Welsh Mines Society
Cymdeithas Mwyngloddiau Cymru
(Member of the National Association of Mining History Organisations)

Forthcoming Welsh Mines Society Field Meet(s)

2022 PROGRAMME

Spring (Virtual) Meet - Sunday 27th March 2022

  Hosts : Neil & Jo Culross

  Neil and Jo have again kindly offered to host a Virtual Spring meet (via. 'Zoom'), for 2022.  All members are welcome.

  Please register in advance (before midnight Saturday 26th March if possible), using the following link
  https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUrdOmgrTgiGNPNXEj3yMV8nvyqY5soHWLd
  A Zoom meeting link will be sent out to you after registering.

  It will be possible to dip in and out of the day should you wish to leave the Zoom meeting and re-join at a later time. 

  The meeting programme is as follows :

09.50am  'Doors Open' allowing members to enter the meeting.
(Jo will be on hand to sort out anybody's technical issues...)

10.00am  Neil Culross : Welcome and introduction

10.05am  Tom Cotterell : Rock crystal mining in Snowdonia

11.05am  Roy Fellows : Natural Amenities Ltd.
The Upper Dinas Silica Mines (Report read by Neil Culross)

11.10am  15 min Tea/Coffee break

11.25am  Raymond Griffiths : Dorlan Du copper and slate workings

12.00am  Roy Starkey : Worcestershire salt industry

12.40am  Raymond Griffiths : Nantybrain (Abergwesyn) - Then and now

1.00pm  60 min Lunch Break and opportunity to socialise

2.00pm  Rob Vernon : The Lisburne Buddle

2.40pm  David James : Nugget mines and Orefield clusters in mid-Wales

3.20pm  15 min Tea/Coffee break

3.35pm  Neil Culross : The Nanty-Mwyn anomaly

3.45pm  Simon Timberlake : Roman iron smelting at Cwm Llanymynech Ogof

4.45pm  Neil Culross : Closing address


Summer & Autumn Field Meets

These have been provisionally arranged for the weekends of 11-12th June and 24-25th September.

Further details in the Spring Newsletter, and posted here once available.


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