History Day

C Sat 23rd Sep 2017   P Natoinal Waterfront Museum



10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Location: National Waterfront Museum.

History Day
23 September 2017, 10am – 4pm

Cost: Free
Suitability: Adults

Spanning both the National Waterfront Museum and neighbouring Swansea Museum, join us for a full day of talks and seminars. Open to all to drop in, or stay the whole day.

Provisional programme of talks:

Swansea Museum:

10.10: Gerald Gabb: Launch of the 2017 issue of Swansea History Journal (Minerva)

10.30: Mark Lodwick: ‘Recent Finds in the Swansea Area’

11.30: Helen Hallesy: ‘Commemorative Local Ceramics of the Early 19th Century’

12.40: Lunchtime seminar: ‘Nostalgia and History have nothing in common’

The National Waterfront Museum:

14.00: Teresa Hillier: ‘The Legacy of Longfields’

14.40: Ian Smith: ‘Community Museums’

15.30: Gerald Gabb: ‘Swansea and the Sea’

This event is in partnership with The Historical Association (Swansea branch) and the Royal Institution of South Wales


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