This week there will be a whole host of events, activities and exhibitions in Neath marking the centenary of the brilliant man that was Alfred Russel Wallace, who spent five life changing years in Neath.
THE GWYN HALL:
Throughout the week, there will be an exhibition entitled 'Alfred Russel Wallace - The Forgotten Evolutionist' in the Gwyn Hall Foyer and Studio, which is *FREE* entry
There will also be performances throughout the week by Theatr Na nog;
* You Should Ask Wallace from Monday 17th June to Friday 21st June at 10am, and 13:00 for school performances, also one at 19:00 on June 20th - all tickets £6, suitable for ages 6+, A 45 minute performance which focuses on the aspects of Alfred Russel Wallace's inspirational character that led him to the Theory of Evolution by natural selection
* The Amazing Adventures of Wallace and Bates (for younger audiences) on Saturday 22nd June at 11am and 14:30, all tickets £6, suitable for ages 2+, Once again Theatr Na nOg will bring you another wonderful story to enchant young audiences and inspire young minds
An activity that all ages can join in on, Alfred Russel Wallace guided historical walk of Neath with Robert King, local historian and author between 13:00 and 14:00 on Saturday 22nd June, tickets are £3 per person and children go *FREE*
To follow an online historical Alfred Wallace Trail all year round visit http://www.visitnpt.co.uk/default.aspx?page=10297
Leaflets can be picked up during Wallace Week from the Gwyn Hall, Victoria Gardens, the Tourist Information Centre at Aberdulais Tin Works and Waterfall and the Waterfall Centre in Pontneddfechan. The leaflet is also available online by visiting www.visitnpt.co.uk/alfredrusselwallace.
EVENTS NEAR YOU?
If there is anything else happening then please get in touch and let us all know!!