Cheshire and North Wales
Unless stated otherwise, events in this region are organised by the Society’s Cheshire and North Wales Regional Committee.
Regional contact: Col (retd) Tony Davidson email@example.com
Wednesday 24 May 10.00am–3.30pm (doors open at 9.30am)
The seminar will explore how 'rural' is a spectrum of places (from coast to countryside) rather than a binary (urban versus rural). Joint event with University of Chester and Rural Services Network.
Venue: University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester, CH1 4BJ.
Tickets: free, book in advance. Contact Rural Services Network 01822 851370 firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday 19 June 7.30pm–9.30pm (doors open at 7.00pm)
The lecture describes a little-known story of local salt-making in Tudor times by means of sea-salt boiling, and the progressive local family who made it all happen. Joint event with Society of Thirteen.
This event will be preceded by the AGM of the Society of Thirteen.
Venue: Grosvenor Museum, 27 Grosvenor Street, Chester, CH1 2DD. Please note, capacity is limited, places are not reserved and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis once doors open; please arrive in good time to avoid disappointment. An overflow facility with a live link to the lecture will be available when possible.
Places: £5 (donation) on entry, RGS-IBG members free.
Saturday 22 July 10.30am–1.00pm
Guided Discovering Britain trail (Monyash)
Although it now has only one small mere, Monyash means ‘many waters’ and it used to have five, which were of considerable importance to the village. Discover more on this trail down Lathkill Dale.
Meeting place: Village Green, Monyash, DE45.
Places: free, book in advance. Optional pub lunch afterwards at Bulls Head PH. Contact Chris Speight email@example.com