For retired professional and businessmen


Welcome to our website. Our Club was formed in 1993 and is based in Congleton, an attractive old market town in south Cheshire.

We are a very active group and ensure that membership is a great way of enjoying fellowship and becoming involved in various trips, visits and other social activities.

Visitors from other Probus Clubs are most welcome - please contact our Secretary in the first instance.

Upcoming Events

Fri 12 Oct 2018
Golf match
Mon 15 Oct 2018
Monthly meeting
Wed 17 Oct 2018
Autumn lunch
Mon 19 Nov 2018
Monthly meeting
Mon 17 Dec 2018
Monthly meeting

April 2018 news

Mon 9 Apr 2018

Our speaker next Monday the 16th of April will be Dr Joan Alcock who is an Honorary Fellow of London South Bank University and also a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London.  An archaeologist and historian Dr Alcock was one of the prime instigators in bringing to publication the W. B. Stephens 1970 History of Congleton as well as contributing to the chapter on Religion the section on Protestant Non-conformity. Her further Congleton related publications include a ‘History of Congleton’ and ‘Congleton Through Time’, as well as booklets on the town’s charters, its industries including the bell foundry, and the growth of Methodism in the area. Dr Alcock is also a prolific author of books on Roman Britain including ‘Life in Roman Britain and Food in Roman Britain’. In her talk Dr Alcock will, using both local and national examples, look at different types of signs used and explain their origins and meaning.

Our meeting will be at10.30 as usual at the Lion and Swan.

This should be a very interesting talk, so if you are a retired man from either a business or professional background and you would like to come along, listen to the talk and find out more about the Club, then please contact us via this website and we shall be pleased to make you welcome as a guest of one of our members