Thanks to Aileen Thompson for this information about events outside of the local area

The discovery of Lindow Man – 40th anniversary

There is a host of events taking place this year to commemorate the discovery of Lindow Man in 1984; a new Heritage Walk around Lindow Moss, a season of talks at Wilmslow Guild, art exhibitions and much more.  For full details visit

There is currently an exhibition at Wilmslow library till Friday 14 June  – free admission

History of Polish soldiers in Leek in WW2

An exhibition sharing the stories of Polish soldiers and their families who settled in Staffordshire nearly 80 years ago is set to open. Community arts programme Outside said the exhibition at Leek’s Nicholson Museum and Art Gallery includes recordings from members of the Polish community.Called The Leek Polish Connection, it features memories of those who came to the area, recalls their fighting in Italy and journeys.

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