We are back with an initial Programme of Talks until Christmas

16th September Dr Graham Kemp Rogues and Villains of Lancaster Castle
21st October John Acres, Lancaster Canal Trust Past, Present and Future of the Lancaster Canal
18th November Susan Douglass The Lot of Women in a Man's World
9th December Roy Skilbeck The life and times of a country Yeoman 1755-1807

The Society meets in St. Paul’s Church, Longridge at 7:30pm on the above dates

To mitigate the risk of infection recommended Covid protocols will be implemented

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.


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

 e-mail: chairman@ldlhs.org.uk

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.