Activities

 

SADDLEWORTH HISTORICAL SOCIETY 

LECTURE     PROGRAMME 2018

Saturday, 20th January 2018

So who else campaigned round here for Votes for Women after Annie Kenney

Dr Jill Liddington             (Catholic Church, Uppermill, 2.30 p.m.)

Wednesday, 28th February 2018

Traditional Farmhouses in and around the Lancashire and

Yorkshire Pennines

Kevin Illingworth                                              (Museum, 7.30 p.m.)

Wednesday, 14th March 2018

Blending Instruction with Amusement: the Huddersfield

Exhibition of 1840 David Griffiths    (Museum, 7.30 p.m.)

Wednesday, 11th April 2018

Bernard Barnes Memorial Lecture

The Crusades and the Society of the Medieval North West

Dr Kathryn Hurlock                                         (Museum, 7.30 p.m.)

Wednesday, 9th May 2018

The Church at the Park Gate: the Anglican Industrial

 Squirearchy in Victorian Manchester

Dr Meriel Boyd                                                (Museum, 7.30 p.m.)

Wednesday, 13th June 2018

The Medieval Settlement of the Castleshaw Valley

Steve Moorhouse                                            (Museum, 7.30 p.m.)

Saturday, 7th July 2018

Annual Village Talk

250 Years of Heights Chapel

Mike Buckley                                       (Heights Chapel, 2.00 p.m.)

By kind Permission of the Churches Conservation Trust

Wednesday, 12th September 2018

Unravelling the Mystery of a Ruin: revealing the medieval

Grange at Castleshaw

Norman Redhead                                           (Museum, 7.30 p.m.)

Joint Lecture with Friends of Castleshaw Roman Forts

Wednesday, 10th October 2018

AGM followed by talk on:

 Saddleworth’s Lost Servicemen of World War I

Ivan Foster                                                      (Museum, 7.30 p.m.)

Wednesday, 21st November 2018

A Victorian Society: Oldham Photographic Society- the first 150 years

Christine Widdall                                            (Museum, 7.30 p.m.)

Wednesday, 5th December 2018

Forgotten Men? Prisoners of War in the Great War

Prof. Bob Moore                                             (Museum, 7.30 p.m.)

 


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