Welcome to Macclesfield and District Field Club

Who are we?

We are a club founded in 1948 that aims to stimulate interest in local history, archaeology, nature study and the countryside in general.

Where do we meet?

Meetings are at 7.30 p.m. on the 4th Monday of the month from September to April, in The Salvation Army Hall, Roe Street, Macclesfield, SK11 6PH.

There are coach trips from May to October to locations such as Elsecar Museum, Barnsley and Chirk Castle, Wales.

Officials of the Club

President Mr Alan Whitehurst

Secretary Mrs Gill Barber

Treasurer Mrs Susan Titford

Winter Programme 2019/2020

Monday 28th October
The History of Adlington Hall and Gardens
Anne Woods
The talk includes a history of the hall, home of the Legh family since 1315, and insight into some of the more colourful memebers of the family.
Followed by the AGM

Monday 25th November
The Natural History of Christmas
Michael Leech
Based on his recent book, Michael will reveal the origins of many of our favourite Christmas customs.

Monday 27th January
Oklahoma - Much More than a Musical
Geoffrey Brown
Geoffrey will share with us his findings about the modern-day state where farming, oil production, the aerospace industry and Native Americans are all in the mix!

Monday 24th February
River Bollin - Part 4 Dunham to Warburton
Keith Warrender
This is the final part of Keith's journey along the Bollin, looking at people and places along the way.

Monday 23rd March
Lord Curzon of Kedleston
Danny Wells
A talented, colourful and controversial British statesman, last Viceroy of India and an important figure on the international stage after World War I.

Monday 27th April
The Squirrel
Brian Ashworth (from Lancashire Wildlife Trust)
Brian will discuss the habits and lives of the many different squirrel species, with a focus on the plght of red squirrel and efforts to support it.

 

Field Club Annual Membership Fee: £12.00
Visitors: £2.00 per evening

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