News

  1. news image 14.Apr.2021

    A New Way of Locating Historic Pictures of Swansea!

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  2. news image 02.Aug.2020

    Early Virtual Launch of the New Journal!

    Volume 28 of the Swansea History Journal/ Minerva is out now!

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  3. news image 13.Mar.2020

    Events suspended until further notice.

    All RISW events will be suspended until further notice.

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  4. news image 03.Feb.2020

    Cancelled - 6th February Lunchtime Lecture

    cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.

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  5. news image 01.Dec.2019

    British Association of Friends of Museums Conference

    Notes from the BAFM conference in October

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  6. news image 01.Dec.2019

    New Date for Christmas Tea!

    Christmas afternoon Tea has been moved to Friday December 13th.

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  7. news image 08.Sep.2019

    This year’s History Day, Saturday September 28th

    History Day 2019 is almost here!

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  8. news image 08.Sep.2019

    Volume 27 of the Swansea History Journal - coming soon

    The year’s journal (Vol.28) has gone to press, with 160 pages of Swansea History

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  9. news image 22.Sep.2018

    History Day 2018

    Don't miss this year's History Day!

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  10. news image 02.Jul.2018

    The latest journal is almost here!

    Get a sneak peak of the possible contents of this year's Swansea History Journal!

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  11. news image 14.Jun.2018

    Extraordinary General Meeting

    Notice is given that an extraordinary general meeting will be held on Thursday the 14th of June at 5:00pm.

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  12. news image 08.Mar.2018

    Social Committee News

    The latest social committee news with updates on the Coffee Morning and more.

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  13. news image 01.Mar.2018

    Coffee Morning Cancelled

    The St David's Day Coffee Morning has been cancelled due to the weather conditions.

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  14. news image 13.Oct.2017

    Updated People Index

    Need to find an article featuring a specific person? Good news - the Swansea History Journal people index has been updated!

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  15. news image 25.Sep.2017

    New Swansea Ceramics Book

    Helen Hallesy has just released a new book 'Swansea Commemorative Pottery: Politics, Royalty, Reform, Wars'.

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  16. news image 25.Sep.2017

    It would be criminal to miss the President's Lecture.

    Chief Constable Peter Vaughan of the South Wales Police tells us about Crime, policing, and new technology.

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  17. news image 28.Aug.2017

    Sneak Peek

    Psst...Hey you. Wanna peek at this year's journal articles before it is launched? Click here.

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  18. news image 27.Aug.2017

    History Day 2017 is almost here!

    The 2017 History Day is almost here! Make sure to stop by to pick up your copy of the newest Swansea History Journal.

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  19. news image 24.Apr.2017

    Coffee Morning Success

    The Social Committee's report on the St David's Day Coffee Morning

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  20. news image 01.Dec.2016

    Journal News

    A taste of the next Swansea History Journal.

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  21. news image 01.Nov.2016

    The RISW Local History Bookfair

    Another successful bookfair

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  22. news image 06.Oct.2016

    Swansea Museum kicks off new BBC series

    Did you miss Swansea Museum on BBC4? Watch it now on iPlayer!

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  23. news image 18.Dec.2015

    Swansea Museum Under Threat?

    Due to upcoming budget cuts, Wales' oldest museum could be under threat.

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  24. news image 07.Sep.2015

    BAFM recruiting

    British Association of Friend of Museums recruit new council members.

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  25. news image 27.Apr.2015

    “History of the RISW” project

    A very well-attended meeting on 27th April took the long-projected “History of the RISW” several stages further.

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  26. news image 01.Jan.2015

    New RISW President

    Lyndon Morris has stepped down as president after six years of dedication and enterprise.

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  27. news image 01.Jan.2015

    New Acquisitions for the Museum

    The RISW has presented Swansea Museum with new acquisitions including a Ewenny Pottery plaque and a painting of Swansea Castle from 1840.

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  28. news image 01.Sep.2014

    Keeping Heritage Alive

    To mark the hugely successful British Association of Friends of Museums conference in Swansea the RISW published a study called 'Keeping Heritage Alive'.

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  29. news image 30.Nov.-0001

    History Day, Saturday 24th September

    Another successful History Day and Swansea History Journal book launch!

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