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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.


EXHIBITIONS

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 9th 2019
Steve Gill - The History of Family Photography

August 13th 2019
Mark Olly - Crystal Skulls and Human Heads

September 10th 2019
David Kaye - The C.H.A.R.M. of Rivington

October 8th 2019
John Clayton - My Work with Radio Lancashire

November 12th 2019
Sheila Dale - The Eddie Stobart Story

December 3rd 2019
Christmas Event - T.B.A.

OPEN DAYS

July 20th 2019
On Our Doorstep: The West Pennine Moors

August 31st 2019
Garden Party

September 7th 2019
80 Years Since The Start Of WWII

September 21st 2019
Trip To York

FAMILY HISTORY SESSIONS
Start 3rd September 10am - 12 noon


All Open Days
ADMISSION FREE

OPEN DAYS

SATURDAYS 10am - 1pm

July 20th 2019
On Our Doorstep: The West Pennine Moors

August 31st 2019
Garden Party

September 7th 2019
80 Years Since The Start Of WWII

September 21st 2019
Trip To York

FAMILY HISTORY SESSIONS
Start 9th September 10am - 12 noon

All Open Days Are
ADMISSION FREE

MONTHLY MEETINGS

TUESDAYS 7.30pm

July 9th 2019
Steve Gill - The History of Family Photography

August 13th 2019
Mark Olly - Crystal Skulls and Human Heads

September 10th 2019
David Kaye - The C.H.A.R.M. of Rivington

October 8th 2019
John Clayton - My Work with Radio Lancashire

November 12th 2019
Sheila Dale - The Eddie Stobart Story

December 3rd 2019
Christmas Event - T.B.A.


Rivington Terraced Gardens

Events Calendar 2019 - Click Here >


MEMBERSHIPS

Membership: £10 per annum
Non-Members: £2 per meeeting

CONTACTS

General Enquiries: 01204 847797
Membership: 01204 695737
Programme: 01204 692930
Family History: 01204 460010

Latest News

 

WHY NOT JOIN US IN OUR 34th YEAR?

This year's programme is turning out to be another good one and the leaflet with the list of speakers & Open Days for 2019 is now available from the Heritage Centre. Please renew your membership now. If you are not a member why not join? Only £10 for 11 talks.

HORWICH HERITAGE CENTRE is open every weekday 2- 4pm & Saturdays 10 - 12.30pm. It has a shop, shows and sells films about Horwich and has a range of professional exhibitions and displays to delight all the family. Help is also available for family history and other research. ADMISSION IS FREE!

The monthly OPEN DAYS provide additional exhibitions on topics of local interest. Special EXHIBITIONS currently running include: Horwich Loco Works, A Victorian Kitchen, The Way We Were, World War II, Winter Hill Mines & the Turnpike Roads. School Parties and other groups welcome. Contact 847797.