Talks

Held on the third Wednesday of most months, the Foxlowe Talks programme  aims to engage with a wide range of subject areas,  from the local to the national and international,  on cultural, philosophical, historical, literary and  scientific themes. These talks are usually generously gifted by the lecturer to the Foxlowe Arts Centre.   Admission is free, with a collection for Foxlowe arts centre Funds.

Feb
20
Wed
A Moorland Album
Feb 20 @ 7:30 pm

A Moorland Album. 

David Cliffe will present an illustrated talk about William Henry Nithsdale, a local tax collector who took photographs as he travelled through the Moorlands in Edwardian Days. He has recently published ‘A Moorland Album’ which has over 200 of Nithsdale’s photographs, Books will be available to purchase after the talk.

The lecturers in this programme ‘gift’ their talks to the Foxlowe, for which we thank them.

Admission is free, with a Bucket Collection, also for the Foxlowe, for which we thank you.

Mar
20
Wed
Mercian Crosses of the Lyme – Now 3rd April
Mar 20 @ 7:30 pm

Mercian Crosses of the Lyme.

Kevin Kilburn will begin his talk by defining the term ‘Mercian’ cross with respect to the Anglo-Saxon region known as Mercia and the latest definition of the ‘Lyme’. He’ll then describe all two-dozen or so ‘crosses’ that  Kevin and Doug Pickford  have visited in the past 20 years. He will put forward his ideas as to why the crosses were erected and what was their purpose.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS TALK HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO THE 3RD APRIL.

The lecturers in this programme ‘gift’ their talks to the Foxlowe, for which we thank them.

Admission is free, with a Bucket Collection, also for the Foxlowe, for which we thank you.

Apr
17
Wed
The History of Leek Cyclist’s Club
Apr 17 @ 7:30 pm

The History of Leek Cyclist’s Club.

Ian Peacock, a member of Leek Cyclists Club and an award winning long distance rider, will recount the history of the club which started in Leek in 1876 and is still strongly supported today. An illustrated talk.

The lecturers in this programme ‘gift’ their talks to the Foxlowe, for which we thank them.

Admission is free, with a Bucket Collection, also for the Foxlowe, for which we thank you.

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