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October 2017

Honley Civic Society: Eighty Years of Dyeing in Huddersfield – 1850 to 1930

12 October 2017 at 7:30 pm
St Mary’s Church Parish Rooms, Church Street
Honley, United Kingdom
Free

An evening talk by Mike Page for Honley Civic Society.

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Wilshaw Welly Walk

29 October 2017 at 1:00 pm
Wilshaw West Yorkshire United Kingdom

A 5.2 mile circular walk to raise funds for the purpose of purchasing the Wilshaw Village Hall as a community asset. Although a free event, it is expected that attendees will make a donation towards the fundraising. Those wishing to take part should meet at the Church of St Mary the Virgin (postcode HD9 4DZ), Wilshaw, at 1pm. The planned route is detailed in this PDF document. Donations can also be made online via PayPal to wilshaw.village.hall@outlook.com.

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Huddersfield’s Chemical Industry

30 October 2017 at 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
University of Huddersfield, Brontë Lecture Theatre (BLG/05), University of Huddersfield
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD1 3DH United Kingdom

Presentation by Professor Mike Page of the University of Huddersfield. 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 2017

Family and Local History Fair

4 November 2017 at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Cathedral House, St Thomas' Road
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD1 3LG United Kingdom

Whether you are a beginner or a more experienced family history researcher, or maybe interested in local history, there will be something for everyone. All the different societies and organisations that attend these events, are always very keen and willing to help with advice and guidance on what to look for and where to look, offering helpful hints and tips, based on their own personal experiences. A large number of stands and exhibitors including a variety of family and local…

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Honley Civic Society: Hope Bank

9 November 2017 at 7:30 pm
St Mary’s Church Parish Rooms, Church Street
Honley, United Kingdom
Free

An evening talk by David Cockman for Honley Civic Society.

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A Yorkshire Dialect Treasure Trove

27 November 2017 at 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
University of Huddersfield, Brontë Lecture Theatre (BLG/05), University of Huddersfield
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD1 3DH United Kingdom

Presentation by Rod Dimbleby. 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 2018

Honley Civic Society: Mapping Honley

11 January 2018 at 7:30 pm
St Mary’s Church Parish Rooms, Church Street
Honley, United Kingdom
Free

An evening talk by Peter Marshall for Honley Civic Society.

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The Holocaust: An International Story With Local Significance

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

Lunchtime talk given by Jayne Leach of Huddersfield University. Please book a free ticket using the website link below.

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Heraldry in 17th Century West Yorkshire Houses as a Sign of Status

29 January 2018 at 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
University of Huddersfield, Brontë Lecture Theatre (BLG/05), University of Huddersfield
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD1 3DH United Kingdom

Presentation by Peter Thornborrow. All are welcome to attend. Members of the society attend for free, £2 for non-members. My interest in heraldry and vernacular buildings began when I purchased the wing of a semi-derelict farmhouse on the moors above Hebden Bridge called Akroyd in 1969, after finishing college and shortly before starting my first job as a Music Teacher. I joined the Local History Section and soon became its Secretary and the Calder Civic Trust. Over the next 5…

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February 2018

Honley Civic Society: Holmfirth Floods

8 February 2018 at 7:30 pm
St Mary’s Church Parish Rooms, Church Street
Honley, United Kingdom
Free

An evening talk by Mike Wade for Honley Civic Society.

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