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Wirral History - People & Events


Topics range from the Civil War to the 1932 Means Test Riots, from the Black Death to the Spanish Flu, from the two world wars to the Victorian leisure haunts on Wirral. Individual biographies spread across the course include Joseph Paxton (Birkenhead Park), Emma Lyon (Lady Hamilton), Sir Philip Toosey (River Kwai), Lock ah Tam (killer of three), Albert Laver (Cockleshell Heroes) and Norman Thelwell (artist). Add to this the startling stories of Wirral's workhouses, the bravado of its Vikings and the fortitude of Mallory and Irving on Everest nearly 100 years ago.


Available Classes

Wirral History - People & Events

With Chris Thompson,

Monday Morning

Class Times

Unless otherwise stated, standard class times are as follows:

Morning: 10:00 - 12:00
Midday: 12:15 - 14:15
Afternoon: 14:30 - 16:30