Lecture: The Vikings in our Past: Tracing and Classifying the Scandinavian Heritage of English Words

Dr Sara M. Pons-Sanz explores the nature of the linguistic legacy that the Vikings left behind, what this can tell us about Viking-English relations, and how best to identify and classify Norse loans in English.

Lecture: Pruning

Date: 25th April 2019

Time: 7 - 9pm

Location: The Cartshed

Lecture: Pruning

Pruning – an insight into the general principles, to get the most from our shrubs. This illustrated talk will cover the basic principles, help you avoid some common mistakes and hopefully clarify some confusions.

Lecture: The Great Flood of 1607

Date: 18th May 2019

Time: 2 - 4pm

Location: The Cartshed

Lecture: The Great Flood of 1607

Author, geographer and historian Mike Hall looks at the historical accounts and the surviving physical evidence for the Great Flood which swept up the South West coast and the River Severn in January 1607.

Lecture: Building A Martian House

Date: 13th June 2019

Time: 7 - 9pm

Location: The Cartshed

Lecture: Building A Martian House

Over the past three years artists Ella & Nicki have been researching how to build an actual house that you could live in on Mars. Join them to find out what we will need to think about to live on another planet, and how you can get involved.

Lecture: The Newport Medieval Ship

Date: 11th July 2019

Time: 7 -9pm

Location: The Cartshed

Lecture: The Newport Medieval Ship

In the summer of 2002, on the muddy banks of the River Usk, the remains of a 15th century Ship were found. Join Rob Kenny of Friends of the Newport Ship to find out more about this magnificent and inspiring heritage icon.