Cowbridge

History

Talks on history and occasional visits. Meets at 10.00am on the third Thursday of every month in the Lesser Hall of Cowbridge Town Hall, unless indicated otherwise.

The monthly talks are on a wide range of topics but many have a Welsh flavour. Talks are given by both outside speakers and members of the Group.

Full details of the programme can be found at the bottom of this page.

Please note: there is a membership fee for this group to cover the cost of speakers and room hire.

Visitors are welcome, but please note there will be a small fee (this applies to all non-group members, whether or not they are Cowbridge U3A members).

Contact Steve Monaghan

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  • March 2020: cancelled because of coronavirus precautions

History Group Away Days are arranged on an occasional basis to sites of interest.

Dates for your Diary
Thu Apr 16th 2020
Please note: CANCELLED BECAUSE OF CORONAVIRUS PRECAUTIONS
"The Bevin Boys; the Forgotten Conscripts" by Jaye Swift (guest speaker)
Thu May 21st 2020
"Reluctant Warriors: Memories of National Service" by Malcolm Cowper (guest speaker)
Thu Jun 18th 2020
"Cardiff's Victorian Parks" by Rosie James (guest speaker)
Thu Jul 16th 2020
"Cardiff's historic Coal Exchange" by Dr Juliet Davis (guest speaker)
Thu Aug 20th 2020
"The South Wales Tornado of 27th October 1913" by Keith Jones (guest speaker)
Thu Sep 17th 2020
"Harold Owen Owen, chain store heir, in War and Peace" by Gavin Davies.
Thu Oct 15th 2020
"The Frolic"; the story of a local shipwreck in 1831, by Colin Hawkins (guest speaker)
Thu Nov 19th 2020
Short talks (~15-20 minutes) by members

i) "From Solstice to Santa" by Valerie Monaghan
ii) TBA by Thelma Jeeves
iii) "Our vintage Ferguson tractor"; a type of "Show and Tell" by Jan Lewis
Thu Dec 17th 2020
"Evan Thomas and his Lamps" by Brian Davies (guest speaker)
Thu Jan 21st 2021 2021
"The King's DNA" by Dr Rhian Morgan (guest speaker)
Thu Feb 18th 2021 2021
AGM, followed by members' "Show and Tell" session
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Craftmakers Geology History Mahjong
Morning Coffee Natural History Quiz Reading 1
Reading 2 Science Spanish Table Tennis
Tai Chi for Better Health Tuesday Tipplers Walkers Monday Walking Long
Walking Strollers Wednesday Luncheon Club Wednesday Walking Group Words for Pleasure
_Painting (Art Actually) _Sunday Luncheon
More Group Pages
A Helping Hand Art Appreciation
Bridge Computing workshops
Craftmakers Geology
History Mahjong
Morning Coffee Natural History
Quiz Reading 1
Reading 2 Science
Spanish Table Tennis
Tai Chi for Better Health Tuesday Tipplers
Walkers Monday Walking Long
Walking Strollers Wednesday Luncheon Club
Wednesday Walking Group Words for Pleasure
_Painting (Art Actually) _Sunday Luncheon