The Society was started in 2009 by a small group of enthusiasts. We believed the heritage profile in Great Wyrley was a rich seam that could be tapped in an entertaining manner for Society members and others in the local community.
Our team and supporting officials is :-
Gary Smith – Chairman & Press Relations – 01922 418546
Diane Tolley – Secretary – 01922 414417
Trevor Pearce – Treasurer – 01922 414387
Pam Ball – Vice Chairperson- 01922 278178
Paul Ford – Archivist
Geoff Nixon – Website Coordinator
Fred Pritchard – Honorary President
Since we began :-
Monthly coffee mornings have been held with guest speakers
Periodic evening addresses have been held
Quarterly magazines have been issued to members
A ‘Review Book’, ‘Reflections Over the Years’, ‘Our Village’ and ‘History in the Making’ have been published.
Participation in a range of community events, such as the Carnival, and St.Georges Day Celebration have been regular features.
Annual ‘Open Days’ have been held.
The list of activities continues to evolve and they will be included in the monthly news summary. Following are visual examples of some of our activities to date.
Our Operating Centre is the Senior Citizens Centre building in Broadmeadow Lane, Great Wyrley. The Centre plays host to a number of clubs and Organisations in the village and surrounding areas. It is also used by individuals and groups for ad-hoc parties and events. For further information, including hire costs and availability at anytime, please contact Pauline Kelsey on 01922 414647.