Event Information:

  • Sat

    Day School: Deindustrialisation and Wales

    10am - 4pmLlay Miner's Welfare Hall, Wrexham LL12 0TH

     10:00 Welcome
     10:10 Vic Tyler-Jones Llay Main: Its Colliery and Village.
     10:55 Bleddyn Penny Protest and Pragmatism: Welsh Steelworkers’ Responses to Deindustrialisation.
     11:40 Leon Gooberman The Rise and Fall of the BNS/ICI Factory at Pontypool: A Case Study of Deindustrialisation.
     12:30 Lunch Break (Tea and coffee will be available, but there will be no lunch provided at this event).
     13:15 Keith Gildart The Decline of Coal Mining in North East Wales, 1947-1996.
     14:00 Iwan England Aberfan: The Fight for Justice.
     14:45 Valerie Walkerdine Gender, Work & Community after Deindustrialisation: The Case of a Former Steel Town in South Wales.
     15:30 Closing Remarks
    This event is FREE to attend and a warm welcome is extended to all.
    To book your free place and register please contact: Siân Williams, Llafur Secretary, c/o South Wales Miners’ Library, Swansea University, Hendrefoelan Campus, Gower Road, Swansea, SA2 7NB. Tel: 01792 518693