Programmes of Speakers before 2020/21 season

Some of the meetings are linked – click on them to find out about it!

2019/20

Date SpeakerSubject
Sept 4th
2019
Pauline DolanLooking after the vulnerable in the 16th Century
Oct 2nd
2019
Roly Smith The Mass Trespass
Nov 6th
2019
Joe Perry Iron Age Torcs
Dec 4th
2019
Peter Corbett The Air Ambulance
Feb 5th
2020
David Cliffe A Moorland Album: Edwardian
Moorlands in photographs
March 4th
2020
Catherine Parker
Heath, South West
Peak
New discoveries at Dale Mine, Warslow
April 1st
2020
Richard Gregory Hartington from 1933-55
May 6th
2020
Ian Parker Heath Pre-history: its story

2018/19

DateSpeakerSubject
Sept 5th 2018 Ann Cantrell Glorious Grasslands
Oct 3rd 2018Neil CollingwoodPublic Houses in the Area
Nov 7th 2018Catherine Parker HeathBarns, Buildings and Heritage Items in the South West Peak
Dec 5th 2018Ray PerryRudyard Lake
Feb 6th 2019Trevor GilmanBuxton Opera House
March 6th 2019Michael ParkinChimney Sweeps and Climbing Boys
April 3rd 2019Doug Bradbury Life and Times of a Farrier
May 1st 2019Sue WooreThe “Hays”

2017/18

DateNameTopic

Sept 6th

2017

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

March 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

Austin Knott

Aircraft wrecks in the Peak District

June 6th 2018Steve BoothStaffordshire and the Coming of the Tudors in 1485