TALKS ARRANGED

Talks arranged  /  Engagements made  
 2018
4th January pm. Euxton Over 50s. "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles".  "Gresgarth Hall Gardens; A Journey thro' the Year"
6th February  pm  Pinewood Probus    "Moses Holden 1777-1864: Self-educated Genius"
8th February  pm  Goosnargh Over 60's.    "From Victoria to Ventnor"
13th February  The Forty-one Club "Iconic Inns and Taverns of Preston"
February  am  Newton-le-Willows Probus  "Moses Holden 1777-1864: Self-Educated Genius"
19th February pm  Chorley St. Peters     "Moses Holden: Self-educated Genius
20th February pm  Hambleton Meeting Point "St.Kilda:The Lonely Isles"
21st February        Skipton Gardening Club  "Holker Hall Gardens and the Cartmel Peninsula"
27th February       Blackpool Historical Society  "Moses Holden 1777-1864: Self-educated Genius"
28th February  am  Lytham Men's Forum  "Levens Hall: The Park and Gardens"
28th February      Southport Gardening Society   "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year"
5th March    St. Oswald's Ladies  "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year.
7th March. pm  Longridge U3a  "Moses Holden 1777-1864: Self-educated Genius"
7th March       Bolton Family History Society   "Moses Holden 1777-1864: Self- educated Genius"
12th March      Kingsley Garden Club  "Sizergh Castle Gardens"
13th March    Knott End Fireside Group "Follow Me, I'm a Naturalist"
14th March   St. Christopher's, Lea            "Victoria to Ventnor"
15th March    The Winckley Club   " Holker Hall Gardens"
19th March pm. Staveley Stick and Wheel Club. "Victoria to Ventnor"
19th March          Holme Historical Society   "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles"
21st March      Mere Brow LHS  "The Social History of St. Kilda"
23rd March pm. Preston U3a Gardening  "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year"
3rd April  am    Gt. Eccleston Luncheon Club  "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year"

4th April             St. Helen's Mother's Union   "Levens Hall: The Park and Gardens"

5th April  am     Pilling Probus           "A Spring Visit to Abbotsbury Gardens"

5th April            Stalmine Gardening Club          "Holker Hall Gardens"

10th April         Eccleston Christian Men's Fellowship  "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles"

11th April am   Upholland Probus  "My Work as a Local History Detective"

11th April  pm.  Galloway's Social Club   "Moses Holden 1777-1864"

11th April         Ingol Wi      "Holker Hall Gardens and the Cartmel Peninsula"

12th April  pm.    Wyre U3a.       "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles"
16th April        Over Wyre Gardening Club.     "From Victoria to Ventnor"
17th April am    Poulton Probus  "Moses Holden 1777-1864: Self-educated Genius"
17th April pm.  Burnley Masonic Fellowship  "My Work as a Local History Detective"
17th April          Aughton Wi    "Holker Hall Gardens and the Cartmel Peninsula"
20th April          North  Cheshire RSPB          "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles"
1st May  pm.    Tosside Seniors  "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles"
1st May             Tockholes and District Garden Club  "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year"
2nd May              Whalley WI    "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year"

8th May               Lund Mothers' Union.      "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles"
14th May  pm    Lytham U3a History Group. "Moses Holden 1777-1864: Self-educated Genius"
15th May  pm.   St. Mary's Ladies, Clitheroe.  "Some Smaller Hebridean Islands in a Small Boat"

17th May pm.   St. Andrew's Mother's Union, Longton.  "Gresgarth Hall Gardens:   A Journey thro' the Year"

21st May         Great Eccleston Historical  "Moses Holden 1777-1864: Self-educated Genius "

22nd May        Aughton T.W.G.   "Holker Hall Gardens"

24th May          Lancaster Soroptomists  "Holker Hall Gardens"

7th June  am.    Cleveleys Probus    "Wild about Dorset"
18th June          Newburgh Wi   "Holker Hall Gardens and the Cartmel Peninsula"
10th July          Bolton-le-Sands Wi    "From Victoria to Ventnor"
11th July am  Elderberries Gardening Club. "Gresgarth Hall Gardens"
18th July           St. James, Leyland, M.U.  "My Work as a Local History Detective"
19th July am. South Ribble Probus. "Smaller Hebridean Islands in a Small Boat"
1st August         Cabus Wi   "Holker Hall Gardens and the Cartmel Peninsula"
6th August          Wigan Ladies Guild                "Victoria to Ventnor"             
16th August pm  Church Lawton Retirement Group "A Spring visit to Abbotsbury Gardens"  

