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We are very proud of our links with the University; the Vice Chancellor is our President and several lectures are given by senior academic staff throughout the year.  We are continually grateful for their support and assistance.  

These lectures are completely free to our Members.  We welcome new visitors to our lectures.  You are able to attend 1-2 lectures or groups before joining.  Please remember to join or renew membership as soon as you can.  Failure to do so will affect our indemnity insurance and our privileged use of the excellent facilities at Swansea University.  You will be asked to sign in on arrival so that we can check your membership.

Recent topics have varied from "Victorian Wit and Humour" to "Swansea in the Great War"   and "The WNO Spring Programme with Musical Extracts" to  "The Great German POW Escape from Island Farm Bridgend”  Our programme ends in June and we publish a full programme in August of every year.  

Non members can see an example programme.  Members can log in to see the current lectures.


There is no parking at the University but there is plenty of access by bus from the town centre, there are also good services to the university from Oystermouth, Morriston and Gowerton.


  • Gowerton and Gorseinon - bus number 116.
  • Killay - bus numbers 35 & 116.
  • Morriston Hospital, via Morriston centre, Plasmarl, Landore, quadrant and University - bus number 4 (old bendy bus) 
  • Morriston, Fforestfach and Cocket - bus number 42.
  • Morriston, Townhill and Sketty - bus number 41.
  • University bus from Hendrefoilan to the university campus Fabian Way via the Quadrant bus station - bus number 8.
  • Oystermouth - bus numbers 2, 2A & 3A.
  • Quadrant Bus Station - bus numbers 2A, 3A, 4& 4A.
  • Southgate, Pennard &and Bishopston - bus number 14.
There may be other buses, if you know of one please let us know.

Future Lectures:
We are always on the lookout for speakers for next seasons lecture programme.  If you would be interested, or know of someone else who would be interested, in giving us a lecture please contact us using the link below.

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