South Wales Branch

Institute Branches 

Phil Edwards 

Vice Chair
Michelle Clapham 
Honorary Secretary 
Jason Richards

Branch Welfare Officer
Mark Holt
Branch Representative to Council
Michelle Clapham

To contact any of the above, email:

South Wales Branch Programme

All meetings will take place on the second Wednesday of the month at the Village Hotel, Cardiff CF14 7EF, unless a site visit is planned. Unless otherwise stated, meetings are planned for 6.00 pm with a 6.30 pm start.

Wednesday 14 September 2022
South Wales Aviation Museum (SWAM) - 'An evening at the museum'*

by Mr Phil Edwards
from 6.00 pm.
Venue: Hangar 872, Bro Tathan North, St Athan, Vale of Glamorgan DF62 4QR.

Thursday 20 October 2022 – CANCELLED
Developing and delivering...creating a new course
Rob Bilney, Testia
6.00 pm for 6.30 pm.
Venue: The Village Hotel, 29 Pendwyallt Road, Cardiff CF14 7EF. Please confirm your attendance via email to Karen Cambridge at: in order for the relevant number of attendees to be catered for. Also, when confirming your attendance please advise of any dietary requirements.

Wednesday 9 November 2022
Aston Martin Lagonda (To be confirmed)*
Contact: Phil Edwards
Venue: St Athan.

December 2022 (Date to be confirmed)
Christmas Dinner

Contact: Michelle Clapham.
Venue: To be confirmed.

Wednesday 11 January 2023
Post Christmas dinner and President Elect's dinner
Contact: Phil Edwards
Venue: The Village Hotel, Cardiff.

Wednesday 8 February 2023
Online BINDT meeting 
Speaker to be confirmed
6.30 pm-7.30 pm.
Contact: Jason Richards.
The meeting will be a webinar hosted via Zoom and registration is required in advance at:
On completion of registration a confirmation email will be sent containing the joining instructions for the webinar.

Wednesday 8 March 2023
Visit to TWI* 
Contact: Michelle Clapham 
Venue: TWI, Port Talbot

Wednesday 12 April 2023
Online BINDT meeting
Speaker to be confirmed.
Contact: Jason Richards.

Wednesday 10 May 2023
Online BINDT meeting
Contact: Jason Richards.

2023 (Date to be confirmed)
Annual General Meeting (AGM)
Details to be confirmed.
Contact: Phil Edwards.

*indicates CPD content

CPD Points from Branch meetings
Attending Branch meetings indicated as containing CPD content can earn valuable points towards PCN certificate renewals.

If anyone is willing or interested in providing talks to Branches, please contact Cindy Bailey at BINDT ( with an indication of the preferred geographical areas where you could assist.