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January 2018

The Holocaust: An International Story With Local Significance

Wednesday 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

Monday 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

Thursday 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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Stanley Royd: West Riding Asylum

Monday 26 February 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 David Scrimgeour. 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 2018

Honley Civic Society: The Hinchliffes

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

An evening talk by David Hinchliffe for Honley Civic Society.

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Tolson Museum: Pioneering Victorian Women

Sunday 11 March 2018 at 2:00 pm
Tolson Museum, Ravensknowle Park, Wakefield Road, Moldgreen
Huddersfield, HD5 8DJ

Free talk at Tolson Museum on Sunday 11th March at 2pm. Catherine Hall will be talking about will be celebrating the lives of several pioneering Victorian women and their connection with Kirklees Museums.

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Pubs of Holmfirth, Past and Present

Wednesday 21 March 2018 at 1:00 pm
Huddersfield Library & Art Gallery, Princess Alexandra Walk
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD1 2SU United Kingdom
Free

Lunchtime talk given by Pam Cooksey and Alan Tinsdeall. Please book a free ticket using the website link below.

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Marsden Wills

Monday 26 March 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 Hazel Seidel. 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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April 2018

Chapels, Grand Houses and Mill Workers: A Walk through Lindley’s Story

Sunday 8 April 2018 at 2:30 pm
£3

A guided walk as part of the Discover Huddersfield programme for 2018. Join David Verguson for a wander through Lindley, revealing its rich and varied heritage along some lesser-known footpaths, seeing pubs, chapels and grand houses, meeting millowners and mill workers, Methodists and memorials - a tinsmith and a sculptor ... and some pretty fine pebble-dashing. Meet by 2:30pm at Lindley Methodist Church, East Street, HD3 3ND.

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Honley Civic Society: Colne Valley Museum

Thursday 12 April 2018 at 7:30 pm
St Mary’s Church Parish Rooms, Church Street
Honley, United Kingdom
Free

An evening talk by Sue Starr for Honley Civic Society.

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