Vaughan 400th Birthday events – April 2021

With the current pandemic restrictions, it is not possible to hold the normal April memorial event at Llansantffraed Church. In honour of the 400th anniversary of the birth of the Vaughan twins in 1621 – Henry, the poet and physician, and Thomas, the priest and alchemical philosopher – The Vaughan Association

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New y Gaer website now live

y Gaer – the new cultural hub in Brecon – launched its new website in December 2020.  The website address is www.ygaerpowys.org.uk. The website covers all the facilities provided y Gaer, including the Museum and Art Gallery collections.   Scroll to the bottom of any y Gaer page to find

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Museum reopening announced

Powys County Council reopened the Museum and Art Gallery at y Gaer on Glamorgan Street, Brecon to visitors following the first Covid lockdown on Friday 31 July 2020.  It opened for limited hours on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays with entry and sign in for visitors from Captains Walk Gardens via

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y Gaer – Open for 3 months and now closed by Coronavirus

This update confirms the current closure of y Gaer during the Coronavirus-19 pandemic and gives a short overview of the Museum and Art Gallery’s first three months’ opening and work still in progress, including our Society’s involvement. Closure during Coronavirus outbreak Powys County Council closed the y Gaer hub containing

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y Gaer – Opening hours and Inaugural exhibition

Opening hours Powys County Council opened y Gaer to the public on Thursday 5th December 2019.  Click here to see the full announcement on the Powys County Council’s website News pages.  The following opening hours are currently in operation (updated July 2021) Monday – closed Tuesday – 10.00am – 4.00pm

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Update on y Gaer – Opening date and Future operation

This update confirms the date for the public opening of y Gaer. It also states our understanding and position on the future use, operational funding, partnering and operation of y Gaer after representatives of the Society and the Brecknock Art Trust met with Powys County Council executives on 7 October.

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Ongoing discussions over y Gaer future

This News item follows on from our item on ‘Discussions on future plans for y Gaer‘ posted on 22 July 2019. Our Society’s Further Public Statement We held a special Executive Council meeting on 29th July for the Society’s trustees to consider our position on the proposals by Powys CC and

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Discussions on future plans for y Gaer

We issued the following public statement on 22 July following a news release by Powys County Council and the NPTC Group of Colleges.

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View of y Gaer Brecon

Refurbishment of Brecknock Museum & Art Gallery

Work to develop y Gaer, the new cultural hub in Brecon, including the refurbishment of the Brecknock Museum and Art Gallery started in August 2016. The new centre is due to reopen in late 2019. (Read more about the planning and funding of the y Gaer project.) Y Gaer project

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The 22nd Sir John Lloyd Memorial Lecture

On Friday 22 March, Theatr Brycheiniog was the venue for an excellent and very well-attended lecture by Professor Prys Morgan entitled ‘Writing History- the world of Theophilus Jones, our county historian.’ I use to buy ambien online fast shipping because I am anxious and cannot wait long. I can’t leave

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