Alison Elliott is a teacher, a member of Women’s Archive Wales and a research student at Aberystwyth University. This talk showcases some of her research into Welsh female artists of the 1950s as well as how Welsh women are represented in art at this time and is available as a digital link.
Purchase below and the link will be sent to you:
On Thursday 16th December at 7.30pm, Terry John will be giving a talk on Christmas customs and long- forgotten traditions of Pembrokeshire.
Join us in-person or online. Either way a warm winter welcome and plenty of Christmas spirit is guaranteed!
7.30pm Thursday 25th November
Researcher Heather Tomos will be delving into the history of conscientious objectors during the First World War.
Why did they resist enlisting in the British Army? What was life like for those who stayed behind?
Heather will be answering those questions and more.
Tickets are £5 each and can be bought online below and in the shop.
A recording of this event will be available to watch again by buying a ticket below. You will be emailed a link to view the video.
Saturday 20th November
Join us for a day showcasing the work of local and independent authors.
The event is free to attend and will be streamed online but places are limited and will need to be booked in advance here
On Thursday 4th November at 7.30pm, Terry John will be telling local ghost stories as part of our spooky season of events.
Join us by candlight in our coffee shop (spirits, both alcoholic and ghostly, available), or online via Zoom.
***Please Note: This event has now SOLD OUT in person**
Dust off the cobwebs and join us for a cackle in the coven as we celebrate Welsh witches with an evening of talks, filmpoetry, and open mic.
At 7.30pm on wednesday 3rd Novemmber, Artist Efa Lois will be discussing her research into Welsh witches and how they have inspired her work and there will be a showing of filmpoems based on the lives of women accused of witchcraft in collaboration with the Poetry Pause Podcast. There will also be a chance to share your own poems, songs or spooky stories.
This will be a lighthearted social evening and everyone is welcome. However, for covid safety, spaces are limited and booking is essential:
***THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED***
(However, a link to the talks and film poems will be available on YouTube afterwards)
On Wednesday 15th September at 10.30am we will be running a guided version of Narberth Women’s Heritage Walk.
The walk (approx 3km) follows in the footsteps of 10 remarkable local women from history and shares their stories at key locations in and around the town.
We will meet at the Townsmoor Car Park at 10.30 and spaces are strictly limited. Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear. This is a fully-paved and accessible walk with drop-kerbs for mobility aids.
Maps and guides will be supplied, but if you would like to walk the trail yourself, (or a longer, off-road version) it is available to download here.
On Thursday 9th September at 7.30pm, our curator, Pauline Griffiths will be giving a talk on the Suffragettes in West Wales.
Combining photographs, anecdotes and historical research, Pauline will explore the lives of Welsh suffragettes as well as the reaction in West Wales to suffrage rallies in the area.
This event will be both in-person and live streamed (a link will be emailed to you). Select below:
If you missed Bronwen Gwillim’s excellent talk on Domestic Goddesses and the Plastic Revolution, it’s now available to view online.
Bronwen Gwillim is an artist from Pembrokeshire who creates bold statement jewellery from beach plastic.
This talk explores the historical and cultural impact of plastic (particularly on the lives of women) and how it can be repurposed for a more sustainable future.
7pm Thursday 24th June
Join us to celebrate independent Bookshop Week with Thorne and Judith will be discussing launching books during a pandemic, reading and writing during lockdown, and what’s coming next from them. This event will be live in the museum and available online.
Tickets are £5 which is redeemable against any of Thorne and Judith’s books.
This is a live in-person event (remember them?) with a limited number of places at the museum and then streaming live for those unable to attend.