01254 824 669 info@whalleyogs.org.uk

Whalley Local
History Group

We are a Group of people interested in History and Local History in particular.  We are Friends of the Grammar School and collect information for the Heritage Room situated within the Old Grammar School.

We meet every last Thursday in the month at 7.30 pm as a rule but other times for Workshops.

Visits, Speakers and Exhibitions are arranged throughout the year.   NEW MEMBERS WELCOME We especially need younger members to carry on as custodians of Historical documents.

Committee… Chairperson Valerie Jones. Treasurer Lesley Lohou and Secretary Jean Lord.

2018 Programme

Date                   Subject                                                      Speaker
22 February       The Battle at Read Bridge 1643                Brian Jeffrey
22 March            Calderstones Hospital and Railway          R Cornwell
26 April               Packhorse Routes in the North West       Maggie Dickinson
03 May               A Short Walk and Talk                              Brian Jeffrey
28 June              Visit to Townley Hall ( note 7.00 pm start)
26 July               Sir Arthur Conan Doyle                             Peter Houldsworth
27 September    Whalley Abbey                                          Patrick Brown
25 October         To Be Announced
22 November     Rebuilding of Ypres                                   Denise North
06 December     Pickwick Night

Contact Name Jean Lord (Secretary)
Contact Telephone Number 01254240769
Contact Email address Jealord70@gmail.com
Web address Click here to go to our Facebook Group