Treberfydd House and Garden
1st September

Treberfydd House and Garden.I first came across Treberfydd during Crickhowell Art Week and wondered why I’d never come across it before. Not far from the shores of Llangorse Lake at Llangasty it is in an enviable situation. There are many walks in the gardens and its a nice place to enjoy a cup of tea.…

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In sea and stone, an illustrated lecture by Philip Chatfield, sculptor
19.10.2021 at 2pm

An illustrated lecture tracing the sculptor’s journey. With strong maritime links he has produced work in the maritime Quarter, Swansea and in Plymouth. Also ecclesiastical work and restoration work on the Severn Valley Railway. Since graduating from Newcastle University he has worked constantly on projects, often associated with maritime topics. In Wales he completed the…

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Art Lectures

As we face the possibility of more lockdowns, you might like to know of two local series of art lectures available online. Stella Grace Lyons is offering a series of live lectures. Last Friday the lecture was about the Baroque ‘Bad Boy’ Caravaggio. This Tuesday the lecture is Artemisia Gentileschi, and on Friday Berthe Morisot:…

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Summer Holiday Reading

Summer holidays: deck chair, favourite drink, and a good book, twinkling blue sea in the distance or maybe a pale view of the hills. For most of us it may well be a stay cation in our own home this year, but the good news is that we can have more and bigger books in that…

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Wye Valley Virtual Tour

Wye Valley Virtual Tour

This year was to have seen celebrations in honour of the Wye Tour, often seen as the birth of the package tour. Strangely enough this celebration of the picturesque was brought about by the ongoing conflict in Europe which curtailed many a plan for the Grand Tour. Now in 2020, some 250 years later our…

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February Meeting at Llwyn Celyn.

Meeting at Llwyn Celyn.

Despite the bad omens of torrential rain precipitating floods and the Water Board closing the venue to the lecture, all went surprisingly well. The diversion did challenge the navigational skills of some members but an intrepid audience gathered for Richard Parnaby’s lecture on the History of Welsh architecture in 20  buildings. We whizzed around Wales…

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AFG Virtual Tour of European Galleries

Athens

While we are all grounded there is an opportunity for armchair travel We can revisit favourite haunts or plan new places to see. As Spring is in the air our first virtual tour is to Europe. In the north, the sun will be spreading hope and we can enjoy an outdoor coffee, well wrapped up…

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