The programme for 2022-23 started with our first meeting on Tuesday September 6th at 8pm at Sandbach Library with a talk by Dave Thomas from Tatton Farm entitled “Down on the Farm”.
The October meeting took place on October 4th in Sandbach Library when Tony Bostock gave a talk entitled ‘Cheshire Knights and their Ladies.
Visit to Congleton Museum – Nov 1st
Aileen Thompson reports that the twenty-four people who were able to attend the visit to Congleton Museum on Nov 1st had an enjoyable and instructive visit. Linda and Graham Hulse and John Pemberton looked after everyone splendidly with two talks , one about the coins and the other about the museum followed by refreshments. Our thanks to the museum. For those who were not able to go there is a short virtual tour on the museum website https://www.congletonmuseum.co.uk/
Thomas Brassey talk by Peter Bolt (via zoom) – Dec 6th
Peter Bolt of the Thomas Brassey Society gave a talk about ‘Thomas Brassey, Railway Engineer’
The History of the Manchester Ship Canal by members of the Daniel Adamson preservation society (via zoom) – Jan 3rd
Les Green and Bob Cannell of the Daniel Adamson Preservation Society gave a talk via Zoom on the history of the Manchester Ship Canal.
The History of Crewe Hall on Tuesday February 7th
Graham Dodd of Nantwich Museum gave a talk via Zoom about the history of Crewe Hall
The History of St Luke’s Church, Holmes Chapel on Tuesday March 7th
Peter Cotton gave a talk about the Church followed by a guided tour.
Paul Hurley gave a talk on Cheshire Murders and Misdemeanours on Tuesday April 4th
Linda Clarke gave a talk on the History of Postcards on Tuesday May 2nd 2023
On June 8th there was a visit to Englesea Brook Chapel and Museum
This year’s monthly meetings were on the first Tuesday of the month and included face to face talks, visits and online Zoom talks.
Face to face meetings returned to Sandbach Library