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Pontnewynydd History Society

Welcome to Pontnewynydd History Society

Pontnewynydd History Society was formed in May 2008 by a group of like minded individuals to develop public interest in all aspects of local history.

We meet at the Methodist Chapel, Hanbury Road, Pontnewynydd, on the first Tuesday of the month.

Membership of the society is £6 per year for adults and junior members pay £3 per year. Visitors pay £2 entrance on the night. New members welcome.

Programme of Events

Below are details of the programme of events for 2015.

Events Calendar
DateSubjectSpeaker
January 6th Pontypool Road to Newport and Return Terry Targett
February 3rd Nantyglo Round Towers Malcolm Johnson
March 3rd Ebenezer- Connections with the Llanerch Explosion Brian Hillman
April 7th The Fortifications of Flat Holm and Steep Holm Tony Jukes
May 5th My Love of Transport Anne Gatehouse
June 2nd Colour Photography in Russia Brian Davies
July 7th The Victorian Doctor Roger Morgan
August 4th Slides of Old Blaenavon John Evans
September 1st Medieval Churches- Carvings on Bench Ends Bob Trett
October 6th Bristol   Channel Shipping – The Welsh Coast Robin Williams
November 3rd The Tonypandy Riots 1910 – 1911 David Maddocks
December 1st The Early Coal Industry Clive Davies and Gwyn Tilley

Contact Us

Pontnewynydd History Society meet at:

Methodist Chapel
Hanbury Road
Pontnewynydd
Pontypool
Torfaen

For further information contact:

Pamela Jones - Chairperson - Tel: 07581545933

Debbie Jackson - Secretary - Tel: 07967974636

David Taylor-Williams - Treasurer - Tel: 01495 753916


Last Modified on: 29-02-2016

Forthcoming Events

Family of Blaenafon and Family of Miners

Date:
29/08/2017 - 28/01/2018
Description:
Two photographic exhibitions by Walter Waygood documenting the landscape, home life, society, work, religion, mining and youth in Blaenafon from the 1970s onwards.

Winter Art Selling Exhibition 2017

Date:
06 - 21/12/2017
Description:
Pontypool Museum has its annual Winter Art Selling Exhibition in the Barker Gallery - a special exhibition by Members of the Museum who are all local artists!

Community Coffee Morning

Date:
13/12/2017
Description:
Every Wednesday 10 till 12, drop in for a cuppa, biscuit and a chat.

Crafting Club

Date:
13/12/2017
Description:
Bring your own favourite craft or learn something new whilst chatting with like minded crafters
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