Parish church LlanidloesPowysland Club Programme 2018

(last updated 14/12/2018)

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 2018/19

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

Saturday, 2nd March 2019 at The Cowshacc, Welshpool : The origins of a Welsh lordship . The case of Cedewain, by David Stephenson.

Saturday, 6th April 2019 at Plas Dolerw, Newtown : The Medieval Powys Warhorse, by Peter Barton.

Saturday, 4th May 2019 at Plas Dolerw, Newtown : Up in the Church Roof, by Bob Silvester.

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

Excursion Programme 2019

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

The programme has been completed for 2018.

The first excursion proposed for 2019 will be on 6th July based mainly on the site of the Battle of Shrewsbury (guided tour). This will be a coach trip, departing at 09.30 am from Newtown and finishing about 5.00 pm. In the morning there will be a visit to Haughmond Abbey, followed by a picnic lunch. In the afternoon there will be the tour of the battlefield followed by a visit to the Battlefield Centre.