This Day In History

  • 1916 In the final act of the Somme offensive, all three 7th Battalions of the East, South and Loyal North Lancashires assault the village of Grandcourt in appalling weather.
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Future Events

 DATE EVENT
  2018
  September
Fri 7 Friends Study Evening.  Talk on Corunna
Sat 15 National Heritage Day. Museum open
Sat 29 Saturday Morning Lecture – The Songaminute Man – Simon McDermott. At the Museum. Begins 11.00 am. Cost: £2 pp. Light refreshments (tea, coffee, cakes) for a small donation.
  October
Fri 19 Friends Study Evening.  ‘Territorial Gunners at War’  by Terry Dean
Sat 27 Saturday Morning Lecture – World War I Artists – Cynthia Greenwood. At the Museum. Begins 11.00 am. Cost: £2 pp. Light refreshments (tea, coffee, cakes) for a small donation.
  November
Sat 10 Memorabilia Day. Bring your militaria for identification by our experts. At the Museum. 11.00 am – 3.00 pm . Light refreshments (tea, coffee, cakes) for a small donation.
Sat 24 Saturday Morning Lecture – The Christmas Truce 1914 – What Really Happened – Paul SmithAt the Museum. Begins 11.00 am. Cost: £2 pp. Light refreshments (tea, coffee, cakes) for a small donation.
  December
Thu 13 Friends Annual General Meeting and Volunteers’ Lunch.