Mon 14 Dec 2020Monthly Meeting - cancelled
Les Pickford on the subject of 'Cartoons'.
Mon 9 Nov 2020Monthly Meeting - cancelled
Simon Le Frenais on the subject of 'Queen Victoria: Who Do You Think She Was?'.
Mon 12 Oct 2020Monthly Meeting - cancelled
Mon 14 Sep 2020Monthly Meeting - cancelled
Nick Bianchi on the subject of 'History of Bianchi'
Mon 10 Aug 2020Monthly Meeting
Tony Bostock on the subject of 'Dogs of War'.
Mon 20 Jul 2020Monthly Meeting - cancelled
Alan Cooper on the subject of 'Prohibition USA 1922-1933'.
Mon 15 Jun 2020Monthly Meeting - cancelled
Andrew Rowe on the subject of 'Hancock's Half Hour'.
Mon 18 May 2020Monthly Meeting - cancelled
Peter Ashburner on the subject of 'Flog It - as seen on TV'.
Mon 20 Apr 2020Monthly Meeting
Shaun Farrelly on the subject of 'Marconi, the Man and His Wireless'.
Mon 16 Mar 2020Monthly Meeting
Prof. Terry Callaghan on the subject of 'Research in the Arctic'.
Mon 17 Feb 2020Monthly Meeting
Geoff Higginbottom on the subject of 'Entertainer Returns'.
Mon 20 Jan 2020Monthly Meeting - cancelled
Fatma on the subject of 'Morning of Oriental Delights'.
Mon 16 Dec 2019Monthly Meeting
Susan Craig on the subject of 'Look back with laughter'.
Mon 18 Nov 2019Monthly Meeting
Prof. Peter Roberts on the subject of 'Eight Global Catastrophes'.
Mon 21 Oct 2019Monthly Meeting
Thu 10 Oct 2019Autumn Lunch
The Autumn Lunch will be held at The Swettenham Arms on Thursday, 10th October 2019.
Mon 16 Sep 2019Monthly Meeting
John Miller on the subject of 'Living with Live Events'.
Mon 19 Aug 2019Monthly Meeting
Father M. Burgess on the subject of 'Seven Deadly Sins'.
Mon 15 Jul 2019Monthly Meeting
Tony Bostock on the subject of 'Cheshire Villages'.
Mon 17 Jun 2019Monthly Meeting
Pete Webb on the subject of 'The Peak District Rocks, Scenery and Minerals'.
Thu 13 Jun 2019Salford Museum and Art Gallery
Owing to Monday closure of the museum, our trip will now take place on Thursday, 13th June 2019. Members, partners and guests are to meet,
Mon 10 Jun 2019Salford 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
Mon 20 May 2019Monthly Meeting
Keith Meeson on the subject of 'The Bottle Kiln Walk'.
Mon 15 Apr 2019Monthly Meeting
Dr. Thurai Ratulan on the subject of 'The 380 Airbus'.
Thu 21 Mar 2019Spring Lunch
12:30 for 1:00 p.m. at the Legs of Man, Arclid.
Mon 18 Mar 2019Monthly Meeting
Rebecca Done on the subject of 'My life within Entertainment And Beyond'.
Mon 18 Feb 2019Monthly Meeting
Dave Walmsley on the subject of 'The Russian Revolution'.
Mon 21 Jan 2019Monthly meeting
Anthony Poulton-Smith on the subject of "From Old to Modern English".
