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“Fired with Love Unfeigned”: Discovering the Life and Labours of the Reverend Henry Venn, Vicar of St Peter’s Parish Church, Huddersfield 1759-1771

An online talk by Lewis Allen. Venn was a contemporary of Methodist founders John Wesley and George Whitefield, both of whom he worked with, and became one of the best-known figures of the eighteenth century Evangelical Revival. He was a hugely popular parish minister in Huddersfield (from 1759 – 1771) and elsewhere. When he resigned […]


The History of the Colne Valley Landscape

An online talk by Rob Vincent. A long-term resident of the Valley, Rob will unpick its various elements – its field pattern and walls, quarries, the effects of its economy on the settlement patterns, the legacy of Non-Conformism on the hillsides, its roads, canal, railway and tracks, and its reservoirs. But he will stress that […]