Other Organisations' Events - August

National Museum Cardiff
Talk: Japanese Clothing

14 August 2018, 1pm Free Suitable for Adults, Places limited, book on arrival
Dr Kazuto Sawada, Associate Professor at the National Museum of Japanese History and an expert in Japanese clothing, talks about the strikingly beautiful kimono that feature in the Kizuna exhibition.

Hereford Cathedral
It’s A Vicar's Life Tour

8th, 15th, 21st, 28th August 4:15pm to 5:15pm
Tickets are £5 from the Cathedral Shop and can be purchased by contacting 01432 374210. Due to the popularity of this event in previous years we would recommend booking in advance.
A living history, guided tour of some of the colourful characters who have lived and worked within the cathedral since the Middle Ages. The tour takes visitors to the College Cloisters which are not usually open to the public. Along the way visitors can meet characters including James Reed, a seventeenth-century vicar choral, Nelly Pearce, a college laundry maid and Bishop Richard Mayew, who died in 1516 and is buried at the cathedral. The tour ends with a glass of beer or apple juice.

Goodrich Castle
Fighting Knights

Sat 11 – Sun 12 August,11am -5pm

Journey back to medieval times with fighting knights and legends of old. Watch brave knights test their skills in combat, and get a flavour of medieval life as you try on armour, meet the castle fool, and take part in hands-on activitiesAdults £9.50 Child £5.60,  Member Adult £1.50 Member Child 80p. Buy tickets for this event online before Friday 3 August and receive 10% off! http://www.wyedeantourism.co.uk/whatson/all/e-1510-Fighting_Knights_

Lydney Harbour
Guided Tour of Historic Harbour

12th August, 2pm, about 2 hrs, voluntary donation £3.50, meet Harbour Car Park
places limited so booking essential 07833 143231
Lydney’s Lost Fleet – in the company if LP Barnett, marine historian

Monmouthshire Countryside Services
Guided Walk - Church, Castle and Beautiful Countryside

Sat 4 Aug 9.30am, free entry. Approximately 5 hours. Contact Mark Langley 01291 691237
Meet at at Llandewi Skirrid Church (Village) Hall
For this Monmouthshire Countryside Service walk please wear stout shoes or boots and bring waterproof clothing. Bring a packed lunch and a drink. Assistance dogs only please.
Walk Route: A delightful walk using quiet lanes, minor roads and footpaths leading to Gelli Llywd Farm, Llanvetherine Church, and White Castle. Returning via Pantycolyn Bridge, Manor Farm and Crossways where beautiful, open countryside can be enjoyed. One steep slope and lots of stiles.
To meet - follow the B4521 between Abergavenny and Skenfrith. Coming from Abergavenny, pass the Walnut Tree Inn on your left near the village of Bryn y Gwenin. Look out for a green building on your left after 600 metres at a small road junction. This is Llanddewi Skirrid Church (Village) Hall. Take the turning to your left and park in the car park (SO 343 168). Postcode NP7 8AW.

Abergavenny Local History Society 
          Charity Number 1098582              

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