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Oakhanger History Weekend 21st/22nd May

There will be a history weekend in Oakhanger from 21st to 22nd May 2011. It will be located at the Methodist Centre in Butterton Lane (B5077 РHaslington to Alsager Road) which will be open from 11:00am to 4:30pm on Saturday and 11:30am to 4:30pm on Sunday.

  • The history of Oakhanger dates back over 750 years.
  • May 2011 celebrates the 100th anniversary of the sale of the Delves Broughton estate which covered much of Oakhanger
  • The mosses are a Site of Special Scientific Interest and were drained to create more farm land.
  • Hear about the highwaymen and robbers who frequented the area
  • Church history dates back to the early 1800s. The display will include the history of Methodism in the area as well as the school and Anglican church of St Luke’s
  • A display of The Oakhanger Project will also be featured (see here)
  • Refreshments on sale all weekend
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