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Programme of Events in 2016/17

Society functions are shown in black
Lectures are shown in red
Field trips are shown in blue
 Pontyclun Community Hall


13 Sep 2016     The Barry Davies Lecture: Guto: Story of the Nos Galan Road Race by Gary Marsh
11 Oct 2016     Letters Home from Welsh Emigrants by Prof. Bill Jones
 8 Nov 2016     Merthyr Tydfil in the 20th Century by Joe England
16 Dec 2016     Our Society's Christmas Dinner 
10 Jan 2017     WWI Cartoons by Prof Chris Williams
14 Feb 2017     15 minute talks by LADLHS members
14 Mar 2017     The History of Bute Park  by Rosie James
11 Apr 2017     Our Society's AGM 
 9 May 2017     Afternoon visit to Tretower Court (See below)
13 Jun 2017     Evening visit to Fonmon Castle (See below)
 4 Jul 2017       Full day visit to Dinefwr Castle (See below) 

All talks take place at 7:00 p.m. in the Pontyclun Community Hall.

 Tuesday 9th May 2017: Half-day trip to Tretower Court
   Provisional itinerary
        12:30   Depart Pontyclun
        14:00   Arrive Tretower Court
        14:15   Begin Tours
        16:30   Depart Tretower
        17:00   Buffet at The Barn at Brynich
        17:45   Depart Brinich
        19:15   Arrive Pontyclun
  Tuesday 13th June 2017: Evening trip to Fonmon Castle
   Provisional itinerary
        16:30   Depart Pontyclun
        17:15   Arrive Fonmon Castle
        17:30   Begin Tour
        18:30   Evening Buffet
        20:00   Depart Fonmon Castle
        20:45   Arrive Pontyclun
 Tuesday 4th July 2017: Full-day trip to Dinefwr Castle
   Provisional itinerary
        09:00   Depart Pontyclun
        10:30   Arrive Dinefwr Castle. Coffee
        11:15   Tours Groups A and B
        12:30   Lunch
        13:30   Tours Groups A and B
        14:45   Free Time to visit the castle and grounds
        16:00   Depart Dinefwr Castle
        17:30   Arrive Pontyclun