Breconshire
Local & Family
History Society

 

Cymdeithas Hanes
Lleol & Theuluoedd
Brycheiniog

Programme of Meetings 2018

Our monthly meetings are open to the public and are normally held at 2:00 pm at Brecon Library on the first Tuesday of the month. Entry is free to members, while non-members pay a nominal entry fee of £1.00. Meetings are held on the first floor of the library; if you need to use the lift please ask one of the library staff for assistance.

Date & Time Event or Activity Venue

Tuesday
6 March
2:00 pm

Research and Presentation: a family story 
Janet Robinson has researched her family history and has produced a book "Family Matters" on the subject of her family research.  She will pass on tips regarding her research.
Brecon Library

Tuesday
10 April
2:00 pm

Memories of the poet Henry Vaughan
Elizabeth Siberry will talk about this famous 17th century Breconian, who was a metaphysical poet, author, translator and physician.  He is buried in Llansantffraid-juxta-Usk.
Brecon Library
Tuesday
1 May
2:00 pm
VISIT:  details coming soon

 
Tuesday
5 June
2:00 pm 
Annual General Meeting
Members will elect the Management Committee for 2018-19. The talk following the AGM is to be decided.

Brecon Library
Tuesday
3 July
2:00 pm  
VISIT: Another Walk around Historic Brecon
Margaret Sommers will again lead us on an historic walk.
Brecon Town

Tuesday
7 August
2:00 pm 

The Ewenni Potteries
Ieuan Evans will give a talk about these small family run potteries in South Wales.
Brecon Library
Tuesday
4 September 
2:00 pm
Last Days of WW1 and Local Connections
David Ross will bring the anniversary of the end of WW1 to a fitting conclusion with a talk on local men involved in the War.

Brecon Library

September Brecknock History Month
Full details to follow.  
 
Tuesday
2 October
2:00 pm 
Remembering Aberfan
Gwyneth Evans will talk about this profoundly sad disaster which occurred on 21 October 1966
Brecon Library
November
2:00 pm      
To be confirmed Brecon Library
December 2017 No meeting  
January 2018
2:00 pm
To be confirmed

Brecon Library