Philip Lloyd will give a talk on ‘Victorian Rhyl through the Eye of the Artist’, illustrated on the screen by engravings, lithographs etc which help trace the growth of this popular seaside resort in its 19th century heyday (sometimes with unintended humorous consequences – all will be revealed in due course!). He will also display examples from his personal collection of prints.
Well-dressed visitors chat, walk, sit and ride on Rhyl Promenade. From the c1860 lithograph entitled ‘Rhyl looking East’, published by Catherall and Pritchard of Chester.
MOLD AND DISTRICT CIVIC SOCIETY
Meeting: Thursday, September 6th, Masonic Hall, Earl Road, Mold at 7.30 pm
There was a very interesting and informative guided tour of Pentrehobyn Hall, Mold on Thursday evening when about 30 members of Mold Civic Society were shown around the hall by Mr Clark. The visit had been arraigned following a talk given by Dr Shaun Evans “The Lloyd Family of Pentrehobyn” to the society earlier this month.
The next Mold Civic Society meeting will be Thursday 3rd May. When Gill Smith will talk on “Dee Valley Folklore Myths and Lrgends” New members are always welcome. Visitors are also very welcome for a small fee each visit. Meetings are held at the Masonic Hall, Earl Road, Mold. CH7 1AB (next door to the Post Office) 7.15 for a 7.30pm start
The next Mold Civic Society meeting will be this Thursday 5th of April. When Eifion and Viv Williams will talk on “Flintshire Memorial Stories” New members are always welcome. Visitors are also very welcome for a small fee each visit. Meetings are held at the Masonic Hall, Earl Road, Mold. CH7 1AB (next door to the Post Office) 7.15 for a 7.30pm start