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Autumn and Spring Meetings Programme

OHIHS meet in the Risca Colliers Institute, home of the Risca Industrial History Museum, at 7.00pm for 7.15pm.
Meetings finish at around 9.00pm. Membership fee £30.00.
Friends and visitors are welcome to attend our meetings: Admission £2.00.

Our Members Evenings

Members evenings are informal meetings giving everyone an opportunity to raise topics and questions for general discussion.
You are welcome to make short presentations, discuss topical matters of industrial interest or present the product of your researches.

Friday 1st September 2023 - Members Evening

Registration and 'What we did in the Summer'

Friday 8th September 2023 - Newport Market

Monty Dart

Friday 15th September 2023 - Gold - all you've got to do is pick it up !!

Phil Jenkins

Friday 22nd September 2023 - White Rocks Copperworks, Swansea

John Ashley

Friday 29th September 2023 - H J B Wills, Cardiff Studio Photographer

Stephen Rowson

Friday 6th October 2023 - Before the Deluge - Cardiff Docklands Communities in the 1970s

John Briggs

Friday 13th October 2023 - More Gold - but now it gets complicated !!

Phil Jenkins

Friday 20th October 2023 - Somerset Coal - the rise and fall of a coalfield canal

Patrick Moss

Friday 27th October 2023 - Members Evening - Show & Tell

by our members

Friday 3rd November 2023 - 'Resurgam' - The Victorian steam-powered submarine

Roger Morgan

Friday 10th November 2023 - Railways Around Machen

Ian Reese

Friday 17th November 2023 - A Life in Photography

Roger Tiley

Friday 24th November 2023 - Time in your hands

Chris Johns

Friday 1st December 2023 - Gwent Education

Roger Evans

Friday 8th December 2023 - The Chartist Rising Revisited

Dr Elin Jones

Friday 15th December 2023 - Coal and Calypso: from Port to Pit

Rebecca J Eversley

Friday 22nd December 2023 - Christmas Social Evening

Members and Guests

Friday 29th December 2023 - Daytime Christmas Walk - 'The Upper Penllwyn Tramroad'

Start at 1.00pm. Meet at The River Church, Tram Road, Pontllanfraith, NP12 2JF, ST 1805 9592, birthdays.coping.kennels

Friday 5th January 2024 - Lysaghts - 1857-1939 part 1

Alan Coombs

Friday 12th January 2024 - The sinking of HMS Glenart Castle sailing from Newport

Andrew Hemmings

Friday 19th January 2024 - Tramways to Trefil

Phil Jenkins

Friday 26th January 2024 - Gwyneth Morgan - A Beautiful Nuisance

Monty Dart

Friday 2nd February 2024 - Members Night

From one of our members

Friday 9th February 2024 - Vehicle Badges

Keith Anderson

Friday 16th February 2024 - Members Night

From one of our members

Friday 23rd February 2024 - Plymouth to Penzance

Canon Brian Arman

March and April meetings are in preparation

Our previous programmes of meetings and walks

Programmes are supplied in PDF format. Click on the icon below if you require a free PDF reader.


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