What's On - events around Calderdale


28 September 2016, 2 November 2016, 7 December 2016, 18 January 2017, 1 March 2017


Lightcliffe and District Local History Society

28 September 2016 Highways and Byways Part Two
Alan Greenwood continues to travel the ancient routes through our village and considers how, when and why they changed from medieval times to the present day.

2 November 2016 The Leeds and Manchester Railway
John Brooke tells the story of this nineteenth-century railway and its impact on our area.

7 December 2016 Sir Titus Salt and Saltaire
Maria Glot, a Saltaire village guide, on Lightcliffe resident Titus Salt and the history of the World Heritage site.

18 January 2017  'Echoes of the Past' Revisited
For more than 30 years Chris Helme has recalled the past through the pages of the Brighouse Echo. He shares some of these pieces with us.

1 March 2017  What's in a Name?
Bob Horne explores the origins and meanings of the names of some local dwelling places, thoroughfares and fields.

Membership subscription for the season £6. Non-members £2 per meeting.

This includes a refreshments interval at 8.15 pm.

Further information about the Society can be found on our website Lightcliffe and District Local History Society|External link

Event times:

7.30 - 9.30 pm


Members free, Guests £2.


Lightcliffe CE Primary School, Wakefield Road, Lightcliffe, Halifax, HX3 8SH

Club / Society:

Lightcliffe and District Local History Society

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Last Updated: 20/09/2016