Events and Trips
You are warmly invited to attend any of the following events. For most events there is no need to book in advance but it would be helpful if you would email email@example.com if you intend to come so that we have an indication of numbers likely to attend. On some visits there may be spare places in a Friend's car so please e-mail or 'phone Monica (0161 790 5752) if that would be helpful to you. Do e-mail to find out any more information or to suggest venues for future trips.
Wednesday 18th September 2019 2pm. The Old Medicine House, Blackden, Holmes Chapel, Cheshire CW4 8BY. Home to the Blackden Trust, founded by Alan and Griselda Garner, this is a refurbished three bay timber-frame building probably built in the early 16th century. Alan Garner wrote The Weirdstone of Brisingamen and other children's fantasy novels set in and around Alderley Edge.
We have arranged a guided tour (approx. 2 hours) which includes a talk about, and viewing of, some of the amazing archaeological finds from this very special site. The finds date from the Mesolithic to the Bronze Age, Roman, Medieval and Early Modern periods. The Trust’s Archaeologist Dr. Tim Campbell-Green is expected to be available on that date. The tour costs £10 pe person and includes tea and cakes served in the garden. Please note that the Trust does not take cards and all payments must be by cash.
Saturday 21st September 2019. 10.00 am to 4.00 pm Salford Histories Festival, Walkden Methodist Church M38 9AN. Organised by Salford Local History Forum, this year's event promises to be bigger than ever with numerous displays, walks and talks relating to Salford's heritage. Click here for more details.
November 2019, Heritage Tour of the University of Manchester. Details to follow
Thursday 12th December 2019, , Buile Hall Park Hall, M6 8GL. 11.30am to 4.00pm Festive Lunch and Entertainment with Mark Valentine. Click here for more information. Initial deposit of £10 required by 2nd September and final payment of £10 by 1st November. If you are interested, please contact Monica to discuss booking and payment to Salford City Council.
To find out about What's On at the Museum and Hall, please visit:
www.salfordmuseum.com or www.ordsallhall.com