HLHS Programme July 2016 - April 2017
The meetings of the Society are held on the fourth Thursday in each month at 7:30 pm in Holt Community Centre, Chapel Street, unless otherwise stated below. Lectures are free for members with a £3.00 charge for non-members.
Summer Outings 2016
Thursday 21st July 2016 - Visit to Erlas Victorian Walled Garden.
Meet: Bryn Estyn at 6:15pm prompt. The walk lasts 1-2 hours, approx. (£3.00 for non members)
# Numbers may be limited for this outing. Please call Marlene Ayling (01978 852938) or Marie Leibin (01978 363404) to book your place, confirm meeting place, times etc.
Thursday 4th August 2016 - A Tour of Bersham Ironworks
Meet: Bersham Ironworks at 1:30pm. The walk lasts 1-2 hours, approx. (£3.00 for non members)
# Numbers may be limited for this outing. Please call Sue Payne (01829 270562) to book your place, confirm meeting place, times etc.
Thursday, 29th September 2016 (ie 5th Thursday on this one occasion)
AGM to be followed by a lecture entitled:
Wirral's early churches
Peter France & John Emmett, Wirral Archaeology
Thursday, 27th October 2016
Big Digs in North Wales: prehistoric finds from large commercial projects run by Gwynedd Archaeological Trust.
Jane Kenny, Senior Archaeologist, Gwynedd Archaeological Trust.
Thursday, 24th November 2016
The Eccleston project
Niall Macfadyen, Chester Archaeological Society
Thursday 26th January 2017
Florence Nightingale and her legacy
Prof Elizabeth Mason Whitehead, University of Chester
Thursday 23rd February 2017
- Note replacement lecture is now:
The Background and Careers of the Gummow family who brought Venice to Wrexham
Thursday 23rd March 2017
Losing site of the glory: six centuries of combat surgery
MKH Crumplin FRCS, Hon curator at the Royal College of Surgeons of England
Thursday 27th April 2017
The Cheshire Magna Carta and Cheshire Landscape
Graeme White, Emeritus professor of Local History, University of Chester