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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
 

September

Wednesday 13th September - 2pm
Randal Mundy

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

Making Friendswith the Archives!

Tuesday 26th September - 2pm
The Great Provider
Nineteenth century Charities,Friendly Societies and the Co-operative Movement.

 

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’.

Making Friendswith the Archives!
Tuesday 31st October - 2pm
On the Move

A look at railways and canals.
 

November

Broadbottom: From Cricket Club to Victorian Village

Wednesday 1st November - 2pm

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

Making Friendswith the Archives!
Wednesday 28th November - 2pm
Today I am something of a hero

Manchester Regiment War Diaries.

 

January

Making Friendswith the Archives!
Tuesday 30th January - 2pm
Is there more to life than shopping!

Looking at local shops.

 

February

Making Friendswith the Archives!
Tuesday 27th February - 2pm
I never weary of great churches

Local Churches and Chapels.

 

March

Making Friendswith the Archives!
Tuesday 27th March- 2pm
The Rise and Fall of King Cotton

The local cotton industry in the nineteenth century.

 

April

Making Friendswith the Archives!
Wednesday 1st November - 2pm
Highdays and Holidays

Local holidays and leisure.

 

 

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