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Become A Member Of Horwich Heritage

Annual membership of the society costs £10.00.

Membership entitles you to free entry to monthly meetings (non-members £2.00) and a copy of our bi-annual magazine.

Payment can be made by cheque or postal order only. Cheques should be made payable to Horwich Heritage.

You may join at any of our regular meetings held at the Heritage Centre each month on every second Tuesday.

For further information, contact or call on 01204 695737


SATURDAYS 10am - 1pm

March 16th 2019
Happy 130th Birthday 1008

April 13th 2019
Family History

May 11th 2019
The Changing Face Of Horwich Shopping

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 14th 2019
Trip To York

Start 9th September 10am - 12 noon

All Open Days Are



March 12th 2019
Tom Heavyside - Lancashire Steam

April 9th 2019
Lavinia Todd - The Tudor Origins Of Today's Words

May 14th 2019
Keith Warrender - Hidden Gems Of Manchester

June 11th 2019
AGM + 'Worktown' - Bolton in the 1930s

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 >


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


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

Latest News



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.