Mon 17 Dec 2018Monthly meeting
Brian Hallworth on the subject of ‘The Rocking Years of the 60s’
Mon 19 Nov 2018Monthly meeting
Rodger Burgess on the subject of ‘A Moment in Time'
Wed 17 Oct 2018Autumn lunch
12:30 for 1:00pm at the Golden Pheasant, Plumley
Mon 15 Oct 2018Monthly meeting
AGM & Quiz
Fri 12 Oct 2018Golf match
The annual Golf Match with Congleton & District Probus Club
Mon 17 Sep 2018Monthly meeting
John Hastings-Thompson on the subject of ‘The Building of the Patriot Steam Locomotive’
Mon 20 Aug 2018Monthly meeting
Gordon Speakman on the subject of ‘The Battle of Winwick Pass’
Mon 16 Jul 2018Monthly meeting
John Miller on the subject of ‘Life at the BBC’
Mon 18 Jun 2018Monthly meeting
Mike Hewitt on the subject of ‘Chernobyl and Eastern Europe’
Mon 11 Jun 2018Coach trip
Proposed visit to the National Arboretum
Mon 21 May 2018Monthly meeting
Mark Thomas on the subject of ‘The R.N.L.I.’
Wed 21 Mar 2018Spring lunch
Details on the Club notice board
Mon 19 Mar 2018Monthly meeting
Nigel Linge on the subject of 'From Spoken Word to Broadband’
Thu 8 Mar 2018Manchester trip
Visit to Police Museum and Art Gallery
Mon 19 Feb 2018Monthly meeting
Anna Russell on the subject of ‘Manchester Airport Extension’
Mon 15 Jan 2018Monthly meeting
Jackie McArthur on the subject of ‘Congleton 2020 - can we ever have perfect vision?’
Mon 18 Dec 2017Monthly meeting
Geoff Keeling on the subject of 'Milestones in Forensic Science'
Mon 20 Nov 2017Monthly meeting
Professor Ian Morison on the subject of 'Are We Alone?'
Mon 16 Oct 2017Monthly meeting
A. G. M.
Mon 18 Sep 2017Monthly meeting
Bernard Loveday on the subject of 'Advances in Modern Medicine'.
Wed 30 Aug 2017Ironbridge trip
A trip is being organised to Ironbridge and district
Mon 21 Aug 2017Monthly meeting
Collective Legal Solutions on the subject of 'Tax, Care and Toy Boys - Later Life Issues'
Mon 17 Jul 2017Monthly meeting
Simon Le Frenais on the subject of 'Charles Darwin'
Mon 19 Jun 2017Monthly meeting
Bob Kermeen on the subject of 'Who Really Killed Dr. David Kelly'
Thu 25 May 2017AVRO trip
A visit is being organised to the AVRO museum at Woodford
Mon 15 May 2017Monthly meeting
John Doughty on the subject of 'James Brindley'
Mon 24 Apr 2017Monthly meeting
Cat Allen on the subject of 'Songs from The Stage and Screen'
Wed 22 Mar 2017Spring Lunch
Spring Lunch will be held at the Legs of Man Restaurant
Mon 20 Mar 2017Monthly meeting
Peter Webb on the subject of 'Fracking'
Mon 20 Feb 2017Monthly meeting
Peter Turner on the subject of 'Curiosity Killed the Cat'
Mon 16 Jan 2017Monthly meeting
Lisa Ball on the subject of 'Work of The East Cheshire Hospice'.
Mon 19 Dec 2016Monthly meeting.
Peter Lowe on the subject of 'An Introduction to Gliding'.
Mon 21 Nov 2016Monthly meeting.
Bob Kermeen on the subject of 'Iraq from WW1 to Sadam Hussein'.
Thu 20 Oct 2016Autumn Lunch
Autumn Lunch will be held at Alexandra Court Hotel, Congleton
Mon 17 Oct 2016Monthly meeting.
Fri 14 Oct 2016Annual Golf Competition
The annual golf day with Congleton and District Probus Club.
Mon 19 Sep 2016Monthly meeting.
Ray Lowe on the subject of 'The Life and Work of Sir Bernard Lovell'.
Mon 15 Aug 2016Monthly meeting.
George Pilkington on the subject of 'The Birds and the Bees'.
Mon 18 Jul 2016Monthly meeting.
Derek Poulson on the subject of 'Dialects'.
