Meetings & Events
REGULAR MONTHLY MEETINGS
Meetings are held at the Horwich Resource Centre, Beaumont Road (off Longworth Road), Horwich on the second Tuesday of every month at 7:30pm. Free parking and disabled access is available.
A guest speaker addresses each meeting talking on some aspect of heritage and attendees are invited to ask questions and express their own opinions on the topic. Tea, coffee and biscuits are available at all meetings.
Admission to the meetings is free to members but non-members are also welcome to attend for just £2.00, payable on the door at each meeting.
The Heritage Centre is the permanent home of Horwich Heritage and a permanent exhibition is on display there for viewing by the general public.
MEETINGS JULY - DECEMBER 2016
12th July ~ Mark Olly
In Search of the Real King Arthur
9th August ~ Flo Wood
Bolton & the Poet Walt Whitman
13th September ~ Rita Greenwood
Holy & Unholy Matrimony
11th October ~ Steve Halliwell
St. Kilda & the Lonely Isles
8th November ~ John Doughty
Noted for Fresh Air & Fun
13th December ~ 'Young Once'
OPEN DAYS 2016
Wallsuches & the Club Houses
Unsung Heroes of Horwich Works
Horwich Churches & Schools
Family History/Heritage Weekend
TRIP TO THE LAKE DISTRICT (Haverthwaite Railway & Traditional Lakeland Farm)
CRAFT & GIFT FAIR Theme: Royal Occasions
FAMILY HISTORY SESSIONS
Start 5th Sept.
10am - 12 noon
All Open Days - Admission Free
SATURDAYS 10am - 1pm
March 11th 2017
10 years of Horwich Heritage Centre
April 8th 2017
May 13th 2017
St. Catherine's Church Exhibition
June 17th 2017
Lost Businesses in Horwich
July 15th 2017
Local Walks & Beauty Spots
August 12th 2017
60 years since the last Steam Loco built at Horwich Works
September 9th 2017
Family History / Heritage Weekend
All 'Open Days' Admission - FREE
January 10th 2017
Jonathan Ali - "World War One Illustrated"
February 14th 2017
David Lloyd - "Bolton 66 Tram Restoration"
March 14th 2017
Donna Hughes - "Life & Times of Samuel Crompton"
April 11th 2017
Elaine Taylor - "Astley - A Picturesque Park"
May 9th 2017
David Kaye - "From Horwich to Hyderabad"
June 13th 2017
A.G.M. - Royal Occasions in Bolton & Horwich