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The next meeting will be held on Tuesday, 25th June at 10.30am at Timperley Sports Club, when the talk subject will be 'Memories of the Sixties' by Malcolm MacFarlane.
Welcome to
Introduction from Chairman, Mervyn Killey

We are a group, predominantly but not exclusively, of retired and semi-retired professionals and businessmen who meet on alternate Tuesday mornings.


We meet at 10.00am for Coffee and Biscuits and after a chance to socialise there is a talk by an invited speaker at 10.30am.  This normally lasts about an hour after which there is time for questions.  The talks cover a wide variety of interesting subjects and topics as you can see from the list of past talks on the List of Speakers page.

On alternate Wednesdays members meet for a sociable lunch at a suitable venue and on Monday and Thursday mornings members play bowls in the summer and snooker in the winter.  There are organised visits to many places of interest over the year and there are a number of annual lunches.  These are also all available to members’ wives, partners and friends.  

We are a friendly club and welcome new members, so if you would like to come to a meeting as our guest without charge or obligation then you are invited to do so for the first two meetings.  If you are interested please contact the club secretary David Owen on 0161 973 9648 or via email

We celebrated our 25th year anniversary in 2022 and previously met at Branksome Hall, Clay Lane, Timperley.

Due to the Hall's redevelopment, however, we moved recently to Timperley Sports Club, Stockport Road, Timperley.

Future Events


Garrick Tenor Concert, Wednesday 26th June

RHS Bridgewater Gardens, 24th July

PROBUS Ladies Lunch, 14th August

Champion of Champions Snooker at Bolton, Wednesday 13th November

My Fair Lady, Stockport Plaza, Date TBC

Past Events

We have previously visited:  Yorkshire Lavender Farm, Gorton Monastery, National Arboretum, John Rylands Library,  Cheethams with lunch time concert, Whitworth Art Gallery and Manchester Museum, BBC Studios, Wirral Peninsular and Port Sunlight, Eccles Organ Theatre and Museum, Manchester Airport Concorde and Nimrod, East Lancs Railway and Transport Museum, Manchester Cathedral and Football Museum, Dunham Massey WW2 Military Hospital, Liverpool Freeport and Uboat Museum, Stockport Brewery and Staircase House, Lancashire Fusiliers Museum, Canal Boat Cruise, Manchester Police Museum, Manchester Town Hall, Roberts Bakery, Last of Summer Wine & Vineyard Tour, Lancaster Castle, Avro Heritage Museum, Bridgewater Hall, World of Glass Tour, Lunch on East Lancs Railway, Dewlay Cheese Factory, Birds of Prey, River Weaver Cruise, National Memorial Arboretum, Terracotta Warriors, Wedgewood, Lion Salt Works, Secret Nuclear Bunker, RHS Bridgewater Garden, National Trust Speke Hall, Astley Green Mining Museum, Portico Library. Cuckoo Clock Museum.

Past holidays have included:  Holland, Lake District, Isle of Wight, Llandudno, Ireland, Isle of Man, Alnwick and Northumbria,  Perth - Edinburgh - Glamis and Blair Castles,  Nidd Hall- Harrogate and Yorkshire Dales, Norfolk and East Anglia, Littlecote Manor - Bath, Salisbury, Stonehenge, Holm Lacy and Wye Valley, Torquay, Bletchley Park and  Blenheim, North Yorkshire, Forest of Dean and Cotswolds, Bodelwyddan Castle.

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