LEEK & DISTRICT HISTORICAL SOCIETY

AUTUMN / WINTER PROGRAMME  2014 2015


Meetings are held on the 2nd Monday each month in the DOVE ROOM, MOORLANDS HOUSE, STOCKWELL STREET, LEEK
and start at 7-45 pm  

THE ROOM IS AT GROUND LEVEL WITH ENTRY FROM THE CAR PARK 
AND  IS FULLY EQUIPPED WITH AN UP-TO DATE SOUND SYSTEM


2014

Monday, September 8th
BACKGROUND TO THE 1st WORLD WAR 

A talk lecture by JOHN NEWALL
Members are reminded that their ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTIONS (10) ARE DUE THIS MONTH and  can be paid before this meeting starts. 

Mondav. October 13th
THE LEGACY OF SAMUEL OLDKNOW
(1756 to 1828) English cotton manufacturer
A talk by BOB HUMPHREY-TAYLOR.

Monday. November 10th
"GREAT WAR CAMPS ON CANNOCK CHASE
A talk by STEPHEN DEAN (COUNTY ARCHAEOLOGIST)

Monday, December 8th 2014 
ANNUAL DINNER at FOXLOWE
Names to Cathryn Walton as soon as possible please.

 


2015

Monday, January 12th
MEMBERS' EVENING
An opportunity for members to share their interest and to see some of the Society's archives.

Monday, February 9th
"CHIMNEY SWEEPS" CLIMBING BOYS
With local reference & work of Francis Wedgwood in ending the abuse..
An talk by STEVE BOOTH

 Monday, March 9th
"WOODHEAD HALL" -CHEADLE'S SPY CENTRE
A   talk by PHILIP BROUGH

Monday. April 13th
AGM *
followed by A ROMAN HOLIDAY
A talk by ALAN BEDNALL

*NOTE:  Nominations for OFFICERS and COMMITTEE
should be given to the Secretary in advance of the meeting

Monday. May 11th
EPITAPHS
What would yours be?
A talk by RAYMOND RUSH

Monday, June 8th 
ANNUAL WALK
TO BE ARRANGED


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