Millinery Department 5th Floor, S & J Watts
Tuesday 5th March
'Narrowboat Badger - The story of a working narrowboat built in 1923' - George Boyle
Furness Vale History Society
Meetings are held at Furness Vale Community Centre, Yeardsley Lane, SK23 7PN, next to the Imperial Palace Restaurant. Doors open 7pm for a 7.30 start. Admission is £2 including refreshments or £1 for members. A licensed bar is usually available
Details on the Furness Vale Local History Society website
Wednesday 6th March
'S & J Watts: the founders of a great wholesale empire' - Diana Leitch
Poynton Local History Society
Meetings are held at St Paul’s School, Marley Road, Poynton. SK12 1LY. Doors open 7pm for a 7.30 start. Membership £12 for the season. Non-members £3 per meeting. Contact Numbers 01625 872068 or 875031 Membership £12 for the season.
Friday 8th March
'Union Road' - Roger Bryant
New Mills Local History Society
Meetings are held in New Mills Town Hall (SK22 4AT), on Friday evenings (usually), starting at 7:45pm. The hall is open from 7.00 pm. Visitors are welcome (£1.50). Free tea/coffee /biscuits after the talk.
Details on the New Mills Local History Society website
Tuesday 12th March
'Peterloo Massacre' - Robert Poole
Altrincham History Society
Subscriptions are £8p.a. or £15 to include a spouse or partner. Visitors are welcome, and are charged £2 per meeting.
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).
Details on the Altrincham History Society website
Monday 18th March
'Elizabeth Raffald - the experienced English housekeeper of Manchester' - Suze Appleton
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