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Glossop Armistice Commemorations.

Open Evenings

As part of the local 2018 Armistice commemorations, Glossop Heritage Trust is running a series of six talks, presented by Trust Director Nigel Dunkerley.

The talks will all take place at Central Methodist Church, Chapel Street, Glossop, SK13 8AT starting at 7:30pm. Admission is free and everyone is invited.

The subjects of the first four talks were 1914 - 1915, Somme 1916, The Conscription Tribunals and Passchendaele 1917.

The next talk is on Wednesday 24th October 2018, the subject being:     1918

The final talk will be preceded by the Trust AGM on Wednesday 7th November 2018, when the subject will be:     Remembrance

Glossop Soldiers

Some of the Trust's volunteers are engaged in a project which will result in details of WW1 soldiers being added to our website.
We would be grateful for any stories or details which people may have so that we can enhance the information already held in our archive.
If you have any information, articles or photographs concerning Glossop soldiers in World War 1 please click here to send us an e-mail.

Railway Events

On Saturday November 3, special Armistice Day celebrations will be held at four railway stations on the Glossop Line: Glossop, Hadfield, Hattersley and Guide Bridge.

A small group of soldiers will arrive and depart from each of the stations by train with a different celebration at each station starting with a happy send off and then more sombre reflections.
Young musicians from Chethams' School of Music in Manchester, under the direction of John LeGrove, will perform music from the time period at Glossop Station.

Each session at the individual stations will last about 30 minutes and anyone is welcome to attend.
The event begins at Guide Bridge at 9.15am, arriving at Hattersley at 9.38am. Arrival at Glossop is 10.30am and Hadfield 11am.


Tintwistle's First World War.

As it is 100 years since the end of World War 1, you are invited to an exhibition to discover about the lives of the 34 men who died from our village and where they lived.
Also the names of the 265 men who enlisted, along with other photographs and memorabilia of the war years.

The exhibition will be on Saturday 10 November from 11a.m. to 3 p.m. in the upstairs room (which has a lift)
of the United Reformed Church, Old Road, Tintwistle, just past the Bulls Head pub.
Free entry - do come! Refreshments available.


Glossop Remembrance Day Service

The service will take place on Sunday 11 November from 10:30a.m. in Norfolk Square
The parade will assemble on the Market Ground at 10:15a.m. to parade to Norfolk Square at 10:45a.m.
Full details in the Commemorative Brochure produced by Glossop Branch of the Royal British Legion.



If you have details of any upcoming events in connection with the Glossop Armistice Commemorations, please send them to us.
We will add them to this page and publicise them on our Facebook page.

Appeal for photographs.

Glossop Heritage Trust has been publishing calendars containing old and new local views since 2003.

After so long, we are exhausting our stock of suitable photographs.

We are, therefore, appealing for donations of photographs, of any age, from anyone who would like to help us.

Ideally we prefer to avoid the inclusion, in full shot, of people, cars, street furniture and overhead wires.
In the present day we understand that this is difficult to achieve but we will consider images which have had such features removed using a program such as Photoshop.

We like to match photos to the month, reflecting all four seasons, and to include the area's Parks, Norfolk Square and other much loved landmarks.

If you can help please send your photos by e-mail using This Link.

We can not guarantee to use all photos received but will be grateful for all donations.



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