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

Press releases: news

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.

Our speaker on Monday 19th March at the Lion & Swan will be Nigel Linge, who is Professor of Telecommunications at the University of Salford with over 30 years experience as a member of academic staff. He is an electronic engineer by profession who specialises in data communication networks and their applications. His research, which has a strong industry involvement, covers 5G mobile, location and context based services, communication protocols, the delivery of multimedia services, network design and architectures.

Our speaker at the Congleton Dane Probus Club meeting at the Lion and Swan on Monday the 20th of November will be Professor Ian Morison on the subject of  ‘Are we Alone’.

Professor Morison is the Emeritus Gresham Professor of Astronomy at the Jodrell Bank Observatory, is a past president of the UK’s ‘Society for Popular Astronomy’  and is a founder member and now patron of the Macclesfield Astronomical Society.

Our speaker on Monday the 18th of September will be Bernard Loveday who is a physiologist, studied at Kings College and after that at the Radcliffe Infirmary in Oxford. From then on he has carried out research on cardiovascular disease in all its many guises, He joined ICI to continue and extend their research into surgical techniques and valve replacement, with additional clinical interaction with Liverpool and Manchester.

The speaker at the Congleton Dane Probus Club meeting on Monday the 21st of August  will be Glynn Williams from a company called ‘Collective Legal Solutions’ and he will be giving us a talk on the subject of looking after your nest egg, inheritance tax, lasting Power of Attorney and how to generally plan for your future financial requirements.