Local History Groups

This calendar of local history talks/activities is based on information supplied by the individual organisations, and is believed to be correct at the time of being published. It may be advisable to confirm details with the organisation in advance of attending an event.

Chalk History Group (Charlestown and Lower Kersal)

Venue: St Sebastian's Community Hall, 1 Douglass Green, Salford
Time: Fortnightly, every other Friday from 12.30pm
Email: chalkhistory@yahoo.co.uk

Eccles and District History Society

Venue: Alexandra House, 395 Liverpool Road, Eccles, M30 7HB
Time: Second Wednesday of the month, talks commence at 7.30pm
Cost: £3.00 visitors fee, £15.00 membership subscription
Contact: Andrew Cross - 0161 788 7263
Email: eccleshistory@yahoo.co.uk
Website: Eccles District History Society

Irlam, Cadishead and District Local History Society

Venue: St Paul's Methodist Church, Liverpool Road, Irlam
Time: Third Wednesday of the month, talks commence at 7.30pm
Cost: £2.00 for visitors, £1.00 for members
Contact: Deborah Yates - 0161 775 8708
Email: debbie.yates@yahoo.co.uk
Website: Irlam and Cadishead History Society


Salford Local History Society

Venue: Salford Museum and Art Gallery, Peel Park, Salford, M5 4WU
Time: Last Wednesday of the month, talks held from 2-4pm
Cost: £2.00, visitors welcome
Contact: Roy Bullock - 0161 736 7306
Email: roy.bullock@ntlworld.com
Website: Salford Local History Society 

Swinton and Pendlebury Local History Society

Venue: Swinton Library, 100 Chorley Road, Swinton, M27 4AE
Time: 10:00am
Cost: £1.50 (where there is a speaker), £1.00 (other sessions)
Contact: Jean Appleby 0161 794 4570 or Marjorie Williams 0161 793 7847

Working Class Movement Library

Venue: 51 The Crescent, Jubilee House, Salford, M5 4WX
Contact: Lynette Cawthra - 0161 736 3601
Email: enquiries@wcml.org.uk
Website: Working Class Movement Library