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2023 / 2024 Season of talks with Marple Local History Society
« Reply #1 on: August 04, 2023, 06:33:04 AM »
2023 / 2024 Season of talks with Marple Local History Society

The Society generally meets on the third Monday of the month from September to April, apart from December, when the meetings are held on the second Monday of the month.

Doors open 7:15pm ready for the meeting at 7:45. Access is via the main entrance on Church Lane (opposite Mount Drive) and the meetings are held in the church itself on the ground floor.

The church includes a hearing aid loop system which is most effective for people sitting near the side walls and in the rear pews of the church.

Inaugural meeting: Monday 18 September

The full programme for this season is as follows:
  • 18th September: Brian Groom - 'Northerners: A History. From the Ice Ages to the 21st Century'
  • 16th October: Sheila Leonard - 'Restoration of the Danny Steam Boat' 
  • 13th November: Anthony Burton - 'Marple in the 17th century'
  • 11th December: Clare Moores - 'Chimney Stacks and Climbing Boys: the art and mystery of Chimney Sweeping'
  • 15th January: Neil Mullineux -  'Longhurst Lane- a virtual stroll'
  • 19th February: Ted Doan - 'The Plaza Theatre '
  • 18th March: Geoffrey Scargill - ‘Elgar: The Real Enigma’
  • 15th April: AGM & Frank Plezak - 'Ludworth Colliery'
To learn more about Marple Local History Society visit: https://www.marplelocalhistorysociety.org.uk/


Mark Whittaker
The Marple Website