History day / Diwrnod hanes

Sat 28th Sep

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History day / Diwrnod hanes

Swansea Museum (from 10:00am) and National Waterfront Museum (afternoon)

Amgueddfa Abertawe (o 10:00am) ac Amgueddfa’r Glannau (prynhawn)

In association with the Swansea Branch of the Historical Association / Ar y cyd â Changen Abertawe y Gymdeithas Hanes



AT SWANSEA MUSEUM (refreshments by R.I.S.W. Social Committee)

10.05 launch of Swansea History Journal/Minerva, Vol.27
10.30 Andrew Dulley: Tiny Houses & ancient streets
        how Swansea houses used to look
11.00 Bill Bytheway: How an interest in Hill House Hospital uncovered an outbreak of Yellow Fever in Swansea
11.30 Elizabeth Belcham: Rogues & Vagabonds: Swansea’s Bad Boys
12.00 Question & answer session with all three speakers


12.45 Lunchtime debate: “History has no place in modern society”
13.30 Barry Evans: Adelina Patti & Craig y nos
14.45 Gerald Gabb: Taking up a theme, Swansea’s houses & other buildings
(the speaker’s book, “Swansea the Riverside Town”, will be available
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Warning: the morning sessions, especially, can fill up arrive early to avoid disappointment.


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