Preston & District

Local History 2

Group leader: Alan Barton. Telephone Preston (01772)743750.

The group operates mostly on the 2nd Monday of the month with an option to change according to circumstances/commitments.

Before attending any OUTDOOR group meeting you must read the "Participant Risk Assessment" click the link to download the document.

If you would like a place reserving on any of these trips then contact Alan Barton.

Dates for your Diary
Mon Jun 13th Visit to St.Annes Lifeboat Station 2pm Minimal charge TBA
This is the RNLI all weather base and is a relatively new building on St.Annes seafront. Guide will tell us about the station personnel, activities and the Shannon lifeboat. The site includes exhibition display boards and shop. Maximum 20
Mon Jul 11th Walking History Tour of Broadgate, Preston 2pm Free
Interesting walk & talk around Broadgate's history by local resident Sigrid Pach. I have been on this and it's good. Find out how the phrase ' by hook or by crook' started here. Learn about ' stinkpipes ' and how they suddenly become recognisable on your walk. Groups of 10 maximum, hence reason for repeated walk at month end. Start from the Continental Pub, Broadgate. Please state which date you want or if you have no preference.
Thu Jul 28th Walking History Tour of Broadgate, Preston 2pm Free
Interesting walk & talk around Broadgate's history by local resident Sigrid Pach. I have been on this and it's good. Find out how the phrase ' by hook or by crook' started here. Learn about ' stinkpipes ' and how they suddenly become recognisable on your walk. Groups of 10 maximum, hence reason for repeated walk at month end. Start from the Continental Pub, Broadgate. Please state which date you want or if you have no preference.
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Applied Philosophy Archaeology
Art Art Appreciation
Bird Watching, Natural History Bridge
Canasta Chess
Cookery Crafts
Creative Writing Crossword Group
Crown Green Bowls CULTURE LIVE
Cycling Discussion
Drama Easy Walks
Family History Flower arranging
Folk Dancing French
French Conversation Gardening
German (Intermediate) Information Technology
Italian Keep Fit
Keyboard Playing Line Dancing
Local History 2 Meet & Eat
MEMBERS ON THEIR OWN (MOTO) Moving On (Bereavement Group)
Music Group 1 Music Group 2
Music Group 3 Philosophy
Photography Play Reading
Poetry Appreciation Pool
Reading 1 Reading 2 (Afternoon)
Recorder Group Scrabble
Singing for Pleasure Social Science Perspectives
Spanish Improvers Table Tennis
Tai Chi Theatre Visits
Ukulele Group Using Your German
Walking Web Trainer01
Whist Yoga