Meetings 2019

Our meetings are held in New Mills Town Hall (SK22 4AT), on Friday evenings (usually), starting at 7:45pm.
The hall is open from 7.00 pm. Visitors are welcome (£1.50). Free tea/coffee /biscuits after the talk.
N.B. The meeting on September 16 is the Festival Lecture, is on a Monday and starts at 7:30pm.


Sep. 13 Dr Pete Webb History of the Ecton Copper Mine: Bronze Age to 1889
Sep. 16 Dr Stephen Dearden New Mills Festival Lecture
The Origin and Evolution of the Brass Band with a reference to New Mills Old Prize Band
Oct. 11 Andy Bentham Scribbles, scorch marks and scribed symbols
Nov. 8 Frank Pleszak The Bombing of New Mills and Hayfield, 3 July 1942
Dec. 13 Roy Perry Rudyard Lake Past and Present

Meetings 2020
Jan. 10 Dr Diana Leitch TBA
Feb. 14 David George The Development of Airfields around Manchester, 1910-1960
Mar. 13 Dr Lydija McKnight Studying Egyptian Mummies in Manchester: a decade of Egyptological investigation
Apr. 3 David Skillen Britain’s Bloodiest Day – the Battle of Towton 1461 (War of the Roses)
May 1 AGM
Roger Bryant
TBA