Discover ‘what’s on’ in Winckley Square. The Friends of Winckley Square (FoWS) run events, guided walks and produce a regular newsletter. Here is a link to our walks planned for spring and summer of 2023.
Winckley Square Times: Issue 31: Spring 2024
In this edition you will find all the Spring Guided Walks and Steve Harrison looks at the lives of two influential Winckley Square politicians who made a difference to the lives of others nationally and internationally .
In this issue Michael Akers has written a super article on 'Art Matters', having visited the Atkinson Art Gallery in Southport where they have on loan several works of art from the Harris Art Gallery. His article looks at the beginnings of the Harris Museum & Art Gallery housed in the Literary and Philosophical Society on Winckley Square. Also in the Christmas edition of the newsletter is information about the Friends of Winckley Square Christmas events on page 4.
In this issue Victoria McCann, Archivist at Lancashire Archives, explores the Dalton Papers including the diaries and pocket ledgers of John Dalton and one diary left by his wife Mary. John Dalton built the sixth house on Winckley Square. Also we report on the fantastic 'Gala in the Gardens' held in the summer.