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Research Excellence Framework 2021: call for nominations for Panels and sub-panels

Thursday 23 November, 2017

The UK’s higher education funding bodies are seeking research experts from diverse backgrounds, institution types and geographical regions to serve as sub-panel members in the second Research Excellence Framework exercise, which will be held in 2021. They particularly welcome nominations of candidates from groups previously under-represented on assessment panels,...

PRESENTATION OF THE SOCIETY’S MEDAL TO ITS PRESIDENT, PROFESSOR PRYS MORGAN, 24 OCTOBER 2017

Friday 17 November, 2017

During a well-attended ceremony held at the Reform Club in central London on Tuesday, 24 October 2017, the Medal of the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion was presented to its President, the historian, Professor Prys Morgan DL MA FSA FRHistS FLSW. The Medal, which was awarded for the first time...

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...

Montgomeryshire Society: Ffion Hague and Siân Lloyd at the London Welsh Centre, 21 November 2016

Tuesday 1 November, 2016

The Montgomeryshire Society is holding a ‘Head to Head’ with Ffion Hague and Siân Lloyd at 7.30pm on Monday 21 November. The event will take place in the bar (1st floor) at the London Welsh Centre, Gray’s Inn Road. Ffion Hague spent six years in the Civil Service Fast...

Celts, Romans, Britons: Classical and Celtic Influence in Britain, 55 BC – 2016 AD

Tuesday 10 May, 2016

An Interdisciplinary Conference Investigating the Place of Celtic and Classical Heritage in the British Historical Imagination Venue: the Radcliffe Humanities Building, Woodstock Rd., Oxford Date: Saturday, 2 July 2016 (all day) This conference will investigate the profound influence of Celtic and Classical heritage on the development of British historical identity....

Wales in London Spring Dinner, 26 May 2016, with guest speaker Dr Norbett Rottgen

Tuesday 10 May, 2016

Subject: What characterises the German political scene and what are the key issues of German Foreign Policy? Location : St James’s Court Hotel, Buckingham Gate, London, SW1E 6AF Date : Thu 26/05/2016 18:30 
Booking Email : donae.lerwill@oxisenergy.com Price : £55 (to include dinner and drinks) Payable By : Credit...

London Welsh Rugby, 5th March 2016

Tuesday 23 February, 2016

London Welsh Rugby Club extends a special ticket offer to members of The Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion for its Greene King IPA Championship fixture against Rotherham Titans on Saturday 5th March (kick-off 2pm) at Old Deer Park, when we will be celebrating St David’s Day. The club is delighted to be...

Welsh Art Week London 2016 – an Exhibition and Events for St Davids Day week, Monday, 29 February to Saturday, 5 March 2016

Tuesday 9 February, 2016

Organisers: The Gallery / Yr Oriel, Newport, Pembs. Venue: The Woolff Gallery, 89 Charlotte Street, W1T 4PU The exhibition will be OPEN DAILY between 10am and 6pm from Monday 29th February until Saturday 5th March. Artists exhibiting include Denis Curry, Annette de Mestre, Mike Jones, Gillian McDonald, Wynne Jenkins, Alice Tennant,...

Eighth Annual Kyffin Williams Lecture, Highgate School, 1 February 2016

Tuesday 19 January, 2016

Andrew Green, formerly Librarian at the National Library of Wales will be giving the Eighth Annual Kyffin Williams Lecture at the Mills Centre, N6 4PP on 1 February 2016, beginning at 8.00 p.m. and will be speaking on the subject, “Kyffin Williams the Writer”. Tickets are available from: http://www.ticketsource.co.uk/highgateschool Further information...

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...

150th Anniversary of Welsh Migration to Patagonia from Liverpool in 1865

Tuesday 3 February, 2015

Merseyside Welsh Heritage Society (Registered Charity) Mimosa Festival Appeal Liverpool 29-31May 2015 The Merseyside Welsh Heritage Society intends to hold a Festival on the weekend of 29-31 May 2015 as part of the general celebrations of the 150th anniversary of the sailing of the Mimosa to set up the...

Welcome to the new website

Thursday 11 December, 2014

The new Cymmrodorion website has arrived! Optimised for desktops, tablets and smart-phones means accessing talks, articles and latest news from the Society has never been easier. The content is designed to be “open-access” which means that members and non-members have equal access to the site and to its content...