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18 Jul 19 Walking Group 1000
23 Jul 19 family history Group Next meeting 10 Sep
24 Jul 19 Garden Group Visit Highfield Farm
6 Aug 19 Art Group 1400
20 Aug 19 Art Group 1400

A Talk Meeting. The new audio-visual equipment was generously granted by National Grid.

Summer Bulletin includes plans for the autumn.

Forward programme of talks.

Latest Gilwer U3A Talk was given by Eifion Lloyd Davies on 17 July 2019 on the subject of: "Truth and Tales of Clydach Gorge".  Image of audience below.
The meeting was held in the Village Hall, the Community Centre being refurbished at present.
Click on photo to enlarge.

Hospitals in Gwent - a strategy develops around the new Grange University Hospital where the critical work will be done.  The Webmaster (male) attended the Gilwern Womens' Institute, stood for Jerusalem, and then took notes from a talk about the new hospital and the future shape of hospital support in Gwent.  Brief notes taken at the meeting.

U3A Wales photographic competition.  Closing date 30 April 2020.  See detail.

Brecon U3A Two great talks on Thursday 7 November 2019.  See detail.

A day of Welsh history.  "A Day of welsh History at St Fagans National Museum of History, Cardiff" 1030am to 4pm 25 September.  See detail.

A Castles Quilts Group?  Are you interested?  Page 1, and  Page 2.

Tony Godfrey, a member of the Art Group, has produced a work of art illustrating various key places through his map depicting various places along Sustran's Route 46 along the bed of the old railway of 1862.  (Click on the illustration.)  

Garden visit to Kentchurch 5 June  ".... marvellous walled garden containing shrubs, trees and flowers, all surrounded by hills and parkland with deer and specimen trees.  Then there was, of course, the delicious tea and cakes/em>."  For more photographs click on the one on the right.  

Walking Group.  A recent walk took the group to White Castle.  For more pictures click on the one on the right.  


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Names of canal bridges
: How many do you know?

Art Group on display
Three or four paintings from members of the Art Group are on display in the library and will be replaced by others on a regular basis.  Some are sometimes for sale!

The Llanelly Community Council's web site
Other local U3A websites:
As a result of connections made with other local U3As it is now possible to attend each others' monthly meetings free of charge.  To find out what is on look at their web sites:
Abergavenny website:
Crickhowell website:
Brecon U3A:

Gilwern Roots:
Here to help promote the village to help growth in all Community ideas and projects from seed to oaks! a href=