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Cymmrodorion Member Survey

Tuesday 21 February, 2017

The Honourable Society of the Cymmrodorion is looking to commission a small survey of about 100 recent members to identify why and how they joined the society and what activities they want to have from it. Click the header to find out more

Award of the Society’s Medal to Welsh author, Jan Morris: the ceremony in Llanystumdwy

Monday 7 November, 2016

During a well-attended ceremony held at the Tŷ Newydd Writing Centre in Llanystumdwy, near Criccieth, on Sunday, 9 October 2016, the Society’s Medal was presented to the Welsh historian, author and travel writer, Jan Morris CBE FRSL FLSW. The Medal was awarded “for her distinguished contribution to literature and...

Learned Society of Wales Royal Charter Celebration: address by the Cymmrodorion President

Wednesday 6 January, 2016

Address by the President of the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion, Professor Prys Morgan DL MA DPhil FSA FRHistS FLSW, on the occasion of the Learned Society of Wales Royal Charter Celebration, 19 November 2015 On the evening of Thursday, 19 November 2015 a formal celebration was held at the Wales Millennium Centre,...

Obituaries: Trefor M Owen, R Geraint Gruffydd, Emlyn I Griffith & Dewi Watkin Powell

Monday 20 July, 2015

We record with great sadness the recent deaths of four eminent colleagues who served with distinction as Vice-Presidents of the Society, which extends its deepest sympathy to their families. Trefor M Owen MA FSA (ob. 25 February 2015) Trefor M Owen was born in Dolgellau in 1926. After graduating...