Chorlton Good Neighbours History Talks Feb-July 2018

Chorlton Good Neighbours History Talks
Programme February – July 2018

All meetings 1.30-2.45pm     Cost : £2.00 including refreshments
at  St Ninian’s Church Hall , Egerton Road South, Chorlton, M21 0XJ

Thurs 1st February

Andrew Simpson/Peter Topping
When History met Art and became a book

Local historian Andrew talking about working with artist Peter to produce “The Quirks of Chorlton”

Thurs 1st March

Eddie little: More on The Ted Heath Band;
A follow up presentation of some of the Heath Band’s live performances and discussion of the continued appeal of the Big Band.

Thurs 5th April

Nicola Gardener: The history and Origins of Carnival – in particular those of the Caribbean,includes film and quiz.

Thurs 3rd May

Angela Downing: Background to the Origins of Manchester Parks, with reference to Alexandra Park’s history. Short film to be shown

Thurs 7th June

Steve Millwood: 1970 and 1974 in words and music.
Local writer Steve will show video clips, readings and autobiography from the ecade’s pivotal years

Thurs 5th July

Joanne Williams: Abel Heywood, Radical mayor Of Manchester
Meet author Joanna Williams, whose book Abel Heywood, the Man who Built the Town Hall was published last year