Diary Dates for November 2017

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Wednesday 1st November

'Halle’s Other Project : The history of the RNCM' - Geoff Thomason

Poynton Local History Society

Meetings are held at 7.30pm on the first Wednesday of the month at
St Paul’s School, Marley Road, Poynton. SK12 1LY

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

Contact Number 01625 875336


Details on the Cheshire Local History Association website


Tuesday 7th November

'The Life and Times of a Farrier' - Doug Bradbury

Furness Vale History Society

All meetings are held at Furness Vale Community Centre, Yeardsley Lane (next to Imperial Palace Restaurant) Non members are always welcome, admission is £2 including refreshments. Doors open at 7pm for a 7.30 start.

 Details on the Furness Vale Local History Society website


Friday 10th November

'Building Barton’s Swing Bridges' - Judith Atkinson

 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


Friday 10th November

'Rudyard Lake’ -  Ray Perry

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


Details on the Cheshire Local History Association website


Friday 10th November

'Birth, babies and bedsteads: women’s lives in the North of England' - Mrs Sara Fox                                                                        

Stockport Historical  Society

Meeting place: Stockport Sunday School, Nangreave Road, at 7.45 p.m.  Everyone welcome, small entrance charge.


Tuesday 14th November

'St John's Church, Altrincham' – Stephen Birchall

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


Monday 20th November

'Marple & Mellor - A Textile Tale' - Judith Wilshaw

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.


About the Society

The Society was formed in 1961, following almost a decade of interest in local history matters. Originally called The Marple Antiquarian Society, it changed its name to The Marple Local History Society in 1990. The Society is a Registered Charity, 500099.

Monthly meetings are held between September and April, several field trips are made each year. The society publishes a range of publications, has an active archive session on Thursday mornings, and organises occasional exhibitions. More details here.