The Key’s Club, which was formed in 1962, is the Men’s Society of the Parish of Cockett who meet on the second Monday of each month between September and June at the Sketty Club, Eversley Road, Sketty.
As this is our 60 th anniversary year, we will be marking this important milestone by holding an anniversary dinner, the taking of an official club photograph and through the publication of a special anniversary brochure.
Also, at 5pm on Sunday 12 th February 2023, we will be holding a festal Evensong at St. Peter’s Church to celebrate the 60 th anniversary of our club to which we hope you will bring family and friends and make it a
truly memorable occasion.
Our annual programme includes a Christmas Dinner and an annual trip to places of interest followed by a meal at a suitable hostelry.
Membership is £10 per annum and at each meeting, we hold a raffle and a spot the ball and all monies raised are donated to charity.
During the summer recess, six cheques for £100 were sent to Forget Me Not Club, Blood Bikes Wales, Prostate Cancer Wales, Mind Cymru, Swansea Asylum Seekers Support and Llamau, formerly Swansea Young Single Homeless.
Club Officers: President: Revd Dr Jonathon Wright, Chairman: Steve Davies, Vice Chairman: Rev. Mark Williams, Secretary: Colin Hammacott, Programme and Social Secretary: Richard Nedin, Treasurer: Ian Miles. Committee: Les Boor, John Wilkinson, John Burgum.
Programme for 2022
Sept 12 Holy Eucharist at St. Peter’s Church, Cockett (7pm) – Service conducted by Rev Dr Jonathon Wright followed by a fish and chip supper at our Sketty HQ. (Please wear club ties for official photograph.)
Oct 10 Captain Andy Settle, Church Army, will tells us of his work with vulnerable people in the Neath area.
Nov 14 Robart Powell transports us back to 1958 and the heroics of the last Welsh international football team to qualify for the World Cup Finals which saw the emergence of a Brazilian wonderkid named Pele.
Dec 12 Christmas dinner at the Sketty Club.
Jan 9 A visit from local historian Gerald Gabb who will take us on a journey through the milestones in the history of the City of Swansea.
Feb 13 Keys Club 60 th anniversary dinner at the Sketty Club and a chance to share stories and memories of our club’s history.
Mar 13 John Powell relates the part the anti-aircraft gun on Mumbles hill played in the defence of our city during WWII.
Apr 17 Personal recollections of the great music hall acts who graced the stage of the iconic Swansea Empire with our own Colin Hammacott.
Please note the change of date to avoid clashing with Bank Holiday.
May 8 Annual General Meeting
June 12 – Visit to the Penderyn Brecon Beacons Distillery followed by a meal and social evening at a nearby hostelry. (Details to be confirmed.)
Further information from: Colin Hammacott 01792 893659.