Please see our Meetings & Events page for further details our 2017 programme.
January 23rd History of Winchcombe – Carol Harris
February 27th Prestbury’s Military Connections – Tony Noel
March 27th (The AGM) ‘A trip to Southam De la Bere 1879’ – Michael Cole
April 24th Prestbury Manor Court Rolls – Norman Baker
May 22nd Prestbury’s Stables & Jockeys – Val Porter
June 26th Village History Walk (NEW route for 2016!)
September 25th Archive & Quiz evening
October 23rd Prestbury School – Rebecca Sillence
November 27th TBC – Michelle Rees
Prestbury Village Fete to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday.
We are excited to be introducing our new publication Prestbury: Past & Present Vol. 1, which is the beginning of a series of volumes. We are very pleased to have Michael Cole as author of the first in the series, with his depth of knowledge of Prestbury local history and his experience in writing articles and books in the United Kingdom and overseas.
Copies can be purchased for £10 at our meetings or from:
- Prestbury Post Office, The High Street
- Prestbury Library, The Burgage
For more information please see the article on page 2 of our Spring Newsletter 2016.
The Spring Newsletter is now available to view from our Newsletters page. Happy Easter to all our members. See you at our next talk on April 4th at 7:30pm.
We have made a slight change to the programme of events advertised.
April 4th will now be Lost & Forgotten: Prestbury’s demolished buildings by Michael Cole
October 24th will now be Trouble at Church by Lynda Hodges
Just a reminder that we don’t have a talk during March but will have two meetings in April instead. Our next talk will be MONDAY April 4th at 7:30pm at the WI Hall.
TO ALL MEMBERS OF PRESTBURY LOCAL HISTORY SOCIETY.
The Annual General Meeting of the Society will take place on February 22nd at the W.I. Hall at 7.30pm. The business of the AGM usually only takes about 20 minutes and is then followed by a presentation. In this case our Chairman, Tony Noel, will be sharing with us the research he has been doing into the history of the post in Prestbury.
You are reminded that nominations for the Committee must be in writing, signed by the nominee, and given to the Secretary at least seven days before the meeting. Propositions concerning the affairs of the Society (except amendments to the Constitution – see Constitution Item 13) should, when possible, be notified to the Secretary in advance of the meeting.
The proposed revised version of the constitution is attached to this email. The changes to the existing constitution are clarifications and corrections.
Norman Baker (Secretary)
The Early Years of Prestbury with Norman Baker
Dont forget to join us tonight at the W.I. Hall (Monday 25th January) starting at 7:30pm
Our new programme for 2016 has been announced and will be added to the website shortly. We look forward to seeing you at our next meeting in January.
(Membership can be renewed at the January meeting at a cost of £10. We are always pleased to welcome new members and guests.)
January 25th The Early Years of Prestbury – Norman Baker
February 22nd (The AGM) The Prestbury Post – Tony Noel
April 4th Trouble at Church – Lynda Hodges
April 25th Our Thatched Heritage – David Jones
May 23rd The History of St Mary’s Church – Lynda Hodges
June 27th Village History Walk
September 26th Archive & Quiz evening - David Jones & Rebecca Sillence
October 24th Lost & Forgotten: Prestbury’s demolished buildings – Michael Cole
November 28th Pittville – with John Simpson & Steve Blake
Don’t forget to come along to the free exhibition at St Mary’s Church, Prestbury from 2-5pm. There will be tea & cakes on sale plus free memorial trail booklets and children’s activities. We also have on display the medals of three Prestbury brothers who lived in the Burgage. Everyone welcome.
Don’t forget to come along to our meeting tonight!
Val Porter will be looking at The Craven’s Influence in Prestbury
Join us at the W.I. Hall on Monday 28th September at 7:30pm.