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June 2022

The History of the British Longbow and the Cheshire and Flintshire Bowmen

June 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Weaverham Primary Academy, Northwich Road, Weaverham, Cheshire CW8 3BD United Kingdom + Google Map

Bernard Dennis is a member of the British Longbow Society.  It can be said that the English longbow was the most important English military invention of the 1300s and that it changed the political face of Europe. Bernard will be telling us about the development of bows and arrows ranging from the need for hunting, the use in war and recreation, and also the legend of Robin Hood.

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July 2022

Science and the Vikings

July 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Weaverham Primary Academy, Northwich Road, Weaverham, Cheshire CW8 3BD United Kingdom + Google Map

Professor Stephen Harding, Professor of Applied Biology at the University of Nottingham, will be following on from his previous talk which looked at DNA samples taken from men of long standing Wirral families.  These DNA results illustrated the connections between modern Wirral families and Scandinavians.   It's all in the genes.

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