Suffragette City!

Our very own Dena Murphy is one of a 100 women invited to take part in Suffragette City, BBC Radio Manchester’s project celebrating 100 years since women were given the vote. At this week’s Lunch Club at The Little Lavender Tearooms, Dena Murphy took her very first selfie – well done Dena!

Film Club March 2017

This Sunday we are showing I, Daniel Blake – the much acclaimed film directed by Ken Loach. The film will be followed by Afternoon Tea.

When: Sunday 12th March 2017

Time: Doors open at 12.30 pm for 1.00 pm start

Cost: £2.50 per person including refreshments/Afternoon Tea

If you want to join us, please call or text Claire directly on 07542233600

To learn more about the film, click the main image at the top of this post.

Discover your Family History

family historyThis Autumn we are hoping to expand the capacity of our current Family History group which will resume on Friday 9th September . We would very much like to offer all participants FULL USE of  the Ancestry website (, but in order to do this we need to increase the number of people attending on a weekly basis. As a member of our Family History group you will be able to:

  1. Create, grow and share your family tree online
  2. Learn family history hints and tips
  3. Search key records such as Birth, Marriage and Death Indexes and Census records
  4. Access the largest online collection of British World War One military records and much more
  5. Discover further fascinating collections – like the British Phone Books records, newspaper archives and University alumni
  6. Access invaluable pre-1837 Parish and Probate records
  7. Explore Ancestry’s Irish record collections

If you are interested in joining our Family History group, please complete the form below. One of our team will get back to you ASAP.

Opportunities for job-seekers

Do you, or someone you know, want to experience practical work and gain a national qualification in just 2 days a week for 10 weeks?

We know job-seekers need to have a CV that shows recent work experience, teamwork and good communication skills. We also know that volunteering is valued by employers. That is why we are pleased to tell you about an exciting opportunity being offered by emerge. Under their Give & Gain initiative they are offering job-seekers the chance to gain valuable work experience and a nationally recognised qualification in Warehousing and Storage. For further information please click the link to the poster below: