Events

  • Sat
    22
    Feb
    2020
    10:15 amLlangollen Eisteddfod pay and display car park on the A542 just outside Llangollen (LL20 8SW Grid Ref SJ 210425)

    Here are details of a walk in the Llangollen Area being organised jointly by Friends of the Clwydian Range and Dee Valley and Walkabout Flintshire. Anyone can join, just turn up.

    On Saturday, 22nd February 2020 at 10:15am join Hazel, a member of Friends of the Clwydian Range and Dee Valley and a volunteer Walk Leader for Walkabout Flintshire on an approximately 5 mile circular walk to see the beautiful snowdrops at Llantysilio Church. The walk will go via Valle Crucis Abbey and around Velvet Hill to Llantysilio Church before returning along the canal towpath past the Chainbridge Hotel where people may wish to stop for refreshments.

  • Sat
    22
    Feb
    2020
    2:30 pmDyserth Community Hall, Cwm Road Dyserth , Rhyl, Clwyd, LL18 6BD

    A talk for the Flintshire Historical Society by Ray Bailey

    Visit website at http://www.flintshirehistoricalsociety.org.uk/

  • Sat
    22
    Feb
    2020
    Sun
    23
    Feb
    2020
    2 pm - 4 pmHawarden Institute31 Glynne Way Hawarden CH5 3NS
    A continuous AV Presentation and Photographs of the area throughout out the afternoons organised by
    Hawarden Photographic Society.
    Visitors are invited to bring along their own photographs.
    Refreshments available
  • Thu
    27
    Feb
    2020
    7:30 pmHolt Community Centre, Chapel Street. Holt LL13 9DJ.

    Visit web page at https://holtlhs.weebly.com/

  • Wed
    04
    Mar
    2020
    2:00 pmKathleen and May Centre, Dock Road Connah's Quay CH5 4DS

    A talk for the Quay Watermen's Association by Sophie Fish, Principal Museums Officer at Flintshire County Council in the Kathleen and May Heritage Centre, Dock Road, Connah’s Quay, CH5 4D

    £2 per head, free to QWA members.

    For more information: qwaheritageofficer1819@gmail.com

  • Thu
    05
    Mar
    2020
    7:30 pmMasonic Hall, Earl Road, Mold. CH71AB

    An illustrated talk for the Mold Civic Society by David Parry

    Our meetings are held at the Masonic Hall, Earl Road, Mold.  If you have a Sat Nav. use the postcode CH7 1AB.

    We meet on the 1st Thursday of the month,  from Feb-June and Sept-Dec and we start our meetings at 7:30

    http://moldcivicsociety.org.uk/

    Membership to the Society costs £10 a year and starts from February of each year, however you are more than welcome to attend as a visitor (£2 per visit)

  • Fri
    06
    Mar
    2020
    7:00 pmHawkesbury Community Centre, Mill Lane, Buckley CH7 3HA

    An illustrated talk for the Buckley Society by Derek Arnold at Hawkesbury Community Centre, Mill Lane, Buckley CH7 3HA

    Doors open 7 pm for a 7.15 pm start all are welcome, members free visitors £2 at the door.

    http://www.buckleysociety.org.uk

    bucksoc@uwclub.net

  • Sat
    14
    Mar
    2020
    11 am - 4 pm Denbighshire Archives Clwyd Street, LL15 1HP Ruthin

    You are invited to come and see a wide range of displays and meet local history and heritage groups from across North East Wales at the annual North East Wales Heritage Forum History Fair which will be held at Denbighshire Archives at Ruthin Gaol.

    Participating Organisations:
    Denbighshire Archives
    Denbighshire Heritage Service
    Ruthin Gaol
    Flintshire Record Office
    Denbighshire Historical Society
    Glyndwr University History Department
    Northop Heritage Group
    New Glyn Valley Heritage Trust
    North East Wales Heritage Forum
    Ruthin and District Civic Association
    Buckley Society
    Dating Old Welsh Houses

    Date: Saturday 14th March
    Venue: Denbighshire Archives at Ruthin Gaol, 46 Clwyd Street, Ruthin, Denbighshire, LL15 1HP
    Time: 11am - 4pm  Free entry - all ages are welcome

    01824 708250

     

  • Sat
    21
    Mar
    2020
    11 am - 3 pmHeritage Centre Buckley Library Cntral Precinct CH7 2EF

    MEMORIES OF THE TIVOLI

    As part of a local history project financed the Buckley Society are appealing for your memories from visiting the Tivoli in Buckley in whatever era your experiences take you back to. From Picture House and Music Hall through to the Night Club era of modern times.

