Longridge & District Local History Society

2016 – 2017 Winter Programme

Date Speaker Topic
15th September Dot Little Longridge, the town with two parish churches
20th October Steve Williams   Rails to the Lancashire Coast - Journeys to the seaside during the 50s and 60s
17th November David Ratledge  Roman Roads in Lancashire and Longridge
15th December Linda Sawley A History of Christmas
19th January Moya Every An Old Myth
2nd February Annual dinner speaker TBA  
16th February Terry Dean Returned to the Regiment: The story of Lt. Col. Sir Gilbert Mackereth M.C.
- WW1 Soldier and Diplomat
16th March AGM then Brian Jeffery Corn Mills of Whalley
20th April Jean Fone History of Bleasdale
18th May Matt Brown History and Conservation of Sizergh Castle
15th June Dr Sarah Rose Magna Carta and the North West of England

The Society’s meetings start at 7:30 pm except for the AGM which start at 7:00 pm.