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Diary Dates: February 2018

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Tuesday  6th February

'Earhquake, causes & effects’ - Pete Webb

Furness Vale History Society

All meetings are held at Furness Vale Community Centre, Yeardsley Lane, behind the Imperial Palace Restaurant. Doors open 7pm for a 7.30 start. Admission is £1.50 including refreshments or £1 for members.

 

Tuesday 6th February

'Ancoats – the world’s first industrial suburb.’ - Elizabet Sibbering

Manchester Geographical Society

Lectures are held on Tuesdays at 1 pm at Cross Street Chapel, Manchester and last about one hour.

Admission is free.

http://www.mangeogsoc.org.uk/lectures.htm

 

Wednesday 7th February

'The Lost Corn Mills of Poynton…. and Others’ - Phil Alexander

Poynton Local History Society

Meetings take place at 7:30pm pm at St Paul’s School, Marley Road, Poynton. SK12 1LY SK12 1LY

Visitors welcome at £2 per evening. Annual Membership £10.

Contact Number 01625 875336

http://www.cheshirehistory.org.uk/poynton-lhs.html

Details on the Cheshire Local History Association website

 

Friday 9th February

'Lucky Dip Talks’ - Members

Macclesfield History Society

Meetings take place at 7.45 pm at the Library, Jordangate(Brunswick Street entrance).
Annual Membership Fee: £7 (Full-time students are free) Visitor Fee: £3

http://www.cheshirehistory.org.uk/macclefield-hs.html

Details on the Cheshire Local History Association website

 

Friday 9th February

'The Silk Industry of Macclesfield' - Dr Mike Nevell

New Mills Local History Society

Meetings are held in New Mills Town Hall,(SK22 4AT) starting at 7:45pm.

Visitors are welcome (£1-00) and refreshments are available at the end of the meeting.

Details on the New Mills Local History Society website

 

Tuesday 13th February

'Radical women of Manchester' – Jean Bailo

Altrincham History Society

Starting 7.30pm. Meetings are held at Altrincham Town Hall, Market Street, Altrincham WA14 1PG, in the Old Council Chamber, on the first floor (lift available). Altrincham History Society

 

Wednesday 14th February

'How Manchester Cotton wired up the world' – Nigel Linge

Wilmslow Historical Society

Following tea/coffee and biscuits at 7:15pm, lectures usually start at 7:45 pm in St. Bartholomew’s Parish Hall, Chancel Lane, Wilmslow, SK9 4AA. http://www.cheshirehistory.org.uk/wilmslow-hs.html

 

Monday 19th February

'A Mayor in Chains' - Neil Mullineux

Marple Local History Society

Doors open 7:15pm ready for the meeting at 7:45. Visitors are welcome to attend at a cost of £3. more details of meetings and this talk are on this site

 

Tuesday 27th February

'Salford Quays and Ordsall Through Time’ - Paul Hindle

Manchester Geographical Society

Lectures are held on Tuesdays at 1 pm at Cross Street Chapel, Manchester and last about one hour.

Admission is free.

http://www.mangeogsoc.org.uk/lectures.htm