OBHAG Programme 2021 – Oswestry & Border History & Archaeology Group
Meetings are normally held at the Methodist Church Hall, Castle Street on the second Friday of the month at 7.30pm unless otherwise stated
Entry Fee: Members £2 Visitors £5
Next Event – Zoom presentation (unless we are able to meet physically by then) on 8th January 2021
8th January 7.30pm Virtual meeting by Zoom. Seeing where they went: Excursions on the Cambrian Railways in the late 19th Century.
12th February 7.30pm Presidential address (topic to be announced).
12th March 7.30pm Annual General Meeting.
9th April 7.30pm (note 3rd Friday due to Easter) An Oswestry Squire: “Mad Jack” Mytton of Halston.
14th May (time tba) Evening visit to the ancient Montgomeryshire village of Llanfechain.
Guided Tour including church and Domen Gastell motte.
Saturday 10th July Full day visit to Beaumaris Castle & Penmon Priory, Anglesey, with Roger Cooper and Tom Lerwil.
10th September, 7.30pm Old Oswestry’s boundaries and ancient routes
8th October 8, 7.30pm Medical insights into Poor Law records
12th November, 7.30pm Oswestry’s medieval bards: the first urban Welsh poets,
Eurig Salisbury, Aberystwyth University
10th December 7.30pm The findings and significance of OCRP’s research on the Marcher castle at Oswestry.
Roger Cooper, Project Director