‘Counterpoint’ talks announced - Twentieth Anniversary Celebrations

Sustainable Wales announces celebrations of its Twentieth Anniversary.

Click to enlarge image of poster

Counterpoint’ talks feature leading speakers, all experts in their fields.

Director, Margaret Minhinnick, says: “These events cover the charity’s concerns, which are environmental and cultural. They lead up to our AGM on November 16.”

The three talks take place at the GREEN ROOM, 5, James St. Porthcawl CF36 3BG. 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13, 8pm

Professor Allan Williams:

Marine litter’. This problem intensifies as plastics break down, even entering the human bloodstream. A timely talk from one of the world’s leading ‘beachologists’ 

GREEN ROOM, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27, 8pm

Professor Merryn Hutchings of London Metropolitan University:

“Are schools now exam factories? What are we doing to children’s education?

Merryn appears on the BBC and Channel 4 speaking of her increasing concern about the stress we are creating for our young.

GREEN ROOM, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 8pm

Kevin Sinnott discusses his art and the extraordinary gallery he has created in Pontycymer. There will be opportunities to purchase new prints.

 SW Logo

SW Logo

These talks are part of the charity’s celebrations of its twentieth anniversary. These culminate at the STAGE DOOR, GRAND PAVILION, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 6.30pm – 10.00 pm (more information will be published about this celebration event/AGM on the blog and events sections).

Expect music and poetry and a performance by Porthcawl’s own ‘One Time Alive’, launching their third album, ‘Red Shift’.