Tracing your Heritage

Tracing your Heritage We were delighted to welcome Heulwen Davies to talk to us about tracing your heritage. Heulwen obviously has a real passion for not only tracing her own family but helping others to get started with looking at their ancestry. Every Tuesday morning Heulwen is available in the library where one can take advantage of her expertise. It […]

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Winter / Spring Activities

    The Winter/Spring session of Tuesday Group began with the AGM where the officers and committee were voted on again to serve another year. This was followed by a social evening where everyone was able to catch up after the summer break. Joyce produced a very interesting quiz based on several decades since the fifties. It produced much discussion […]

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May Meetings

  For our last meeting of the session we were delighted to welcome one of our members, Ginny Golding, as a speaker. Ginny’s talk was about her time in the police force during the 1960’s and 70’s. It had not been her intention to go into the police and she actually applied as a dare ! When she applied to […]

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Opera and Gardens

    Our next speaker was Lynne Plummer who introduced herself as Sybil’s friend who blathers on about music. The talk that followed was anything but blather and gave us an idea of “Behind the Scenes at the Opera”. Lynne had worked at Covent Garden as a researcher producing “Talking Notes” for people whose sight was impaired. This involved meeting […]

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Year end “Wrap Up”

    Our final meeting of 2016 was a demonstration by Alison Westwood from Eclipse Gift Wrapping. This family firm is based in Porthcawl and aims to provide a professional gift wrapping service for both businesses and individuals. Alison assisted by Sam showed how to wrap bottles, CD’s and a variety of different shaped boxes so that they looked too […]

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Autumn Programme Talks

  This Month's Talks   Paul Gregory on Community and Post Our autumn programme continued with a presentation by Paul Gregory on Community and Post. Paul’s talk was about how his life had revolved around public service and as a child much of this service was in the church starting off as a choir boy and then later a server […]

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