Parish church LlanidloesPowysland Club Programme 2018

(last updated 29/04/2018)

Each year the Club arranges a series of six or seven lectures between September and May. These are held at various centres within the old county of Montgomeryshire and are delivered by specialists in the fields of Welsh history and archaeology. During the summer months there are several one-day excursions (see below) to places of historical interest in the area. Details will be posted as they become available.

Lecture Programme 2018

Church cottage TregynonAll lectures are on Saturdays and commence at 3.00 pm.

Saturday 12th May 2018 at Plas Dolerw, Newtown: Andrew Green ‘Welsh Antiquarians and the Powysland Club’.

This lecture will be preceded by the 2018 AGM at 2.15 pm.

Excursion Programme 2018

From John Davies 23/03/2018: 

A third excursion by Coach has been arranged for Saturday 4th August 2018 to Acton Burnell castle in the morning and Pitchford Hall (Elizabethan) in the afternoon. The maximum number for  the hall will be 35. Bring your own picnic lunch at Acton Burnell. Full details will be sent out by e mail with the next Newsletter and AGM papers.

A second excursion has been arranged to Lydham and More Castles and Churches and the deserted village of More for Saturday, 7th July 2018. Dr David Stephenson will be our guide for the day. Lydham was an important place in the medieval period and the lords of More are an interesting family. Full details will be sent out by e-mail and with the Club AGM papers.

Contact John Davies, Oak View, Old Churchstoke, Montgomery, Powys, SY15 6DH, on 01588 620936 or johndavies856@msn.com for information.