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Wartime Tatton (WW2)

26 February @ 3.00pm - 4.00pm
This talk outlines the narrative of Tatton Park during World War Two.

The hidden history of plants in the Stone Age

4 March @ 1.00pm - 2.00pm
With Dr Barry Taylor- We associate the early human past with the use of stone tools but it was plants that provided many of the materials of daily life. From nettle cord fishing lines or birch bark containers to elm bows and lime canoes, early prehistoric communities made use of a wide range of plants, often using certain species for specific tasks.

Forgotten in Britain? Remembering the German Dead of the two World Wars

11 March @ 1.00pm - 2.00pm
With Professor Tim Grady- Almost 7,000 Germans – military and civilians – were laid to rest in Britain during the two World Wars. The British initially buried these dead in cemeteries scattered throughout the country, including in Chester.

Change in a Historic Landscape: The Lost Buildings of Port Sunlight

18 March @ 1.00pm - 2.00pm
With Dr Rebecca Andrew- Founded in the 19th century by William Hesketh Lever, to house ‘Sunlight Soap’ factory workers, Port Sunlight is a thriving tourist destination, containing 900 Grade II listed buildings.

The tragedy of a misguided wife by Elizabeth Morris.

19 March @ 7.30pm - 9.00pm
The mystery of Edith Brunner’s murder of 1926, and the subsequent suicide of her husband Roscoe, became a Cheshire Society scandal.

From frogs to toothbrushes

25 March @ 3.00pm - 4.00pm
Join Julie Edwards to find out about the things we find on archaeological excavations, what do we do with them and what do they tell us?

Wild flowers and their secrets’ by Peter Solan

23 April @ 7.30pm - 9.00pm
An illustrated talk about the amazing features of some of our most beautiful wild flowers.

The Story of D-Day

29 April @ 3.00pm - 4.00pm
On 6th June 1944 the Western Allies launched the largest invasion force in history against Nazi occupied Europe.

The Colour of Heraldry by Tony Bostock.

21 May @ 7.30pm - 9.00pm
The art and colour of heraldry brought to life with Cheshire examples.
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