What's On

MONTHLY TALKS 2018

WHEN: 2nd Thursday of  month

WHERE: Bedwellty House

TIME: 14.30 -15.30

January – Thursday 11th

Local Railways

Speaker: Gerald Davies

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February – Thursday 8th

George Paget – Hero or Villain?

Speaker: John Watkins

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March – Thursday 8th

What’s in a Name?

Speaker: Eifion Lloyd Davies

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April – Thursday 12th

Guardian

Speaker: Meg Gurney

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May – Thursday 10th

Trefil Tramroad

Speaker: John Evans

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June – Thursday 14th

Two Brynmawr Disasters

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July – Thursday 12th


August

No talk


September – Thursday 13th

Tredegar Town Clock

Speaker: Ralph James


October – Saturday- 20th October

HERITAGE DAY


November – Thursday 1

Davrian to Darrian – The Story of a Car with a Welsh Connection 

Speaker: Martyn Morgan Jones


December

No talk

January – Thursday 11th

Local Railways

Speaker: Gerald Davies

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February – Thursday 8th

George Paget – Hero or Villain?

Speaker: John Watkins


March – Thursday 8th

What’s in a Name?

Speaker: Eifion Lloyd Davies

View poster…


April – Thursday 12th

Guardian

Speaker: Meg Gurney

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May – Thursday 10th

Trefil Tramroad

Speaker: John Evans


June – Thursday 14th


July – Thursday 12th


August

No talk


September – Thursday 13th

Tredegar Town Clock

Speaker: Ralph James


October – Saturday- 20th October

HERITAGE DAY


November – Thursday 1

Davrian to Darrian – The Story of a Car with a Welsh Connection 

Speaker: Martyn Morgan Jones


December

No talk

MEETINGS 2018

WHEN3rd Friday of  month

WHERE: Tredegar Library

TIME: 10.00 -11.00

January – Friday 19th


February – Friday 16th


March – Friday 16th


April – Friday 20th


May – Friday 18th


June – Friday 15th


July – Friday 20th


August – no meeting


September – Friday 21st


October – Friday 19th


November – Friday 16th


December – Friday 21st

Blaenau Gwent Guided Heritage Walks
Heritage Walks

30th May 2018

Guided Walk

Blaenavon World Heritage Site – Iron Mountain Trail (part 1)

Time – 10.00-4.00

Meet – Keepers Pond Car Park

Cost – £5

Contact – 07971 081647

A circular walk taking you around the Blorenge Mountain and incorporating former tramroads.


Find out more…


NHS at 70

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

24 June to 1st July 2018

Bevan Festival

70 years ago, in 1948, Nye Bevan created the National Health Service – an institution designed to provide free and universal access to healthcare. 

Bevan was born and bred in Tredegar, and this year the town will celebrate his legacy during a week of celebrations.

Events include

24.6.18 – Brass Band Concert: Bedwellty Park

28.6.18 – Question Time

29.6.18 – Guided walk ‘In the footsteps of Nye Bevan’


1st July 2018

Bevan Day

...with a Trade Union Banner parade, exhibitions, speeches, and stalls, as well as the lighting of a miner’s lamp to be presented to Parliament.


BGHF  are planning on having a stall at this event (tbc) so come along and meet us there.

Saturday 20th October 

BGHF – Heritage Day 2018

Ticket price will include a buffet lunch

10.00 – 16.00


Speakers

Women in WW2Peter Strong

Minnie PallisterAlan Burge (tbc)

Suffragettes and Winning the Vote for Women – Dr Elin Jones

Marie Stopes – David Llewellyn

Venue: 

Ty Ebbw Fach, Six Bells

Located within walking distance of Guardian, this recently refurbished former Coaching Inn offers a relaxed atmosphere with good quality food and refreshments. 

Chapel Road, 6 Bells, NP13 2ND

01495 211732