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Regular Sessions and Events 

All these Activities take place at Tameside Local Studies and Archives Centre, Old Street, Ashton-under-Lyne. OL6 7SG
 

 May

Saturday 27 May
Free Family History Helpdesk

Book a half hour slot with one of our experts on 0161 342 4242
10am to 12noon at Local Studies and Archives Centre, Old Street, Ashton under Lyne. OL6 7SG

Tuesday 30 May
Making Friends with the Archives

A free session handling the archives on a variety of topics. This month; ‘Living the Poor Life’, a look at the variety of information available through workhouse documents. Book a free place on 0161 342 4242
2pm to 3pm at Local Studies and Archives Centre, Old Street, Ashton under Lyne. OL6 7SG

Wednesday 31 May
Free Family History Helpdesk

Book a half hour slot with one of our experts on 0161 342 4242
10am to 1pm at Local Studies and Archives Centre, Old Street, Ashton under Lyne. OL6 7SG

 

 June

Thursday 1 June
Free Family History Helpdesk

Book a half hour slot with one of our experts on 0161 342 4242
10am to 1pm at Local Studies and Archives Centre, Old Street, Ashton under Lyne. OL6 7SG

Saturday 3 June
Free Family History Helpdesk

Book a half hour slot with one of our experts on 0161 342 4242
10am to 12noon at Local Studies and Archives Centre, Old Street, Ashton under Lyne. OL6 7SG

Tuesday 6 June
Family History Detectives

A team of researchers from the Family History Society of Cheshire will help you to look for your ancestors. Drop-in free sessions, no need to book.
2pm to 4pm at Local Studies and Archives Centre, Old Street, Ashton under Lyne. OL6 7SG

Wednesday 7 June
Free Family History Helpdesk

Book a half hour slot with one of our experts on 0161 342 4242
10am to 1pm at Local Studies and Archives Centre, Old Street, Ashton under Lyne. OL6 7SG

Thursday 8 June
Free Family History Helpdesk

Book a half hour slot with one of our experts on 0161 342 4242
10am to 1pm at Local Studies and Archives Centre, Old Street, Ashton under Lyne. OL6 7SG

Saturday 10 June
Free Family History Helpdesk

Book a half hour slot with one of our experts on 0161 342 4242
10am to 12noon at Local Studies and Archives Centre, Old Street, Ashton under Lyne. OL6 7SG

Wednesday 14 June
Free Family History Helpdesk

Book a half hour slot with one of our experts on 0161 342 4242
10am to 1pm at Local Studies and Archives Centre, Old Street, Ashton under Lyne. OL6 7SG

Thursday 15 June
Free Family History Helpdesk

Book a half hour slot with one of our experts on 0161 342 4242
10am to 1pm at Local Studies and Archives Centre, Old Street, Ashton under Lyne. OL6 7SG

Saturday 17 June
Free Family History Helpdesk

Book a half hour slot with one of our experts on 0161 342 4242
10am to 12noon at Local Studies and Archives Centre, Old Street, Ashton under Lyne. OL6 7SG

Tuesday 20 June
Family History Detectives

A team of researchers from the Family History Society of Cheshire will help you to look for your ancestors. Drop-in free sessions, no need to book.
2pm to 4pm at Local Studies and Archives Centre, Old Street, Ashton under Lyne. OL6 7SG

Wednesday 21 June
Free Family History Helpdesk

Book a half hour slot with one of our experts on 0161 342 4242
10am to 1pm at Local Studies and Archives Centre, Old Street, Ashton under Lyne. OL6 7SG

Wednesday 21 June

History Club Walk
A walk along the canal at Portland basin to the site of Scientific Interest with Jim Wynn from River and Canal Trust.
Limited places so booking essential 0161 342 4242
2-3pm meeting at Portland Basin Car Park

Thursday 22 June
Free Family History Helpdesk

Book a half hour slot with one of our experts on 0161 342 4242
10am to 1pm at Local Studies and Archives Centre, Old Street, Ashton under Lyne. OL6 7SG

Saturday 24 June
Free Family History Helpdesk

Book a half hour slot with one of our experts on 0161 342 4242
10am to 12noon at Local Studies and Archives Centre, Old Street, Ashton under Lyne. OL6 7SG

Tuesday 27 June
Making Friends with the Archives

A free session handling the archives on a variety of topics. This month; ‘Green Spaces’, a look at the variety of information available about our parks, gardens and allotments.  Book a free place on 0161 342 4242
2pm to 3pm at Local Studies and Archives Centre, Old Street, Ashton under Lyne. OL6 7SG

Wednesday 28 June
Free Family History Helpdesk

Book a half hour slot with one of our experts on 0161 342 4242
10am to 1pm at Local Studies and Archives Centre, Old Street, Ashton under Lyne. OL6 7SG

Thursday 29 June

Free Family History Helpdesk
Book a half hour slot with one of our experts on 0161 342 4242
10am to 1pm at Local Studies and Archives Centre, Old Street, Ashton under Lyne. OL6 7SG
 

 September

Wednesday 13 September - 2pm
Randal Mundy

Sid Calderbank returns to talk about another local dialect poet and educationalist, using information taken from our archive collection.

 

 October

Remembered Still: Samuel Laycock
Wednesday 18th October  - 2pm

An illustrated talk by Rita Vaughan on the life, family, and work, of poet Samuel Laycock, the composer of such famous works as ‘Bonny Brid’ and ‘Bowton's Yard’. Afterwards there will be an opportunity to purchase the new book on Samuel, also entitled ‘Remembered Still’.

 

 November

Broadbottom: From Cricket Club to Victorian Village

Wednesday 1 November - 2pm

Malcolm Butcher talks about how his research into Broadbottom cricket club led him on a surprising journey he did not expect.


  

 

Contact Information
Contact by Post

Tameside Local Studies and Archives Centre
Tameside Central Library
Old Street
Ashton-under-Lyne
Contact by Telephone
0161 342 4242
Contact by Fax
0161 342 4245