Activities

Parish church LlanidloesPowysland Club Programme

(last updated 16/05/2024)

The Library is normally open from 10 am to 12.00 noon, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Booking is not necessary.

The Club’s Annual General Meeting was held on Saturday, 11 May 2024, at Plas Dolerw, Newtown,  followed by a lecture given by Dr Mary Oldham and entitled ‘Deconstructing Gregynog – The Challenges of a Doctoral Thesis’. 

Two Excursions are planned for 2024. On Saturday 20th July there will be a visit to Pontdolgoch Water Mill on the A470 just North of Caersws, owned by Tim Chiltern. The Mill is a Grade 2* listed building and is a water-powered working sawmill. Participants will meet there at 2.00 pm. The cost is £4 per person payable on the day and this includes refreshments.

On Saturday 17th August an excursion entitled ‘In the footsteps of Reverend John Parker’ led by Edward Parry, will visit two of Parker’s churches, one at Llanmerewig near Newtown at 11.00 am and the other at Llanyblodel near Oswestry at about 2.30 pm. The cost of £30 per person includes lunch at Sweeney Hall followed by tea and cakes in the afternoon. Please note that neither of these excursions are coach trips and parking may be limited.

For further details contact Mary Oldham on 01686 527059 or momilford@hotmail.com  Suggestions for future excursions welcome.

Montgomeryshire Collections volume 110 was published 22nd March 2022 and was distributed to members. The delayed publication of volume 111 is expected in Autumn 2024 and will be followed by volume 112 shortly afterwards.    

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