2018/19 Season of Talks

The planned 2018/19 season of talks and events by the Huddersfield Local History Society are as follows:

2018

  • 24 September: The Standedge Tunnels — Trevor Ellis
  • 29 October: Colne Bridge Fire — Richard Heath
  • 24 November: Women’s Suffrage — study day at the Tolson Museum
  • 26 November: Nurses of Passchendaele — Christine Hallett

2019

  • 28 January: Holocaust Learning Centre — Emma King
  • 25 February: Dispersal Bussing in Huddersfield during the 1960s and 1970s: Solving “The Problem” of Immigrant Children — Joe Hopkinson
  • 25 March: You Always Remember Your Co-op Number: The Amazing Rise of the People’s Own Shops — Stephen Caunce
  • 29 April: Annual Luddite Memorial Lecture — Janette Martin
  • 20 May: to be confirmed
  • November: Landed Estates: Ramsden; Thornhill; Savile — study day

Please note that the venue for the evening talks will be confirmed in due course.