Press Releases 2014-2015

Public Invited to University Lecture with Trevor Fishlock

12.03.2014

Author and broadcaster Trevor Fishlock is the guest speaker at this year’s Cliff Tucker Memorial Lecture on the University of Wales Trinity Saint David’s (UWTSD) Lampeter campus.

The general public are being invited to the lecture, entitled ‘Art, Love, and Money’, which takes place on Tuesday 18th March, starting at 7pm. Entry is free and refreshments will be provided. Anybody who would like to attend should call 01570 424704 or email rhiannon.ifan@tsd.uwtsd.ac.uk.

Trevor Fishlock is an author, broadcaster and journalist. As a foreign correspondence he has worked on assignments in over seventy counties for publications such as The Times and the Daily Telegraph. He has written books on Wales, India, Russia, America and on nineteenth-century exploration, and has presented more than 150 television programmes about life and history in Wales.

The Memorial Lecture is named after magistrate and politician Cliff Tucker, who was also an industrial executive with British Petroleum. He was educated at St David’s College in Lampeter, which became University of Wales, Lampeter, and more recently UWTSD. Following his death in 1993, at the age of eighty, he bequeathed the proceeds of his home to the University.

Cliff Tucker is commemorated at UWTSD through a history research degree scholarship in his name and through the construction of the Cliff Tucker Lecture Theatre.

Note to Editor

  1. For more information please contact Steven Stokes, Senior PR and Communications Officer, on 07872 423788 or email steven.stokes@sm.uwtsd.ac.uk
  2. The University of Wales Trinity Saint David was established in 2010 through the merger of the University of Wales Lampeter and Trinity University College, Carmarthen. On 1 August 2013 the Swansea Metropolitan University merged with the University.
  3. The University’s Royal Charter 1828 is the oldest in Wales, and it is third behind Oxford and Cambridge in Wales and England. HRH Prince of Wales is the Patron of the University.
  4. On 1 August, 2013 Coleg Sir Gâr merged with the University of Wales Trinity Saint David Group, however they will keep their own brand. Coleg Ceredigion merged with the Group on 1 January 2014.

Further Information

Steven Stokes
Senior PR and Communications Officer

07872 423788 | steven.stokes@sm.uwtsd.ac.uk