What's On

Event: History and Heritage Fair

National Waterfront Museum
24 September 2022, 10am - 4pm
Cost Free
Suitability All

A full day of expertise, information and talks to help you find out more about local and family history.

In partnership with the Historical Association, Swansea Branch and Swansea Museum, Royal Institute of S Wales



In Swansea Museum

10:10 - An introduction to the new Swansea History Journal / Minerva Volume 30 2022/23

10:30 -  Gerald Gabb, “From Castle to Crunchie Bridge- the changing shape of Swansea”

11:45 - Rod Cooper, “A Gower Gentleman – the diary of Charles Morgan of Caeforgan, Llanrhidian”

In National Waterfront Museum

1:30 - The Sid Kidwell Memorial Lecture, Jeff Childs, “Farms and Families of Pontarddulais and District”

2:45  - John Ashley, “The White Rock Copper Works”

3:30 - Nigel Robins, “Water Tips and Trees, the environmental history of White Rock and Kilvey Wood”


Fair Stalls (all day - National Waterfront Museum)

  • Historical Association Swansea Branch 
  • Llansamlet Historical Society 
  • Swansea Library Services 
  • The National Trust 
  • Clive Reed 
  • Friends of White Rock and Friends of Swansea Slip Bridge 
  • Glynneath Historical Society + Elizabeth Belcham 
  • Clydach History Society 
  • The Egypt Centre 
  • Neath and Tennet Canal Trust 
  • The Western Front Association 
  • Skewen and District Historical Society 
  • Oxfam 
  • Caswell Photo Restoration 
  • Dyfed Family History Society 
  • RISW + Gerald Gabb 
  • Charles Ferris - Coin Striker 
  • The De Caversham Household 
  • Hafod Morfa Copperworks 
What's On