: Kyffin Williams Exhibition at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth - (Kathleen Jones)

17 Tuesday Visit: Caerleon with Dr Mark Lewis, Senior Curator National Roman Legion Museum (Christabel Hutchings)


14 Tuesday Visit: Cardigan Castle  (Peter & Mari Davies)

22 Wednesday
Talk: ‘Lord David Davies and the League of Nations’ - Hefin Mathias (Marion Drake and Ann Saer)

15 Saturday
Talk: ‘With Sir Kyffin Williams - Cader Idris to the Canals of Venice’ - David Meredith (Kathleen Jones)

  19 - 22
Visit: Four Days in Belfast and Environs  (Gwen & Meurig Williams and Emrys Jones)


  13 Saturday
Talk: ‘Suffragettes’ - Dr Ryland Wallace (Marion Drake and Ann Saer)


  3 Saturday
Annual General Meeting - Reardon Smith Lecture Theatre, followed by a talk on Redeveloping St Fagans
by Bethan Lewis, Head of St Fagans National Museum of History 

21 Wednesday Talk: ‘Memories and Reflections of the Great War’ - Professor Tony Curtis (Richard Carter)

 3 Monday
Friends' Christmas Lunch - 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.

Friends of the National Museum Wales is a member of the British Association of Friends of Museums (BAfM)

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