The Woolton Society


Talks arranged by the society

The talks the Woolton Society are presenting for 2019 begin in February with an afternoon talk at St Mary's Church Hall, when Rob Kirby will speak to us about AVRO Manchester, the legend behind the Lancaster This will be at 3:00pm on Thursday 21st February.

The first of our regular meetings is on Wednesday 20th March at 7:30 , with Robert Owen telling us of life as High Sherriff.

Following this, on Wednesday 17th April, John Hatfield will be talking about the Liverpool Overhead Railway.

The Spring season closes with a talk from Roy Wainwright on the Hardman's House, the well preserved home and studio of the Liverpool photographer, on May15th.

We  will be having a Quiz and social evening on June 19th to allow members more opportunities to interact with the society, and our traditional summer outing will be a guided walk around Liverpool led by member and Blue Badge Guide Marie Passey. This will be on 7th July, and there will be a charge - booking will be required.

The Autumn season will commence on 18th September with a talk on the The Daniel Adamson Steam tug.

This will be followed on 17th October by an afternoon talk at 3:00 in St Mary's Church Hall from Val Jackson on the  Chavasse family.

The year concludes with the AGM on November 20th at St Mary's Church Hall, which is for members only.


All talks are held in St Mary's Church Hall (Car Park entrance off Church Rd). This venue has full disabled access from the car park. Talks are free to attend, & open to non members as well as members. Membership forms, if required, are available via the website or at the talks. If you have any suggestions for speakers, or would be willing to speak on a topic of interest yourself, please contact us by emailing

Members of the society are also entitled to attend talks given by the Merseyside Civic Society.