History Talks Feb-July 2019

CGN History Talks Feb-July 2019 All the History meetings are held at St Ninians Church, Egerton Rd South, M21 0XJ on the first Thursday of the month from 1.30 to 2.45pm    £2 including refreshments For more information please contact Helen Hibberd, Co-ordinator on 0161 881-2925  or email helen@chorltongoodneighbours.org Thursday 7th February:George Hastings – 17th CenturyContinue reading History Talks Feb-July 2019

November Newsletter

Chorlton Good Neighbours, Wilbraham St Ninians Church, Egerton Rd South, M21 0XJ email   helen@chorltongoodneighbours.org              Tel    0161 881 -2925 Dear Good Neighbour Although it may seem some time ago, many thanks to everyone who supported the Annual General Meeting in September; it was a fantastic occasion with about 90 peopleContinue reading November Newsletter

History Talks Programme  Sep – Dec 2018

Monthly  History Talks at Good Neighbours Programme  September – December 2018 Meetings held at Wilbraham St Ninians Church, Egerton Rd South, M21 0XJ. 1.30-2.45pm    £2 including refreshments Thursday 6th September:   George McLean – USDAW and Ellen Wilkinson; shops, solidarity and socialism USDAW, based in Fallowfield, is one of Britain’s strongest Trade unions, representing overContinue reading History Talks Programme  Sep – Dec 2018

History Group talk on “The Quirks of Chorlton cum Hardy”

A packed History group (nearly 60 attended) heard Andrew Simpson & Peter Topping give a talk based round their new book “The Quirks of Chorlton-cum-Hardy” – a collaboration between a local historian (Andrew) and an artist (Peter) Andrew Simpson, and below with Peter Topping Ray, introducing the speakers What a crowd!  we counted 57 peopleContinue reading History Group talk on “The Quirks of Chorlton cum Hardy”

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 PeterContinue reading Chorlton Good Neighbours History Talks Feb-July 2018

Coffee Morning Talk about Charlie Peace

Thursday 23rd November 2017 saw 86 people gather at the normal coffee morning – our coffee mornings are very popular!. They were there to hear dramatist Nakib Narat tell the story of notorious victorian criminal Charlie Peace. Charlie Peace himself made a guest appearance where he was suitably booed by the crowd! (see http://www.twentythree.plus.com/MAP/chorlton.html)