Tuesday 27th March (19.00 - 23.30)

National Museum Cardiff, Cathays Park, Cardiff CF10 3NP (Please use the entrance on Park Place)


The PSA is delighted to announce that the Annual Conference Dinner this year will be held at the National Museum Cardiffon Tuesday 27th March. The evening will consist of a welcome drinks reception, a three course meal, a keynote address by Gary Younge, Editor-at-Large for The Guardian, a prize-giving ceremony and a twmpath (Welsh ceilidh) with Pluck and Squeeze.

During the drinks reception in the Galleries, guests will be able to view one of Europe's finest art collections, featuring five hundred years of magnificent paintings, drawings, sculpture, silver and ceramics from Wales and across the world. 

Keynote Address by Gary Younge 

The Keynote Address this year will be given by Gary Younge, Author, Broadcaster and Editor-at-Large for The Guardian

Gary Younge is an award-winning author, broadcaster and columnist for The Guardian. He also writes a monthly column, Beneath the Radar, for The Nation magazine in America. He has written five books, the most recent being Another Day in the Death of America (Guardian Faber, 2016), which was nominated for 8 awards on both sides of the Atlantic and won the  J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize from the School of Journalism, Columbia University. During his 25 years at The Guardian Gary has reported  from all over Europe, Africa and the Caribbean. Between 2003 and 2015 he was The Guardian's US correspondent writing first from New York and then Chicago. In 2015 he returned to London where he now writes a column.

Twmpath with Pluck and Squeeze


We are delighted to announce that popular Cardiff-based twmpath, ceilidh and barn dance band, Pluck and Squeeze, will provide the post-dinner entertainment.  

 The band will 'call' the dances and will walk through the steps with dinner guests. 

For further information on twmpath and Welsh folk dances, please click here


19.00 Welcome Drinks Reception in the Galleries 

19.30 Call to Dinner in the Grand Hall

19.45 Onwards: Dinner Service, Keynote Address by Gary Younge and Prize-Giving

21.45 Twmpath and Post-Dinner Entertainment with Pluck and Squeeze

Venue Details:  

National Museum Cardiff, Cathays Park, Cardiff CF10 3NP. Ticket-holders should arrive via the Entrance on Park Place. 

Please visit the National Museum Cardiff  website for further information. 

Please click here for full venue access and mobility information.

The National Museum next to the main conference venue, City Hall, and a map of the surrounding area is here

Tickets will be given to confirmed attendees during conference registration on 26th or 27th March and you must show this upon arrival at the National Museum. 

Dietary Requirements: 

Please contact if you have any specific dietary requirements or allergies and we will try to be as accommodating as possible with your request.