We have a programme of wide-ranging talks for the 2023-24 season. All meetings are held in the Tabernacle Capel Vestry (except October: hosted by Natalie Chapman in Galeri Gwyn, Oxford Street.)
Tuesday 19 September 7.30pm
Michael Freeman: Ann Evans, Highmead 1738-1807, the best farmer in the county
Tuesday 17 October, 7.30pm
Natalie Chapman : George Chapman: A Personal View
Tuesday 21 November, 7.30pm
Dr James January McCann (RCAHMW): Historic Place Names of Wales
Tuesday 16 January, 7.30pm
Ken Murphy, Dyfed Archaeological Trust: The Iron Age capital of mid-Wales: recent archaeological excavation at Pendinas Hillfort
Tuesday 20 February, 7.30pm
Jane Aaron: Cranogwen (In Welsh with simultaneous translation)
Tuesday 19 March, 7.30pm
Siân Stewart: Bensha and his daughters: The Remarkable Residents of Portland House, Aberaeron. Part 1
Our most recent trip in October 2023 was to Nanteos Mansion, near Aberystwyth. This beautiful 18th century house was the home of the Powell family and most famous for having housed the Nanteos cup, said to be the holy grail.
Details of our next planned trip will follow soon.
Always popular with our members, this year we are holding a mixture of lunches and dinners kindly organised by Margaret Bevan:
• Thursday, 28 September 2023: Feathers Royal Hotel 7pm
• Monday, 13 November 2023: The Hive 12.30pm
• Friday, 8 December 2023: The Harbourmaster 12.30pm
• Wednesday, 31 January 2024: Y Seler 12.30pm
• Tuesday, 12 March 2024: The Hive 2.30pm
• Thursday, 11 April 2024: The Harbourmaster 7pm
Menus and prices are circulated to members in advance of each date.