Roath Local History Society runs a series of meetings through the year covering a wide range of topics. All its winter meetings are held at the Mackintosh Community/Sports Club on Keppoch Street and start at 7:30pm. Its summer programme is a series of weekly visits to places of interest in and around the area throughout June and July.
Forthcoming meetings are:
Dr Andrew Hignell – Cricket and the Bute Estate
Historian and archivist for Glamorgan Cricket, Andrew will explore the role of the Marquess of Bute in encouraging the playing of cricket in the area.
Dr Diane Brook – The Roath Mill Project
Diane will explore the history of the Mill and will present the findings of the recent geophysical investigations at the site.
Keith Moger – A history of Cardiff’s hospitals
Tracing the development of hospitals in Cardiff.
Dr Anita Jordon – All the Oliver Twists
A history of the destitute children of a past era.
The series is for members of the Society – full membership is £11 and the retired/student rate is £6 and you can join at the events.
The society doesn’t have a website at the moment, but if you’d like their contact details drop us a line through our contact page and we’ll share their phone number.