The Catholic Family History Society has arranged a visit to the Sheppard-Worlock Library at Hope University, Liverpool, on Saturday, 8 September, at 1pm.
In addition to its own collection, this library now houses the library from Upholland College (the Gradwell Library) and the Talbot Library from Preston. There will be a talk about the Library and then a guided tour. Places are limited so booking is essential. Cost £5 per person, cheques payable to Catholic FHS.
The contact email address for this event is - Margaret [at] purcellhistory.co.uk (change the [at] to @ to use)
Manchester Drag Ball
Leigh Library (Meeting Room) Friday 10 August 2018, 1pm, booking essential.
Limited places! £3 per ticket – all proceeds to go to the improvement of Wigan Archives and Leigh Local Studies.
Join Thomas McGrath for a fascinating talk about the Manchester Drag Ball of 1880. The talk will also look at rare archives of cross-dressing during the Victorian era in the Wigan Borough.
THE BIG HISTORY SHOW
29th & 30th September 2018
Western Approaches HQ - 1-3 Rumford St., Liverpool L2 8SZ
A two day exhibition of local history and heritage from across Merseyside:
Lots of displays and exhibits and a full programme of guest speakers, all in the stunning secret, underground, wartime bunkers, marquees in the piazza behind the town hall and a room in Exchange Flags where talks will be given
Completely FREE to exhibit and FREE Admission for the public.
for more details contact Ken Pye firstname.lastname@example.org