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Programme 2009


Most meetings take place on the last Thursday of each Month, except December, when there is no meeting.

The meetings are held at the Methodist Chapel, The Butts, Betley and start at 7.30pm, unless an outside visit is arranged.

To view "Past Year's" programmes - Please Click here.


 January 29th


 "Crewe Hall"


 Terry Lilly

 February 26th


 "Some aspects of the Journals of Ellen Tollet"


 Mavis Smith
 March 26th

 "Atlasses of Staffordshire & Cheshire"

The speaker is Senior Lecturer in Geography at Keele University

 Dr. Tony Philips
 April 30th

 The Les Bradshaw Memorial Lecture

"The History of the Health of Pottery Workers"

 Dr. Clare Holdsworth PhD

(nee Becket)

 May 28th

 Members outside visit to Maer.

Meet at Swan at 6pm 

 David Thompson
 June 25th

 OPEN EVENING - "Memories of Betley"

Short talks, Displays, Photographs, Questions & Answers.

 Contributions by Members
 July 30th


"Drovers Routes"


Idris Evans - Llangollen 
 August 13th

 Members outside visit - Common Lane walkabout -

Meet at Swan at 6pm

 David Thompson
 September 24th


"Dating Early Photographs"


 Gillian Jones
 October 29th


"Victoria County History of Staffordshire"


 Nigel Tringham
 November 26th


 "Books & Reading in and around late Medieval Betley"


 Dr. Anthony Bale


No meeting in December