Members’ Meetings

Members’ Meetings – Open to all

Meetings are held on the second Thursday of the month at Knutsford Methodist Church, Princess Street, at 2.15 pm– unless otherwise stated.  All welcome – no charge for non-members.   Refreshments available after the talk at a small charge.


Programme 2017 Speaker


12th October Judy Popley Entrepreneurs, Their Empires, and the Rise and Fall of Great British Companies.  Land of Hope and Glory!  Massive British companies, many just a memory now, but introducing the powerhouse of British industry, from Cadburys to Unilever, Styal Mill to Saltaire.  Judy Popley is a High Legh resident and has given talks to our Local History Group, which have been extremely well received.
9th November Lorraine Mayfield The Science of Heraldry.  Lorraine has been a tour guide at Chatsworth House for twenty years and will give an illustrated talk on this topic with reference to her work at one of our best known stately homes.
14th December Geoff Scargill ‘The Last Laugh of the Railway King’ – A look of the life of Sir Edward Watkin 1819-1901.  Geoff Scargill has been our meeting speaker several times and we look forward to welcoming him back.



For reviews of talks at several recent Members’ Meetings, use this link



Just to remind members attending general meetings who are hard of hearing that a loop system is in place at Knutsford Methodist Church.  This is activated when the sound system is in use and hearing aids should be switched to the ‘T’ position.  Please contact the Technical Team if you experience any problems.