Museum Talks

Ever since the Museum of Welsh Cricket opened in 2021, a series of talks have taken place over the winter months with former Glamorgan players and other personalities from Welsh cricket and the cricket world in general.

The talks from October 2020 onwards have taken place in a virtual format via ZOOM and recordings of the talks are now available on Glamorgan Cricket’s YouTube channel. Click on the name of the talk to watch the recording:

20 Oct – An Evening with Alex Wharf

12 Nov – An Evening with David Hemp

10 Dec – Another Evening with Michael Hogan

11 Jan – G-day to Michael Kasprowicz

Further talks are planned, as listed below, for 2021, including some specially themed anniversary talks . If you would like to attend the free-of-charge events below, please send an email to museum@glamorgancricket.co.uk

27 January @ 1900 – “Glamorgan CCC – the 1920s and 1930s” – a nostalgic evening looking back at the Welsh county’s first two decades in the County Championship. The guests at this virtual event will include the families and relatives of former Glamorgan players from this era, including the grand-daughter of Norman Riches (Glamorgan’s first captain in the Championship), the son of Freddie Mathias (a larger than life character who played for the Club during the 1920s) plus the daughter and grand-daughter of Maurice Turnbull (Glamorgan’s outstanding captain of the 1930s). In addition, some specially created films and photographic presentations will be shown recalling the early days of the Club.

11 February @ 1900 “An Evening with Adrian Dale” – the all-rounder who was in Glamorgan’s Sunday League-winning team in 1993 and their Championship-winning side in 1997 will be recalling these golden days of his career in county cricket.

• Late February (date/time TBC) – “Glamorgan CCC – the 1940s and 1950s”

6 March (time TBC) – “An Evening with Matthew Elliott” – the former Glamorgan, Yorkshire and Australian batsman will be reflecting on his career in county and Test cricket.

• Late March 2021 (date/time TBC) – “Glamorgan CCC – the 1960s and 1970s”

• November 2021 (date/time TBC) – “Glamorgan CCC – the 1980s and 1990s”

• December 2021 (date/time TBC) – Glamorgan CCC – the 2000s and 2010s”

Another centenary-themed talk will also take place during October 2021.