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YR Arglwyddes Llanofer: y bersonoliaeth tu ôl I’R prosiect

Dr Celyn Gurden-Williams

Monday 1 August, 2016

A Welsh-language lecture given at the National Eisteddfod in Abergavenny on Monday, 1 August 2016 by Dr Celyn Gurden-Williams on the subject of Lady Llanover (1802 – 1896), one of the most important female contributors to the nineteenth century Welsh cultural revival and one of the period’s most fascinating...

Caerfyrddin 1966: etholiad i newid gwleidyddiaeth Prydain?

Rhys Evans

Wednesday 15 June, 2016

A Welsh-language lecture by the author and journalist, Rhys Evans, on the circumstances and significance of the election in the 1966 Carmarthen by-election of Gwynfor Evans, the first Plaid Cymru Member of Parliament. Darlith cyfrwng Cymraeg gan yr awdur a newyddiadurwr, Rhys Evans, ar amgylchiadau ac arwyddocâd ethol Gwynfor...

The Mills Family of Llanidloes: An extraordinary musical legacy

Richard Meredith

Wednesday 24 February, 2016

The Annual June Gruffydd Memorial Lecture, organised in association with the Montgomeryshire Society. The lecture focuses on the three generations of the renowned Mills Family of Llanidloes, who spanned the nineteenth century, and their contribution to the musical and cultural life of Wales and beyond.

The Ancient Britons: Sociability, Pageantry and Patriotism in the First London Welsh Society

Rhys Kaminski-Jones

Wednesday 27 January, 2016

The Most Honourable and Loyal Society of Ancient Britons, founded in London in 1715, was a complex and multi-faceted patriotic phenomenon. It was simultaneously a mouthpiece for royalist propaganda and a haven for political radicals, a piously charitable foundation and an excuse for having a good time. In a...

Wales and the Magna Carta

Professor Thomas Watkin

Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Love, Money and Art: The Davies Sisters and a Fortune for Wales

Trevor Fishlock

Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Gwenda Sippings, Chair of the Society’s Council in the chair About the Lecture Gwendoline Davies (1882-1951) and Margaret Davies (1884-1963) were the granddaughters of the nineteenth century industrialist, David Davies of Llandinam, Montgomeryshire, railway builder and pioneer of the coal industry in South Wales. The Davies sisters’ childhood was...

Wales and Agincourt

Dr Adam Chapman

Wednesday 15 April, 2015

The Royal Welch Fusiliers and the Christmas Truce 1914 and 1915

Lt General Jonathon Riley

Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Richard Wilson: A Tercentenary Re-Examination

Oliver Fairclough

Wednesday 18 February, 2015

John Brett in Wales

Ann Summer

Wednesday 21 January, 2015

1922: a Year in the Remarkable Life of Lady Rhondda

Angela V John

Tuesday 18 November, 2014