Previous Programmes


Monthly meetings 2012-2013
Ysgol y Castell, Hylas Lane, 7pm-9pm, 2nd Wednesday of the month

12 September 2012
Sarah Hodnett & Naomi Hughes – Rhuddlan High Street – Today & Yesterday

10 October 2012
Isoline Greenhalgh – Thomas Gee & Printing

14 November 2012
Derek Bartley – My Family History

12 December 2012
Reg Davies – A Christmas Social

Saturday, 19 January 2013
, Rhuddlan Community Centre, 2pm-4pm
Ruth Moore William – Story Teller– From Parlour To Poorhouse
Victorian times through entertainment, story & song – followed by afternoon tea

13 February 2013
Richard Jones – Knitmesh in Rhuddlan

13 March 2013
Denise Hodgkinson – St. Asaph’s History

10 April 2013
Idris Evans – North Wales Drovers

8 May 2013
Sarah Hodnett – The Rhuddlan War Memorial
followed by the AGM

Renewal of membership 2013-2014 and new members welcome to join

June, July and August
2013
Trips, if requested by members

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Meetings 2011-2012
Ysgol y Castell, Hylas Lane, 7pm-9pm, 2nd Wednesday of the month

14 September
Fiona Gayle, County Archaeologist – Heather and Hillforts

10 October
Dewi Hughes, Chartered Designer and Lecturer – Philip Jones Griffiths from Rhuddlan to Vietnam

9 November
Sarah Pevely, Community Archaeologist – History of Archaeology and Antiquarianism

14 December
Reg Davies – Christmas Party and Quiz

Saturday 21 January
Ruth Moore Williams, story teller – What did you do in the war Mum?
Community Centre & afternoon tea

8 February
Fred Hobbs – Waterways of Rhuddlan

14 March
Ken Hodgkinson – History of Charter Press

11 April
Ted Lloyd – History of Rhuddlan Golf Club

9 May
Peter Robinson – Rhyl Lifeboat Day by Day and its History
Followed by AGM

13 June
Evening visit to Rhyl Lifeboat Station, 7.00pm

11 July
Colin Barber – Rhydymwyn Valley History

Saturday 14 July
A visit to former Valley Works at Rhydymwyn
Shared cars, packed lunch and a great day out with Colin Barber, £3.00. 10.30am – 4.00pm

Saturday 18 August
Joan Williams, Alison Gibson, Lynny Hughes and Joanne Bickerstaff –
Rose Queens from the 1940s onwards
2.00pm-4.00pm, followed by afternoon tea Community Centre

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Meetings 2010-2011

8 September
Harry Thomas, Local Historian – Tourism brought by the Railway to Prestatyn, Rhyl and Rhuddlan

10 October
Nerys Rowlands – Penblwydd 35 Cylch Meithrin

10 November
Trowelling and Travelling with St. Asaph Archaeological Society – Ysceifiog

8 December
Reg Davies – Christmas Party and Quiz

Saturday 22 January
Barrie Mee
Afternoon, Community Centre

9 February
Dave Tomkins – From Tin Hut to Community Centre

9 March
Naomi Hughes – Some people of Rhuddlan

13 April
Mike Demack – Why me? Why Rhuddlan? Some Knitted Yarns

11 May
Mark Baker – Houses of North Wales
Followed by AGM

20 August
Barrie Mee – An Afternoon of Slides, Photos, Chat and Tea

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Meetings 2009-2010

9 September
David Richards – OS Maps from Rhuddlan

14 October
Richard Davies – The River Clwyd and its Importance to Rhuddlan

11 November
Jean Roberts, Derek Hayes and Royston Williams – Scouts and Guides in Rhuddlan

9 December
Reg Davies – Christmas Party and Quiz

Saturday 22 January
Barrie Mee – Saturday afternoon Slide Show
Community Centre SNOWED OFF

10 February
Larry Davies – Clwyd Valley Railway – Rhyl to Denbigh

10 March
Paul Parry – Rhuddlan Past and Present

14 April
Fiona Gayle – Armchair Archaeology

11 May
Kevin Mathias, Archivist – What, Why and How do we Archive?
Followed by AGM

20 August
Barrie Mee – Rhuddlan in Slides Through the Decades
Chat and tea

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Meetings 2008-2009

10 September
Members Meeting

8 October
Sarah Peveley – Community Archaeologist

12 November
St. Asaph Archaeology Society – How we Began

10 December
Reg Davies – Social Evening, Quiz and Party

17 January
John Roberts – Rhuddlan as I Remember
Saturday afternoon and tea

11 February
Gwynfor Williams – Rhuddlan Foundry

11 March
C.P.A.T. – Rhuddlan and its Environs

8 April
Siân Rees, CADW Inspector – Rhuddlan Castle

13 May
AGM

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