    We are looking for old tickets, flyers, photographs, autographs, stories you can tell, memories of stars you met, fashions and any clothing you wore at gigs in the past.

    If you can assist with any of the above, please come along to a ‘Memories’ event at the Heritage Centre, Buckley Library between 11 am and 3 pm on Saturday the 21st March 2020 to share it with us.

    The event is being supported by the Flintshire Museums Service and the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

    Ample car parking space is available plus there are facilities for the disabled.

    If you have information or material of interest but can’t make that date please e mail the Society at bucksoc@uwclub.net

    http://www.buckleysociety.org.uk

  • Thu
    26
    Mar
    2020
    7:30 pmHolt Community Centre, Chapel Street. Holt LL13 9DJ.

    A talk for the Holt Local History Society by Ray Jones

    The meetings of the Society are held on the fourth Thursday in each month at 7:30 pm. Lectures are free for  members with a £3.00 charge for non-members

    Visit web site at https://holtlhs.weebly.com/

     

     

  • Sat
    28
    Mar
    2020
    2:30 pmEdith Bankes Memorial Hall,High Street, Northop. CH7 6BQ

    Annual General Meeting followed by a lecture for the Flintshire Historical Society by Susan Fielding

  • Thu
    02
    Apr
    2020
    7:30 pmMasonic Hall, Earl Road, Mold. CH7 1AB

    A talk for the Mold Civic Society by Zoe Henderson

    Our meetings are held at the Masonic Hall, Earl Road, Mold.  If you have a Sat Nav. use the postcode CH7 1AB.

    We meet on the 1st Thursday of the month,  from Feb-June and Sept-Dec and we start our meetings at 7:30

    http://moldcivicsociety.org.uk/

    Membership to the Society costs £10 a year and starts from February of each year, however you are more than welcome to attend as a visitor (£2 per visit)

  • Fri
    03
    Apr
    2020
    7:15 pmHawkesbury Community Centre, Mill Lane, Buckley CH7 3HA

    An illustrated talk by Jennifer Watson for the Buckley Society

    Doors open 7 pm for a 7.15 pm start

    Members free visitors £2 entry fee.

    This is a re-arranged talk from the original programme as it was originally scheduled for February

    Car parking available and refreshments provided

    http://www.buckleysociety.org.uk

    bucksoc@uwclub.net e mail contact

  • Thu
    23
    Apr
    2020
    7:00 pmHolt Community Centre, Chapel Street. Holt LL13 9DJ.

    The Annual General Meeting followed at 7.30 pm. with a talk for the Holt Local History Society by

    Martin Gee, Head Gardener at Weston Park 

    The meetings of the Society are held on the fourth Thursday in each month at 7:30 pm. Lectures are free for  members with a £3.00 charge for non-members

    Visit web site at https://holtlhs.weebly.com/

     

     

  • Sat
    25
    Apr
    2020
    11:00 amMemorial Hall, Bodhyfryd, Wrexham LL12 7AG

    Six events with a focus on local history.

    11:00 - Local writer Peter Evans spins some yarns from his book about the Alun, Resurrection River
    12:00 - Author Barbara Erskine chats about the weird and wonderful stories she’s uncovered while researching the history of the Welsh Marches
    13:00 - Author Anthony Riches talks about the Romans in North East Wales, the research background to his novels, and the development of Hope’s Park in the Past project (includes re-enactments).
    14:00 - Andrew Green shares the background to his amazing book Wales In A Hundred Objects
    15:00 - A panel of authors talks about writing the history of Wrexham and North East Wales
    16:00 - Stories and Poems of the Royal Welch Fusiliers (includes re-enactments), plus Special Guest appearance by military historian Peter Doyle, author of Percy: A Story of 1918.

    There will be displays and exhibitions from local history groups in the Memorial Hall’s side rooms.

    Note this is part of the Wrexham Carnival of Words event running between 23.4.2020 and 2.5.2020

    https://wrexhamcarnivalofwords.com/historyday/

  • Sat
    25
    Apr
    2020
    2:30 pmDyserth Community Hall, Cwm Road Dyserth , Rhyl, Clwyd, LL18 6BD

    A talk for the Flintshire Historical Society by Michael Freeman, Hon. Research Fellow of the National Museum of Wales

    Visit Web site at http://www.flintshirehistoricalsociety.org.uk/