the Coronavirus outbreak all meetings have been cancelled until further
R.L.H.S. Speakers for 2019/2020
| September 9th 2019
||Life & Times of Oldham Mountain
We are all aware of this valuable rescue service run by
volunteers that helps peopl and saves lives. Peter will tell us all
about the ups and downs that the team experiences.
|September 23rd 2019
||Annual General Meeting
|| Members Only
| October 14th 2019
||The Construction of Mancheser Town
Manchester Town Hall was built as a statement of the wealth
of the City. Joanna will enlighten us on its construction and no
doubt some of the problems of doing so. Today the building is
undergoing an expensive renovation.
|November 11th 2019
||Old Persons Guide
Peter has delighted us with many intereesting and
entertaining talks in the past. This talk will be illustrated with
the sounds, smells and sights that will have us remeniscing about
our own past.
|December 9th 2019
||The History of Manchester Theatres
Manchester has always supported Arts and Music and Theatre.
Ray will no doubt be showing us how innovative it is and has always
been. We are very lucky to have such a variety of entertainment at
|March 9th 2020
||Down Forget-Me-Not Lane 1970 to 75
Brian has entertained us several times in the past and
brought us all together in sharing our memories of past decades.
Times have changed a lot since the 60s
|April 6th 2020
||Unusual Roads of Britain
||Dr Paul Hindle
How much thought do you give to he roads you travel on? They
could be a Turnpike Road or a Toll Road or a Roman Road. Paul will
discuss some of these with us.
|May 11th 2020
On the Right Lines
||Michael Lawson and Mark Johnson
Our friends from Chadderton Historical Society are with us
once again. Although Chadderton covers a large area it has never had
a railway station bearing it's name. We'll be told about what kind
of lines were used for transport in the town.
|June 8th 2020
||Oldhamers in World War One
This talk describes the unknown stories of Oldhamers
uncovered during research as part of the Centenary of thei war.
Stoies of Nurses, Soldiers, Munitions Workers, conscientiuos
Objectors and ordinary Oldhamers long since forgotten but now
brought back to mind.
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