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