Gravity

In 1915, Albert Einstein published his theory of general relativity, which postulated a link between gravity, space and time. One hundred years later, in September 2015, one of the last elusive predictions of the theory was finally confirmed with the first experimental discovery of gravitational waves. This achievement crowned a…

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The Earls of Warrington

The Place of the Earls of Warrington in England’s History Speaker: Dr. Bill Cooke The talk will give a brief account of the two families who held the title Earl of Warrington and assess their role in the nation’s history. As with many other areas of the country’s past, Warrington…

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H.G.Wells – The Man Who Saw the 21st Century

A talk by DR. Bill Cooke.
H G Wells was a prophet and visionary who made a series of forecasts about how the twenty-first century would look.
The talk will focus on three aspects. Wells as a prophet of the internet; what he said about world government and his role as a Cassandra for the environment.
The talk is based on Dr. Cooke’s work “H G Wells and the Twenty-first Century”, published by Liverpool University Press (2023).

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The Road Dance

Friday, 23rd February 2024. Kirsty lives in the Outer Hebrides in a small village in the years just before WW1. Her father had always encouraged her to seek a life beyond the island and when romance blossoms between her and local lad Murdo, the opportunity to see the world seems within reach. An elegantly old fashioned period drama, beautifully shot which keeps you riveted until the end.

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A Few Good Men

Friday, 22nd March 2024 A Few Good Men is a classic courtroom drama with a stellar cast including Tom Cruise, Jack Nicholson and Demi Moore. Tom Cruise plays a slick young Navy lawyer assigned to investigate a murder case. As events unfold the reputation of the entire military is at…

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About Time

Friday, 19th April 2024 A feel-good romantic comedy that will touch the hearts of anyone who watches it. Directed by Richard Curtis (Love Actually) this heart warming comedy starring Rachel McAdam explores love, time travel and the human soul. Booking Essential – To reserve your place contact Lynn on 07870…

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Celebrating Sisterhood

Sunday, 21st January 2024. A talk about the quilt made by Phoenix Quilters “Celebrating Sisterhood”. Each square tells its own story. Discover how the quilt was created and its links to the history of the Suffragette Movement.
Presented by Davina Woods

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Elvis

Friday, 26th January 2024. A high energy biographical drama charting the life of an American music icon. The film documents Elvis’ life through childhood to becoming a rock and movie star and examines his complex relationships with his manager, over the course of 20 years. Austin Butler’s portrayal embodies the King from start to finish.  Directed by Baz Luhrmann.

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The Art of Fire Watching

Drawing upon his personal experience of working alone on a remote Fire Lookout in the Rocky Mountains of Western Canada, Steve Davison will give a fascinating insight into the day-to-day life and duties of an Alpine Lookout Observer-from forest fire detection to taking necessary action. Having recently retired and returned…

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Climate Event

December 10th, 1pm-4pm. Guest Speaker Topics are “Climate Action Plan for Warrington”, “Home Efficiency”, “Air quality” and lots more

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