July 2019 news

Our speaker for next Monday 15th July will be Tony Bostock who will be giving us a presentation on Cheshire Villages. Tony is an experienced lecturer/speaker and he has written books and many articles on various aspects of life in Cheshire. He was a serving officer within the Cheshire Constabulary for over 30 years and … Read more

June 2019 news

Our speaker next Monday 17th June will be Peter Webb who will be giving us an illustrated talk on the Peak District, Rock, Scenery & Mountains. The area will be familiar to many of us but we expect that Peter will enlighten us a lot more due to his in-depth knowledge of the area. If … Read more

May 2019 news

Our speaker next Monday 20th May will be Keith Meeson. His presentation will be on his walking and involvement in The Bottle Kiln Walk. If you are a retired man from either a business or professional background and you would like to come along, listen to the talk and find out more about the Club … Read more

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

November 2018 news

Our speaker at the next meeting of Congleton Dane Probus Club on Monday 19th November is Rodger Burgess, a retired Police Officer with a keen interest in history, both local and the First World War. He gives presentations on different subjects and lives in Holmes Chapel.  His presentation A Moment in Time recounts how a … Read more

September 2018 news

At the next meeting of Congleton Dane Probus Club on Monday the 17th  September our speaker will be John Hastings-Thomson who is a retired teacher living in Derbyshire,  a lifelong railway enthusiast and a director of the LMS Patriot Project. He has a particular interest in the LMS and is a founder member of the LMS Society. He is a volunteer at the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway in Derbyshire, where he drives and fires the railway’s steam locomotives.