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Walk 3rd March Postponed

The walk on 3rd March has been postpones and will now take place on 17th March. Saturday 17th March, PORT EYNON CIRCUIT Meet at 10:30am Port Eynon (GR 466851) for a 6 mile cliff (with undulations) and rarely trodden inland (flat) … Continue reading

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‘Blessing of the Bells’ Ceremony at St Madoc’s Church

Llanmadoc and St Cadoc’s Church, Cheriton on Sunday, February 18th, 2018 On Sunday 18th February, the communities of Llanmadoc and Cheriton will be celebrating the successful completion of a project to repair the roof of St Cadoc’s Church, Cheriton and … Continue reading

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Talk “A Year in the Chain Gang” on Friday 26th January

Please note the change to the talks programme. The talk scheduled for this Friday has been moved to 6th April. Ioan Richard, a former Lord Mayor of Swansea will give a talk entitled “A year in the Chain Gang” on Friday 26 … Continue reading

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Correction: Walk on Sunday 11th February, FAN LLIA

The incorrect meeting place was shown on the website. The correct details for the walk are: Sunday 11th February, FAN LLIA (Joint with Swansea Ramblers) Meet at 9:00am between Guildhall & Victoria Park (GR SS 643 923) or 10:15am Blaen Llia … Continue reading

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Graham Wattley

We regret to announce the death of Graham Wattley on November 28th. Graham was a strong supporter of the Society and a keen walk leader. He was well known to older Society walkers, particularly for walks he led to WW2 … Continue reading

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Gower Society Walk, Saturday 28th October

The second recent Society walk on Mumbles Hill was on Saturday morning 28th October, led by Peter Douglas-Jones. Mandy, Christine and Bren – walk regulars – were at the Langland Corner rendezvous before 0930; and our chairman, by the narrowest … Continue reading

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Gower Society Walk, Saturday 14 October.

On Saturday 14 September, a group of 17 keen walkers met at the corner of Mary Twill Lane. Before setting off on the walk we went into St Peter’s Church to look at the stained-glass window made in Swansea in … Continue reading

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President’s Evening

A reminder about the President’s Evening: A Gower Society Talk by Dr Ruth Callaway on Marine Life in North Gower, specifically the decline of the cockle industry.   This will be at Sketty Parish Hall on Saturday 28 October at 7.30pm. … Continue reading

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Peter Hutchison

Peter Hutchison, who died on September 21st at the age of 86 had been struggling with poor health for some time. He was a very active member of the Gower Society. He led walks regularly and was especially knowledgeable about … Continue reading

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Walk through Bishopston Valley and Southgate

Notes of a walk in September 2017 from the walk leader, Jane Probert. Our walk took us from the church in Pennard down a very muddy Bishopston Valley to Pwlldu Bay. We talked about the quarrying, shipping and farming which … Continue reading

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