Below is a list of EVU3A events for your diary.
Please check this page regularly as any additions or alterations to these events will be updated promptly and regularly on this site.
|Dates for your Diary|
|Fri Feb 7th||
Speaker: Tony Wade
Title: My Life in Boots
The Welsh children's hospice Ty Hafen relies heavily on fund raisers for its survival. One such fund raiser is Tony Wade. He is a co-founder of the Dowlais branch of Friends of Ty Hafen. Accompanied by his daughter, Beverley, he has undertaken hiking expeditions across the World to raise funds. Together they twice completed the annual Welsh Three Peaks Challenge. They then widened their horizons trekking to Everest Base Camp; through the Atlas Mountains in Morocco and across the Icelandic Glaciers. With their help The Dowlais branch of Friends for Ty Hafen have raised in excess of £150,000.
With such a wealth of knowledge and experiences, this is a talk not to be missed.
Venue: 2.00 pm at The Institute Church Street Ebbw Vale NP23 6BE
|Fri Mar 6th||
Speaker: Huw Williams
Title: Dowlais to Ebbw Vale, A historical talk about the Heads of the Valleys area
Huw Williams, a semi retired lecturer and Editor of several collections of "Merthyr Tydfil Histories". He is especially interested in the history of Heads of the Valleys area throughout the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries.
An area that has evolved dramatically over many years, just in our life time we have seen great changes. This should be a fascinating and enlightening subject.
Venue: 2.00 pm The Institute Church Street Ebbw Vale NP23 6BE
|Fri Apr 3rd||
Speaker: Richard Davies Curator of The Regimental Museum of The Royal Welsh
Title: The History of the Regiment from 1689 to the present day with particular reference to Marlborough's Campaign and the 1879 Anglo - Zulu War.
Richard Davies is a fully qualified museum professional with over twenty years experience in the Sector. Responsible for the collections management, day-to-day operations and on-going development of this important Museum.
This sounds a fascinating subject - not to be missed.
Venue: The Institute Church Street Ebbw Vale. 2.00 pm Friday 3rd April 2020. Come along and join us
|Fri May 1st||
SPEAKER: Mr Jeff Chard Living Valleys Volunteer for Gwent Wildlife Trust
TITLE: Otter Encounters of my Third Age Kind
This fascinating subject will no doubt be of interest to us all when we hear that otters are vulnerable to extinction because of threats to their habitat from destruction and pollution.
Venue: The Institute Church Street Ebbw Vale NP23 6BE.. 2.00 pm Friday 1st May 2020
|Fri Jun 5th||
SPEAKER: Mrs Kay Blackwell
TITLE: Town twinning; things you didn't know
Kay was our guest speaker November 2019, when she regaled us with a fascinating and most entertaining talk on France's missing King.
This month Kay will give us a history of town twinning, along with anecdotes of various twinning's. Her talk also includes aspects of her experiences as Chair of Abergavenny's link to their French town. A talk which will no doubt be as interesting and informative as her first.
Venue: The Institute Church Street Ebbw Vale NP23 6BE
Come and join us