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Diary Dates for February 2020

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Tuesday 4th February

'Three Medals' - Geoff Wild  + AGM

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

 

Saturday 4th February

'The Idea of "Place" - what makes somewhere "somewhere"?' - Eamonn Canniffe  + AGM

Marple Civic Society

Marple Library on Saturday, February 8th 2020 at 10.30am.

Details on the Marple Civic Society website

 

Wednesday 5th February

'Postcards of Bramhall' - Ian Cameron

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. 

 Poynton Local History Society

 

Tuesday 11th February

'Adolphe Valette: Manchester’s very own French Impressionist?' - John Ward

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 14th February

'The Development of Airfields around Manchester' - David George

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

 

Monday 17th  February

'The Leghs of Lyme: How to join the aristocracy' - 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 25th  February

'Why Britain’s Railways Stuck With Steam Into The Space Age' - Bob Gwynne (National Railway Museum, York)

Manchester Newcomen Society

Manchester Alliance Française
125 Portland Street
Manchester, M1 4QD

6.30pm

More details here

 

Thursday 27th  February

'A Man of Many Parts”: William Henry Broadhead: His Life and Work' - Dr. Victoria Garlick

Manchester Victorian 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

7.00 pm for 7.15 pm

Friends’ Meeting House, Mount Street, Manchester M2 5NS

Cost: £8; No need to book.

More details here

 

Manchester Geographical Society Talks for February:

4th
THOMAS SMYTH: Coastal Dune Systems on the Sefton Coast.

11th
DONNA SHERMAN & CARLY RICHARDSON: Exploring the Manchester Geographical Society’s Map Collection.

18th
MORGAN WAMPLER: A Deep Geography of Manchester City Centre.

25th
ANNA DAVIDSON: Keeping the Humanities in Geography.

Lectures are held on Tuesdays at 1.30pm at Cross Street Chapel, Manchester and last about one hour.

Doors open at 1.15pm.

Admission is free.

More details here