Glamorgan Archives Blog: Discovering Glamorgan’s Past

Capel Heol y Crwys (now Shah Jalal Mosque & Islamic Cultural Centre), Crwys Road, Cardiff

Capel Heol y Crwys (now Shah Jalal Mosque & Islamic Cultural Centre), Crwys Road, Cardiff

Building plans were approved in May 1884 for the erection of a Calvinistic Methodist Chapel in May Street, Cathays.  That building, designed by J P.. Read More →

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It's not just Ping-Pong!  The History of Table Tennis in Cardiff

It's not just Ping-Pong! The History of Table Tennis in Cardiff

  • 04/06/2019
  • 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Glamorgan Archives, Leckwith, Cardiff.

    Cardiff City Community Table Tennis Club has received £6,200 from the National Lottery Heritage Fund to research the history of Table Tennis in Cardiff.  It’s a game that has been popular since the Victorian era and is enjoyed by people of all ages and abilities across the city.  Volunteers have been busy researching the history of the sport, the leagues and competitions and are sharing what they have found through an exhibition and talk at Glamorgan Archives.

    Talk 

    Date:  Tuesday 4th June 2019

    Time: 1pm

    Venue: Glamorgan Archives

    Contact Glamorgan Archives to book.

    Glamorgan Archives, Clos Parc Morgannwg, Leckwith, Cardiff, CF11 8AW

    Tel.: 029 2087 2299  Email: glamro@cardiff.gov.uk   www.glamarchives.gov.uk


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