The Woolton Society


Talks arranged by the society

The talks the Woolton Society are presenting for 2018 begin in February with an afternoon talk at St Mary's Church Hall, when Richard MacDonald will speak to us about Liverpool and the Battle of the Atlantic. This will be at 3:00pm on Thursday 15th February.

There is a change from the published programme for the first of our regular meetings  on Wednesday 21st March at 7:30 in the Village Club, with Stuart Rimmer talkng about the old pubs of Woolton

Following this, on Wednesday 18th April, Carole Codd will be recounting some Anecdotes of a Liverpool Registrar.

The Spring season closes with a talk from Poppy Learman entitled "Galkoff's and the Secret Life of Pembroke Place" on June 20th.

We  will be having a Quiz and social evening on May16th to allow members more opportunities to interact with the society, and our traditional summer outing will be a visit to the Western Approaches. This will be on 22nd July, and there will be a charge of £4.00 - booking will be required.

The Autumn season will commence on 19th September with a talk at St Mary' Church Hall from Graham Longmore of the Salvation Army on the Strawberry Field Project.

This will be followed on 18th October by an afternoon talk at 3:00 in St Mary's Church Hall from Dr Janet Hollinshead and Paul Wilkie on the Liverpool Convalescent Hospital.

The year concludes with the AGM on November 21st 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.