Diary Dates for April 2019

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Tuesday 2nd April

'Discovering Buxton' - Netta Christie

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 3rd April

'Cheshire’s Old Parish Churches' - Tony Bostock

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. 



Tuesday 9th April

'Altrincham at Peace, 1918-1920' - Colin Graham

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).Altrincham History Society


Friday 12th April

'Lost Buildings of New Mills' - Derek Brumhead

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


Saturday 13th April

'The Artistic and Religious Environment' - Study Afternoon

St Martin's Heritage Trust

Study Afternoon with tea, to be held by St. Martin's Heritage Trust, on "The Artistic and Religious Environment".
Lectures by Geoff Brammall and Anthony Burton.
£10 charge and bookings need to be made through Ann Sayer 0161 427 2542 from the beginning of March.
St. Martin's Church Hall, Brabyns Brow, Marple 2pm


Monday 15th April

'The Towers Estate' - Diana Leitch

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


Thursday 18th April

'How a Westmoreland sheep farming family came via London to Brabyns Hall' - Mark Hudson

St Martin's Heritage Trust

The talk will be given by Mark Hudson, descendant of Ann Hudson, St. Martin's benefactor. £8 including refreshments, tickets on the door.

St. Martin's Church, Brabyns Brow, next to Marple station 7.30pm