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March Newsletter

Next meeting

Monday 25th March 2024.

7.15 for 7.30pm

The Union Club, Stevens Street,

Alderley Edge, SK9 7NL.



In the North West England


Fortified pubs, hedgehogs and dragons teeth! - hear about the ingenious network of defences that was hastily built all over the British Isles in 1940 to prevent an anticipated German invasion. This talk covers the fascinating story behind the varied and ingenious types of defences in the North West and shows where to find the surprisingly still intact defences that remain today. 

We welcome Ian Sanders, back to our group. Ian some of you may know , lives locally and is a member of Manchester Military History Society, and produces and hosts Cold War Conversations Podcasts

Ian on a WW2 defence pill box

There will be a zoom link , see below

Topic: AHG. World War II Defences.

Time: Mar 25, 2024 19:00 London 

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Meeting ID: 895 2973 6251

Passcode: 479671

Future Meetings for 2024

June 17th St Philip & St James Church

George Hill, former scientist at Astra Zeneca. He wrote a book about the History, Wildlife & Pharmaceuticals at Alderley Park. Will talk about his time there.

July - Outing to Alderley Park date TBC

22nd July - St Philip & St James Church - Show & Tell and Pimms.

October 2024 TBC

2nd December  Union Club.

Christmas Social .

A small group of us meet every Wednesday at St Philip & St James 2.30 till We look through & catalogue the archives. you welcome to pop in for a cuppa tea. 

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2024 promises to be an exciting year. Firstly I would like to thank David Fairbotham for all his work producing the History Group calendar, which again sold out, I believe there are 7 copies left £10


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