Mon 4 Jul 2016Bletchley Park
There will be a two-day coach trip on 4th and 5th July to visit Bletchley Park on the Monday and the National Trust property at Hughenden on the Tuesday. The trip includes hotel, dinner, bed and breakfast.
Mon 20 Jun 2016Monthly event.
Philip Austin on the subject of 'The building of Monton Lighthouse'.
Mon 16 May 2016Monthly meeting.
John Doughty on the subject of 'The Folklore and Traditions of the North West'.
Wed 27 Apr 2016Cosford visit
A coach trip is being organised by Trevor Adams to visit the RAF museum at Cosford, including a guided tour and a lunch. Further details are on the club notice-board, together with a booking list.
Mon 18 Apr 2016Monthly meeting.
Colin Walker on the subject of 'The Illustrated History of Recorded Music'.
Mon 21 Mar 2016Monthly meeting.
David and Valerie Chant on the subject of 'Falconry'.
Thu 17 Mar 2016Spring Lunch
The Spring Lunch will have a St Patrick's Day theme and will be held at the Vicarage, Holmes Chapel.
Thu 3 Mar 2016JCB visit
A trip is has been organised by David Heard for a factory tour at JCB, including lunch. Travel by shared private cars. Contact David for more information.
Mon 15 Feb 2016Monthly meeting.
Peter Turner on the subject of 'The Science of Misdirection'.
Mon 8 Feb 2016Dining group
Dining group lunch at 12:30 at the Brownlow
Mon 18 Jan 2016Monthly meeting.
Trevor Adams on the subject of "Waterloo 200"
Mon 14 Dec 2015Monthly meeting.
Harry Moore on the subject of 'The Battle of the River Plate'.
Mon 16 Nov 2015Monthly meeting.
George Nolan on the subject of 'The Man in Black'.
Mon 2 Nov 2015Visit to the Brewery Museum in Burton-on-Trent.
A visit is being organised by Paul to the Brewery Museum in Burton-on-Trent on Monday the 2nd of November. The coach will leave Hollinshead's yard at 9.30 am, arrive at the museum at 10.45 and we should be back in Biddulph by around 4.00pm. The cost (including the coach and the tour but not refreshments) is £26 per head.
Thu 22 Oct 2015Autumn Lunch.
The autumn lunch will be held on Thursday the 22nd of October at the Chimney House Hotel. The price will be £19 for two courses, £22 for three courses and the menu is now available to make your choice.
Mon 19 Oct 2015Monthly meeting.
AGM and Quiz.
Tue 13 Oct 2015Annual Golf Competition
The annual golf day with Congleton and District Probus Club.
Mon 5 Oct 2015Dining group lunch.
Dining group lunch.12.30 at the Brownlow.
Mon 21 Sep 2015Monthly meeting.
George Pilkington and 'Feeding Wild Birds'.
Wed 19 Aug 2015Trip to the Heritage Railway Museum in Crewe.
A trip to the Railway Museum in Crewe is being organised for the 19th of August by David Dickinson. Those who are going are asked to meet at the West Heath car park (on the Sandbach Road side) and be ready to leave by 9.15 - car sharing to be sorted out.
Mon 17 Aug 2015Monthly meeting.
David Hargreaves on the subject of Astronomy.
Mon 20 Jul 2015Monthly meeting.
Ray Perry giving us the history of Rudyard Lake.
Thu 16 Jul 2015Past Chairman's lunch. Mon 6 Jul 2015Anderton Boat Lift trip.
The trip to the Anderton Boat lift is now confirmed for Monday the 6th of July at a price of £26 per person, that price including coach travel, a trip on the canal (and on the lift) and a soup and sandwich lunch. The coach is expected to leave Hightown at 10.45 am, West heath at 11.00 and return at around 4.45 pm.
Mon 15 Jun 2015Monthly meeting.
John Doughty on the subject of 'John Dalton - the man and his Manchester'.