20th August  pm   Penwortham TWG    "Abbotsbury Sub-Tropical Gardens"

28th August        St. Gregory's Ladies  "Levens Hall: The Park and Gardens"
29th August  pm.   Chorley Friendship   "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles" 

30th August      West Bradford Gardening Club. "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year"

3rd September          Lytham St. Anne's Gardening. "Gresgarth Hall   Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year"

4th September   am  Great Eccleston Luncheon Club      "Victoria to Ventnor"

6th September    Chester National Trust   "Gresgarth Hall Gardens"

11th  September pm    Ashton on Ribble Wi.  "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles"

11th September      Eccleston Men's Christian Fellowship  "Moses Holden 1777-1864: Self-educated Genius"

12th September  am  Upholland Probus    "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles"

12th September  St. Mary's Fellowship, B'pool. "Oh Dear! What can the 'Machair' be?
14th September            Leyland Gardening Society         "Sizergh Castle Gardens"
17th September       Croston NFU       "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year"
18th September       Inglewhite Ladies Guild. "Holker Hall: The Park and Gardens"
19th September     Lymm Jubilee Gardening  "Holker Hall Gardens"    750

25th September    Worsley Roe Green T.W.G.      "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles"

26th September      Westmoreland Horticultural Society. "The Hornbeam to the Handkerchief Tree"
27th September pm.   Burnley U3a  "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year"

1st October    Preston Historical Society  "My Work as a Local History Detective"

4th October am   Forum at the Athenaeum  "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year"
8th October       Rossett Adult Learning, Harrogate.   "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles"
9th October      Bolton Women's Register  "Sizergh Castle Park and Gardens"
10th October    Heald Green Horticultural Society       "Holker Hall Gardens"
16th October am  Great Eccleston Luncheon Club  "Biddulph Grange Gardens"    760.

17th October   Thornton-Cleveleys Horticultural  "Holker Hall Gardens"

23rd October   Newton and District Jubilee Rotary  "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles"

1st November  pm Age Concern, Priory Club, Leyland "Levens Hall: The Parks and Gardens"

1st November  Manley Garden Club   "Abbotsbury Tropical Gardens"

5th November   Garstang Ladies NFU   "Holker Hall: The Park and Gardens"

7th November  Clitheroe Garden Club  "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year"

8th November       Goosnargh Over 60s  "Iconic Inns and Taverns of Preston"

9th November      Leyland Gardening Society   "Abbotsbury Gardens......My View"

12th November      Emmanuel Church.     "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year"

13th November      Bacup Central Methodist Ladies  "Holker Hall Gardens"   770

15th November       CROSSWAY, Christ Church, Fulwood.  "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey through the Year"    

19th November am  Lunesdale Probus  "Moses Holden 1777-1864: Self-educated Genius"

21st November  pm    Garstang Masonic Fellowship       "Holker Hall Gardens"   
                                                                                                           

27th November            Knott End Men's Fellowship "St. Kilda : The Lonely Isles"

28th November            Rotary Club of Rossendale  "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles"

29th November pm     Clitheroe Naturalists  "Yes, we have no Galanthus"          775

2019
8th January      Pilling Historical Society      "My Work as a Local History Detective'

14th January    Pilling Men's Fellowship     "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles"

15th January        Preston Gardening Society       "From Victoria to Ventnor"

16th January       Skipton Gardening Club    "The Hornbeam to the Handkerchief Tree"

17th January pm. Bolton National Trust        "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles"

21st January       Gt. Eccleston Historical  "St. Kilda: A Social History"

22nd January     Kirkham United Reform Ladies Group  "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year"

28th January         Brindle Gardening Society  "   TBA   "

1st February  am  Clitheroe Probus      "Moses Holden 1777 - 1864: Self-educated Genius"

4th February  am   Lunesdale Probus    "Going, Going, Go............" A look at tropical rainforests and their demise.

