Performing and Sharing “Stories of our Lives”

Over four Saturdays in August , CGN ran a  project bringing older storytellers together with younger writers to create a book about memories and experiences around selected topics; childhood and growing up, working life and holidays and travel . Over thefour sessions 50 people had taken part, including many members from CGN. We have hadContinue reading Performing and Sharing “Stories of our Lives”

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

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

Chorlton Good Neighbours Launch Free Drama Workshops for over 60s   

Chorlton Good Neighbours Launch Free Drama Workshops for over 60s    Getting Older In Manchester Should Mean Getting Bolder & Having an Even More Fulfilling Life! Chorlton Good Neighbours support Manchester’s Ageing Well initiative with a free Drama Course for people age 60+  Available to anyone in Chorlton, Chorlton Park and Whalley Range; the Workshops are fundedContinue reading Chorlton Good Neighbours Launch Free Drama Workshops for over 60s   

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”