Tag: Ainsdale

Speaker Meeting – Ken Pye

Croxteth Hall

Stately Homes of Liverpool – Ken Pye.

Sudley House

In this talk Ken describes the history of some of the Stately Homes of Liverpool, and of aristocrats who once owned much of the Liverpool and Merseyside area, and some who still do!  In particular, he talks about those great houses that still survive and are accessible to the public.

For more information about Ken Pye, please see his website.

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Speaker Meeting – Dr. Steve Barrett

Star of Bethlem

The Star of Bethlehem – Dr Steve Barrett.

Star of Bethlem

Senior Research Fellow Dr Steve Barrett will talk to us about the astronomical candidates for the ‘Star of Bethlehem’.

 

For more information about Dr Steve Barrett, please see his website.

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Speaker Meeting – John Stoddern

Liverpool Anglican Cathedral

Liverpool Anglican Cathedral

This is our second Autumn Speaker meeting, where John Stoddern will give an interesting talk on the Anglican Cathedral of Liverpool. John is a Guide for the Anglican Cathedral which is one of two Cathedrals in the city.They are located either end of the aptly named Hope Street and are vastly different in architecture but both majestic and beautiful. The Anglican  Cathedral is of the Anglican Diocese of Liverpool, built on St James’s Mount and is the seat of the Bishop of Liverpool. For more information visit this website Anglican Cathedral Liverpool 

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Plas Newydd Country House

Plas Newydd

Plas NewyddPlas Newydd Country House is the ancestral home of the Marqess of Anglesey and sits on the shores of the Menai Strait. This elegant house has glorious views across the mountains of Snowdonia and is famous for it’s Rex Whistler mural and exhibition of his works.

Since our last visit 6 years ago a multi-million pound project is taking place and staff are sharing the renovation details with visitors.

Refreshments are available in the Plas Cafe serving hot and cold lunches. Light bites are available in the Old Dairy Tea Room.

En-route we there will be a coffee stop at the Grosvenor Garden Centre.

Please remember to bring your NT cards to gain free entry. The cost includes travel, morning coffee and gratuities.

The pick-up points are Churchtown, Southport, Birkdale, Ainsdale and Formby.

Currently this outing is only for SoFA members.

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Speaker Meeting – Matthew Lepp

Soap making

 TigerMuffin Soaps – Matthew Lepp.

Soap Bar

Matthew from TigerMuffin soaps of Formby will give us an interesting and entertaining talk plus a demonstration of soap making.

On their website you can find out more about the family business.

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