Remembering the Miners’ Strike, Thirty Years On by Dr Hywel Francis MP
Room E0.15, Cardiff Centre for Lifelong Learning, Senghennydd Road, Cardiff
Thursday 6th November 2014 at 7.15pm
Admission is FREE. All are very welcome!
This lecture will explore from a personal perspective the unique patterns of solidarity in Wales during the miners’ strike of 1984/5 as outlined in Dr Hywel Francis’ books -
‘History on our Side‘ (2009) and the forthcoming book
‘Stars in the Valleys: the history of the Neath, Dulais and Swansea Valleys Miners Support Group‘
There will be a Reception beforehand, starting at 6.30pm.
The new Pathway to Politics and International Relations will be launched at this event offering adult learners the opportunity to study Politics as an undergraduate degree at Cardiff University.
Nominations are invited for the Leonard and Marian Jones Music in the Community Award. This award is given to an individual or individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the links between any aspect of music and the community, in and around the South Wales region.
The prize carries an award value of £250. Please send in your nominations to Dr Nick Jones – email@example.com – by Friday 30th January 2015 at the very latest. The nomination must be made by an individual or an individual representing a group. Please include the name and contact details of the nominee and state, in no more than 500 words, the reasons why you have nominated this person. This supporting statement must clearly outline the ways in which the nominee has made an outstanding contribution to the links between music and the community, particularly with regard to the impact that the nominee and their project has made on the community, and the long-term sustainability of the project.
The winner(s) will be announced in February 2015 and the award will be presented at the Cardiff Centre for Lifelong Learning’s annual Awards Ceremony in March/April 2015.
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