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October 2018

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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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

Lunchtime Club: Endings and Aftermath

Wednesday 16 January 2019 at 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Huddersfield Library & Art Gallery, Princess Alexandra Walk
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD1 2SU United Kingdom
Free

"Endings and Aftermath". Tom Ashworth, a local military and social historian, talks about the hopes of soldiers returning from the Great War. Lunchtime talk. See this web page for further details.

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Holocaust Learning Centre

Monday 28 January 2019 at 7:30 pm
University of Huddersfield, University of Huddersfield
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD1 3DH United Kingdom

Interpreting the Unthinkable – the making of the Holocaust Exhibition & Learning Centre Presentation by Emma King. All are welcome to attend. Members of the society attend for free, £2 for non-members. The Holocaust Exhibition and Learning Centre officially opened in September 2018: https://www.hud.ac.uk/news/2018/september/holocaust-centre/ The presentation will take place in the Brontë Lecture Theatre at 7:30pm and the Exhibition & Learning Centre will be open until 7pm in case attendees would like to visit prior to the talk commencing. We…

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February 2019

Honley Civic Society: A Painted Veil, The Story of Edgar Wood Architect

Thursday 14 February 2019 at 7:30 pm
St Mary’s Church Parish Rooms, Church Street
Honley, United Kingdom
Free

Please see the Honley Civic Society web site for further details.

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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

Honley Civic Society: Heroes of a Different Kind

Thursday 14 March 2019 at 7:30 pm
St Mary’s Church Parish Rooms, Church Street
Honley, United Kingdom
Free

Please see the Honley Civic Society web site for further details.

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