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22nd February 2017
29th March 2017
All about Gwen who although born in New Zealand comes all the way to Rawmarsh to follow in her fathers foot steps including going down the Pit, although not a Mexborough related talk still one that could be fascinating none the less.
Talks are held on the last Wednesday of the month at 7.15p.m. at: The Concertina Club, Mexborough.
26th October Mexborough Memories : An Evening with Charlie Shaw Charlie Shaw has lived all of his ninety two years in Mexborough and is the oldest and long standing member of Mexborough Heritage Society. With the help of old photos Charlie will, during an interview, relay to the audience his interesting and eventful live in Mexborough from his earliest days in Church Street to more recent times. Join Charlie and friends at this unique and what should prove to be fascinating evening.
30th November Mexborough and the Great War in 1916 by Bill Lawrence As part of the Society’s commemoration of the centenary of the Battle of the Somme in 1916, Bill Lawrence will give a presentation featuring the people of Mexborough during the year 1916. The talk will look at the consequences of conscription and how the surge of recruitment to the forces impacted on the local community. The talk will also include the question of preparation for the ‘Big Push’ and the Mexborough men who were involved in the Battle of the Somme itself.