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Online talks from Huddersfield Local History Society

About the event

Earlier talks of the 2020/21 season are currently available to be watched free on the Society's website. It should also be possible to watch the remaining talks.

Please click on the link under Further Information for more details and to access the talks.

The full programme is:

28 Sep 2020 — ‘The town that bought itself’? New light on 1920 — Edward Royle

28 Sep 2020 — Peterloo: The Aftermath in West Yorkshire. Prelude to Insurrection August 1819-March 1820 — Alan Brooke

30 Nov 2020 — ‘Wools for the World’ in Railway Street — Barbara Smith.

18 Dec 2020 — ‘People who talk Edgerton’? James R. Gregson and the Huddersfield Thespians — Christine Verguson.

25 Jan 2021 — Highfields: ‘a most handsome’ suburb — David Griffiths.

22 Feb 2021 — The Holme Valley in the Middle Ages — Peter Burton.

29 Mar 2021 — Telling Their Stories: ‘Shell-Shocked’ Ex-servicemen in Storthes Hall Mental Hospital, 1924-1931 — Alice Brumby.

26 Apr 2021 — Annual Luddite Memorial Lecture: Radicalism in the West Riding 1790 to 1890 — Edward Royle.

24 May 2021 — Medieval Almondbury and Kirkburton — Patricia Callum.

Due to the ongoing social distancing restrictions, the Society’s current season of monthly Monday evening talks will initially be delivered online from our website and may be subject to change.

Dates and venues

  • Monday 1 March 2021 , This season's earlier talks available to watch at any time.
  • Monday 15 March 2021 , This season's earlier talks available to watch at any time.
  • Monday 29 March 2021 , This season's earlier talks available to watch at any time and also tonight's talk Telling Their Stories: ‘Shell-Shocked’ Ex-servicemen in Storthes Hall Mental Hospital, 1924-1931 — Alice Brumby.
  • Monday 26 April 2021 , This season's earlier talks available to watch at any time and also tonight's talk Annual Luddite Memorial Lecture: Radicalism in the West Riding 1790 to 1890 — Edward Royle.
  • Monday 24 May 2021 , This season's earlier talks available to watch at any time and also tonight's talk Medieval Almondbury and Kirkburton — Patricia Callum.

Further information

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Themes

Learning and interest Events related to education and careers, as well as learning for fun. Also, talks, guided walks, and events of historical or other interest.

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