Upcoming West Yorkshire events

Summer 2021

Thursday 1 July, North and South; Victorian Heritage in our Pubs.

In this online webinar, Geoff Brandwood will focus on some magnificent Northern pubs, such as the Garden Gate in Leeds and the Philharmonic In Liverpool. This is the perfect lecture for those of you planning your summer outings. Starts 7pm. £5 . Click here to book on eventbrite.

Saturday 14th August, A Town Centre Walk in Pontefract.

Janet Douglas will lead a walk around the Victorian core of Pontefract, including the Carnegie Library with its Art Nouveau details, the Market Hall (1859-60, James Wilson) and the “church within a church”, All Saints, (1838 Chantrell). Starts 11.0 am. £5.

Saturday 16 October. A Walk in Huddersfield

David Griffiths will lead a walking tour, starting at St John’s, Birkby (Butterfield 1855) and including Edgerton Cemetery, with its listed monuments, and the early Victorian suburb of Highfields, the subject of his latest book. Starts 2.0pm, £5

St John’s is half a mile from the station, and there is parking nearby.

Booking for walks is advisable, [email protected], as there will be limted places. Please note that the planned September walk in Huddersfield Centre is cancelled. Heritage Open Days are 10-19 September