Whitworth Town Council

Events' calendar

10 events have been found.
Whitworth Historical Society Winter Lecture
My Life at Harrods An Insider Story by Maxine Jaager Maxine gives a sometimes humorous insight into the behind the scenes workings of this famous, and expensive, Knightsbridge store without the need to take out your purse or wallet.
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Where: Whitworth Historical Society, The Heritage Centre, North Street, Whitworth, Lancashire, OL12 8RE
Community Carol Service - 2019
The service is an opportunity to get into the Christmas spirit and join together to sing carols, accompanied by the Whitworth Vale and Healey Youth Band. The service each year is led by the Mayoral Chaplain.
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When: 7pm Monday 16th December
Where: The Riverside, Market Street, Whitworth, OL12 8DP
Annual New Year's Day Duck Race - 2020
Ready, steady – quack! A staple in the Whitworth calendar is the Annual New Year’s Day Duck Race. Taking place, every year at 1pm on New Year's Day at Cowm Reservoir. The event is always really popular with around 500 people attending on the day.
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When: 1pm Wednesday 1st January 2020
Where: Cowm Reservoir, Tong Lane, Whitworth
Whitworth Historical Society Winter Lecture
From Street Urchin to Establishment Man by Andy O�Sullivan MBE, BEM Former policemen Andy has received over 20 commendations for his work in the force and gives us an account of his own personal journey through his impressive working career.
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Where: Whitworth Historical Society, The Heritage Centre, North Street, Whitworth, Lancashire, OL12 8RE
Whitworth Historical Society Winter Lecture
120 Years of Ellen Smith by Paul Targett Ellen Smith�s motor coaches have been a familiar sight in the Rochdale area for 120 years now and many of us, particularly in the 1950�s and 60�s, enjoyed their holiday tours to various parts of Britain. The company remains strong and its history interesting.
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Where: Whitworth Historical Society, The Heritage Centre, North Street, Whitworth, Lancashire, OL12 8RE
Whitworth Historical Society Winter Lecture
The Battle of Britain 80th Anniversary by Brian Furness 2020 sees the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, an event which many believe shaped the final outcome of WW2. The dark days of 1940 saw Britain stand alone against the might of the Nazi regime which had already conquered much of Western Europe.
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Where: Whitworth Historical Society, The Heritage Centre, North Street, Whitworth, Lancashire, OL12 8RE
Whitworth Historical Society Winter Lecture
A Study of Belle Vue by Frank Rhodes & Brian Selby You may be surprised to learn that the history of Belle Vue Zoological Gardens goes back to 1836 and at its peak attracted over two million visitors each year. In more recent times many will remember its amusement park, greyhound racing, motorcycle speedway and its famous circus. Frank and Brian remind us of the popularity of this attraction.
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Where: Whitworth Historical Society, The Heritage Centre, North Street, Whitworth, Lancashire, OL12 8RE
Whitworth Historical Society Winter Lecture
East Lancashire Railway by David Wright Few things give as much pleasure and stir feelings of nostalgia than the sight of a steam engine pulling a train through the British countryside. Fortunately, we have such a railway in nearby Rawtenstall.
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Where: Whitworth Historical Society, The Heritage Centre, North Street, Whitworth, Lancashire, OL12 8RE
Mayors VE day 75 themed supper and dance
An evening to celebrate and commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the end of WWII in Europe. As you are aware, many thousands of those that paid so much at home and abroad to ensure we all enjoy the freedom we have today, came from local communities. For detailed information on what is being planned for VE Day 75 nationally visit www.veday75.org Detailed information will be available nearer the time, note the date in your diary.
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When: Sunday 26 April 2020
Where: The Riverside, Market Street, Whitworth
Whitworth Historical Society Winter Lecture
Padiham Than & Now by Ann & Bob Clark Like many of our towns and villages, Padiham has seen many changes over the years. Residents Ann and Bob have made a study of the changes in their town.
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Where: Whitworth Historical Society, The Heritage Centre, North Street, Whitworth, Lancashire, OL12 8RE