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Sir Ernest Shackleton's visit to Bolton, 1910

Sir Ernest Shackleton lectured across Manchester and the Northwest following his return from the British Antarctic (Nimrod) Expedition of 1907-1909.

Our history

The Society was founded in 1830. Find out more about our history.

Lowther Room

Originally Lady Wesleydale's bedroom, and later part of the Society's library, the Lowther Room is ideal for small quiet meetings.