Other Organisations' Events - November


Monmothshire Museums
Mud and Glory: The Art of World War One

4 November 2.30 - 4pm, Chepstow Drill Hall NP16 5JH, 01291 265981
Tickets £10 full/£7.50 concession including refreshments
Special one-off lecture in association with the special exhibition, and Armistice Day, WW1 centenary event.

Monmouth Walkers are Welcome
WW1 Walk - Castle House to Troy Station at Monmouth Castle & Regimental Museum
4 November 1015am, free. Contact Mr Eric Old 01600 772175
Following the official opening of the Poppy Trail join Monmouth Walkers are Welcome as they guide you on this moving walk. You will follow the same route taken by soldiers of the Royal Monmouthshire Royal Engineers in August 1914 as they marched from Castle House to Troy Station en route to the front. https://www.monmouthwalkersarewelcome.org.uk/programme

The Blake Theatre
Meet Tommy Atkins
7 November 7pm, £5
'Meet Tommy Atkins' takes the audience not just through Tommy's war, but also his life back home in Britain post war. We learn of his experiences in the trenches - fighting on the Somme, at Passhendaele and Loos; and also of the boredom, the loss and indeed the comradeship. Returning to Britain, Tommy shows us how a generation of returning men were maltreated but how ultimately it was his generation that forced through the foundations of the Welfare State. From the beginning of the Great War to the end of the Second, Private Tommy Atkins was there. This is his story.
https://www.visitmonmouthshire.com/events/thedms.aspx?dms=3&venue=1014915&rgn=Monmouthshire&feature=1015&pvieflag=E

St Woolos Cathedral, Newport
Journey’s End 1918-2018
10 November 10.30am – 4.30pm, free
A day of events to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War, music, film, talks, re-enactors, stalls, exhibitions, refreshments. http://www.gwentwfa.org.uk/

Abergavenny Town Council presents
The Last Post
12 & 13 November, 7.30, £6
Abergavenny Town Council remembers the Armistice 100 years ago by presenting “The Last Post”, a Music-Hall style production that combines a play with singalongs and music by some of Abergavenny’s community groups. The play is about the Home Front in Abergavenny, centering on a 15 year old telegram delivery boy in a warm and heart-wrenching story that sees the events of the Great War affect everyone in the town. Performing alongside the drama are: Strike a Chord Choir; Abergavenny Borough Band; Abergavenny Tenovus Choir; Celtic Cafe and more. https://boroughtheatreabergavenny.co.uk/events/the-last-post/

Newport Museum and Art Gallery
Chartism: An Update
13 November 7pm, £2 for non-members
A talk by Les James, Editor, Chartism Magazine.
Organised by the Friends of Newport Museum and Art Gallery. To join the Friends visit http://fonmag.org.uk/.  Access before the talk from 6.30pm to 7.10pm.  http://www.newport.gov.uk/heritage/index.cfm/eventDetails/231123/
National Waterfront Museum
Talk: Votes for Women, and the Suffragettes
17 November, 11am, Free, Adults
Dr Ritchie Wood of Swansea University pays tribute to the Suffragettes who paved the way for millions of women to gain the right to vote. In association with the Historical Association, Swansea Branch. These talks take place each 3rd Saturday of the Month.
https://museum.wales/swansea/whatson/10342/Votes-for-Women-and-the-Suffragettes/

Crickhowell & District History Society
The Role of Women in World War 1
22 November, 7.30pm at the Parish Hall, Church Lane
A talk by Malcolm Meadows
http://crickhowellhistorysociety.btck.co.uk/TalksforThisYear







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