6th February pm Poulton Friendship Group  "Moses Holden 1777-1864: Self-educated Genius"

7th February  am  Newton-le-Willows Probus       "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles"

11th February      Fylde N.F.U.    "Levens Hall: The Park and Gardens"

12th February     Altrincham Naturalists  "Wild About Dorset"

13th February     Pilling Methodist Ladies      "Levens Hall: The Park and Gardens"

14th February     St. Ambrose, Leyland, Mothers'Union  "Levens Hall: The Park and Gardens"


20th February       Kirkby Lonsdale Horticultural  "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year"

21st February     Southport Horticultural           "Yes we have no Galanthus"

26th February     Ribble Cruising Club              "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles"

27th February am   Rossendale Probus  "Smaller Isles of the Hebrides - In a Small Boat"

4th March      Barrow Field Naturalists  "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey Thro' the Year"

6th March   pm   Kendal Castle Seniors       "St. Kilda: A Social History"

7th March            Galgate History Group     "St. Kilda: A Social History"

9th March  pm   Wesley Historical Society  "Moses Holden 1777-1864: Self-educated Genius"

12th March      St. Michael's, Hoole, Men's Fellowship  "Moses Holden 1777-1864: Self-educated Genius "

14th March  pm  Blackburn Cathedral Mothers' Union  "Victoria to Ventnor: Two 
                                                                     Contrasting Isle of Wight Gardens"

20th March       Gt. Eccleston Gardening Club   "Levens Hall:  The Park and Gardens"

21st March       Lund Wi                  "Preston's Iconic Inns and Taverns"

26th March        Priest Hutton Gardening Society       "Holker Hall Gardens"

27th March pm  Settle Gardening Club    "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year"

11th April         Fleetwood Methodist Church    "Holker Hall Gardens"

16th April  am   Poulton Probus          "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles".

23rd April   am     Preston Amounderness Probus  "Moses Holden 1777-1864: Self-educated Genius"

25th April          Garstang Trefoil      "Smaller Islands of the Hebrides: In a Small Boat"-

1st May             Grimsargh Gardening Society        "Holker Hall: The Park and Gardens"

16th May            Greenmount Wi.              "T.B.A."

5th June             Casterton Wi   "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year"

13th June am     Settle U3a      "St. Kilda: A Social History"

3rd July  am     Oldham Probus     "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles"

17th July           St. James, Leyland. Mothers' Union   "The Economic Growth of Preston, and its Associated Watering-holes"

13th August     Crosscrake Wi    "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the  Year"

5th September     Downham and Twiston Gardening Club  "Levens Hall: The Park and
                              Gardens."

13th September   pm  Harrogate U3a   " T.B.A."

24th September    Worsley Roe TWG    "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year"

25th September        Westmorland Horticultural  " t.b.a. "

8th October             Saddleworth Pedestrians   "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles"

9th October             Mere Brow Wi              "Yes, we have no Galanthus"

14th October pm       Brindle Over 55s         "St. Kilda:  The Lonely Isles"

16th October           Lea Wi       "Moses Holden 1777 - 1864: Self-educated Genius"

17th October             Hoylake Garden Club  "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro the Year"

21st October           Wigan Ladies Guild       "T.B.A."x

29th October          Tosside Gardening Club   "Holker Hall: The Park and Gardens"

30th October          Clitheroe St. Michael's and St. John's Ladies group
                                       "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro the Year"  

11th November  am Chorley Ladies Probus "Moses Holden 1777-1864: Self-educated Genius"

21st November       Hutton Gardening Society    "Levens Hall: The Park and Gardens      

5th December  a m   Kirkham L.L.L.   "Levens Hall: The Park and Gardens"    

2020
14th January   Wharfedale Gardeners  "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year"

29th January  am   Garstang Antiques Group  "Moses Holden 1777-1864: Self-educated Genius."


