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September 2018

Wilshaw Welly Walk 2018

Saturday 15 September 2018 at 11:00 am
Wilshaw West Yorkshire United Kingdom

Saturday 15 September 2018. Start time 11am from the Village Hall Car Park. A lovely varied route 5.2 miles long with only a few short sections on the road. This is a fundraising walk to help save Wilshaw Village Hall.

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Walking with Women’s Suffrage in the Colne Valley

Saturday 15 September 2018 at 11:30 am
Free

A guided walk as part of the Discover Huddersfield programme for 2018 and the annual Heritage Open Days. Join suffrage historian Jill Liddington for a five mile walk in the footsteps of local suffragists and suffragettes. The linear route passes the homes and villages of several local campaigners including Helen Studdard, secretary of the Huddersfield NUWSS branch; Elizabeth Pinnance, imprisoned in 1907 for 14 days; and Florence Lockwood a Linthwaite mill owner’s wife and a member of the suffragist NUWSS…

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Discover Historic Almondbury

Sunday 16 September 2018 at 2:30 pm
Free

A guided walk as part of the Discover Huddersfield programme for 2018 and the annual Heritage Open Days. Join Vivien Uff (@bvuff) for a village centre stroll looking at significant buildings described in her recent publication ‘Picture Walking Historic Almondbury’. Dating from a prehistoric hut settlement on top of its well-known Castle Hill and benefitting from lying on an ancient woollen trading route, Almondbury developed earlier than Huddersfield round a crossroads where an Elizabethan market flourished. It has many stories…

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History of the African-Caribbean Community in Huddersfield

Wednesday 19 September 2018 at 1:00 pm
Huddersfield Library & Art Gallery, Princess Alexandra Walk
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD1 2SU United Kingdom
Free

Lunchtime talk given by local historian Natalie Pinnock-Hamilton. Please book a free ticket using the website link below.

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The Standedge Tunnels

Monday 24 September 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 Trevor Ellis. 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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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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Conchies On the Run – and the Matter of Ireland

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

Some of the many conscientious objectors in World War One fled to Ireland, a Conscription-free place of refuge. Cyril Pearce tells the story of a part of the history of Britain’s 1914-18 war resisters which has been largely ignored. 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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