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Saturday 16 September 2017

at 10:30am in the Reardon Smith Lecture Theatre
National Museum Cardiff
, Cathays Park, Cardiff  CF10 3NP

A Welsh Tuscany: the Renaissance in north-east Wales

A talk by Emeritus Professor Prys Morgan



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This lecture will be given by one of our most entertaining and erudite speakers, Prys Morgan, 
Emeritus Professor of Welsh History at Swansea University, who specialises in eighteenth and nineteenth century history. Author of several books and articles, and a frequent contributor to radio and television, he co-edited the latest volume of the Gwent County History series, and is currently President of the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion and also of the Cambrian Archaeological Association, as well as being a founder member of the Learned Society of Wales. He is much in demand as a lecturer, and is  passionately interested in language, literature, music and the fine arts. 

In this talk, Professor Morgan will illuminate some of the Renaissance figures of the Vale of Clwyd and its environs at this period, many of whom were exceptionally wealthy and part of a wider European and sophisticated culture while also taking pride in their Welsh heritage. Though Wales was a small and impoverished country generally, expensive articles like the Mostyn silver gilt bowl and ewer in Gallery 10, NMW Cardiff could be found in the great houses of north-east Wales, and visitors who dined there would have had an awareness of contemporary ideas and fashions beyond the borders.

The admission charge for this event, to include post-lecture coffee and biscuits in the Oriel Suite afterwards, is 8 for Friends’ pre-paid bookings, and 10 at the door. If you wish to take advantage of this concessionary rate, please complete the slip below and send it with your cheque to: Ann Saer, 15 Highfields, Llandaf, Cardiff CF5 2QA
(tel: 029 2056 2756 or email annsaer15@gmail.com)
by Thursday 14 September.
Please send a separate cheque for each event if you intend to come to more than one. To minimise postal costs, no acknowledgement will be sent.

Since this event is open to members of the public (10 at the door), do persuade your friends to come along as well. They will be very welcome!
The admission charge for this event, to include post-lecture coffee and biscuits in the Oriel Suite, is 8 for Friends’ pre-paid bookings, or 10 at the door.

If you wish to take advantage of this concessionary rate, please complete the slip below and send it Thursday 14 September with your cheque to:
Ann Saer, 15 Highfields, Llandaf, Cardiff CF5 2QA;  tel 029 2056 2756;   email: annsaer15@gmail.com

To minimise postal costs, no acknowledgement will be sent. Since this event is open to members of the public (10 in advance or at the door), do tell your friends. They will be very welcome.
Friends of Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales

A Welsh Tuscany: the Renaissance in north-east Wales

A talk by Emeritus Professor Prys Morgan

10.30am on Saturday 16 September 2017 in the

.Reardon Smith Lecture Theatre,
Cathays Park, National Museum Cardiff  CF10 3NP


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