List of Speakers

List of speakers

Future Speakers  



August 17th         'Islands in the South Atlantic', by Andrew Gurr

August 31st         'The Gretna Girls & the Devil's Porridge', by David Skilen,

September 14th   'TBA' by Norman Nuttall

September 28th   'The Battle of Agincourt' by John Kerwin

October 12th       'Aye! Up, the Pies have come' by Gary Conley       

October 26th       'Over Paid and Over Here' by John Wallace

November 9th     'Escape from Burma' by Julian Bond

November 23rd   'The British in India' by Dave Walmsley

December 7th     'Paddy the Molecatcher' by Geoff Mackey


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

Black Holes.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. 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. 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 Parts 1&2. Entrepreneurs and their Empires. Faith, Fun and Fellowship. Regional Dialects. Casualties Union. The trials and tribulations of a wedding photographer. The 7 Years War. Life as a market trader. The Darling Buds of Maie. Sounds of the 50s. Mrs Pankhurst and The Suffragettes. A musical journey to America and back. Northerners. A Town in Crisis. Operation Mincemeat.

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