Talks

The Society’s 2016/17 programme of evening talks  is set out below.  All meetings will be held at the University of Huddersfield on Mondays at 7.30 pm, in the Bronte Lecture Theatres (formerly West Building Lecture Theatres), room BLG05.  This is centrally located on the campus, 03 on the map, with adjacent car parking. Admission for non-members is £2.

2016/17 Season

  • 26 September 2016 – The Great Yorkshire election of 1807 – Professor Edward Royle
  • 31 October 2016 – AGM and Members’ Evening – members share current research and interests
  • 28 November 2016 – Edgerton: Home to a Victorian Elite – David Griffiths
  • 30 January 2017 – The Latest News from a Yorkshire Glossary – Dr George Redmonds
  • 27 February 2017 – The History of the Afro-Caribbean Community in Huddersfield – Natalie Pinnock-Hamilton
  • 27 March 2017 – Hinchliffes in the West Riding – David Hinchliffe
  • 24 April 2017 – Introducing our C19th and 20th Century Jewish Neighbours – Dr Anne Brook
  • 22 May 2017 – The Pevsner Project and the Buildings of Huddersfield – Joseph Sharples

2017/18 Season

n.b. the venue for the 2017/18 will be confirmed in due course

  • 25 September 2017 – English Clergy on the Eve of Reformation – Dr Pat Cullum
  • 30 October 2017 – Huddersfield’s Chemical Industry – Professor Mike Page
  • 27 November 2017 – A Yorkshire Dialect Treasure Trove – Rod Dimbleby
  • 29 January 2018 – Heraldry in 17th Century West Yorkshire Houses as a Sign of Status – Peter Thornborrow
  • 26 February 2018 – Stanley Royd: West Riding Asylum – David Scrimgeour
  • 26 March 2018 – Marsden Wills – Hazel Seidel
  • 30 April 2018 – Luddite Memorial Lecture: Religion and Working Class Radicalism – Dr. Mike Sanders
  • 21 May 2018 – West Yorkshire Archive Service – Teresa Nixon

To look back at previous seasons, click here.

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