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
Friday 15th September 2023 - Gold - all you've got to do is pick it up !!
Friday 22nd September 2023 - White Rocks Copperworks, Swansea
Friday 29th September 2023 - H J B Wills, Cardiff Studio Photographer
Friday 6th October 2023 - Before the Deluge - Cardiff Docklands Communities in the 1970s
Friday 13th October 2023 - More Gold - but now it gets complicated !!
Friday 20th October 2023 - Somerset Coal - the rise and fall of a coalfield canal
Friday 27th October 2023 - Members Evening - Show & Tell
by our members
Friday 3rd November 2023 - 'Resurgam' - The Victorian steam-powered submarine
Friday 10th November 2023 - Railways Around Machen
Friday 17th November 2023 - A Life in Photography
Friday 24th November 2023 - Time in your hands
Friday 1st December 2023 - Gwent Education
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
Friday 12th January 2024 - The sinking of HMS Glenart Castle sailing from Newport
Friday 19th January 2024 - Tramways to Trefil
Friday 26th January 2024 - Gwyneth Morgan - A Beautiful Nuisance
Friday 2nd February 2024 - Members Night
From one of our members
Friday 9th February 2024 - Vehicle Badges
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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