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April 2018

The Home Front in Wirral and Cheshire during the First World War

10th April 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Weaverham Primary Academy, Northwich Road, Weaverham, Cheshire CW8 3BD United Kingdom + Google Map

Mike Royden is a local historian and author who has been researching and writing about the local history of Liverpool, Merseyside, S W Lancashire and Cheshire for over 30 years.   He will be bringing signed copies of his latest book, Village at War, for you to purchase.

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May 2018

Don’t Forget your Ration Books!

8th May 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Weaverham Primary Academy, Northwich Road, Weaverham, Cheshire CW8 3BD United Kingdom + Google Map

This month we have Michael Murphy, a former history teacher, giving a fascinating talk on ration books.

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June 2018

Was Cheshire historically a Northern, a Midland or a Welsh-border County?

12th June 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Weaverham Primary Academy, Northwich Road, Weaverham, Cheshire CW8 3BD United Kingdom + Google Map

Our talk this month is given by Professor Graeme White, Emeritus Professor of Local History at Chester University, Editor of the Journal of Cheshire History and President of the Chester Society for Landscape History. Professor White has written many books on medieval history including one on Cheshire's own Magna Carta.

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Canal Boat Trip

23rd June 2018 @ 8:00 am - 24th June 2018 @ 5:00 pm

A trip on the Llangollen Canal  from Trevor Basin over the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct. Two alternative dates Saturday 23rd or Sunday 24th June. Click on this link for a map: https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/places-to-visit-pdf/Pontcysyllte_Aqueduct_Canal_World_Heritage_Site.pdf Please book at a History Society Meeting.

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July 2018

The Duke of Reichstadt

10th July 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Weaverham Primary Academy, Northwich Road, Weaverham, Cheshire CW8 3BD United Kingdom + Google Map

Our speaker this month is John Michael Corfe who will be talking about Napoleon II. Francois Joseph Charles Bonaparte, the son of Napoleon Bonaparte was raised in Austria and taught initially to speak of his father as "the enemy".  He died at the age of 21, it is thought of tuberculosis.

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September 2018

Talk: Physick, pothecary or chirurgeon? – uncovering Cheshire’s medical men and their work.

11th September 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Weaverham Primary Academy, Northwich Road, Weaverham, Cheshire CW8 3BD United Kingdom + Google Map

Speaker: Claire Moores. Independent history researcher

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October 2018

The life and engineering of Thomas Telford

9th October 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Weaverham Primary Academy, Northwich Road, Weaverham, Cheshire CW8 3BD United Kingdom + Google Map

Michael Anthony Blackburn will be focusing on Telford's growth and pushing the boundaries of new technology and new materials at many locations across the UK.  The talk will be illustrated by his own photographs of Telford's structures and locations.

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November 2018

The restoration project of the steamship Daniel Adamson

13th November 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Weaverham Primary Academy, Northwich Road, Weaverham, Cheshire CW8 3BD United Kingdom + Google Map

Presented by Stuart Wood and Bob Connell and with other volunteers from the Daniel Adamson Preservation Society, we will be given insights into the preservation of this wonderful steamship now based at Liverpool.

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December 2018

The impact of the Civil War on Christmas

11th December 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Lighthouse, Church Lane
Weaverham, United Kingdom
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This Christmas we will be at the Lighthouse ( Formerly Church House )  where Bob Thomas will be telling us about all things festive, or not so festive during the Civil War. He has a particular interest in the Civil War and especially what it meant for the common man. Come and find out what Impact the Civil War had on Christmas in the 17th Century and also what food you might have been eating. We will be sampling food…

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January 2019

Cheshire’s Ancient Mariner – The life of Sir George Beeston

January 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Weaverham Primary Academy, Northwich Road, Weaverham, Cheshire CW8 3BD United Kingdom + Google Map

Sir George Beeston can be regarded as a Tudor hero who fought against the Spanish Armada with Drake, Hawkins and Frobisher.  This month Tony Bostock, a well known local and family historian, will be filling in the details of this man's remarkable life.

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