Dates For Your Diary: A Warm Welcome to All
28 October, Swansea Book Fair, 10am–4pm.
The Royal Commission will once again have a stand at this popular event held in Swansea Museum. Several Royal Commission titles will be offered at a special event discount.
31 October, Sarn Local History Group, 7.30pm.
A talk by Medwyn Parry, Someone’s Watching You: A History of Aerial Photography over Wales. The talk will be held in Sarn Village Hall, Sarn, Newtown, Powys, SY16 4EJ. Entry costs £2 for non-Members.
1 November, St Asaph Archaeology Group, 7.30pm.
A talk by Medwyn Parry, Someone’s Watching You: A History of Aerial Photography over Wales. The talk will be held in St Asaph Cricket Club, St Asaph, LL17 0LU
8 November, Aberystwyth and District Civic Society, 7.30pm.
A talk by Scott Lloyd, Finding Welsh Battles. This talk will be held in St David’s Church Hall, Bath Street, Aberystwyth, SY23 2NN. Light refreshments will be available and new members are welcome.
15 November, Coastlands Local History Group, 7.30pm.
A talk by Louise Barker, Climate, Heritage and Environments of Reefs, Islands and Headlands in the Coastlands Area. The talk will be held in Marloes Village Hall, Marloes, Pembrokeshire, SA62 3AZ.
15 November, Pembroke Dock Library, 7pm.
A talk by Medwyn Parry, on Someone’s Watching You: a History of Aerial Photography over Wales. The talk will be held in Pembroke Dock Library, Water Street, Pembroke Dock, SA72 6DW.
15 November, Explore Your Archives:
A full day of events celebrating our archives and collections in partnership with the National Library of Wales. 10am- 3.30pm. At 1.15pm Scott Lloyd will discusses myths, legends and archaeology, drawing on examples from over a century of archival accumulation by the Royal Commission in a lunchtime talk, Locating the Legends: Archaeological Tales from the Royal Commission’s Archives. Free admission by ticket. Other events include tours and exhibitions of material from both the Royal Commission’s and the National Library of Wales’ archives. For further information and booking: https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/llgcnlw/
18 November¸ Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Archaeology Day, 9.30am – 4pm.
The day will feature a number of guest speakers and exhibitions including Dan Hunt, the Royal Commission’s Community Archaeologist for the CHERISH project, who will talk on Climate Change and Coastal Heritage. Other speakers include Professor Mike Parker Pearson (UCL Institute of Archaeology) on The Origins of Stonehenge in Wales and Ken Murphy (Dyfed Archaeological Trust) on Excavations at St Patrick’s Chapel early medieval cemetery: recent work. The event will be held at The Merlin Theatre, Pembrokeshire College, Haverfordwest, SA61 1SZ. Tickets cost £18. For further details and booking, please contact Oriel y Parc, tel: 01437 720392 or e-mail, email@example.com
22 November, Explore Your Archive: Memory Archive,
Council Chamber, National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, SY23 3BU.
In partnership with Aberystwyth University School of Art, the Royal Commission will be running a free event exploring how archives can be used as a source of material to create activities, walks, stories and art works to help stimulate reminiscence and memory for those living with dementia. The event is aimed at healthcare professionals, those responsible for developing activities and resources and anyone caring or working with people with dementia. To register for tickets online: http://events.rcahmw.gov.uk/digital- past/explore-your-archive-memory-archive
23 November, The Royal Institution of South Wales, 7.30pm.
A talk by Dr Toby Driver, Revealing the Archaeology of Swansea and South Wales from the Air: from Prehistory to the World Wars. The talk will be held in Swansea Museum, Victoria Road, Swansea, SA1 1SN. For further information, please visit http://www.risw.org/
2 December, Ceredigion Historical Society, 2.30pm.
A talk by Dr Toby Driver, The Hillforts of Cardigan Bay in the Council Chamber, The National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth. New members welcome.
6 December, The Royal Commission Christmas Lecture, A View From Above – A Century of Historical Aerial Photographs of Wales
By Medwyn Parry, 6pm, Drwm, National Library of Wales. Free admission by ticket. To register for tickets online, please visit: http://events.rcahmw.gov.uk/digital-past/the-royal-commission-christmas- lecture-a-view-from-above-a-century-of- historical-aerial-photographs-of-wales Once again , the Royal Commission’s Christmas Lecture will be held in conjunction with the National Library’s late-night Christmas shopping event: Noswaith Siopa Hwyr, 4.30pm ─ 7.30pm, with entertainment, seasonal refreshments, and stalls selling a selection of quality goods.
7 – 8 February 2018, Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Aberystwyth, Digital Past 2018: Celebrating Ten Years of New Technologies in Heritage, Interpretation and Outreach. Organised by the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales, Digital Past is an annual two day conference which showcases innovative digital technologies and techniques for data capture, interpretation and dissemination of the heritage of Wales, the UK and beyond.
For further information on any of these events, please visit the Home page of our website https://www.rcahmw.gov.uk or contact Nicola Roberts, Public Engagement Officer: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel: 01970 621248