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2022 diary


               * All Zoom talks commence at 10.30am *
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January

8 Saturday Talk: ‘Newport Transporter Bridge’ - Emma Newrick (Christabel Hutchings) ZOOM*
29 Saturday Talk: ‘V for Vaccination, From Cowpox to Covid’ - David Llewellyn (Gwen Williams) ZOOM*
February

12 Saturday
Talk: ‘Jessie Knight, Britain’s first Professional Lady Tattoo Artist’ - Fflur Morse (Gwen Williams) ZOOM*
March
  5 Saturday
Talk: ‘Michel Basquiat - Wild Intuition’ - Irene Cioffi Whitfield (Gwen Williams) ZOOM*
April
   2 Saturday
Talk: ‘Dinosaurs and Deserts in Wales’ - Cindy Howells, Curator: Palaeontology, National Museum Wales
   13 Saturday
(Ash Wednesday) Visit: Oxford (Dorn Swaffield)
17 Sunday
EASTER DAY
   23 Saturday
Talk: ‘Tredegar House - The National Trust Era’ - Emily Price (Christabel Hutchings)
May
 7 Saturday
Talk: ‘Discovering Cecily Mackworth: Journalist, Traveller and Author’- Professor Angela V John
(Gwen Williams)
12 Thursday
Visit: Aberglasney and Llandeilo (Margaret Lewis)
June
    1 Wednesday Visit: The Hay Festival (Dorn Swaffield)
4 Saturday
Talk: ‘Viking Treasure: the Llandwrog Hoard and its wider context.’ - Dr Mark Redknap, National Museum Wales
    19 - 23
Tour: Liverpool (Len Metcalf and Emrys Jones)
July
2 Saturday Talk: ‘Weaving the Future’ - Ann Whittall, Manager National Wool Museum, Wales ZOOM* 
    6 Wednesday
Visit: Gloucester Cathedral and Highnam Court Gardens (Richard Carter)
August
    9 Tuesday
Visit: Cyfarthfa Castle (Peter and Mari Davies)
17 Wednesday
Talk: ‘Conservation of the Manet Portrait’ - Dr Adam Webster, National Museum Wales - ZOOM*
September
4 - 8
Tour: Cambridgeshire (Len Metcalf and Emrys Jones)
17 Saturday
Talk: ‘Brecon Sculptor, John Evan Thomas,1810-1873’ - William Gibbs (Gwen Williams)
21 Wednesday
Visit: The National Collections Centre, Nantgarw, National Museum Wales (Roger Gagg)
October
  5 Wednesday
Visit: Tyntesfield, National Trust Victorian Gothic Revival House, Nr Bristol (Len Metcalf, Heather Graves)
8 Saturday
Talk: ‘Vaughan Williams, Thomas Tallis and Larks Ascending’ - Geraint Lewis (Trix Pryce)
22 Saturday
Talk: ‘The Tonypandy Riots’ - David Maddox (Richard Carter)
November
5 Saturday
Annual General Meeting - Reardon Smith Lecture Theatre
December
 5 Monday
Christmas Lunch - The Grand Hall, National Museum of Wales, Cardiff

NOTE: Talks will be presented via Zoom or held in the Reardon Smith Lecture Theatre (RSLT), as indicated above, commencing at 10.30 am.
RSLT Talks are open to the general public.
Admission, payable at the door is 10 to include tea/coffee & biscuits following the talk.
Friends who book and pay in advance will only be charged 8.
Friends who wish to follow Zoom talks are expected to donate a similar amount per person per talk.

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