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March 2, 2017

Thursday 2nd March: MAA members attended the Society of Antiquaries London meeting in Cardiff.

The Society of Antiquaries London, meeting in Cardiff. The Society was founded in 1707 and currently has 3,000 Fellows include many distinguished archaeologists and art and architectural historians. The Fellowship is international and includes all aspects of the material past. The role of the Society was, and is ‘the encouragement, advancement and furtherance of the […]

Start: March 2, 2017
End: January 17, 2018
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March 4, 2017

Saturday 4th March 2017: A visit to Newport to see the Feibusch murals in Newport Civic Centre, followed by a visit to the Museum:

Barbara Bartl, the Museums Officer for Collections at Newport Museum and Art Gallery,  gave us a guided tour of these superb murals. Hans Feibusch (1898 – 1998) was a German painter and sculptor of Jewish heritage who lived and worked in Britain from 1933 until his death. A series of 12 murals by Feibusch, each over […]

Start: March 4, 2017
End: February 17, 2018

April 7, 2017

Friday 7th April: Visit to Abergavenny Priory Church at 1.30pm followed by a visit to Abergavenny Castle and Museum at 2.30pm:

Visit to Abergavenny Priory Church This was an informal visit during which we pooled our knowledge. We met at the Priory Church Abergavenny at 1.30pm. Some people arrived earlier and had lunch in the Tithe Barn close by. Anne Dunton led the discussion and began at the oldest part of the Priory which was the […]

Start: April 7, 2017
End: February 17, 2018

May 6, 2017

Saturday 6th May, The MAA AGM at the Charles Williams Church in Wales Primary School at 2pm

  The AGM will be held as usual at the Charles Williams Church in Wales Primary School on Saturday 6th May at 2pm. Our speaker this year is Dr Rick Turner Many of you will remember Dr Rick Turner when he gave us an excellent tour of Chepstow Castle. He will talk on ‘The Commissioners of […]

Start: May 6, 2017
End: February 1, 2018
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May 25, 2017

Thursday May 25th at 7pm: An evening visit to Runston Deserted Village in conjunction with Cardiff Archaeological Society.

  A beautiful sunny evening and members from the MAA and CAS assembled to view the site. The event was organised by Jeremy Knight, our president and Chris Jones-Jenkins a member of the MAA and of CAS. We were kindly allowed access to the Wye Valley Archery Centre to use their car park and access […]

Start: May 25, 2017
End: February 17, 2018

June 15, 2017

Thursday 15th June: A visit to Much Marcle, Hellens Manor, St Bartholomew’s church and St Mary’s Church Kempley:

We arrived at the Hellens’ Manor at 11.30am. The present house dates from the 16th /17th centuries, is built of brick, and has gardens redeveloped to reflect the age of the building.  Most of what you can visit is Jacobean, with period furnishings, but it has the feel of, and is, of  a lived-in house. […]

Start: June 15, 2017
End: February 17, 2018

July 1, 2017

Saturday July 1st: Llangwm History Day

The event aimed to showcase the history of Llangwm and took place in conjunction with the Gwent County History Association and Llangwm Monmouthshire Local History Group. It was organised this year by the MAA. The day will consisted of lectures in Llangwm village hall and forays into the locality and luckily the sun shone.  Hefina […]

Start: July 1, 2017
End: February 1, 2018

July 13, 2017

Thursday, 13th July an EVENING VISIT to Hen Gwrt and Llantilio Crossenny Church:

Meet at the The Church of St Teilo at Llantillio Crossenny at 7pm Hen Gwrt moated site is defined by a rectangular platform, 39m by 45m, set within a moat, 72.5m by 76m overall. Excavation in 1957 demonstrated a sequence of occupation starting in the thirteenth century, the moat being the work of the fourteenth […]

Start: July 13, 2017
End: February 17, 2018

August 6, 2017

Sunday 6th August at 12.30pm: Members’ summer lunch at usual venue

Start: August 6, 2017
End: February 1, 2018

September 6, 2017

Wednesday 6th September: Visit to London to the Society of Antiquaries of London in conjunction with Cardiff Archaeological Society

Wednesday 6th September : Visit to London to the Society of Antiquaries of London in conjunction with Cardiff Archaeological Society: Organised by Alan Aberg  The coach will take us to London on 6th September. A notice has been sent to all members.  Our chairman Alan Aberg has provided the following information. Society of Antiquaries of […]

Start: September 6, 2017
End: September 6, 2018