Anglesey Antiquarian Society 
Anglesey Branch - Autumn 2017 Programme
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Autumn 2017 Programme
A new series of meetings & visits has been arranged following the interest in local old houses shown at the Festival of Archaeology / DOWH event at Plas Penmynydd, Llangefni, in July. They are open to all DOWH members and local people are welcome to come along before becoming members.

Friday 22 September: “Discovering Old Houses on Anglesey” illustrated talk by Margaret Dunn at 7.00 p.m. in the Thomas Telford Centre, Menai Bridge.
This will be an introduction / update about what has been discovered in the last decade on Anglesey, followed by refreshments, a display and discussion about the range of activities in which members can get involved. This meeting will be in English, but other activities are held in Welsh.
Open to all & no booking is required. Bring your friends.

Mon 16 October: 1.00 p.m. visit to Gronant, Llanfachraeth, a late medieval house with wall paintings. This guided tour will highlight the architecture & history of this early Bulkeley house; followed by refreshments & discussion.

Wed 8 November: 2.00 p.m. visit to Plas Berw, Pentre Berw, with 16thC ruin & 17thC house.
This guided tour will highlight the architecture & history of these early Holland houses; followed by refreshments & discussion.

Tues 5 December: 2.00 p.m. visit to the Red Boat, Beaumaris & other local 15thC & 16thC houses. Members will be able to follow a guided tour of three early houses in the centre of Beaumaris, finishing in the earliest dated house, now the Red Boat, where we will buy our own refreshments.


To book for the house visits: Contact Peter Masters: discoveringoldwelshhouses@gmail.com; 01758 750322. Please book early as places are limited; full details will be sent to those accepted. Events usually cost £2 per head, payable on the day.

Non members may book & attend one or two events if there is room, but are then expected to join.