Talks

How about thinking about joining the committee? You will be amazed at how much benefit you will get and also know that you are doing something towards this unique corner of Wales.  If you want to find out more about how we work, please get in touch.

Saturday, 20th October. PUBLICATIONS MORNING

Two publications will be launched this morning: the Gower Society’s journal Gower 69 and a monograph of Ernest Morgan. The event will take place at 10:30am in Sketty Parish Centre. Coffee and tea will be available. Come and pick up your copy of Gower 69 and have the opportunity to purchase the Ernest Morgan monograph at a members’ concessionary price.

Friday, 26th October. AN EVENING TALK by Jeff Town 

Jeff Towns, one of the world’s leading Dylan Thomas experts, will give a talk on the theme of Vernon Watkins, Dylan Thomas and Gower. He hopes to be accompanied by an actor from The Lighthouse Theatre Company to perform some of the extracts.Talk to be held at Sketty Parish Centre, De-La-Beche Road, Sketty at 7:30pm

Friday, 30th November. AN EVENING TALK by Gerald Gabb

Gerald Gabb, an authority on Swansea’s history from its origins to the present day, will give a talk on: An older Swansea – before nostalgia.Talk to be held at Sketty Parish Centre, De-La-Beche Road, Sketty at 7:30pm

Friday, 25th January. AN EVENING FILM & TALK by Richard Rees 

Richard Rees, who has presented, produced and directed for radio and television, specialising in wildlife, rural and science programmes, will introduce his film entitled: Tywi – the dark river of Wales. Richard has filmed the river over the course of five years. His quest was to reveal its secrets: the wildlife that lives in and depends on it, and the people who work with, and alongside, its banks. He made this film to raise awareness of what our rivers have to offer and their potential to enrich lives.Talk to be held at Sketty Parish Centre, De-La-Beche Road, Sketty at 7:30pm

Friday, 22nd February. PRESIDENT’S EVENING TALK

The Gower Society President, Byron Davies, will arrange for a speaker to talk on a subject relevant to Gower.Talk to be held at Sketty Parish Centre, De-La-Beche Road, Sketty at 7:30pm

Friday, 22nd March. AN EVENING TALK by Jo Mullett

Jo Mullett, Director of Knotweed Control Swansea, will discuss Wanted dead, not alive: an illustrated introduction to problematic invasive non-native species in the UK, with a focus on the Lordship of Gower. How they arrived, why they are so successful, control methods and crystal ball forecasting potential problem species.Talk to be held at Sketty Parish Centre, De-La-Beche Road, Sketty at 7:30pm