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Our Meetings Programme

OHIHS meet in the Risca Colliers Institute, home of the Risca Industrial History Museum, at 7.00pm for 7.15pm.
Meetings finish by 9.00pm. Membership fee £25.
Friends and visitors are welcome to attend our meetings: Admission £2.

Our Open Evenings

Open 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.


DATE DETAILS SPEAKER
Friday 15th December 2017 Industrial Film Night
Chris Plaister
Friday 22nd December 2017 Christmas Social Evening
Contributions from our members
Open to everyone
Friday 29th December 2017 No meeting tonight
Happy New year to you all
Friday 5th January 2018 Open Evening
Contributions from our members
Friday 12th January 2018 The history and development of firearms
No practical demonstrations though !
Robin Williams
Friday 19th January 2018 Open Evening
Contributions from our members
Friday 26th January 2018 The history of wheel wrighting
Brian Kerley
Friday 2nd February 2018 Open Evening
Contributions from our members
Friday 9th February 2018 The Cwm Celyn Valley
A follow-up to our recent walk
Ian Fewings
Friday 16th February 2018 Artifacts Night
Please bring an artifact for us to discuss
Friday 23rd February 2018 Geology of the South Wales Coalfield
Dr Naylor Firth
Friday 2nd March 2018 Open Evening
Contributions from our members
Friday 9th March 2018 Bristol's first commercial railway
The Coalpit Heath to Keynsham Tramroad
David Hardwick
Friday 16th March 2018 Open Evening
Contributions from our members
Friday 23rd March 2018 The Tredegar Company
one of the valley's biggest companies
Les Shore
Friday 30th March 2018 Open Evening
Contributions from our members
Friday 6th April 2018 Images and music of Industrial Archaeology
Chris Plaister
Friday 13th April 2018 Open Evening
Contributions from our members
Saturday 14th April 2018 South Wales and West of England Industrial Archaeology Conference
will be hosted by Somerset IAS at the Village Hall at West Coker, nr Yeovil
Somerset I.A.S. website
Friday 20th April 2018 Maritime Newport and its heroes
Andrew Hemmings
Friday 27th April 2018 Open Evening
Contributions from our members
Friday 4th May 2018 Annual General Meeting
Your chance to have your say
Friday 11th May 2018 The first of our Summer walks
Let's hope it's dry






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