Meeting Place: Westhoughton Library
 

Meetings take place on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month in the room above Westhoughton Library in a friendly and convivial atmosphere.


For those who are new to Westhoughton, the Library is situated at the side of the Town Hall in Market Street.


Come along one Thursday morning between 10 and 12 to gain a fascinating insight into the life and times of yesteryear. Admission £1, which includes tea or coffee and a biscuit and time to meet others interested in our past


All are welcome.

                                                  

Events in 2018


4 January           Looking back on 2017 and forward to 2018

                         Ann Redburn and David Kaye


18 January         The Rivington Reservoirs : Ruth Duckworth


25 January          VISIT to the Dam House Astley


1 February          Victorian Times : Graham Stirrup


15 February        Steam Railways Revived : Tom Heavyside


1 March              The Pit Brow Women of the Lancashire Coalfield : Alan Davies


15 March            My visit to China : Phil Wood


5 April                A Trip to Switzerland Prisoner of War Research 1916-17: Tony Foster


19 April              VISIT to World Museum Liverpool for the Terracotta Warriors

                         Exhibition


3 May                Howfen to Hyderabad Part 2 : David Kaye


17 May              Elizabeth Parker of Browsholme Hall : Linda Sawley


7 June               VISIT to Astley Hall for Afternoon Tea : cost £14


21 June             Liverpool’s two contrasting cathedrals : Malcolm Tranter


5 July                VISIT to Browsholme Hall


19 July              Fun with Antiques : Yvonne Wooley


2 August           WALK Chequerbent and Manchester Road


16 August         VISIT to Eyam Plague Village and Museum


6 September    Crystal Palace and the Great Exhibition : David Hill


20 September  VISIT to Holker Hall


4 October        No Compensation : Judith Atkinson


18 October      Missing in Action : Bill Taylor


1 November    Lancashire’s War Memorial Parks : Elaine Taylor


18 November  Westhoughton after the Great War : On the Go Theatre Group


6 December    Christmas and New Year visiting : One Accord

                     Customs followed by Christmas Entertainment