Diary Dates for December 2018


Belle Vue

Toboggan track at Belle Vue in 1900

Tuesday 4th December

'David Templeman Mary Queen of Scots from Buxton to Fotheringay' - David Templeman

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 5th Decemer

'A History of Woodsmoor' - Sue Bailey

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. Contact Numbers 01625 872068 or 875031 Membership £12 for the season.  Non-members £3 per meeting. http://www.cheshirehistory.org.uk/poynton-lhs.html


Monday 10th December

'Belle Vue' - Brian Selby

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 11th Dcember

'Christmas Buffet and Quiz'  

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 December

Unveiling statue of Emmeline Pankhurst

The statue of Emmeline Pankhurst will be unveiled in St Peter’s Square, Manchester on Friday, 14th December 2018 – one hundred years to the day from some women voting for the first time in a British General Election.

More details here

Friday 14th December

'The Towers Estate: its role in the making of Manchester and the scientific discoveries made there' - Diana Leitch

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