Classic Vehicle Rally – 2015

In spite of the inclement weather on Sunday 24th May, a number of intrepid bikers and indomitable classic car owners, turned out to show off their amazing old vehicles.  With … Read more

Dungeon Open for Easter

Stockport’s medieval dungeon was open for Easter with a display about hatting in Stockport as well as a chance to try on different period hats and Easter hat making for … Read more

Heritage Magazine Spring 2015.

The Stockport Heritage Magazine for Spring 2015 is in the shops now, with stories about – Reddish Vale ski slopeCheadle archaeologySt. Mary’s gravestonesHollingdrake’s AutomobilesAll Saints Heaton NorrisHer passport to AmericaRevealing … Read more

Sadness on the Market

Jerome Landau, who you probably know by sight, rather than by name, spent 60 years on Stockport Market.Having started in 1946 straight out of the RAF, he married into a … Read more

Guernsey Evacuees in Stockport

Saturday 16 May, 2pm, Stockport Story Museum, 30 Market Place, Stockport. I am giving an illustrated talk about the arrival of 2,000 Guernsey evacuees in Stockport in June 1940 and … Read more

A Friend Dies

94 year old Arthur Lane passed away today after a short illness in Stepping Hill Hospital.  Arthur served in the Manchester Regiment and became a PoW when Singapore fell in February … Read more

Plymouth Grove

Plymouth Grove was the home of Elizabeth Gaskell, the author of Cranford as well as many other 19th century books. The house was built prior to the Gaskell family renting … Read more

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