Lectures by Local Societies

All talks are held at 7.30pm (unless indicated) in the Grosvenor Museum Lecture Theatre, 27 Grosvenor Museum, Chester CH1 2DD.  01244 972197. There are varying charges for admission to the lectures, contact individual societies for more information.

Contact details for the societies are at the bottom of the page.

For details of hiring the lecture theatre for your society or company, please click on Hire the Lecture Theatre.


OCTOBER

Thurs 2 – Wilful Murder (NSLA)
Sun 5 – A Time for Peace Starts 2:30pm (C)
Wed 8 – Hillforts & Excavations at Pen-y-Cloddiau (CAS)
Thurs 9 – 300 Years of Gardening at Levens Hall (NSLA)
Mon 13 – Egypt: The Gift of the Nile (S13)
Tues 14 – Cheshire Through the Seasons (GMS)
Thurs 16 – Mission Aviation Fellowship (NSLA)
Wed 22 – Wakefield’s Regeneration (CCT)
Thurs 23 – Burma (NSLA)
Mon 27 – Gwrych Castle, Abergele (SLH)
Tues 28 – Admiring Autism: A Photographic Exploration into the World of Autism Spectrum Disorder (CPS)
Thurs 30 – Annie Oakley + 142nd AGM (NSLA)


NOVEMBER

Tues 4 - Inter-Club Print Battle(CPS)
Mon 10 - A Corner of Some Foreign Field (GMS)
Tues 11 - Wadjda – (Saudi Arabia 2012) (CFS)
Wed 12 - Roman Caerleon: Recent Research & New Ideas (CAS)
Thurs 13 - Egypt: The Gift of the Nile (NSLA)
Sat 15 - Columbia + Northern Pakistan Starts 1:30pm (CG)
Mon 17 - Railway Enthusiasm: The Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (S13)
Wed 19 - Restoration Work at Birkenhead Priory (CCT)
Mon 24 - The Mapping of Mold Mountain (SLH)


DECEMBER

Tues 2 - Changing Perspectives (CPS)
Wed 3- RSPB Quiz Night (RSPB)
Thurs 4 
- The History of British Theatre (GMS)
Sat 6
– Neanderthals of the Channel River Valley? Starts at 2:30pm (CAS)
Mon 15 - Ideal Villages: Milton Abbas to
Poundbury (S13)


JANUARY

Thurs 8 - David Mitchell – Town Crier(NSLA)
Sat 10 - Shakespeare’s London Theatreleand: Exploring the Archaeology, History & Drama Starts 2:30pm (CAS)
Mon 12 - The Resurgam – A Submarine that Foundered off Rhyl in 1880 & Still Rests There Today (GMS)
Wed 12 - Roman Caerleon: Recent Research & New Ideas (CAS)
Thurs 15 - Vienna, City of Music & Interesting Things (NSLA)
Sat 17 - Vancouver & The Rockies + Cornwall to Capetown Starts 1:30pm (CG)
Mon 19 - Gerald of Wales: 12th Century Chronicler (S13)
Wed 21 - The Saxon Heritage of Transylvania (CCT)
Thurs 22 - Off the Beaten Track (NSLA)
Mon 26 - Art & Architecture of the Jazz Age (SLH)
Thurs 29 - All the Fun of The Orbit (NSLA)


FEBRUARY

Thurs 5 - Poets and Painters of the Great War (NSLA)
Tues 10 - Pixel Painted Art (CPS)
Wed 11 - After the Ice: Starr Carr & the Post-Glacial Occupation of Britain (CAS)
Thurs 12 - Georgia to Afghanistan (NSLA)
Mon 16 - Bomb, Book & Compass – The Chinese Invented Them First (S13)
Tues 17 - Randoplh Caldecott: A Great Victorian Illustrator (GMS)
Wed 18 - Art Nouveau in Europe (CCT)
Thurs 19 - The Cattle Drovers from Anglesey to London (NSLA)
Mon 23 - The Hedgerow Trees of Cheshire (SLH)
Tues 24 - Bebington Salon (CPS)
Thurs 26 - Member’s Evening  7:00pm Start (NSLA)


For further information contact:

Grosvenor Museum Society (GMS)
Lecture Secretary Johanna Keane  01244 532199

Chester Society of Natural Science Literature & Art (NSLA)
Lecture Secretary Anne Large  01244 336108

Chester Archaeological Society (CAS)
Lecture Secretary Alan Williams 01244 310563
www.chesterarchaeolsoc.org.uk

Chester Photographic Society (CPS)
Lecture Secretary John Dernie  01244 300166
www.chesterphotographicsociety.org

Chester Civic Trust (CCT)
Lecture Secretary ring  01244 318415
www.chestercivictrust.org.uk

Chester Society of Landscape History (SLH)
Lecture Secretary Mike Headon
www.chesterlandscapehistory.org.uk

Society of Thirteen (S13)
Lecture Secretary Mike Nichol 0151 3461017
www.societyofthirteen.org.uk

Chester Globetrotters (CG)
Lecture Secretary Angela Blundell 01244 629930
www.chesterglobetrotters.co.uk

Chester Decorative & Fine Art Society (DFAS)
Lecture Secretary Grace Johnston 01606 883781
www.chesterdfas.org.uk

Chester RSPB (RSPB)
Lecture Secretary Norman Sadler 01244 335670 

Chester Film Soc (CFS)
Lecture Secretary Tony Slater
www.chesterfilmfans.co.uk

Christadelphians (C)
enquiries@chesterchristadelphians.org.uk