Cowbridge History Society

Events

Meetings of the Cowbridge History Society are normally held on the first Friday of each month, October to May, in:

Lesser Hall, The Town Hall, Cowbridge CF71 7DD

Meetings start at 7:30 pm and are FREE for members. Non-members are welcome to attend for £1.50. Refreshments are usually served after meetings.

New members are welcome to join any time: at just £7.50 per annum.

Advance notice of our meetings can usually be found in the GEM newspaper in the preceding week. 


See below for our programme of events.

2016 Meetings

Lesser Hall, The Town Hall, Cowbridge

Friday 7th October at 7:30 pm

The Welsh Paintings of Julius Ibbetson

Speaker: BRIAN DAVIES

Friday 4th November at 6:30 pm - doors open at 6:10pm

Book launch of Cowbridge and Llanblethian: An Historical Medley

Author: BRIAN JAMES, our society's President

All welcome. Refreshments will be provided.

Followed at 7:30 pm by:

Soldier-writers on the Western Front during the First World War

Maud Gunter Memorial Lecture   

Speaker: ANNE POWELL

Thursday 10th November at 7:00 pm - doors open at 7:10 pm

Film Show in Cowbridge Town Hall: Paths of Glory

The 1957 First World War classic based on a novel by Humphrey Cobb, which was itself loosely based on a true historical incident.

Starring: KIRK DOUGLAS

Directed by: STANLEY KUBRICK

Tickets £4 on the door or from the Town Clerk's Office

All welcome!

Ice creams!

Friday 2nd December at 7:30 pm

From Canton to Kensington: William Goscombe John, Sculptor

Speaker: GWERFYL GARDNER

With wine and mince pies to follow.

2017 Meetings

Lesser Hall, The Town Hall, Cowbridge

Friday 6th January at 7:30 pm

The Dissenters, Part II: Civil War and Restoration, Toleration, Science and Education

Speaker: DON GERRARD

Friday 3rd February at 7:30 pm

Religious Life in Cowbridge and District in the mid-19th Century

Speaker: CHRIS TURNER

Friday 3rd March at 7:30 pm

Three Cardiff Communities: Roath, Splott and Adamsdown from pre-Norman Times

Speaker: JEFF CHILDS

Monday 13th March

CHARTER DAY CELEBRATION

Tretower Court and Bedwellty House

Friday 7th April at 7:30 pm

The Blue Pilgrims

Speaker: GRAHAM PHILLIMORE

Friday 5th May: AGM at 7:00 pm

followed at 7:30 pm by:

History like Teacher never Taught it

Speaker: PHIL CARRADICE


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