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Programme 2016


 

 Date  Event Speaker/Organiser
 January 28th  "Old Newcastle Part 2" with previously unseen photographs from Archives. Neil Collingwood
 February 25th  "Institutions of Staffordshire e.g. Schools and Workhouses"   Rebecca Jackson
(County Archivist)
 March 31st  "Education in Betley before 1855 for the Rich and Poor " 
    followed by the Annual General Meeting.
 Mavis Smith
 Committee
 April 28th  "The History and Development of Trentham Gardens"
 Mike Herbert
 May 26th
  Members' Outside Visit - Doddington Church
 Robert Bailey
 June 30th  An opportunity to bring along an article, talk, topic to discuss, or a question.
 Gregor & Committee
 July 28th
 "The 1913 Royal Visit to Crewe and Area which passed through Betley" David Cooke
 August 25th  Members' Outside Visit - 
 Robert Bailey
 September 29th
 "The Knights Templar at Keele"           The Les Bradshaw Memorial Talk  Robin Studd
 October 27th
 "Bridgemere Memorial and other short local films"  Mike Asprey
 November 24th "The Medieval Towns of Staffordshire"  David Wilkinson
 December No meeting in December
 


 

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


Meetings are held at the Methodist Chapel, The Butts, Betley, CW3 9AS  and start at 7:30 pm, unless an outside visit is arranged.

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The programme of Speakers & Events can change, so please refer to this page regularly.