Programme for 2017-2018

Arnold Williams Programme secretary
Arnold Williams
Programme secretary

The Events  list below is a brief statement of our Programme. More detailed information is given in the Newsletter in the Sections ‘Report on Programme Events’

Members who have registered an email address with the Membership Secretary will receive a Mail Chimp reminder of events prior to the event.


Tuesday 9th May at 6:30pm – meet at Marloes Car Park for a stroll to the former Youth Hostel, on past Marloes Mere to the Iron Age Fort at Watery Bay. We will be led by Ranger Matt Thomson.

14-18th May  Tour with Harrogate as our base.

Thursday 15th June Day trip to the Royal Mint at Llantrissant and Dyffryn House and Gardens NT.

Tuesday 20th June at 6:30pm evening stroll led by Steve Whitehead Head Gardener/Manager at Colby NT. Meet at the Colby Lodge Car Park. We will be shown developments at Craig y Borion Farm houses.

Tuesday 11th July at 6:30pm. Meet at Stackpole Centre, for this evening walk.  Head Ranger Chris Oliver will guide us along the Eastern arm of the lake, on to Stackpole Warren pointing out the bronze age hut circle. The route back will take us via Barafundle.

Tuesday 25th July – afternoon and evening boat trip, starting from Neyland Marina at 4:30pm, heading up river on the high tide to Haverfordwest, for supper at Bristol Trader, before return by boat to Neyland.(Estimated time of arrival back at Neyland 9:30pm.)

Thursday 7th September  2:30pm at the Crundale Community Centre, Cardigan Road, Crundale, SA62 4DF.  Talk by Bill Cainan on “The Redcoat Soldier of 1751”.

Friday 6th October – Lunch at Lamphey Court Hotel followed by a talk by Richard Turner – Senior Inspector of Ancient Monuments for Cadw entitled “Work, Rest and Pray”, about three residences of Medieval Bishops, in the area. Before the lunch, there will be a chance to be shown around the Lamphey Palace site, by our speaker.

More details of these events, up to October 2017, can be found in  Newsletter 41.

Thursday 2nd November – 2:30pm at Crundale Community Centre. . A  talk by           John Archer -Thomson entitled “The Natural History of Skomer – Above and Below High Water”. 

Thursday 7th December -2:30pm at Crundale Community Centre. A talk by Julian Cremona on “The Wildlife of Madagascar”.

Thursday 4th January 2018 – 2:30pm at Crundale Community Centre. A talk by Martin Roberts entitled “The First Smalls Lighthouse”.

Thursday 1st February – 2:30 at Crundale Community Centre Cardigan Road, Crundale, SA62 4DF. A talk by David Dando about “The Radical Corset Maker”.


Tim Sims-Williams, day trip organiser
Tim Sims-Williams, day trip organiser