Upcoming lectures

Warrington History Society’s 2023/24 lecture programme is designed to appeal to the widest possible audience. Talks are free to Society members (Membership costs £14.00 per annum, click here for details of how to join) and all talks take place at Friars Green Chapel in Cairo Street, Warrington. Visitors are welcome to attend individual lectures for a fee of £5 payable on the door.

7.30pm Monday 18th September 2023
Chimney Stacks & Climbing Boys
by Claire Moores

7.30pm Monday 16th October 2023
The Anderton Boat Lift – It’s History and Workings
by Jim Corbridge

7.30pm Monday 20th November 2023
The Restoration of the Daniel Adamson
by The Daniel Adamson Preservation Society

7.30pm Monday 15th January 2024
The History of the Wire Part 2: The Wire In The Northern Union
by Neil Dowson

7.30pm Monday 19th February 2024
A Basic History of Warrington Through Maps
by Philip Jeffs

7.30pm Monday 18th March 2024
James John Webster of Warrington – a World Class Engineer
by Mike Hodgkinson

7.30pm Monday 15th April 2024
A Look at Harry Wells’ Archive Photo Collection
by Harry Wells

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

To find out more about the Society take a look at our YouTube video below.