Winter Programme Talk 19th March 2020 : Speaker David Blake

The guest speaker at our next meeting on 19th March is David Blake.

One of David’s passions is transport of all kinds and his topic will be “Travels for Transport: A Historical Transport Miscellany”.   Previously he has regaled us with tales of the heyday of pleasure steamers which use to ply along our coasts, tonight he will take a wider view encompassing all ways means of transport to get from A to B.

He talk will be preceded by our AGM which begins at 7:00.

Welcome to the website of Longridge and District Local History Society.

The Society was founded over 40 years ago and provides a wide range of speakers on topics covering local history as well as topics of wider interest.

    Our meetings are friendly and informal, Guests and new members are always welcome.

The Society works closely with the Longridge Heritage Centre Trust and a number of our documents and photographs have been loaned to and managed by the Trust to make them available to the wider public at the Heritage Centre and online in the Town Archive.

Next Series of Speakers Talks listed in 2019 – 2020 Programme

Longridge & District Local History Society is a member of the Lancashire Local History Federation.


Visitors and Guests are welcome to come along to our meetings, usually held on the 1st and/or 3rd Thursdays of the month from September to June in the Centenary Room at St Paul's Church,

Starting at 7:30pm. £2.50 for non-members includes light refreshments.