Saturday, September 09, 2017

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Classic Car Show

Stockport's 3rd Classic Vehicle Show will be held in the Market Place on Sunday 13th August 10am - 4pm

This is a free event and incorporates the very popular  Vintage Market

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Stockport Dungeon Opening Times

Stockport Heritage Trust used to be key holders for the Stockport Dungeon which is owned by the Guinness Group. 

As we no longer hold the key, we have to apply to be allowed to open it on special occasions and there are no events planned at present.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Summer 2017 Stockport Heritage Magazine - Final Issue

It is time to say good bye to all the loyal readers of the Stockport Heritage Magazine.
After 30 years, this will be the very last magazine, so don't miss it.

Stories include -
How it all began.
Woodford on the War Path.
Victorian Hillgate.
Extreme Punishment.
Stan Laurel in Stockport.
Strawberry Sound.
Born in Hillgate.
A Genuine Hero.
Turner's Buildings.
Ann Byrom, mad or bad.
A Great Centre Half.
Rivett's Mill.
It also includes letters photos and up-dates.

This magazine will be sadly missed so make sure you get the last one and good luck to Steve Cliffe.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

St. Mary's 200th Anniversary Exhibition

An exhibition celebrating the 200th anniversary of the re-building of the nave and tower of St. Mary's parish church in the Marketplace is to be held at the Stockport War Memorial Art Gallery on Greek Street. Starting on Saturday 17th June it will run until Saturday 8th July.  Jill Trumble will be giving a talk about the exhibition at 11am on Saturday 24th June, at the same venue.
The exhibition is being put together by the Council and Stockport Heritage Trust, and is being kindly sponsored by the Vernon Building Society.
Opening hours:
Tuesday - Friday  1pm - 5pm
Saturday  10am - 5pm
Sunday 11am - 5pm
Monday  Closed
At the end of the exhibition period at Stockport War Memorial Art Gallery, the exhibition will be moved to St. Mary's, where it will be on display until later in the year.

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Frank Hamnett's 90th Birthday

Frank Hamnett celebrated his 90th birthday today at St. Mary's, along with his many many friends from the church, Stockport Heritage Trust and elsewhere. All tucked in to a buffet lunch that was provided, and friends old and new took the opportunity to wish Frank a happy birthday.

Frank is St. Mary's Churchwarden Emeritus, and has served the church well for a very long time!

                                Frank with Heritage Trust Chairman Tony Marsh