Newport – The Green Meadow Burial Ground – Myth, Mystery and Renewal

Our August talk was given by Stephen Lyons.

Although the original title was ‘The Black Vein Disaster’ and about the coal mine disaster at Waunfawr, Risca on December 1st, 1860 the talk in fact was a forensic examination of the reporting of a disaster and how history is so easily misinterpreted and misrepresented. Continue reading