Programme of Speakers 2017/18

Meetings take place at Hollinsclough Chapel Hall starting at 7.30.  Doors are open from 6.45 so please come early if you can, especially on the first night when membership cards are issued.  You don’t need to be a member to come along, just turn up and enjoy the evening.




Sept 6th


Nigel Coulton

As the Bishop said to the Nun!” Bishop Roger Northbury’s visits to the nuns in his diocese, and his not very complimentary reports.

Oct 4th 2017

Tony Bonson

Watermills on the River Dove and its tributaries.

Nov 1st 2017

Simon Harris

The Cheshire Gentry and Islam in the late C16th: new discoveries at Adlington Hall

Dec 6th2017

Christine Robinson (retired housekeeper at Chatsworth)

Christmas at Chatsworth

Feb 7th 2018

Andy Bentham

Secret Marks in Churches to ward off Evil

Mch 7th 2018

Steve Booth

Staffordshire and the Coming of the Tudors in 1485

April 4th 2018

Byron Machin

Local Coal and Copper Mining

May 2nd 2018

June 6th 2018

Austin Knott

Steve Booth

Aircraft wrecks in the Peak District

Staffordshire and the Coming of the Tudors in 1485