Lectures at 7pm on Fridays
at The Priory, Priory Street NP25 3NX

Friday 22 September
Annual meeting, followed by
Charles Boase
“Monmouth Field and History Society: Our past is our future”

Friday 20 October
Dr Mark Lewis
Senior Curator: Roman archaeology, Roman Museum, Caerleon
“Roman, Medieval, Victorian and Edwardian Caerwent:
Geophysical surveys and excavation at the parish church of Ss Stephen and Tathan”

Friday 17 November
Dr David Evans
“The Perils and Pleasures of foraging for food”

Friday 15 December
Christmas Miscellany
Short historical and botanical talks by members
followed by the
Christmas party

Friday 19 January
Helena Gerrish
2023-24 Keith Kissack Lecturer
“H. Avray Tipping and Mathern Palace”

Friday 16 February
Dr Rebecca Thomas
Lecturer in Medieval History, University of Cardiff
“Geoffrey of Monmouth and the British past”

Friday 15 March
Dr Roger Ball
Research Fellow at the University of the West of England
“‘Very bad feeling was shown by the lower orders’: The Newport incident of October 1831”





Summer 2024 outings and events

Saturday 20 April, 2.30pm
The Herbert Chapel at St Mary’s Priory Church, Abergavenny,
guided by Peter Nash
(For a lift, ring 01600 715076 by midday)

Thursday 20 June, 6pm
Summer Party
(Members will receive an invitation a few days earlier)

Thursday 11 July
Outing to Kenilworth Castle and Elizabethan Garden
(coach leaves the Cattle Market at 9am, returning at about 6pm)
Bookings to info(at) or ring 01600 715076

Thursday 25 July
Clytha Park
preceded by lunch at The Clytha Arms (12.30pm)
(bookings by 18 July to
info(at) or ring 01600 715076)

Thursday 5 September
Town Walk
St Thomas Square and Drybridge Street
(meet on the approach road to Monnow Bridge at 6pm)

Friday 20 September
Annual meeting
followed by a talk
(7pm at Monmouth Priory)