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Winter Lecture Series 2019–20 season

Speakers and Meetings Information
DateSpeakerTitle
11 October 2019Jon PennA Tribute to Edgar Richards – featuring mainly steam across the UK in the 1960s
Edgar Richards was a Wirral-based lifelong enthusiast who died a few years ago.
a digital presentation
8 November 2019 Martin WelchSteam in the 1950s and 60s across the UK
a digital presentation by well-known photographer
13 December 2019John SloaneSteam across South Africa in 1973 Part 1
the speaker visited the country when many of the older classes of steam locomotive were still in service.
a digital presentation
10 January 2020Noel CoatesLocomotive Sheds of the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway
a digital presentation
14 February 2020Paul ShackclothPeople and Places 4
images of the pre-1968 steam railway including trains and railway staff, enthusiasts or the general public.
a digital presentation
13 March 2020Geoff LomasWheels on Reels
Transport films – taken with a cine camera and shown using a cine projector.
Geoff Lomas presents a selection of his films in the traditional manner.
3 April 2020
note first Friday
Nick Dodson
Society President
Great Named Trains
featuring postcards of named trains and video of the engines which hauled them and survive in preservation.
a digital presentation

Each lecture is held at Altrincham Methodist Church Hall, Barrington Road, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 1HF. Car park off Springfield Road or short walk from Altrincham Bus/Rail/Metrolink Interchange. Please use the main entrance on Woodlands Road side.

Talks are on the second Friday of the month, except April – due to the date of Easter, starting at 19:30hrs. Refreshments (coffee/tea and biscuits) are included in the admission price.

Admission costs £3.50 — Free for AERPS members! (Show membership card)

Further details from — Andrew Macfarlane, 25 Prestbury Avenue, Timperley, ALTRINCHAM, Cheshire, WA15 8HY (0161) 928 9394

Download the 2019-20 season programme A4 poster, as a PDF file.


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