Promoting history in south-west Wales

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Saturday 23 September 2017

The Historical Association and the Royal Institution of South Wales


History Day

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The Royal Institution of South Wales is collaborating with the Branch for the third year to present History Day. This free all-day series of talks is open to the public and will take place at Swansea Museum (morning and lunchtime) and the National Waterfront Museum (afternoon).

Programme of talks:

Swansea Museum …

10.10:    Gerald Gabb: Launch of the 2017 issue of Swansea History Journal (Minerva)

10.30:    Mark Lodwick: ‘Recent Finds in the Swansea Area’

11.30:    Helen Hallesy: ‘Commemorative Local Ceramics of the Early 19th Century’

12.40:     Lunchtime seminar: ‘Nostalgia and History have nothing in common’

National Waterfront Museum …

14.00:    Teresa Hillier: ‘The  Legacy of Longfields

14.40:    Ian Smith: ‘Community Museums’

15.30:    Gerald Gabb: ‘Swansea and the Sea’