2017/18 Programme

Designed to appeal to the widest possible audience, our 2017/18 lecture programme is detailed below. Talks are free to Society members (Membership costs £11.00 per annum, click here for details of how to join) but everyone is welcome to attend. Non-member fees per lecture, payable on the door, are £2.00 for adults and 50p for students or under 18s.

Monday 18th September 2017
The Chemical Industry in Runcorn & Widnes
by Diana Leitch

Monday 16th October 2017
Friar Thomas Penketh
by Bill Cooke

Monday 20th November 2017
A Century of Public Transport in Warrington
by Ron Phillips

Monday 18th December 2017
Christmas Party / Quiz Night

Monday 15th January 2018
The Life of  George Formby
by Brian Hallworth

Monday 19th February 2018
The Rylands Family: Wire, Women & Song
by Phillip Jeffs

Monday 19th March 2018
Life in 19th Century Warrington
by Andy Green

Monday 23rd April 2018
William Beamont
by Harry Wells

All of our talks are held at Frairs Green Independent Methodist Chapel, 37 Cairo Street, Warrington, commencing at 7.30pm.

Visit our Past Lectures page to see a list of every talk organised by the Society since 1964.