"Merthyr in the Twentieth Century" - Merthyr Tydfil Museum & Heritage Group talk - 18th September, 2018

Merthyr Tydfil
Museum & Heritage Group
Registered Charity No. 1075558

Events Programme
Meetings held at
Cyfarthfa Castle
Merthyr Tydfil CF47 8RE
At 7pm

Tuesday 18th September, 2018

"Merthyr in the Twentieth Century"
Joe England
Tuesday 16th October, 2018
"Merthyr in the new changing Europe"
Sir Paul Silk
Tuesday 20th November, 2018
"Jews in Merthyr"
Chris Clifford
Tuesday 4th December, 2018
“Annual Christmas Social Event”

Hirwaun Historical Society - 17th September, 2018

September 17th Mr Gareth Hughes

October 22nd Halloween Special

November 19th Christmas Special

All meetings will take place in the Vestry of Hirwaun Catholic Church and commence at 7pm.

The Diaries of Henry Fothergill - Glamorgan Archives talk - 10th July, 2018

Wandering through the Minutes - Merthyr Tydfil Family History Society talk - 12th June, 2018

Merthyr Tydfil Family History Society

Tuesday 10 July 2018 at 2pm

Wandering through the Minutes

Tudor Jones

Location Canolfan Soar, Pontmorlais, CF47 8UB (Welsh Centre)  

Merthyr Tydfil Historical Society - Annual General Meeting - 9th July, 2018

Merthyr Tydfil Historical Society

Registered Charity No. 509392


Meetings held at
Canolfan Soar
Merthyr Tydfil CF47 8UB
At 7pm.

Lecture Programme

Monday 9th July 2018
2pm to 3.30pm
Society Annual General Meeting
Monday 3rd September, 2018
Commemorating the First World War in  South Wales Communities
Gethin H. Matthews

Monday 1st October, 2018
Penry Williams: An Eminent Man of Merthyr
Ben Price
Monday 5th November, 2018
Merthyr Tydfil: A Decade of Change. 1968- 1978
Clive Thomas
Monday 3rd December, 2018
The Rise and Fall of Council Housing in Twentieth-Century Merthyr
Daryl Leeworthy

Our Proudest Achievement? Commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the NHS - Llafur Day School - 7th July, 2018

Llafur Day School: 
Our Proudest Achievement? Commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the NHS

Bedwellty House, Tredegar, NP22 3XN 

7th July, 2018 10am to 4pm  


10.00 Welcome and Introduction

10.20 Steve Thompson, Before the NHS: The Mixed Economy of Medical Care in Nineteenth and Twentieth-century Wales

11.10 Natalie Jones, 70 Years of Culture for the NHS: Origin Stories, Olympic Glories and Where We Are Now

12.10 Lunch (tea and coffee will be available but no lunch is provided at this event.)

13.10 Angela Whitecross,  The NHS at 70: The Story of our Lives – Creating a public digital archive of NHS history

14.00 Peter Dickson, Commonwealth for Health: Asian GPs in South Wales – The story so far

14.50 Sue Demont, From Localised Necessity to Universal Ideal: Tredegar and Aneurin Bevan

15.40 Closing Remarks

16.00 Finish

To book your free place, please contact:

James Phillips, Llafur Events Secretary, PhillipsJ14@cardiff.ac.uk

Merthyr Uprising 1831 walk - Dic Penderyn Society Talk - 20th June, 2018

2018 Programme

30th June

Merthyr Uprising 1831 walk

Meet at Central Library at 2pm

19th September

How Radical was Popular Culture?

Huw Williams

17th October

The Celtic Tribe, The Silurians

Edwin & Lisa Powell

21st November

The Peterloo Massacre

Jeff Childs

All meetings are held at Soar, Welsh Centre at 1.30pm

All are welcome to attend, non-members £2

For further details contact -

Viv Pugh - 01685 377883
Brian Thomas - 01685 359741

Off the Rails - Rail, Steam & Speed - Walk - 30th June, 2018

Gelligaer Historical Society Annual General Meeting followed by Blackwood in the 1830s - 27th June, 2018

7.00 pm Wednesday June 27th
Annual General Meeting
followed by
David Mills
who will talk on Blackwood in the 1830s.

The talks are at Llancaiach Fawr starting at 7.00 pm (unless otherwise stated).
Everyone is welcome
but we do ask for a voluntary contribution of £2 to cover the cost of the venue