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Tameside History Club
Presents.....

Tameside History Club is a series of events that are held at Tameside Local Studies and Archives. These events are for everyone from local historians to those with a more casual interest in a range of popular topics and are completely free. Book a place on any of the talks below by ringing 0161 342 4242.

   

Manchester and Salford Women's Trade Union Council
Wednesday 17th January 2pm

Bernadette Hyland will join us again to talk about her new book about Women's Trade Union in the Manchester area. Bernadette will be speaking about a new website on the Minute Books of the Manchester and Salford Women's Trade Union Council. This was a unique organisation that existed 1895-1919 and one that helped organise some of the poorest women workers into trade unions and gain better pay and conditions.

Abel Haywood
Wednesday 14th February 2pm

The Man Who Built the Town Hall (Manchester) : Abel Haywood is a book by Joanne Williams she will have copies available at the talk.
 

Professor Robert Poole - Peterloo & Ashton
Tuesday 6th March 2pm

Part of the BBC Civilisations Festival plus sale of his new book 'Return to Peterloo.
 

History of the Manchester Fire Service
Wednesday 11th April 2pm

History of the Manchester Fire Service.

Daddy what did you laugh about in the Great War
Wednesday 9th May 2pm

Cotton Cartoons of Sam Fitton.

All events held at Tameside Local Studies and Archives Centre, Central Library, Ashton unless otherwise stated.
 

Contact Information
Contact by Post

Tameside Local Studies and Archives Centre
Central Library
Old Street
Ashton-under-Lyne
OL6 7SG
Contact by Telephone
0161 342 4242
Contact by Fax
0161 342 4254