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Talk, Sat 23 Sep 2017, free entry

Swansea Museum

Swansea Museum


Spanning both the Swansea Museum and the neighbouring National Waterfront Museum, join us for a full day of talks and seminars. Open to all to drop in, or stay the whole day.

Provisional programme of talks:
Swansea Museum:
10.10: Gerald Gabb: Launch of the 2017 issue of Swansea History Journal (Minerva)
10.30: Mark Lodwick: ‘Recent Finds in the Swansea Area’
11.30: Helen Hallesy: ‘Commemorative Local Ceramics of the Early 19th Century’
12.40: Lunchtime seminar: ‘Nostalgia and History have nothing in common’

The National Waterfront Museum:
14.00: Teresa Hillier: ‘The Legacy of Longfields’
14.40: Ian Smith: ‘Community Museums’
15.30: Gerald Gabb: ‘Swansea and the Sea’

This event is in partnership with The Historical Association (Swansea branch) and the Royal Institution of South Wales

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 23 Sep 2017 10:00 to 16:00


Free entry

Events at this Venue

date event
Mon 24 Apr - Tue 24 Apr Special Display in WW1 Exhibition
Tue 4 Jul - Mon 20 Aug Swansea City Opera
Sat 23 Sep History Day



01792 653763


Victoria Road,
Maritime Quarter,



Plan route to Swansea Museum using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SS 659927  Lat: 51.61781 Long: -3.93803

M4 Junction 42 & A483/A4067 signed City Centre; Museum signed on left.

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Swansea station