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The Lancashire and Cheshire                
Antiquarian Society

Founded 1883

Charity Registration No 1105708

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Saturday 3 July at 2.00 pm

Bill Cooke will talk about the History of Warrington on Saturday 3 July at 2.00 pm. Bill is a lecturer at Priestley College in Warrington and has written a history of the town with the surprising sub-title  “the Athens of the North”.

Please contact the secretary for invitations to the talks.


Saturday 31st July at 2.00 pm

A walk in Manchester led by Terry Wyke, "From Grosvenor Square to All Saints: The making and re-making of a Georgian Square" on Saturday 31st July at 2.00 p.m. [meet in front of the old Town Hall, now the School of Art]

Sunday 22nd August at 2.00 pm

A walk by the Bridgewater Canal led by Mike Nevell on Sunday 22nd August at 2.00 p.m. [ details to follow]

If interested in attending either walk please contact the secretary


Plans for the conference on Medieval Castles scheduled for May 8th., 2021, have been indefinitely postponed  due to the continuing lockdown situation. The position will be reconsidered when it becomes possible to make more firm arrangements for large assemblies to take place.

We are sorry that members will be disappointed by this decision. Our programme of “Zoom” lectures will, however, continue. Members will be informed by e-mail of forthcoming talks, and details will be posted on our website and on Facebook.

Clitheroe Castle, c.1650


Past LCAS events include:

Edge of Empire: Recording the Romans; Wigan, 5 October, 2019

Visit to Bolton Museum, 9 May 2019

Keeping up with the past; 12 May 2018

Catholic history day; Saturday 12 November 2016

Visit to Wardley Hall; Thursday 3 November 2016

Manchester in the Age of Mrs Gaskell; Saturday 28 November 2015

Visit to Clayton Hall;  Saturday 9 May 2015