Llangammarch History Society Programme
The society meets every third Monday of the month at 7.30pm in the Alexandra Hall, Llangammarch.
Meetings look at local history and topics of interest.
Meetings are open for all to attend.
Here is our latest programme and come join us!
Moving on into 2019:
We are taking a rest over the winter and coming back in April 2019:
15th April 2019
Rob Thomas from Llanwrtyd talking about Dr William Price - Chartist, Surgeon, Heretic, Archdruid and Visionary - and the flamboyant pioneer of cremation'
20th May 2019
Sue Lilly talking about Dr Mary Eppynt Phillips of Merthyr Cynog.
Mary Elizabeth Phillips was the first woman to qualify as a doctor from Cardiff University College at the turn of the century and became known as Mary 'Eppynt' Phillips, taking the name of the mountain near where she was born in Merthyr Cynog, near Brecon. During the First World War she treated wounded soldiers in hospitals across Europe, including Calais, Malta and Serbia, as well as raising considerable funds in Britain for the activities of the Scottish Women's Hospital.
21st October 2019 - In the 150 year celebrations of Adelina Patti's death in September we are hosting an introduction about her. Adelina Patti ( 1843-1919 ) was the world-famous singer who lived in Craig y Nos. 2019 will see a lot of activities throughout Breconshire, celebrating her life and work. This presentation will be by John Rath from Ystradgynlais.