Merton Paul a well known Jewish historian and a custodian of the Manchester Jewish museum talked to 65 members about the history of Jews in Manchester dating back to the early 1700 to modern day. Along with his wife Barbara who managed the slide show, they gave an entertaining talk over a catered lunch. The talk was informative and interesting.

Following the lunch, there was musical entertainment from the Lamplighters. They entertained the audience with their rendition of songs from the 40/50 music hall memories .