Calendar of Meetings 2012

Saturday 28th April, AGM, National Museum, Cardiff

11.00 AGM . Following the formal business of the AGM there will be a discussion regarding the future activity of the Forum.

12.45. After a lunch break Joanie Speers, (Executive Director, Adfer Ban a Chwm) will give a lecture entitled ‘As easy as ABC’. Adfer Ban a Chwm is a building preservation trust addressing the issues of derelict/ redundant vernacular buildings in rural Wales. Non-members welcome.

Saturday 9th June: Building stones of Carmarthen.

Leader: Dr John Davies. Meet 11.00am, John’s Street car park in the centre of Carmarthen (at the entrance by the back of M&S). There is alternative parking in Peters St. if this car park is full. We will have lunch in Carmarthen.

Saturday 14th July: Flatholm (provisional)

At the request of the Flatholm Society we will undertake a survey the building stones. Co-ordinator Dr Chris Lee (University of Glamorgan). All wishing to attend must confirm a place with the field secretary (Dr Tim Palmer).

Meet at Penarth Marina, 11.15am, Boat departs 11.45, and leaves the island at 17.15 (returning to Penarth c. 18.05). Adult fare £22.00.

Saturday 8th September: Building stones of Tenby. Leader: Dr Tim Palmer. Meet 11.30 am at the Five Arches Gate, Tenby.

Saturday 6th October: Building stones of Welshpool. Leader: Dr John Davies Meet 11.00am in the municipal car park on Berriew Road, Welshpool. John contributed to the new building stone guide to Welshpool (see page 22). This trip will explore the use of stone in an area not well endowered with building stone. People wishing to attend trips please inform Tim Palmer.

  • National Museum Cardiff

    National Museum Cardiff

    Discover art, natural history and geology. With a busy programme of exhibitions and events, we have something to amaze everyone, whatever your interest – and admission is free!

  • St Fagans National History Museum

    St Fagans

    St Fagans is one of Europe's foremost open-air museums and Wales's most popular heritage attraction.

  • Big Pit National Coal Museum

    Big Pit

    Big Pit is a real coal mine and one of Britain's leading mining museums. With facilities to educate and entertain all ages, Big Pit is an exciting and informative day out.

  • National Wool Museum

    National Wool Museum

    Located in the historic former Cambrian Mills, the Museum is a special place with a spellbinding story to tell.

  • National Roman Legion Museum

    National Roman Legion Museum

    In AD 75, the Romans built a fortress at Caerleon that would guard the region for over 200 years. Today at the National Roman Legion Museum you can learn what made the Romans a formidable force and how life wouldn't be the same without them.

  • National Slate Museum

    National Slate Museum

    The National Slate Museum offers a day full of enjoyment and education in a dramatically beautiful landscape on the shores of Llyn Padarn.

  • National Waterfront Museum

    National Waterfront Museum

    The National Waterfront Museum at Swansea tells the story of industry and innovation in Wales, now and over the last 300 years.

  • Rhagor: Explore our collections

    Rhagor (Welsh for ‘more’) offers unprecedented access to the amazing stories that lie behind our collections.