Saturday morning talks


Our Saturday morning talks are held in the Chapel, and usually last about an hour including questions.

Refreshments are available from 10.00am in the Tea Room.

Free entry, donations welcome!

  • Sat
    11
    Aug
    2018
    10.30-11.30 Englesea Brook Chapel & Museum

    Jill Barber will reveal the unknown story of one of the first Primitive Methodist women itinerant preachers. Hannah sailed to America with the first missionaries in 1829, but as a married woman her husband got all the credit!

  • Sat
    15
    Sep
    2018
    10.30-11.30 Englesea Brook Chapel & Museum

    On 12 January 1918, 156 men and boys died in the Minnie Pit disaster at Halmer End. The Primitive Methodist Chapel became a mortuary. It took 18 months for all the men and boys to be recovered. Jill Barber looks at why so many Miners were Methodists, and the impact of their faith on life and death.

  • Sat
    13
    Oct
    2018
    10.30-11.30 Englesea Brook Chapel & Museum

    A renowned Victorian artist, Titcomb was inspired to produce three paintings by a trip to St Ives in Cornwall, including 'Primitive Methodists at Prayer'. David Leese explores the story behind the painting.