Wed 3 Jun 2015Manchester Ship Canal Trip.
Mervin White is organising a day trip on the Manchester Ship Canal on the 3rd of June. There will be a coach provided from Congleton to Liverpool, the boat trip will be from Liverpool to Salford Quays and we will then returning by coach from Salford Quays to Congleton. Pick up points will be the Pet Shop at Hightown at 8.00 am and the Unicorn at West Heath at 8.10.
Mon 1 Jun 2015Dining group lunch.
Dining Group lunch at the Brownlow at 12.30.
Mon 18 May 2015Monthly meeting.
John Hooley on the subject of 'The Royal Yacht Britannia and her predecessors'.
Mon 20 Apr 2015Monthly meeting.
Susan Leicester telling us about 'An English Woman in the White House'
Mon 16 Mar 2015Monthly meeting,
Karen Jones talking about the Red Cross, both local and international.
Thu 5 Mar 2015Spring lunch.
The Club spring lunch will be held at the Swettenham Arms on Thursday the 5th of March. Doug Mackenzie is in charge and will welcome your call.
Mon 23 Feb 2015Dining group.
The Dining Group are due to meet at the Brownlow In on Monday the 23rd of February for lunch.
Mon 23 Feb 2015Dining group.
The Dining Group are due to meet at the Brownlow Inn on Monday the 23rd of February for lunch.
Mon 16 Feb 2015Monthly meeting.
Pete Turner giving a Tommy Cooper tribute.
Mon 19 Jan 2015Monthly meeting.
Alan Topliss talking about 'Tatti Popa'.
Mon 15 Dec 2014Monthly meeting.
Keith Vigurs talking about 'Mystery shopping'.
Mon 17 Nov 2014Monthly meeting.
Mon 20 Oct 2014Monthly meeting.
Ray Jackson MBE talking about 'The Lower Moss Wood Wildlife Hospital'.
Mon 15 Sep 2014Monthly meeting.
Helen Tenwolde talking about 'Communication'.
Mon 18 Aug 2014Monthly meeting.
David Hargreaves talking about 'Astronomy'.
Mon 21 Jul 2014Monthly meeting.
John Doughty talking about 'Noted for Fresh Air and Fun'.
Mon 16 Jun 2014Monthly meeting.
Bob Kermeen talking about the story behind 'A Nastia Game'.
Mon 19 May 2014Monthly meeting.
Don Loran talking about 'It Shouldn't Happen To An Optometrist'.
Mon 14 Apr 2014Monthly meeting.
Peter Flack talking about 'I'm Not Lost'.
Mon 17 Mar 2014Monthly meeting.
David McCaddon talking about 'After The Yorkshire Ripper'.
Mon 17 Feb 2014Monthly meeting.
Peter Turner talking about 'Heads I Win - Tails You Lose'.
Mon 20 Jan 2014Monthly meeting.
Karyn Johnston talking about 'Age UK'.
Mon 16 Dec 2013Monthly meeting
Sheila Parry talking about 'A Christmas Presentation'
Mon 18 Nov 2013Monthly meeting
Graham Royle talking about 'Bees and Honey'
Mon 21 Oct 2013Monthly meeting
AGM and Quiz
Mon 16 Sep 2013Monthly meeting
John Parsons, Nantwich Town Crier, talking about 'My Granddad's an Oyez man'. This will be a special 'Guest' day.
Mon 19 Aug 2013Monthly meeting
Professor Ian Morrison talking about 'Are we alone?'
Mon 15 Jul 2013Monthly meeting
Paul Gubbins talking about 'Esperanto - The International Language'
Mon 17 Jun 2013Monthly meeting
Janet Bradshaw talking about 'Come into the Garden'
Mon 20 May 2013Monthly meeting
Barbara Foster talking about 'Housekeeper at Dunham Massey'
- The Snooker Club meets every Tuesday at the Cygnet Club, Swan Bank from 10.00 to 12.00 am