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All talks will take place at the Liverpool Hope University, Creative Campus. Either at the Lecture Room COR 001, Ground Floor, or Room 114 the Grace Room, first floor,  Cornerstone Building, Shaw Street, Liverpool, L3 8QB – Former St Francis Xavier College building.

Liverpool Hope University Creative Campus Map (click on map for larger version)

On entering the Cornerstone Building through the automatic double doors turn immediately to the left, then ahead left of the main staircase through the two sets of double doors into the corridor, then ahead along the corridor to the first doorway which is Lecture Room COR 001.

Please on arrival state if you are a member or a visitor of the LHS and Print your name in the register. Thank You


Please note – on-site parking is extremely limited. The nearest public car park is the

Q Park on Epworth Street 

Public Transport routes include:

  • Buses from the city centre (Queen Square) going towards the Creative Campus are:
  • the 21 and 23 to Shaw Street,
  • 101 to Langsdale Street, and
  • the 12, 13, 14, 14a, 17 and 18 to Brunswick Road.

Members who are coming from the Wirral please note that travel disruptions on the Merseyrail network crossing the river are now in force, so please allow extra time for your journey.

More information on the links below 

or, Telephone 0151 236 7676



Please Note – Talks and meetings may be altered or cancelled without prior notice, However. We will endeavour to notify members of any changes via this website as soon as practically possible.


Download or Print a Programme of Events 2017

Why Not Drown Liverpool? Welsh water for an English city – by Dr Graham Jones
Sep 17 @ 2:00 pm

Why not drown Liverpool?
Welsh water for an English city

What were you hoping could still be saved on 21st November 1956?
The Liverpool Overhead Railway perhaps?
On that day a small Welsh community marched through Liverpool
with their banners, desperately hoping to save their valley
from what Liverpool City Council wanted to do to it.

What were you listening to on your record player on 22nd October 1965?
The recent Beatles release, ‘Yesterday’, perhaps?
That small Welsh community, however,
was remembering what had taken place the previous day:
the inauguration ceremony of a new Welsh reservoir for Liverpool.

What do you remember reading in the Liverpool Daily Post on 20th October 2005?
Benitez saluting the goalscorer in Liverpool’s 1-0 win over Anderlecht perhaps?
For the Welsh children who had lost their homes, their school, their chapel
and their way of life, they would have read that
‘Liverpool City Council last night said sorry for flooding a Welsh village 40 years ago’.

Come and hear the story of the drowning of Cwm Tryweryn.

Lewis’s Department Store’s History – by Arnold Lewis
Oct 15 @ 2:00 pm
Affrays, tussles and bloodwipes in Prescot at the time of the Civil War – by Nigel Gilmour QC
Nov 19 @ 2:00 pm
Dark Medicine in the era of the Transatlantic Slave Trade – by Dr Stephen C Kenny
Dec 10 @ 2:00 pm