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Talk with Huddersfield Local History Society

About the event

The Society has a varied selection of talks on local topics.

All are welcome. Non members £2.

At present, all talks are scheduled to be held in room OA4/01 which is on the ground floor of the University of Huddersfield’s Oastler Building

Please click on the link under Further Information for more details.

Dates and venues

  • Monday 25 September 2023 - 7:30pm, Where did you get that hat? Music Hall Entertainment in Victorian Huddersfield — David Taylor
  • Monday 30 October 2023 - 7:30pm, Windrush: The Years After — film presentation by Milton Brown
  • Monday 27 November 2023 - 7:30pm, Northerners, from the Ice Age to the Present Day — Brian Groom
  • Monday 29 January 2024 - 7:30pm, Birkby Grange: A Georgian ‘Villa Mansion’ and its Neighbourhood — David Griffiths & Lorna Brooks
  • Monday 26 February 2024 - 7:30pm, The impact of the Manorial System on the Community of Marsden — Stephen Miller
  • Monday 25 March 2024 - 7:30pm, Where did the finance underpinning the industrialisation of West Yorkshire before 1850 come from? — Stephen Caunce
  • Monday 29 April 2024 - 7:30pm, Luddite Lecture: Drawing on History — Paul ‘Polyp’ Fitzgerald & Robert Poole
  • Monday 20 May 2024 - 7:30pm, Florence Lockwood (1861-1937). The extraordinary life of a Colne Valley Suffragist — Janette Martin & Rebecca Gill

Further information



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.