Previous Programmes


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Monthly meetings 2016/17
Ysgol y Castell, Hylas Lane, 7pm-9pm, 2nd Wednesday of the month

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September
Thank You King George lll, a talk by Fred Hobbs.
Light refreshments
£2.50 for non-members
(£10 to join the Society)

November 8
Trench Warfare WWI
Jerry Bone
? ?
December 14
Archaeology of the local area
Fiona Gale
Party & Quiz
Reg Davies


2017 – January 11
Story of the Titanic
Marshall Morris
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February 8
Royal Mail in North Wales
David Waller
Rhuddlan
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March 8
North Wales Hospital

Clwyd Wynne
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April 12
Castles of Welsh Princes
David Burton
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May 10
Industries in N.E. Wales
Jim Nuttall
+ AGM

June
No meeting

July
No meeting

August 12
Summer Event topic to be announced later

September 13
The Black Propagandist WWII

David Crawford

October 11
History of the Longbow

Bernard Dennis, MBE

November 8
Llangollen Steam Railways

The Railway Society

December 13
Party and Quiz

Reg Davies

Names of speakers may change due to unforeseen circumstances.

The venue is Ysgol y Castell, Rhuddlan at 7pm. except August which is 2pm. at the Community Centre, Rhuddlan.

Annual Membership is £10.00

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Monthly meetings 2014-2015
Ysgol y Castell, Hylas Lane, 7pm-9pm, 2nd Wednesday of the month


10 September 2014
Dr Goronwy Wynne – Thomas Pennant – The man who knew everybody

8 October 2014
Denise Hodgkinson – My work as a journalist

12 November 2014
Steve Cooper – My life in our local hospitals

10 December 2014
Reg Davies – Christmas Social and Reg’s Quiz

Saturday, 17 January 2015Rhuddlan Community Centre, 2pm-4pm
Maggi Blythin & Ruth Pritchard – Old Rhyl in pictures a slide show from Rhyl History Club’s collection

11 February 2015
Dyfrig Hughes Roberts – Bone setters

11 March 2015
Jane Brunning – 18th century Denbighshire

8 April 2015
Phil Ebbrell – Comparing Denbigh & Rhuddlan

13 May 2015
Ian Grant – Early Medieval Rhuddlan – an Archaelogist’s & re-enactor’s view
AGM

Renewal of membership and new members welcome to join

June, July and August
2015
Trips, if requested by members

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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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