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2017
4th January  pm.  Kendal Castle Seniors. "My Work as a Local History Detective"
12th January      Bolton RSPB Local Group     "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles"
16th January      Amounderness Ladies     "Iconic Inns and Taverns of Preston"
17th January    Preston Gardening Society "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year"
18th January    Lymm Gardening Society  "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year" 
19th January    Blackburn Horticultural   "From the Hornbeam to the Handkerchief Tree "
20th January  pm. Grange Gardening Society.  "Blowing a Trumpet for 
                                               Euphorbias"
27th January   pm.   INTACT '1to3 Friendship Club'   "My Work as a Local History Detective"
7th February.   Bowerham Tuesday Group. "The Hornbeam to the Handkerchief Tree". 
8th February    Poulton Family History Society  "My Work as a Local History Detective"
9th February    Poynton Home Gardener 's Club.  "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year"
14th February.    Balderstone Wi.   "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year"
16th February.    Brindle Gardening Society   "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey through the Year"
19th February  pm.  Tatton Garden Society  "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year"
21st February  am.  INTACT 'Nature and Nurture'    "The Hornbeam to the Handkerchief Tree"
21st February   Chorley Gardening Society.  "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year"
23rd February pm.  Burnley U3a      "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles"
 March          Pilling Lane Wi.        "St.Kilda: The Lonely Isles"
2nd March        Kirkham Rotary       "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles"
8th March  pm.  Amicus Club.        "Levens Hall: The Park and Gardens"
10th March pm.  Garstang Ladies  "Moses Holden 1777-1864: Self-educated Genius"
13th March  pm.   Staveley Stick and Wheel Club.  "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year"
15th March          Skipton Garden Club   "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year"
16th March pm      Skelmersdale U3a      "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles"
16th March         St. Andrew's Wives    "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year"
20th March  am.  Accrington Probus.   " Moses Holden 1777-1864: Self-educated Genius"
23rd March.      Pilling Wi.            "The Work of the Woodland Trust"
30th March am    Cleveleys Probus  "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles"
3rd April       Cheshire Hardy Plant Society  "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year" 
5th April      Euxton Methodist Church   "Holker Hall Gardens and the Cartmel Peninsula"
10th April  am. Chorley Ladies Probus  "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: Thro' the Year"
10th April       Wigan Ladies Guild       "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles"
11th April  noon  St. Helen's Probus    "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles"
11th April      Preston Wine Circle      "Iconic Inns and Taverns of Preston"
12th April      Appley Bridge Wi.  "Spring in the Tropical Gardens of Abbotsbury"
19th April  pm.  Poulton Friendship Group  "Levens Hall: The Park and Gardens"
24th April    Preston Amounderness Rotary  "Iconic Inns and Taverns of Preston"
25th April  am. Lancaster and Morecambe U3a. "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles"
25th April      Hutton Ladies.  "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year"
3rd May           Lancaster Family History Society.  "St. Kilda: A Social History"
10th May         Bolton by Bowland Gardening Club.  "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year".
11th May  am   Settle U3a    "Moses Holden 1777 - 1864: Self-educated Genius"
17th May  am   South Lakes U3a     "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles"
17th May           Gt. Eccleston Gardening Society  "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year"
18th May  pm.        Blackrod Local History Group  "My Work as a Local History Detective."
20th May  am/pm  Lancashire LFHHS Annual Conference.  "Moses Holden 1777-1864: Self-educated Genius"
25th May           Newton-le-Willows Gardening Club  "The Hornbeam to the Handkerchief Tree"
6th June             Hutton Historical.     "Licensed to Stroll the Market Place"
7th June             Preston Patrick Wi.  "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey through the Year"
15th June     Kingsfold Methodist Ladies   "My Work as a Local History Detective"
20th June  am   West Craven Probus  "Moses Holden 1777-1864: Self-educated Genius"
6th July             Whitley Wi      "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year"
7th July.   pm.    Garstang L.L.L.   "Levens Hall: The Park and Gardens"
11th July           Aughton TWG   "A Spring Visit to Abbotsbury Gardens"
13th July           Preston Astronomical Society  "Moses Holden 1777-1864: Self-educated Genius"
19th July  am.          Pownall Probex   "Follow Me, I'm a Naturalist"
19th July               Edgeworth Garden Club  "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey through the Year.
1st August pm       Tosside Seniors  "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year"
