Salford Museum and Art Gallery

The trip to Salford Museum and Art Gallery has been rescheduled for Monday 10th June 2019.  Members, partners and guests are to meet at Congleton Railway Station by 09.45 (to allow time for purchase of paired tickets) for the 10.10 train, changing at Stockport for Salford Crescent station.

April 2019 news

The speaker at our next meeting on Monday 15th April will be Dr Thurai Rahulan FRAeS who will be giving a talk on the iconic A380 Airbus. The A380 is the world’s largest passenger airliner, a wide-body aircraft manufactured by Airbus. Airbus studies started in 1988 and the project was announced in 1990 to challenge … Read more

March 2019 news

The talk at the next meeting of Congleton Dane Probus Club on Monday 18th March will be My Life Within Entertainment and Beyond presented by Rebecca Done. Rebecca is a very interesting person, a talented musician (classical guitar) and singer. As a politician she was very proud and honoured to have represented Leek as one of … Read more

February 2019 news

Our speaker next Monday is David Walmsley and he will be giving us a talk on the subject of ‘The Russian Revolution’. David is an Oxford history graduate and a retired secondary head teacher. He gives a number of history talks on a wide range of topics to raise money for a community walking project … Read more

January 2019 news

The speaker at our next meeting on Monday 21st January is Anthony Poulton-Smith, talking on the subject of  “Old English to Modern English”. Anthony is a freelance journalist and a prolific author with 70 published books on a variety of topics. They include such titles as Black Country Ghosts, The Salt Routes and Beaching Fifty Years On.  He … Read more

December 2018 news

The speaker at our next meeting on Monday 17th December will be Brian Hallworth.  He will be presenting Down Forget-Me-Not Lane (The Rocking Years 2), a light-hearted illustrated talk looking at the News, Music, TV, Films & Social History of the 1950s & 1960s. Brian’s early working life was spent in the fashion industry in Stockport & … Read more