Welcome to BRINDLE HISTORICAL SOCIETY website

Monday 28th March 2016  at 7.30pm

in Brindle Village Hall.

THE HISTORY of ART DECO

Keith Hicks will tell us all about Art Deco and its influences with an illustrated talk.

 

We again have a varied programme of talks for the year (see below) including Heraldry, Edmund Arrowsmith, Tithe maps, Shopping, Railways, Art Deco. Lancashire’s Mosslands, the Timeline of Brindle’s Landmarks and an Historical Bingo. 

All welcome.   Members free, visitors £3 on the door.

 

 

            Our meetings are held every fourth Monday at 7.30 in

            Brindle Community Hall, Water Street, Brindle. PR6 8NH 

            Everyone is welcome – become a member and enjoy a

            discount on every meeting. An informative talk is followed by 

            a question and answer session and tea or coffee and biscuits.

As a member you will also receive a discount on the cost of the summer trip.

    See below for full details and to find out more about  

OUR 2016 PROGRAMME OF TALKS

 

Brindle Historical Society Programme of Events for 2016

25th January, 7.30pm

A Victorian Domesday – Dr Kathy Whyte

22nd February, 7.30pm

A G M – a short meeting, followed by Historical Bingo Quiz

28th March, 7.30pm

The History of Art Deco – Keith Hicks

25th April, 7.30pm

The Mosslands of Lancashire – Dr Bill Shannon

23rd May, 7.30pm

200 years of Shopping – Dr Mike Winstanley

27th June, 7.30pm

Heraldry – with a local perspective – Tony Consadine

No meetings in July and August – Excursion TBC

26th September, 7.30pm

Edmund Arrowsmith – Vera Proctor et al

24th October, 7.30pm.

The Impact of the Railways – John Elwood

28th November, 7.30pm

Co-ordinating Brindle Landmarks in Time – Bernard Fleming

 

All meetings are held in Brindle Community Hall at 7.30pm. (PR6 8NH)

 

 

Read about the History of Brindle and about the people that have lived here.

Formed in 2002, our Society exists to preserve the history of Brindle, one of the oldest Parishes in Lancashire, dating back to c1190.
Our website features all the latest news from the Society, details of our future meetings and events, information and news articles, and details of the local War Memorials.
As well as finding out about the past, you can read our book reviews and find information about the interesting places in the local area we have visited.

History of Brindle

Brindle is a small and ancient village set in farmland and bordered by the towns of Preston, Chorley and Blackburn

A Titanic Connection

Second Officer Charles Lightoller was the last Titanic survivor taken aboard Carpathia

Brindle Schoolmaster

In the summer of 1871, a young man set off to make the train journey north to the distant village of Brindle