2nd August    pm.    Euxton Wi. "Moses Holden 1777 - 1864: Self-educated Genius"
8th August  pm      Preston Rotary    "Moses Holden 1777-1864: Self-educated Genius"
9th August       Utkinton Wi.  "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year"
18th August. am.  Clitheroe Probus  "Some Smaller Hebridean Islands - In a Small Boat"
22nd August  pm   Thornton Cleveleys LLL.   "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year"
25th August  pm.   Bolton U3a         "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles"
5th September  P.M.    Amounderness L. L. L., Thornton  "Wild About Dorset"
5th September          Pilling Historical Society  "St. Kilda: A Social History"
September           Clitheroe Gardening Club.  "Oh Dear! What can the Machair be?"
7th September          Stalmine Gardening Club       "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles"
8th September  pm. Harrogate U3a   "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year"
9th September  pm    Manchester Organic Gardeners  "From the Hornbeam to the Handkerchief Tree"
11th September      Sefton Wi.      "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles"
12th September    Tatham Fells Wi.   "St. Kilda: A Social History"
13th September   St. Christopher's, Lea.           "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles"
14th September   Thornton Horticultural  "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year"
18th September   Over Wyre Gardening  "Hornbeam to the Handkerchief Tree"
20th September am. Chorley Probus  "Moses Holden 1777-1864: Self-educated Genius"
20th September.   Ramsbottom Heritage Society. "Moses Holden 1777 - 1864: Self-educated Genius"
21st September    Hutton Garden Club   "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro'
                                                                                     the Year"
22nd September  pm.  Preston U3a Gardening   "Levens Hall: The Park and Gardens"
26th September         Borwick and Priest Hutton Gardening       "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey through the Year"
27th September    Westmoreland Horticultural  "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A 
                                                                                                Journey thro' the Year".
28th September      Goosnargh Flower Club  "The Cartmel Peninsula and Holker Hall Gardens"
3rd October  pm    Inskip Over 60s.  "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year"
3rd October       Bolton Astronomical Society  "Moses Holden 1777-1864: Self-educated Genius"
4th October  pm.  Leyland Masonic Fellowship.     'Levens Hall: The Park and Gardens"
5th October           Grassington Horticultural Society  "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey Thro' the Year"
9th October            Emmanuel Ladies Fellowship  "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles"
10th October am  Bramhall and District Probus  "My Work as a Local History Detective"
12th October          Rochdale Field Naturalists   "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles"
13th October pm. Garstang Widows  "Holker Hall Gardens"
16th October am   Lunesdale Probus    "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles
19th October  pm   Clitheroe Naturalists  "The Hornbeam to the Handkerchief Tree"
19th Oct.    The Winckley Club   "Moses Holden 1777-1864: Self-educated Genius"
24th October  pm.  Parbold and Newburgh U3a    "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles"
30th October         Rainford Horticultural Society  "Holker Hall Gardens and the Cartmel Peninsula"
31st October. Pm. North Preston Friendship Group. "My Work as a Local History Detective'"
1st November  am.  Upholland U3a  "Blowing a Trumpet for Euphorbias"
1st November       WAM Maghull.     "Holker Hall and the Cartmel Peninsula"
2nd November  pm.  Fulwood/Broughton TWG.  "The Gardens at Holker Hall"
2nd November        Downham and Twiston Gardening Club. "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey Thro' the Year'
6th November            Fleetwood Travel Group       "St.Kilda: The Lonely Isles"
7th November     Glossop Gardeners  "Gresgarth Hall Garden" A Journey thro' the Year"
8th November       Standish Methodists    "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey Thro' the Year"
9th November.            St. Leonard's Mother's Union, Walton-le-dale  "Holker Hall Gardens and the Cartmel Peninsula"
10th November  pm  123 Club, Intact, Ingol. "Going, Going, go.............."
11th November          Manchester Field Club     "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles"
15th November       Parbold and Newburgh Gardening Society. "Blowing a Trumpet for Euphorbias"
16th November pm    Bolton National Trust Association  "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year"
22nd November    Horwich Probus   "Moses Holden 1777-1864: Self-educated Genius
30th November  am     Preston Probus        "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles"
6th December         Storth and District Gardening Association  "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year."
7th December    Fleetwood Historical Society  "Moses Holden 1777-1864: Self-educated Genius"
13th December   pm. Preston Rotary   "My Work as a Local History Detective"
COMPLETED

