The Discover Huddersfield season of guided walks for 2019 has been announced. Please see the PDF leaflet for full details and remember to keep an eye on the Discover Huddersfield web site and Twitter feed for details of any changes to the announced programme.
Sunday 31 March — Literary Huddersfield Walk
Sunday 14 April — The University Campus Trail
Sunday 12 May — Punks, Parratt and St Peter’s: Musical Sites of Huddersfield
Thursday 23 May — Exploring Greenhead Park
Sunday 9 June — Huddersfield’s Historic Transport Systems
Thursday 20 June — Huddersfield’s Significant Buildings: A Personal Selection
Sunday 7 July — Lindley Chapels, Grand Houses and Mill Workers: A Walk through Lindley’s Story
Thursday 18 July — Public Art Walk
Thursday 25 July — Hidden Highfields
Sunday 11 August — Huddersfield’s Architecture: What Did the Romans (and Greeks) Do For Us?
Thursday 22 August — Building Stones
Sunday 15 September — Walking with Women’s Suffrage
Thursday 19 September — Almondbury’s Astonishing Past
Saturday 21 September — Surprising Lockwood: From a Beautiful Spa Village to an Industrial Hub
Sunday 22 September — Huddersfield’s Radical Heritage
Sunday 13 October — Huddersfield History with a Caribbean Flavour
Sunday 27 October — The Changing Face of Birkby: From Green Hamlet to Global Suburb
Firstly, as part of the Huddersfield 150 events, our own David Griffiths has prepared a new Civic Celebration Trail (PDF) which covers 11 locations including the Town Hall, Somerset Buildings, the Waterworks Office and Greenhead Park.
Secondly, Dave Verguson has prepared a Lindley Trail (PDF), which includes the Mechanics Institute, St. Stephen’s church, Field Head House and (of course!) the famous Clock Tower.
Wilshaw Village Hall Committee are currently raising funds in order to acquire the village hall (formerly St. Mary’s Schools) as a community asset.
As part of the fundraising activities, a 5.2 mile circular “Welly Walk” is taking place on the afternoon of Sunday 29 October 2017 and will offer walkers a chance to view the scenic countryside surrounding the small village. The route for the afternoon is detailed in this PDF document.
If you would like to take part and make a donation towards this worthy cause, the walk starts at 1pm from Church of St Mary the Virgin (postcode HD9 4DZ), Wilshaw.
Donations can also be made online via PayPal to firstname.lastname@example.org.