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October 2018

Exploring Huddersfield’s Caribbean Heritage

Sunday 7 October 2018 at 2:30 pm
£3

A guided walk as part of the Discover Huddersfield programme for 2018. Join in with Heather Norris Nicholson, Denzil Nurse and Natalie Pinnock-Hamilton for a walk that explores key places associated with the rise and cultural contribution of Huddersfield’s Caribbean community. Come and share migration histories, memories and achievements that stretch over almost seventy years from 1948 when the ‘Windrush Generation’ arrived in the UK aboard the Empire Windrush. Meet by 2:30pm at St. George’s Square by the statue of…

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Shuddersfield Halloween Walk

Sunday 28 October 2018 at 2:30 pm
£3

A guided walk as part of the Discover Huddersfield programme for 2018. Join Rebecca Winwood as she takes you for a terrifying walk through town, uncovering ghost stories and dark history from beyond the grave. An excellent activity to get you in the mood for Halloween. Open to all brave boils and ghouls aged 9+ Meet by 2:30pm at St. George’s Square by the statue of Harold Wilson.

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Colne Bridge Fire

Monday 29 October 2018 at 7:30 pm
University of Huddersfield, Brontë Lecture Theatre (BLG/05), University of Huddersfield
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD1 3DH United Kingdom

Presentation by Richard Heath about the Colne Bridge Tragedy of 1818 in which 17 girls and young women perished. All are welcome to attend. Members of the society attend for free, £2 for non-members. The Brontë Lecture Theatre (room BLG/05) is located on the ground floor of the building marked "03" on the university campus map (PDF).

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November 2018

Commemorating World War 1

Sunday 11 November 2018 at 2:30 pm
£3

A guided walk as part of the Discover Huddersfield programme for 2018. For the anniversary of the 1918 Armistice a look at how Huddersfield was affected by the war: the mobilization of so many men, local industries adapting to meet the needs of the war, the recruitment of women into formerly male roles, the men who refused to fight and above all, the casualties. Join Dave Verguson for this special walk of remembrance. Meet by 2:30pm at St. George’s Square…

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World War One Memorials, Seen and Unseen

Wednesday 14 November 2018 at 1:00 pm
Huddersfield Library & Art Gallery, Princess Alexandra Walk
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD1 2SU United Kingdom

Lunchtime talk given by acclaimed historian Dr Anne Brook. Please book a free ticket using the website link below.

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Nurses of Passchendaele

Monday 26 November 2018 at 7:30 pm
University of Huddersfield, Brontë Lecture Theatre (BLG/05), University of Huddersfield
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD1 3DH United Kingdom

Presentation by Christine Hallett. All are welcome to attend. Members of the society attend for free, £2 for non-members. The Brontë Lecture Theatre (room BLG/05) is located on the ground floor of the building marked "03" on the university campus map (PDF).

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January 2019

Holocaust Learning Centre

Monday 28 January 2019 at 7:30 pm
University of Huddersfield, Brontë Lecture Theatre (BLG/05), University of Huddersfield
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD1 3DH United Kingdom

Presentation by Emma King. All are welcome to attend. Members of the society attend for free, £2 for non-members. The Brontë Lecture Theatre (room BLG/05) is located on the ground floor of the building marked "03" on the university campus map (PDF).

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February 2019

Dispersal Bussing in Huddersfield during the 1960s and 1970s

Monday 25 February 2019 at 7:30 pm
University of Huddersfield, Brontë Lecture Theatre (BLG/05), University of Huddersfield
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD1 3DH United Kingdom

Presentation by Joe Hopkinson. All are welcome to attend. Members of the society attend for free, £2 for non-members. The Brontë Lecture Theatre (room BLG/05) is located on the ground floor of the building marked "03" on the university campus map (PDF).

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March 2019

You Always Remember Your Co-op Number

Monday 25 March 2019 at 7:30 pm
University of Huddersfield, Brontë Lecture Theatre (BLG/05), University of Huddersfield
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD1 3DH United Kingdom

Presentation by Stephen Caunce. All are welcome to attend. Members of the society attend for free, £2 for non-members. The Brontë Lecture Theatre (room BLG/05) is located on the ground floor of the building marked "03" on the university campus map (PDF).

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