Category: Village Halls

The Hill Mountain Robots and Coffee Club

This morning was the first of a series of “Robots and Coffee” mornings at the Hill Mountain Scout and Community Hall. Through the DATRIS project, the Big Lottery Fund provided a Lego Mindstorms kit to complement an identical kit which had been bought by the 1st Johnston Scouts. The aim of the morning is to…

By admin 9 March 2019 Off

Digital Discussions in Llangwm

Last Saturday (12th January) I held the second of the DATRIS Project’s Digital Discussions. As with the Penally event last year, the object of the event was to provide members of the local community a chance to suggest projects, involving new technologies, that could run in the village. There was a good discussion with a…

By admin 16 January 2019 Off

The Medieval Pottery Kiln

A very well-preserved medieval pottery kiln was discovered under Newport Memorial Hall. Only recently has it had the money and expertise to preserve and display it properly. I have been working with people at the hall to support them while they develop a website to showcase the kiln. The new site,, has gone live…

By admin 7 December 2018 Off

Sewing in Summerhill

I went to Amroth Parish Hall in Summerhill last week to meet the ladies of the sewing group. They had been working all day and were enjoying themselves. The group meets every week on Thursday afternoon and all day Friday. There are many impressive sewing machines in use and some very fine quilting.

By admin 29 November 2018 Off

SCL’s Internet-enabled Door

I attended an event run by the Cardigan company, SCL Internet, at Canolfan Hermon on Tuesday 30th October to see them promoting their new system for controlling doors remotely over the internet.   Hermon is a very busy hall which is in constant use by a range of local groups and individuals. The ability to…

By admin 7 November 2018 Off

American Square Dancing

They don’t seem to stop dancing in Houghton. I was in Burton Jubilee Hall once more, this time to film a Square Dancing group. Even though music was very different the level of enjoyment in the room was just the same. Once again, this was such a lot of fun to shoot … thank you…

By admin 23 October 2018 Off