Diary Dates for September 2019

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Tuesday 3rd September

'Dinting Arches' - Tony Brocklebank

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 4th September

'Little Moreton Hall: A True Survivor' - Trevor Williams

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 10th September

'George Mottershead and the opening of Chester Zoo' - George Cogswell

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 13th September

'History of the Ecton Copper Mine: Bronze Age to 1889' - Dr. Pete Webb

New Mills Local History Society

Friday 16th September

'The Origin and Evolution of the Brass Band with a reference to New Mills Old Prize Band' - Dr Stephen Dearden (New Mills Festival Lecture)

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 19th September

'Ordnance Survey Maps for Local Historians'' - Peter Hindle

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