The Vivian Hall

      Blackpill, Swansea

          1918  ---- 2018

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Blackpill Local History Society

The Blackpill Local History Society

was formed in 1987 and over the years the group has arranged programmes on a variety of themes.

 

Specialist speakers provide information and members can also explore themes and topics of interest covering the rich social and industrial heritage of this part of West Wales.

 

Meetings are held monthly on the 3rd Tuesday morning.

 

Membership enquiries should be directed to Bob Cuthill on 01792 208907

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Steam train at Blackpill en route for Shrewsbury.

Local Jottings Mumbles Press extract 10 April 1919

Blackpill Local History Society 2019 Programme

All meetings Tuesday 10am for 10.30 start

 

Tuesday January 15th

Swansea Improvements & Tramways and Its Influence on the Town with David Beynon

 

Tuesday February 19th

The History of Cricket and St. Helens Ground

Andrew Hignell

 

Tuesday March 19th

The Gentry Families of Llangyfelach Parish & their Estates. with   Jeff Childs

 

Tuesday April 16th

The History of Mumbles Lifeboat Kate Jones

 

Tuesday May 21st

The Pubs of Mumbles & Gower Brian Davies

 

Tuesday June 18th

The Welsh in Patagonia. Jaci Gruffudd

 

Tuesday July 16th

New Speaker & Topic to be Announced

 

Tuesday September 17th

Gower Dreaming: a Journey Through Old Stories & Characters with   Debra John

 

Tuesday October 15th

History in Wind Street with Anthony Hughes

 

Tuesday November 19th

AGM & Swansea Museum & Its Treasures

Phil Treseder

 

Tuesday December 17th

Christmas Social and Lunch

 

Visitors always welcome  £3,

annual membership for all talks £8

Contact Bob Cuthill

01792 208907/07816 111013

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