Talk on the History of Chocolate- including an Aztec drink

The thursday 2nd November History talk saw 40 people come to listen to Diana Leitch talking about the science of chocolate, including being able to sample the drink according to the recipe that was prepared by the Aztecs 2,000 years ago.. Everyone thought the talk was fascinating and really appreciated Diana’s knowledge and delivery. WeContinue reading Talk on the History of Chocolate- including an Aztec drink

List of Community Groups and Social Support Contacts in Chorlton and Whalley Range

List of Community and Social Support Contacts  for older people in Chorlton & Whalley Range This list has been drawn from a list of such groups in South Manchester circulated bythe Chorlton Dementia Support Group, As with all such lists it soon becomes out of date as some groups and services close and others emerge.Continue reading List of Community Groups and Social Support Contacts in Chorlton and Whalley Range

Chorlton Good Neighbours hosts Age Friendly event

Chorlton Good Neighbours hosts Age Friendly Whalley Range and Chorlton event   On Thursday 10thNovember just under 90 people attended another successful event held at Chorlton Good Neighbours. Organised by Helen Hibberd, Co ordinator of CGN, and Chris Ricard and Loren Grant from the local Age Friendly Team, a series of speakers from various healthContinue reading Chorlton Good Neighbours hosts Age Friendly event

The Paralympics: From Manchester to Rio – Mark Todd

“Progression of Inclusive Design & Accessibility:  | From Manchester to Rio Via London & Sochi” A talk by  Mark Todd,   Nov 3rd 2016 Mark Todd has had  over 30 years experience in the field of disabled people’s access. Having played a key role in the disability movement, Mark became the first Access Officer at Manchester CityContinue reading The Paralympics: From Manchester to Rio – Mark Todd

Session on Frailty at Good Neighbours

Talk on  Frailty at Good Neighbours At the Good Neighbours coffee morning on Thurs July 24th 2014.  Ken Rockwood, Professor of Geriatric Medicine at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada,  came to give a talk about frailty. He was assisted by his colleague Judah Goldstein, a paramedic and PhD Student.   Professor Rockwood and Judah Goldstein about to give their talk FrailtyContinue reading Session on Frailty at Good Neighbours

Talk on Victorian Dress at History Group

“Victorian dress of the middle and working classes” Margo Singer Margo Singer’s gave a great talk to the Chorlton History Group on 3rd April 2014 in which she looked at the development of fashion and textiles in the mid 19th century, especially with reference to Manchester and the novels of Elizabeth Gaskell The talk looked at the development of corsets, crinolinesContinue reading Talk on Victorian Dress at History Group