2016
4th January   am     Brooks Probus            "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles"

5th January  pm      Over Wyre Ladies      "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year"
7th January             Kirkham Gardening Society     "Gresgarth Hall Gardens:

12th January           Barton Wi.                    "My Work as a Local History Detective"

14th January   am.  Grappenhall Probus    "Moses Holden:  Self-educated Genius"

14th January           Lostock Hall Wi         "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles"

19th January  am.   Aughton U3a              "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles"

20th January          Chester RSPB            "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles" 

27th January  pm.  Chorley Friendship Group   "My Work as a Local History Detective"
27th January          Preston Family History   "St. Kilda: A Social History"

28th January         Gregson Lane Wi          "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles"

4th February  pm   Ainsdale TWG             "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles" 

9th February  pm  Museum of Lancashire  "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A  Journey thro' the Year" 

12th February  pm  Preston U3a      "The Hornbeam to the Handkerchief Tree"

15th February        Edenfield Local History Society  "My Work as a Local History Detective"

17th February        Irlam and Cadishead L.H.S.   "St. Kilda: A Social History"

22nd February      Caton Wi             "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year"


25th February       Clitheroe Natural History Soc. "Oh Dear! What can the 'Machair' be?"

29th February  pm.     Miriam's Monthly Meet     "Moses Holden 1777 - 1864: Self-educated Genius"

1st March. Pm   M and S Retired Staff Group.  "Levens Hall: The Park and Gardens"

1st March   Ribchester Gardening Society   "Levens Hall: The Park and Gardens"


7th March   am.   Knott End Library   "Moses Holden 1777 - 1864: Self-educated Genius"
8th March           Staveley Historical         "My Work as a Local History Detective"

9th March           St. Christopher's, Lea     "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year"

14th March  pm  Wyre U3a    "Moses Holden 1777 - 1864: Self-educated Genius"

14th March    Higher Walton Wi "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year"

16th March  am  Timperley Probus     "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles"

17th March  am  Kirkham LLL.          "Wild About Dorset"


17th March         Brindle Gardening Club    "Levens Hall: The Park and Gardens" 


24th March         Trefoil Guild                  "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles"


29th March         St. Gregory's Ladies    "My Work as a Local History Detective"


4th April      Leyland Historical Society.  "My Work as a Local History Detective"


6th April pm Kendal Castle Seniors "Smaller Hebridean Islands: In a Small Boat"


7th April           Croston Wi                 "Smaller Hebridean Islands: In a Small Boat"


11th April   pm   Ormskirk U3a    "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year"

11th April           Wigan Ladies Guild  "Gresgcarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year"
14th April        St. George's Mother's Union  "Moses Holden 1777 - 1864: Self-educated Genius"
18th April  pm  Blackburn and E. Lancs Friendship   "Smaller Hebridean Islands:
 In a Small Boat"
18th April         Over Wyre Gardening      "Gresgarth Hall Gardens:  A Journey thro' the Year"
19th April             Preston Gardening Society.   "'Levens Hall: The Park and Gardens"
20th April  pm  Aughton Probus           "Moses Holden 1777 - 1864:  Self-educated Genius"
29th April  pm  Ashton-in-Makerfield U3a   "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year" 

10th May  pm.  Tuesday at Two Club  "Gresgarth Hall Gardens"


18th May         Mere Brow L.H.S.        "Moses Holden 1777 - 1864: Self-educated Genius"

20th May         Grange Garden Society   "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Jouney thro' the Year".      
23rd May.       St. Anne's Men's Fellowship  "Iconic Inns and Taverns of Preston'

24th May am. Garstang Library. "Moses Holden 1777-1864: Self-educated Genius"


26th May. PM. Fulwood Library. "Moses Holden 1777-1864: Self-educated Genius"


27th May.       Kirkham Library.  "Moses Holden 1777-1864: Self-educated Genius"


1st June  am.Southport Richmond Probus. "Moses Holden: Self-educated Genius"


16th June  pm   Poulton Thursday Circle   "Levens Hall: The Park and Gardens"


16th June         Burnley Wi               "Work of the Woodland Trust"


20th June      Lea Trefoil Guild         "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year"

21st June     Preston Gardening Society    "Oh Dear!  What can the 'Machair' be?"

7th July. am Hallgate Community Centre. "Levens Hall: The Park and Gardens"


11th July pm   Ormskirk U3a               "Oh Dear!  What can the 'Machair' be?"


12th July pm.     Lancashire Museum Friends.     "My Work as a Local History Detective"

13th July noon. Preston Rotary.  "Moses Holden 1777-1864: Self-educated Genius"

19th July   Catterall Gardening Club    "The Hornbeam to the Handkerchief Tree"


21st July am. Freckleton Library."Moses Holden 1777-1861:Self-educated Genius"


22nd July pm. Garstang Library Widows. "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year" 

27th July  am.  Cheadle Probus "Moses Holden 1777 - 1864:  Self-educated Genius"

27th July  pm  Salford L.H.S   "Moses Holden 1777 - 1864:  Self-educated Genius"   


3rd August      Whitechapel Wi.            "Gresgarth Hall Gardens."


