Parish of Cockett

Keys Club

The Key’s Club, which was formed in 1962, is the Men’s Society of the Parish of Cockett who meet at on the second Monday of each month between September and June at the Sketty Club, Eversley Road, Sketty.

Membership is £10 per annum and at each meeting, we hold a raffle and all money raised is donated to charity.

During the recess, seven cheques for £100 were sent to Forget Me Not Club, Faith in Families, Blood Bikes Wales, Maggies, Ty Hafan Children’s Hospice, Swansea Young Single Homeless Charity and SeGMED the Sepsis Group at MorristonHospital.

Club Officers: President: Revd Dr Jonathon Wright, Chairman: Steve Davies,  Secretary: Colin Hammacott, Programme Secretary: Roy Harris, Social Secretary: Richard Nedin, Treasurer & Assistant Social Secretary: Ian Miles. Committee: Les Boor, John Wilkinson, John Burgum.

Programme for 2019

Sept 9   Holy Eucharist at St. James Church, Uplands (7pm) – Service conducted by Rev Mark Williams followed by a fish and chip supper at our Sketty HQ.

Oct 14  The life of Violette Szabo – An insight into the bravery of a French/British Special Operations Executive during World War II.

Nov 11  To mark Armistice Day our President Rev Dr Jonathon Wright will talk on My life in the Royal Navy. 

Dec 9    Christmas dinner at the Sketty Club. 

2020

Jan 13   Sports evening – details to be confirmed.

Feb 10  The story of Swansea castle – Colin Wheldon Jones relates the history of this city landmark since it was built in 1107.

Mar 9    Local stories and music - Roland Emmanuel will entertain us with a mixture of music and interesting local stories.

Apr 6    History of the Mumbles lifeboat – Kate Jones will tell us of the important part that this local iconic lifesaving service has played since its founding in1835.     Please note the change of date to avoid clashing with Bank Holiday

May 11  Annual General Meeting

June 8th – Visit to the Regimental Museum of the Royal Welsh, Brecon followed by a meal and social evening at the Gwyn Arms, Pen-y-Cae, Abercrave.

Further details from: Colin Hammacott