On this day in 1249, King Alexander II of Scotland died of a fever on the Isle of Kerrera on his way to conquer the Hebrides from Norway. These islands were eventually ceded to Scotland…Read More
Wigan Archaeological Society are hosting open days at their Brimelow Farm excavation on 23-23 June as part of the Greater Manchester Archaeology Fesitival see their website http://www.wiganarchsoc.co.uk/ and Face book page
JOHN DIXON MEMORIAL WALK – this year’s walk in what has become an annual event will take place on SATURDAY 16th JUNE 10:30 am MEETING at BRINDLE COMMUNITY HALL, WATER STREET, BRINDLE, LANCS. PR6 8NH….
Astley Hall is the most exhilarating house in Lancashire” – Simon Jenkins in his book ‘England’s 1000 Best Houses’. Astley Hall, Chorley, is a museum and art gallery housed within a Grade I listed historic…