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

Arctic Convoy medal presentation at Manchester Town Hall (video)

Finally, more than two years since Chorlton Good Neighbours started their campaign to support our member Bob Cowan to be able to get the Ushavov medal for Arctic Convoy veterans  from the Russian Government, the day finally came.  Below are some photos and video of the ceremony in Manchester Town Hall on 13 Oct 2014 whenContinue reading Arctic Convoy medal presentation at Manchester Town Hall (video)

History Group – May and June meetings

The Chorlton History Group meets on the first Thursday of each month starting at 1.30pm, at Wilbraham St Ninians Church, Chorlton Next meeting: Thurs May 2nd 2013:   Roy Chapman will give a talk on “The Lost Railways of South Manchester” Roy Chapman  (on the right), Officer Commanding,  Manchester 1940 Squadron Air Training Corps, as he welcomes the arrival of “The LancashireContinue reading History Group – May and June meetings