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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The grave of Theophilus Jones and Theophilus Evans in Llangammarch Churchyard

‘Notables of Llangammarch’: Meeting Report

On Saturday 22 September, we held a study-day together with members of the Llangammarch Wells History Society. The day started in the Alexandra Hall with

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Visit to Brecon Archives

In June 2018, there was a visit to the very impressive new Powys Archives in Llandrindod Wells. Members of the Brecknock Society and Museum Friends

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