4th August  pm.  Church Lawton Retirement Club    "My Work as a Local History Detective"

8th August     Shevington Allotment Society  "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Jouney thro' the Year"
15th August  pm  St. Peter's, Chorley    "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Jouney thro' the Year"
16th August.      Ashton Bowling Club.  "Preston's Iconic Inns and Taverns"

18th August.  Hutton Gardening Club. "The Hornbeam to the Handkerchief Tree"


22nd August    Preston Amounderness Rotary. "Moses Holden 1777-1864: The 

                                                                  Search for a Freeman of Preston"

24th August  am  Culcheth Probus       "Moses Holden 1777 - 1864:  Self-educated Genius"  

2nd September pm  Ashton-in-Makerfield U3a         "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles" 

6th September       Pilling Historical     "Moses Holden 1777 - 1864: Self-educated Genius"

7th September     Lathom Wi  "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year"

8th September  pm.  Wyre U3a, Thornton. "Moses Holden 1777-1864: Self-educated Genius"

12th September  pm.  Wyre U3a, Carleton.    "My work as a Local History Detective"
12th September.  Garstang Gardening Club. "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year"
15th September  pm. Todmorden U3a  "Moses Holden 1777 - 1864: Self-educated Genius"
16th September  am  Clitheroe Probus    "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles"

20th September am.  Upholland U3a      "My Work as a Local History Detective" 


26th September  noon. Ministry of Defence.  "Work of the Woodland Trust"


26th September     Rainford Horticultural Society "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: Journey thro' the Year"

27th September     Blackburn L.H.S.   "Moses Holden 1777 - 1864:  Self-educated Genius"
4th October pm Tarleton Gentlemen's Club  "Moses Holden 1777 - 1864: Self-educated Genius" 
5th October. AM.  Upholland U3a. "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Years"
5th October        Preston N.F.U. Ladies. "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year"
6th October  pm  Fulwood and Broughton TWG    "Iconic Inns and Taverns of Preston"
6th October         Downham and Twiston Gardening Club  "From the Hornbeam to the Handkerchief Tree"
10th October     Kendal Natural History Society "Oh Dear! What Can the 'Machair' be?"
11th October    Horwich Heritage               "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles"

12th October  pm.  Accrington Masonic   "Moses Holden 1777-1864: Self-educated Genius"

12th October      Heald Green Horticultural Society. "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey through the Year".

13th October  PM.  Bateman Club, Ings. "The Hornbeam to the Handkerchief Tree"

14th October    Leyland Gardening Society    "Oh Dear! What can the 'Machair' be?"
17th October  N.W. Hardy Plants Society   "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year"
18th October   Preston Gardening Society   "The Hornbeam to the Handkerchief Tree"
19th  October  am  Chorley Probus            "Iconic Inns and Taverns of Preston" 

20th Oct.  pm  Warrington Friendship Group "Moses Holden 1777 - 1864: Self-educated Genius"


25th October  pm. North Preston Friendship Group   "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey Thro' the Year"


25th October      Woodplumton Wi     "My Work as a Local History Detective"


28th October.  Pm.   Garstang Library Widows.    "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles"


8th November pm  Hambleton Meeting Point. "Moses Holden 1777 - 1864: Self-educated Genius" 

9th November         St. Christopher's, Lea   " Moses Holden 1777-1864: Self-educated Genius".
10th November       Clitheroe Naturalists   "Follow Me, I'm a Naturalist"

11th November       Leyland Gardening Society  "Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey thro' the Year"

14th November. pm.  St. John's, Whittle-le-Woods Ladies Group.   "My Work as a Local History Detective'"
16th November    Mere Sands Wood      "Oh Dear! What Can the 'Machair' be?"

17th November  am.  Hallgarth Community Seniors. "Moses Holden 1777-1864: Self-educated Genius".

21st November  am.  Brooks Probus       "Moses Holden 1777 - 1864: Self-educated Genius"
21st November     Holme Historical      "Moses Holden 1777 - 1864: Self-educated Genius"
22nd November   Knott End Fireside Fellowship. "Smaller Hebridean Islands in a Small Boat"
24th November  pm.  Bateman Club, Ings  "'Levens Hall: The Park and Gardens"

24th November   Barnoldswick L.H.S.     "Moses Holden 1777 - 1864: Self-educated Genius"

28th November   Rainford Horticultural Society   "The Hornbeam to the 
               Handkerchief Tree"
2nd December    Wilmslow Guild Birdwatching  "St. Kilda: The Lonely Isles" 

8th December    Culcheth Local History Society. "Moses Holden 1777 - 1864"


12th December   Darwen Local History Society  "Moses Holden 1777-1864"


-  COMPLETED



 



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