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October 2014
£5

Changing Places

October 5, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Congleton Museum

This walk will use images of Congleton, taken over the past 100 years, to show how the main streets to the east of the town have developed to meet the changing social and economic needs of the town and its inhabitants.  Leader: Ian Doughty

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November 2014
£5

Surprising Trades

November 2, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Congleton Museum

We think of Congleton as a mill town but what have been its other significant trades? What else was it famous for? This walk investigates the town’s association with other industries such as the manufacture of cigars and billiard balls. Leader: Peter Aston

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(Change of Venue) :Training for the Trenches: Great War Camps on Cannock Chase

November 7, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Congleton Museum,
Market Square
Congleton, CW12 1ET
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Stephen Dean, principal archaeologist at Staffs, will be returning to give a talk on Friday November 7 at 19.30. Stephen’s talk will be on the story that is evident in his latest dig at Cannock Chase. This was the training ground for the trenches for many soldiers from the Cheshire Regiment and other Northern regiments. Were your ancestors there? Change of venue for Stephen Dean’s talk Training for the Trenches: Great War Camps on Cannock Chase. Mr Dean’s talk this…

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February 2016

Congleton A Textile Town – A Talk by Ian Doughty

February 3, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
St Paul’s Community Room,
Marley Road
Poynton, SK12 1LY United Kingdom
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Poynton History Society presents a talk by Ian Doughty – ‘Congleton A Textile Town’. Wednesday 3rd February – 7.30pm at St Paul’s Community Room, Marley Rd, Poynton

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March 2016

Congleton Coin Hoards – A Talk by Ian Doughty

March 21, 2016 @ 8:15 pm - 10:00 pm
The Nursery Inn,
Green Lane, Heaton Norris
Stockport, SK9 2NA United Kingdom
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South Manchester Numismatic Group presents a talk by Ian Doughty on the Congleton Coin Hoards. South Manchester Numismatic Group. The Nursery Inn, Green Lane, Heaton Norris, Stockport, SK4 2NA

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June 2016
Free - £2

Talk by David Jackson – John Walker, Mayor of Congleton – Much More than a Hoarder

June 23, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Congleton Museum,
Market Square
Congleton, CW12 1ET
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Congleton Museum presents a talk by David Jackson “John Walker, Mayor of Congleton – Much More than a Hoarder”. This talk will be about the life of John Walker, thrice time’s mayor of Congleton in the seventeenth century. David will introduce us to John Walker’s family, his public life, political beliefs and business activities, rather than focusing on his association with the Priesty Fields hoard. Talk will be held on Thursday 23rd June at 2pm at Congleton Museum. Friends of…

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April 2017
Free - £2

Talk – James Laithwood, Vetinary Surgeon and Farmer by David Jackson

April 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Congleton Museum,
Market Square
Congleton, CW12 1ET
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June 2017
Free - £2

Talk – Civil War in Congleton by Catherine Haworth

June 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Congleton Museum,
Market Square
Congleton, CW12 1ET
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September 2017
Free - £2

Talk – Our Lost Buildings

September 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Congleton Museum,
Market Square
Congleton, CW12 1ET
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October 2017
Free - £2

Talk – Nether Alderley Mill

October 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Congleton Museum
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