Tuesday 6 February: Liverpool Revisited in Film and in Conversation
From a small fishing inlet to Capital of Culture in 2008, Liverpool has been home, a place of employment, a cultural and shopping venue and more, for many of our members. All members are welcome to the meeting to discover/rediscover more about the pool that became the City of Liverpool.
Tuesday 6 March: Poverty and the Workhouses in South-West Lancashire – 2.15pm
Vivian Mumford joins us to present her research.
Tuesday 3 April: It’s World Cup Football Year – Kick Off – 2.15pm
Hear how Lancashire played a major role in the development of football and how local people have been involved in the game. Second half – `The Voice of Anfield` – stadium announcer George Sephton will talk about some of his memorable times with Liverpool Football Club.
There will be ‘Spot the Ball’ and other easy football related competitions plus pies, prizes and pots of tea and coffee.
Our 2018 outdoor visits begin.
Tuesday 1 May: The Imperial War Museum and a Tour of BBC Studios at Salford Quays.
Places are limited. Further details and bookings can be obtained at the end of meetings and at Horizons. Cost £22.75 pp.
Depart: 12.30pm – Long Lane near Hq. We will return approximately 7.00pm.
Saturday 2 June: Tour and Tales around the Ribble Valley.
A repeat of our popular day out, itinerary available at meetings
and at Horizons.
Would members on the 2017 reserve list please confirm or decline their place by Thursday 5 April – to allow members who would like the opportunity to book a day out in our lovely countryside.
All members are welcome to any of our meetings, however, places are limited on outdoor visits and there may be access issues, so please discuss. Bookings are taken at Horizons at the Local History Desk.