Back to top  
Text size
Search local organisations

Huddersfield Railway Circle

The title can be amended only by Community Directory – this is to avoid the chance of it being changed to a different organisation, which may affect links. If you’d like to alter your organisation title please contact Community Directory.

Description

Description – please include

  • what your organisation does and who it’s for
  • when you meet
  • any issues about joining or attending meetings (e.g. if there is a waiting list)
  • prices for attending meetings

Web site – please add the organisation’s main web address. Other links can be added under Further Information.

Contact

Include any ways of contacting your organisation that you’re happy to publish on the Web. If you’re giving someone else’s details, first ensure they’re happy for these details to be published.

Please include an e mail address for the organisation if at all possible. It need not be published, but it is helpful to us as we use e mail for updating purposes.

If you’re the main contact for the group, click on the Primary contact box.

N.b. If there is an out of date contact in place you need to delete this and add a new contact.

  1. For anyone interested in railways and other transport.

    Meetings include talks and digital/slide shows presented by members, invited guests and industry speakers.
    Annual photographic competition.
    Small number of outdoor visits during the summer.

    Visitors and new members always welcome.

    Meetings are held on alternate Wednesdays at 19.30 in Huddersfield Town Hall.
    Please use the Corporation Street entrance.

    On street parking and car parks available near by.

    Easy walking distance from Huddersfield railway and bus stations.



Contacts

Chris Davis
Secretary
01924 369525
Howard Bolton
Treasurer
01924 493828

Organisation last updated

  1. 06 February 2020

Normally we add categories for you when the entry is set up, but you have the option to edit them. Very occasionally some categories have restricted usage and we’ll let you know if we feel there’s a problem.

The categories are tiered with the broadest first. Click on the plus sign till you find the specific categories that best suit your group.

Huddersfield Railway Circle image

Events and activities

Your events will appear on our ‘What’s on’ pages. You can include anything that people come along to see, such as festivals, shows, fairs, talks and concerts.

Choose + Add event to add details of your event, step by step.

You’ll need to fill in these details:

  • Event name
  • Description - what your event is
  • Dates and times
  • Admission details
  • Venue
  • Contact

You can then Publish your event straight away or choose Save and edit to add more details first. You can add more event information at any time, including:

  • Images
  • Facilities
  • Links and PDF documents

Events

Your activities will appear on our ‘Things to do’ pages. You can include any regular ongoing activities that people can join in with, such as scouts and guides, youth clubs, craft groups, dancing, sports clubs and gardening clubs.

Choose + Add activity to add details of your activity, step by step.

You’ll need to fill in these details:

  • Activity name
  • Description – what your activity is
  • Dates and times
  • Admission details
  • Venue
  • Contact

You can then Publish your activity straight away or choose Save and edit to add more details first. You can add more activity information at any time, including:

  • Images
  • Facilities
  • Links and PDF documents

Venue

If you want to change your venue or add a new one please use the postcode / street name field to see a list of venues. This should cover all venues in Kirklees, but if you can’t find the venue you need please contact Community Directory, and we will advise or add it for you.

  1. Huddersfield Railway Circle
  2. Huddersfield Town Hall, Ramsden Street, Huddersfield, HD1 2TA
    1. All key services are accessible. Wheelchair access
    2. Either, there are specially marked parking spaces for disabled people, or disabled people can park within 50 metres of an accessible entrance. Disabled parking
    3. There is a toilet which can be accessed by people with disabilities including wheelchair users. This means that it complies with the standards set out in Part M of the Building Regulations,'Access to and use of buildings. Fully accessible toilet
    4. There is a loop system. Please contact the venue if you need further information. Loop system

News

You can add or amend news items, and the date will change automatically, although you may need to go back into the entry to see the revised date.

To delete a news item, there is a delete option when you press Edit. This currently works only on the headline, and the text field needs to be saved with at least one digit in it, e.g. ‘x’. Alternatively, you can replace it with a new item.

Meetings for early 2020

  1. Talks and digital/slide shows about railways or other forms of transport.

    Please see the list below for the forthcoming meetings.

    Visitors and new members always welcome.

    Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are held in Huddersfield Town Hall (generally in the Old Court Room, but please check with Reception on arrival) commencing at 19.30.

    Feb 19th: Annual General Meeting, followed by a presentation by Mike Swift of photos by the late David Laycock (to be held in The Theatre, Huddersfield Mission, 3-13 Lord Street, HD1 1QA)

    March 4th: Industrial steam - Steve Fort

    March 18th: Annual photographic competition (Town Hall, meeting room 3)

    April 1st: South Wales - Keith Marshall

    April 15t:. India, part 2 - John Holroyd (to be held in The Theatre, Huddersfield Mission, 3-13 Lord Street, HD1 1QA)

    April 29th: Manchester Rail Operations Centre - Christian Wyatt

    May 13th: Colour Rail - Paul Chancellor

    May 27th: Retford; photos from the Keith Pirt collection - Bob Gellatly

    June 10th: More from the Peter Fox collection - Andrew Barclay

  2. 06/02/2020

History

  1. THE HUDDERSFIELD RAILWAY CIRCLE was founded in 1947 by six enthusiasts meeting regularly in each other’s homes.

    Over 70 years later, the Circle still meets once a fortnight, currently in Huddersfield Town Hall.

Share this page