Promoting history in south-west Wales

The Branch collaborates with other organisations


Saturday 23 September 2017

The Historical Association and the Royal Institution of South Wales

present


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’