List of Speakers

List of speakers

Future Speakers  



December 8th      'Regional Dialects' by Derek Poulson

January 5th 2022  'Casualties Union' by Judy Baker

January 19th        'Trials & Tribulations of a Wedding Photographer' by Jonathan Simcock

February 2nd       'The 7 Years War - The First World War' by Dave Walmsley

February 16th      'Life as a Market Trader' by Joe Sambrook

March 2nd            'The Origin of Nursery Rhymes, Part 2' by Jean Finney

March 16th           'The Darling Buds of May' by Ben Alexander

March 30th           'Sounds of the Fifties' by Malcolm MacFarlane

April 13th             'Mrs Pankhurst and the Suffragettes' by George Eccleston

April 27th             'A musical Journey through America' by Geoff Higginbottom

Previous talks have been on many varied subjects and have included :-

Workings of the House of Lords. Bees. Who makes money out of Football, Black Holes, The English Bard, The Raid on Peenemunde, The North West Passage, Mesopotamia to WW1, History of Panama Canal,Wartime Resistance in Holland, Antarctica, Forensic Science. Western Woman in a Muslim World, How I made a million and spent it. WW1 to Saddam. Lady Randy, Churchill’s mother. Clashes with the KGB. In the steps of Livingstone. Crystal Palace and the Great Exhibition. History of Recorded Music, The Hungarian uprising and my escape. DNA, it's use in Criminal  investigations. A Yorkshireman in the Lancashire Leagues. An Englishwoman in the White House Life and work of an Astronaut.The Science of Detection, The Young Queen. History of the English Longbow. Bletchley Park. Dynastic China. Old Comedians. The Captive Queen. Milestones in Forensic Science. Florence Nightingale. The Spitfire Wing. Commonwealth Graves,Robert Burns,life and loves. Mitford Girls, Hitler's Doublecross. Memories of Black and White Minstrels,Hidden Gems of Manchester,3D Printing,Murder,Sounds of the 50’s,Medical Imaging.Waste and Recycling. RAF. Inheritance tales of a Litigator,Rebirh of VW,Edward Elgar-The Real Enigma. DIY Surgery,Reinvestigation Moors Murders,Battle of Waterloo, Behind the Mic- Radio Lancashire,My Life at Granada TV. Life and Times of a Busker.What the Quakers did forJews World War11. History of Mobile Phones. Life of an Auctioneer. Roman Occupation of Britain. Queen Victoria. History of Rubber Technology,Working with Manchester homeless,RNLI,I’m no Murray Walker,1919 jazz arrives in Britain. Howard Somerville, Everest Pioneer& Missionary. Earthquakes. The Hunt for Hitler's Aerospace Secrets. Lies, damned lies, and statstics. How to avoid being scammed. Climate Change. Are we alone? The search for Life Beyond. The Falklands War. Cheshire's Ancient Mariner. The Lives and Music of Rodgers & Hart. The History of Christies Hospital. The Origin of Nursery Rhymes. Entrepreeurs and their Empires. Faith, Fun and Fellowship.

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