Whitworth Town Council

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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
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