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October 2017

Life in Nelson’s Navy

12 October, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Caerphilly Library, The Twyn
Caerphilly, CF83 1JL United Kingdom
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Free

It is often said that for a sailor in the ‘Age of Sail’, life was hard and was more boredom than battle,  but what was it actually like to be part of Nelson's navy?   Richard Williams, of the Caerphilly Local History Society, is ready to explain all in a fantastic free talk at Caerphilly Library this October.  So,  how many sailors actually were involved in battle?  What diseases affected the sailors? How many sailors died at sea defending their…

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The King’s DNA. Richard III: From Car Park to Cathedral.

25 October, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Caerphilly Library, The Twyn
Caerphilly, CF83 1JL United Kingdom
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Richard III, the last Yorkest king and the last British king to die in battle,  is one of the country's most interesting monarchs. This talk follows the story of how a skeleton found  in a car park in Leicester came to eventually be identified as  King Richard III.  Wales Gene Park's describing how DNA was used to identify this skeleton as the lost body of the controversial king. This is a free public talk at Caerphilly library and is open…

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January 2018

‘We Want The 6th Form At Y Gwyndy ‘ Meeting

29 January, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Caerphilly Rugby Club, Virginia View
Caerphilly, CF83 3JA
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Here is some information about a meeting concerning a local school Please come and support us in our fight to have a 6th form at Y Gwyndy. A chance for parents and pupils to get together to discuss and share concerns. Here is a link to the Facebook page for this event. 

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February 2018

Grand Charity Ball for Velindre at Bryn Meadows

2 February, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Bryn Meadows Golf and Spa Caerphilly United Kingdom + Google Map
£24.95

Bryn Meadows invite you to a Grand Charity Ball in aid of Velindre Cancer Centre in conjunction with RAOB. Book tickets early to avoid disappointment! Friday 2nd February 2018 from 7pm onwards. Black Tie Event where wearing a touch of red is encouraged Drink on arrival 3 course dinner Guest Speaker - Matthew J Watkins Entertainment £24.95 per person Standard resort terms and conditions apply. Fully pre-payable at the time of booking, which is non refundable and non amendable.   To…

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An audience with Reverend Kate Bottley at Blackwood Miners’ Institute

7 February, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Blackwood Miners Institute, High Street
Blackwood, Caerphilly NP12 1BB United Kingdom
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£18

In 2012 Reverend Kate Bottley was part of a wedding  flashmob video which went viral on YouTube. This then led to her role as one of the regular presenters on Channel 4's hit series Gogglebox. Kate has also presented BBC One’s flagship Easter documentary In the Footsteps of Judas’ and is a frequent contributor to the ‘Pause for Thought’ on Chris Evans’ Radio 2 Breakfast Show as well as writing for various publications including The Guardian, The Independent and Radio…

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Bernard Jackman (Head Coach of the Dragons) · Q&A Session · Hosted by Gareth Ashman at Caerphilly Rugby Club

12 February, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Caerphilly Rugby Club, Virginia View
Caerphilly, CF83 3JA
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On the 12th February 2018, Caerphilly Rugby Club invite you along to a fantastic evening with Bernard Jackman (Head Coach of the Dragons) at Caerphilly RFC. A buffet will be provided alongside the question and answer session. The bar will be open to buy drinks. Bernard is willing to answer any questions on his approach to coaching, the vision for the region and Welsh rugby in general. A fun and informative night for all!

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March 2018

Free talk by Wales Gene Park on DNA, Forensics and Crime at Caerphilly Library

8 March, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Caerphilly Library, The Twyn
Caerphilly, CF83 1JL United Kingdom
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Free

Caerphilly Library invite you another one of their fantastic free talks this March! Bydd Llyfrgell Caerffili yn cynnal sgwrs am ddim gan Barc Geneteg Cymru ar DNA, fforensig a throseddu. Bydd y sgwrs yn edrych yn arbennig ar ddelwedd DNA a'r gronfa ddata DNA genedlaethol. Am fwy o wybodaeth, cysylltwch â Llyfrgell Caerffili ar 02920 853911. Mae archebu'n hanfodol. Caerphilly Library will be hosting a free talk by Wales Gene Park on DNA, forensics and crime. The talk will especially…

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