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.

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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

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View of the restored Assize Court at Brecknock Museum, from the Shire Hall

Y Gaer opening in 2019

Although y Gaer, comprising the refurbished Brecknock Museum & Art Gallery and a new Brecon Library, did not open in 2018 as planned at the

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Brecknock Museum Interpretation Project Underway

In late 2017, the Brecknock Society and Museum Friends (BS&MF), working in conjunction with Museum & Art Gallery Curator Nigel Blackamore and other Powys County

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Robert Minhinnick, Winner of the Brecknock Society and Museum Friends' Roland-Mathias Prize for Poetry 2019

Roland Mathias History Prize and Poetry Evening

The winner of the Roland Mathias Prize 2018 one of the pre-eminent poets in Wales, Robert Minhinnick, for Diary of the Last Man (Carcanet). At

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Buildings of Breconshire Group Visits

During 2018, two visits were arranged. On Saturday 13 October, despite widespread flooding caused by storm Callum, about 20 members had a fascinating visit to

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