This page holds details of all events, run both face to face and on line

All events arranged so far, both on Zoom and face to face organised by groups, are displayed in date order. The face to face meetings arranged by the groups are also show on the individual group's pages. Unfortuately this list is not best viewed on a mobile phone, so some scrolling will be necessary if that is the only way you can access it.
Date Day Time Place Subject Speaker(s)

20 February 2024

Tuesday

7.30 pm

Derby Room, Leigh Library

"Leigh between the Wars"

Michael Caine

26 February 2024

Monday

7.00 pm

The Oaks Centre, Stocks Lane, Penketh, Warrington WA5 2QS

To be confirmed - For further details email Warrington@lswlfhs.org.uk

Louise Wade

05 March 2024

Tuesday

7.30 pm

UpHolland Methodist Church , Alma Hill, UpHolland WN8 ONR

Home Children Sent to Canada

Ian Monney

08 March 2024

Friday

7.15

The Station Master's House, Next to Birkdale Station, Southport PR8 4AR

Meet at 7.15pm for refreshments and a talk about the 1939 register will follow at 7.30pm

Susan Atkins

12 March 2024

Tuesday

5.45

Meeting Room 2, 4th Floor, William Brown Street Library, Liverpool

Prison Records

Andrew from the Archives

13 March 2024

Wednesday

7.00 pm

Zoom Meeting

A Portrait in Blue

Hilary Hartigan

19 March 2024

Tuesday

7.30 pm

Derby Room, Leigh Library

"The Manchester Martyrs"

Joe O'Neill

25 March 2024

Monday

7.00 pm

The Oaks Centre, Stocks Lane, Penketh, Warrington WA5 2QS

Memorabilia night - For further details email Warrington@lswlfhs.org.uk

To be confirmed

02 April 2024

Tuesday

7.30 pm

UpHolland Methodist Church , Alma Hill, UpHolland WN8 ONR

The Halsall Murder

Dot Broady-Hawkes

09 April 2024

Tuesday

5.45 pm

Meeting Room 2, 4th Floor, William Brown Street Library, Liverpool

Rainhill Hospital Records

Laura Rafferty

10 April 2024

Wednesday

7.00 pm

Zoom Meeting

Going Beyond Names, Dates and Places

Ken Nisbet

12 April 2024

Friday

7.15 pm

The Station Master's House, Next to Birkdale Station, Southport PR8 4AR

Meet 7.15 for refreshments, followed at 7.30 by a group discussion and hints about keeping our records, whether digital or hard copies.

Group Discussion

16 April 2024

Tuesday

7.30 pm

Derby Room, Leigh Library

"Women who lived as Men"

Bryan Joyce

22 April 2024

Monday

7.00 pm

The Oaks Centre, Stocks Lane, Penketh, Warrington WA5 2QS

“Dating old photos” - For further details email Warrington@lswlfhs.org.uk

Janice Hays

07 May 2024

Tuesday

7.30 pm

UpHolland Methodist Church , Alma Hill, UpHolland WN8 ONR

Maggie May

David Brown

08 May 2024

Wednesday

7.00 pm

Zoom Meeting

Development of the Small Victorian House in Liverpool 

Gareth Carr

10 May 2024

Friday

7.15

The Station Master's House, Next to Birkdale Station, Southport PR8 4AR

Refreshments from 7.15, followed by Britain's Weirdest Fleet, The story of 350 volunteers from Liverpool, who sailed Great Lakes Steamers across the Atlantic during WW2.

Shelagh Boardman

14 May 2024

Tuesday

5.45 pm

Meeting Room 2, 4th Floor, William Brown Street Library, Liverpool

In The Workhouse

Roger Hull

21 May 2024

Tuesday

7.30 pm

Derby Room, Leigh Library

Julie McKeirnan

27 May 2024

Monday

7.00 pm

The Oaks Centre, Stocks Lane, Penketh, Warrington WA5 2QS

To be confirmed - For further details email Warrington@lswlfhs.org.uk

To be confirmed

04 June 2024

Tuesday

7.30 pm

UpHolland Methodist Church , Alma Hill, UpHolland WN8 ONR

Into The Woods, The Heritage of Tawd Valley Park

Mark Boardman

11 June 2024

Tuesday

5.45 pm

Meeting Room 2, 4th Floor, William Brown Street Library, Liverpool

Postcards

Linda Clarke

14 June 2024

Friday

7.15 pm

The Station Master's House, Next to Birkdale Station, Southport PR8 4AR

7.15 refreshments, followed by Surnames and their Origins at 7.30

The Committee

18 June 2024

Tuesday

7.30 pm

Derby Room, Leigh Library

"Madness". The History of Mental Health Care

Louise Wade

24 June 2024

Monday

7.00 pm

The Oaks Centre, Stocks Lane, Penketh, Warrington WA5 2QS

To be confirmed - For further details email Warrington@lswlfhs.org.uk

To be confirmed

09 July 2024

Tuesday

Meeting Room 2, 4th Floor, William Brown Street Library, Liverpool

Liverpool Summer Break

12 July 2024

Friday

TBC

Meet in Lord Street Southport for the X2

Daytime Event, A trip to Preston Record Office, TBC

13 August 2024

Tuesday

Meeting Room 2, 4th Floor, William Brown Street Library, Liverpool

Liverpool Summer Break

21 August 2024

Wednesday

7.00 pm

Zoom Meeting

Mental Illness and the Victorians: the case of Alice Hadfield Petschler

Joanna Williams

03 September 2024

Tuesday

7.30 pm

UpHolland Methodist Church , Alma Hill, UpHolland WN8 ONR

Welcome back research and help night

10 September 2024

Tuesday

5.45 pm

Meeting Room 2, 4th Floor, William Brown Street Library, Liverpool

Members Evening

General

11 September 2024

Wednesday

7.00 pm

Zoom Meeting

Women in Aviation

Jess Boydon-Juckes

17 September 2024

Tuesday

7.30 pm

Derby Room, Leigh Library

"Ladies of Leigh"

Julie McKeirnan

01 October 2024

Tuesday

7.30 pm

UpHolland Methodist Church , Alma Hill, UpHolland WN8 ONR

AGM

08 October 2024

Tuesday

5.45 pm

Meeting Room 2, 4th Floor, William Brown Street Library, Liverpool

The Musker Family

Roger Hull

15 October 2024

Tuesday

7.30 pm

Derby Room, Leigh Library

"The Snowden Dunhill Gang"

Kath Graham

16 October 2024

Wednesday

7.00 pm

Zoom Meeting

Wrecks Off The Southport Coast

Martyn Griffiths

05 November 2024

Tuesday

7:30 pm

UpHolland Methodist Church, Alma Hill, UpHolland WN8 ONR

Ghost Stories

Andy Johnson

19 November 2024

Tuesday

7.30 pm

Derby Room, Leigh Library

"The Suffragette Sleepover" - The Life & Time of Rose Hyland

Dr Tom McGrath

03 December 2024

Tuesday

7.30 pm

UpHolland Methodist Church , Alma Hill, UpHolland WN8 ONR

Christmas Jacob's join

11 December 2024

Wednesday

7.00 pm

Zoom Meeting

Forgotten Disasters

Richard M Jones