Please bring hardy footwear and clothing for the outdoor meetings. Some meetings and excursions are followed by tea and cakes, for which there will be asked either a charge or donation.
Field Section Chairman: Mike Reynolds
Field Section Secretary: Elsa Harflett (01597 860894)
Editors Field Section Newsletter: Dave and Elaine Blackman (01544 350268)
Elsa Harflett will Email members with further details before each event.
Extra walks may be organised in addition to the published programme.
April 10, Sunday 12noon for 12:30 pm Annual Lunch
The Metropole Hotel, Llandrindod Wells.
Guest speaker Marian Harris (Author of The Dulas Valley Victory). Pre-booking essential.
April 30, Saturday 10:00am Walk
Cefnllys Castle Bank and village site, led by Julian Ravest. Meeting at Shaky Bridge Car Park.
May 15, Sunday 2:00pm Walk: Postponed. We hope to reschedule the walk later in the year.
Elan Valley historic sites, led by Vic Pardoe. Meeting point to be confirmed.
May 22, Sunday, 2:00pm Visit to Llandewi Hall, LD1 6SE. Led by Duncan James. Refreshments to follow, suggested donation £5 in aid of St David’s church, Llandewi.
June 11, Saturday, 2:00pm
Trip to Ludlow. Philip Hume will lead a tour of Ludlow Castle describing the growth of the castle, focusing on the developments in the Tudor period associated with Sir Henry Sidney and the Council in the Marches of Wales. Although the coats of arms that were hung in the Round Chapel, and which were reproduced on the Ludlow Castle Heraldic Roll, have long since gone, it will be possible to view a high-quality facsimile copy of the Heraldic Roll (see Main Society Lecture June 10).
Pre-booking required for a group discount.
June 24, Friday 6:00pm Midsummer Picnic
Hindwell, Walton. By kind permission of Anne & Colin Goodwin.
July 16, Saturday 2:00pm Guided tour
Abbeycwmhir Village and Abbey, led by Julian Lovell.
Meet at Abbeycwmhir Heritage Trust Exhibition Room near the Church.
August 14, Sunday 2:00pm
Boughrood Church and Dead House led by Lady Elizabeth Bingham. Walk around historic sites in the village. Meet at Boughrood Church.
September 10, Saturday, 2:00pm
Llandrindod Museum with Vic Pardoe to look at the medieval log boat, followed by a presentation about the Ithon Project. Tea and biscuits to follow, donations gratefully received.
October 21, Friday 6:00pm Field Section Annual General Meeting
Followed at 7:00pm by a musical evening led by Very Rev Dean Michael Tavinor, (see Main Society programme). The Baptist Chapel, Presteigne.
November 18, Friday 7:00 for 7.30pm Social Evening
Fforest Inn, Llanfihangel Nant Melan. Pre-booking essential.