Programme for 2018-19

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.

Talks will take place on the first Thursday of the month until April 2019 at  2:30pm at the Crundale Community Centre, Cardigan Road, Crundale, SA62 4DF. 

More details of these events will be available soon in  Newsletter 44..

4th October: The Landshipping Mining Disasters by Dr Robert Davies. As well as talking about the challenging conditions for miners, Dr Davies will take us on a visual journey to appreciate the beauty of the Cleddau River.

1st November: South Africa to Namibia – Flowers and Wildlife by Julian Cremona. Following on from his previous presentations on Costa Rica and Madagascar, we look forward to more tales of travel and colourful photographs.

Friday 23rd November – PNTA’s 20th Anniversary lunch at Wolfscastle Country Hotel. Our speaker will be Jonathan Hughes, who will talk about Wimpole Hall NT, following his recent secondment there. Pre booking will be required. The details, menu and booking form will be in the September Newsletter (44).

6th December: William Marshal (the Greatest Knight) and his building of Pembroke Castle by Gareth Mills: In 2016 Gareth spoke to us about the Friendly Invasion of US servicemen in Pembroke Dock. This time he goes further back in time for more local history.

3rd January: Effective Communication by David Padfield. Drawing on his experience as a teacher, David, hopes to make us think deeply and laugh out loud, as he discusses communication.

7th February: Flowers of Pembrokeshire by John Archer-Thompson. John delighted us with pictures of Skomer, last season.

7th March: The Art of Collecting Antiques by Dai Evans. Postponed from March 2018, due to snow, we have our fingers crossed for better weather so that we can, at last, enjoy Dai’s talk.

4th April: AGM. After the business meeting Alan Kearsley-Evans, Coast and Countryside Manager for Gower and Ceredigion for the National Trust, will talk about developments at Gower.

12-16th May :Tour. See more details in the Newsletter, September 2018.

Summer day trips and evening walks 2019Provisional dates.

27th June 2019: Day trip to Llanelli to  visit the Tudor House, Parc Howard and Stradey Castle.

18th July: Day trip to Cardiff Castle.

More details of the day trips will appear in the Spring Newsletter.



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