New Mills Local History Society


Meetings 2017

Jan. 13 Judith Wilshaw The Story of the Peak Forest and Macclesfield Canals
Feb. 10 Derek Brumhead Manchester Docks to Salford Quays
Mar. 10 Dr Rob Kirby Avro Manchester: The Legend behind the Lancaster
Apr. 7 John Glitheroe Restaging the 1829 Rainhill Trials for BBC 4s Timewatch
May 12
Mike Daniels
A.G.M. followed by
The Lost Pubs of New Mills
Sept. 8
Simon Cork
Andrew Carnegie: His Philosophy and Libraries, a Vision for the Future
Sept. 18
Dr Derek Brumhead
New Mills Festival Lecture - The Torrs: Past and Present
Oct. 13
David Templeman
Mary Queen of Scots, the Captive Queen in England 1568-87
Nov. 10
Judith [Glen] Atkinson
Building Barton’s Swing Bridges
Dec. 8
Ian Ford
A Photographic look at Scotland’s early railways

Our meetings are held in New Mills Town Hall (SK22 4AT), on Friday evenings (usually), starting at 7:45pm.
Visitors are welcome (£1-00) and refreshments are available at the end of the meeting.