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Calendar of Events

Northowram Historical Society Calendar of Events for 2017
Presentations/talks take place on Thursdays at venues in Northowram. 7.30pm start. Check here for more information closer to the time.

Presentations & Walks 2017

All held at Northowram Methodist Chapel, the Green, Northowram, unless specified as a different meeting place.

19th January
The Development of the Manchester & Leeds Railway throughout the Local Area- An illustrared talk by John Brooke

16th February
The Wainstalls Waifs: The Millgirls from Liverpool - An illustrated talk by Kim Wynn

16th March
AGM followed by The History of Brynescoles Valley - An illustrated talk by Mike Beecham. Chairman of the Society.

Positions available on the committee for new members, please contact previous to the AGM to confirm your interest.

20th April
Great-uncle Percy: The Inventor of "Cats Eyes" - An illustrated talk by Glenda Shaw

18th May
Calderdale Industrial Museum: A visit/talk. A conducted tour or talk by Tim Kirker

15th June
Trans-Pennine Canals - An illustrated talk by Geoff Budd

20th July
Along The Way: Folklore & Stories on the Packhorse Trail - An illustrated talk byJohn Billingsley

17th August
Discover your village.

A walk and talk coving the central part of the village. A good opportunity for younger residents to find out about the history of the village.

Mike Beecham will be the host/guide for the walk. Members free, Others £3. Under 16s FREE

21st September - NEXT EVENT
In the Footsteps of the Brontes - An illustrated talk by Trevor Moody

19th October
Finding out about Dean Clough - An illustrated talk by Vic Allen

16th November
The Midgley Pace-Egg Play - An illustrated talk by Rodney Collinge

14th December- FREE ENTRY AND PIE & PEA SUPPER
CHRISTMAS SOCIAL - 7.30pm start. - Everyone welcome, enjoy a great night out.
Plenty of activities as usual!

All events are FREE for members - £3 entry for all non-members

UNDER 16s FREE

 

 

Seminars/Course

HISTORY RESEARCH GROUP FOR 2017
History of Northowram Township from 1900 onwards, also reasearching the older houses of Northowram and Shibden.

If you enjoy taking part in researching the history of Northowram why not come along to or research group who meet every Wednesday from:

11th January through to Wednesday 29th March 2017.

The group is currently reseatching the history of the village and surrounding areas from 1900 through to current times.

Tea/coffee and biscuits and a friendly group, only £3 per evening session. Email: history@northowram.org and we'll tell you more, or just drop in to see us.


HELD AT HEYWOOD UNITED REFORM CHURCH, HEYWOOD CLOSE, NORTHOWRAM, HX3 7DJ

7.30pm start

For more information or to register an interest, please e mail:history@northowram.org

If you require more detailed information you can also contact the course organiser Mike Beecham 07930 388713

 

 

 


 
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