Green group’s series of talks in Porthcawl

Monday, 9 October 2017

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A Porthcawl environmental group is putting on a series of talks .

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

Sustainable Wales Director, Margaret Minhinnick, said: “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 Street, Porthcawl (CF36 3BG).

On Friday, October 13, 8pm: Professor Allan Williams on ‘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’.

October 27, 8pm: Professor Merryn Hutchings of London Metropolitan University, asks ‘Are schools now exam factories? What are we doing to children’s education?’

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

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.

These talks are part of the charity’s celebrations of its 20th anniversary. These culminate at the Stage Door, Grand Pavilion, Thursday November 16, 6.30pm – 10pm.

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

More information on 01656 773627.

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