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Welcome to our Website.

THE WEST DERBY SOCIETY IS HOLDING ITS MONTHLY MEETINGS AT 

Lowlands, 13 Haymans Green, West Derby

The West Derby Society, Liverpool, was founded in 1977 and holds regular monthly meetings at Lowlands, a beautiful Grade II-listed 1846 merchantís mansion set in a rare Victorian city woodland garden.

The Society - registered with the Civic Trust - seeks to protect and promote the history and heritage of West Derby, an ancient community older than Liverpool. We are actively involved in planning and environmental issues in the area.

We meet at 7.30 pm on the third Wednesday of each month except during the summer. All are welcome. In June we have an evening outing and in July a day trip. There are no meetings in August. The annual subscription is £8 which includes a free quarterly newsletter. Under-18s have free membership.

Our meetings are lively and include a discussion and update on West Derby issues followed by a guest speaker. Recent topics have ranged from Liverpool John Lennon Airport and taxidermy to the Mole of Edge Hill and protecting wildlife!

We hope you enjoy our website and welcome any comments or requests for help with queries about West Derbyís fascinating history and remarkable buildings.

 

AIMS OF THE WEST DERBY SOCIETY

1. Protect the beauty of the countryside.

2. Preserve buildings of artistic distinction.

3. Encourage quality in architecture and planning.

4. Eliminate and prevent ugliness whether from bad design or neglect.

5. Stimulate public interest and inspire a sense of civic pride.

COMMITTEE

Chairman: Stephen Guy

Deputy Chairman: Andrew Richardson

Hon. Sec.: Alastair Caird

Hon.Treas.: Stephanie Grogan

Members: D Joyce

J Ashton. Stan Guy

 

PROGRAMME FOR 2014

 

We have an exciting agenda for our Society meetings in 2014.

     GUEST SPEAKER AND OUTINGS PROGRAMME 2014

 

15 Jan: AGM and chairmanís talk   

19 Feb: A Date with Dickens

19 March: Guide Dogs

16 April: The Reader Charity 

21 May: Anfield Bicycle Club

18 June: Evening Outing 

Saturday 5 July: Day Trip

 

August: NO MEETINGS

 

17 Sept: An Auctioneerís Life

15 Oct: Humour in History

19 Nov: Early Local Radio 

17 Dec: Christmas Quiz

Note:The 2015 AGM is on 21 Jan