Programme of Meetings


After the enforced Covid-19 break, the society is pleased to announce that its programme of meetings has restarted and will continue into 2023. Please note the change in venue and the different meeting day. A warm welcome is extended to all who are interested in the industrial and social history of the district.

Wednesday 21 September 2022:
The Last Days of Steam in South West Wales – Nigel Wassell

Wednesday 19 October 2022:
Fire engines: The first colliery pumping engines in Swansea – Paul Reynolds

Wednesday 16 November 2022:
Swansea Copper – Professor Louise Miskell

No meeting held in December

Wednesday 18 January 2023:
The Lliw Reservoirs – Ioan M. Richard

Wednesday 15 February 2023:
The Great Swansea Docks Haulage Dispute, 1905 – Alan Williams

Wednesday 15 March 2023:
Annual General Meeting
Followed by an informal presentation:
Coal mining in the Skewen area

Wednesday 19 April 2023:
Farms and landed estates of Pontarddulais and district – Jeff Childs

2022-23 meetings venue

Please note that the evening meetings will now be held at Sketty Community Church Hall, 36 Carnglas Road, Sketty, Swansea SA2 9BP (opposite Tycoch Post Office), on the third Wednesday of each month. They each commence at 7.30 p.m. and are of approximately one-and-a-half hours duration.
Carnglas Road is one-way from Tycoch Square to its junction with Gower Road. Sketty Community Church Hall is near Tycoch Square. Off-road parking is available in front of the church hall.

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