Who could have foreseen this! We'd all been working hard at providing interesting events and they're all on hold now until further notice. This takes us up to the Conference on August 22, when we dare not presume that the Coronavirus will have left us.The following Saturday, a History Society group from Bridgend were going to come to Ruperra for the first time for their annual trip.
Can we hope that the virus will have left us by our Open Doors Day in September? Probably not soon enough to organise the event.
Regarding the Castle, let's hope it is standing up reasonably well to the weather as it has done since 1941, even though there is the added onslaught of Climate Change.
Next year on December 9th 2021 it will be the 80th
anniversary of the fire that gutted the inside. Here's a picture of the Banqueting Hall after the fire.
The following picture shows the harm that could be done from the current planning application before Caerphilly Council.