Monday 3 October 2016, 7.00pm at Carnegie Hall, Evelyn Road, Skewen, John Ashley will speak to Skewen and District Historical Society about ‘White Rock: 200 Years of the Copper Community’.
Monthly Archives: September 2016
Swansea Copper Folk on the Copper Jack, 16 October …
Andrew McKay & Carole Etherton invite you to come and join us on our next song and music trip aboard Copper Jack on Sunday 16th October 2016. All aboard by 3.45pm for 4pm sailing. Bring your voices and instruments to make music as we cruise on the River Tawe for an hour and a half and then have more music until 6.30 while moored in Swansea Marina outside the National Waterfront Museum.
Cost is £5 per person. Places are limited so please book early.
To find out more details and make a booking please visit our website: http://copperfolk.wixsite.com/copperfolk
RISW/HA History Day, Saturday 24 September …
The Royal Institution of South Wales is collaborating with the Swansea Branch of the Historical Association for the second year to present History Day.
The free all-day event is open to the public and will take place at Swansea Museum (morning and lunchtime) and the National Waterfront Museum (afternoon)
10.10: Gerald Gabb: Launch of the Swansea History Journal (Minerva)
10.30: Richard Daugherty: Swansea’s Turnpike Roads
11.30: Jeff Childs: The Parish Churches of the Lordship of Gower
12.40–13.20: Lunchtime seminar: ‘We can find ways of keeping Swansea Museum open and active’
14.15: John Ashley: Swansea Aviation Pioneers
15.15: Gerald Gabb: A stroll through Swansea’s streets, as once they were