Parish church LlanidloesPowysland Club Programme 2019

(last updated 09/04/2019)

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 2019

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

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. Please let John know if you might be interested in any or all of the following excursions. If not on e mail please send a stamped addressed envelope for each excursion.

The first excursion for 2019 planned for Wednesday, 10th July, is a visit to Plas Dinam, home of David Davies and his family. This will be in the afternoon and options for the morning are being explored.

A second excursion is planned for Saturday, 3rd August. In the morning a visit to the Roman and medieval sites around the Brompton, Pentreheyling, Bacheldre area. An optional buffet lunch to be arranged. After lunch a leisurely 3 mile walk in the Corndon foothills looking at the many deserted buildings in this area.  

The third excursion is planned for Saturday, 17th August, to Brithdir Hall near Berriew, a 16th century timber-framed hall, Grade 2 listed, with later extensions and other interesting buildings. Another venue in the same area is planned for the morning.