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.

The list of lectures can also be downloaded as a printer friendly pdf, which is updated quarterly. Lectures June – Sept 2014.


Sat 19 – Easter Islands, a Remote Puzzle & The Pearl of Africa Starts 1:30pm (CG)


No Lectures


Tues 9 - At the Gates of Valhalla (The Northern Lights) (CPS)
Mon 15
- Leni Riefenstahl & Nazi Propaganda Films (S13)
Tues 16 
- From Tonks to Today: One Hundred Years of Drawing Medicine & Conflict (GMS)
Sat 20
– Encircle Africa by Public Transport & TITLE TBC Starts at 1:30pm (CG)
Tues 23 - Winter Park (CPS)
Thurs 25 - TITLE TBC (NSLA)
Mon 29 - The Landscape of the Staffordshire Hoard (SLH)
Tues 30 - An Evening with Terry Donnelly (CPS)

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

Chester Photographic Society (CPS)
Lecture Secretary John Dernie  01244 300166

Chester Civic Trust (CCT)
Lecture Secretary ring  01244 318415

Chester Society of Landscape History (SLH)
Lecture Secretary Mike Headon

Society of Thirteen (S13)
Lecture Secretary Mike Nichol 0151 3461017

Chester Globetrotters (CG)
Lecture Secretary Angela Blundell 01244 629930

Chester Decorative & Fine Art Society (DFAS)
Lecture Secretary Grace Johnston 01606 883781