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WHAT'S ON: LOCAL EVENTS

in Hebden Bridge and the surrounding area

 

Hebden Bridge events

Thursday, 17 August 2017

U3A Todmorden August Meeting

Todmorden U3A's next meeting will be held on Thursday, 17th August in the Central Methodist Church in Todmorden at 1.45.

Our speaker will be Dr Mary Holmes with a talk titled 'Four Years, Eight Histories and a Dog!'

Our contact details are (website) www.u3atod.org.uk, (email) enquiries@u3atod.org.uk, or (phone) 01706 812015.

Saturday 19 August 2017

Behind the scenes at Hardcastle Crags Behind the scenes at Hardcastle Crags

The countryside team are sharing the secrets of their work with a Ranger Day on Saturday 19 Aug. Meet and chat with the team.

See HebWeb news item

Saturday 19 August 2017

Keralan Indian tapas night at Valentine's

Come and join us for our Keralan Tapas Night! We will be offering a variation of Keralan home style cooking in the form of sharing plates!! Starting at 5.30 and food will be served till 8pm - alcohol selection also available.

A percentage of profits made on the night will go towards Hope Charity! Not for profit charity based in Kerala, India

'Our dream is to give a home and a family (Brothers, Sisters and more importantly a mother) To one hundred destitute children.'

More info

Recommended to book a table as we have a limited capacity

Saturday 19 August 2017

Recycle Radio Trades Club Takeover

Friday 18th August 7pm to late.
Hebden Bridge Trades Club

Recycle Radio once again take over the Trades with local artists including Roots/ Country-Rock from Des Horsfall’s Grain Electric / Rhythm and Blues from The 844s / African Kora sounds from Holly Marland / accapella from Trixxi Corish / poetry & spoken word from Therese Cosgrove plus special guests & DJs to be announced.

Recycle Radio

Tickets are available here and at the Trades Club office for £5/7.

This event will be broadcast live on recycleradio.co.uk and Tunein radio app. See recycleradio social media for live updates and to contact us during the broadcast.

Friday 25 August 2017

Dark Matter Promotions presents... a raucous live music event

Sly Antics - dirty pop rock from Manchester
Attic Dogs - garage/indie rock from Todmorden
Bare Bones - acoustic pop rock from Rochdale

Upstairs at the Golden Lion Todmorden

Doors 8pm

£6 otd or £5 on ents24

Friday 25 August 2017

'Two Tykes' Storytelling at the Stubbing Wharf

This month the Shaggy Dog Storytellers bring you ‘Two Tykes On t' Loose’: an evening celebrating Yorkshireness with song and story (mainly humorous).

Join Rod Dimbleby, local author, storyteller & specialist in Yorkshire dialect stories & Eddie Lawler, locally known as the “Bard of Saltaire" on Friday 25th August at 8pm upstairs in the Stubbing Wharf Pub on King Street, Hebden Bridge for a “a reet good crack” (or indeed to heckle, if you ‘appen to be from Lancashire!)

Sat 26 August to Mon 28 August 2017

Industria Art and Contemporary Photography Exhbition

Over 25 artists and photographers exhibiting at the Birchcliffe Centre, Hebden Bridge HX7 8DG 01422 844450

August Bank Holiday - Saturday 26th, Sunday 27th and Monday 28th August 2017, 10.00 am to 4.00 pm. 

Free entry, free parking, live demo's, light refreshments and bar.

More details

Industria

Sat 26 August to Sun 3 September 2017

Hebden Bridge Camera Club Annual Exhibition of Photography 2017

This ever-popular exhibition opens Saturday, 26th August and runs until Sunday, 3rd September 2017 (closed Sunday, 27th August). It takes place at Hebden Bridge Town Hall, St George's Street, Hebden Bridge, HX7 7BY. 

Camera Club

The exhibition is open to the public and is free of charge, it will be manned by club members between 10am and 4pm (weekdays) / 10am and 3pm (weekends).

The exhibits are all by club members and there is opportunity for the public to vote for their favourites. 
More information about the club can be found on the club website at www.hebdenbridgecc.co.uk.

The 2018 Hebden Bridge Calendar, produced by the club, will also be on sale.

Everyone welcome.

Saturday 2 September 2017

Blackshaw Head Fete

From 1.30pm in blazing sunshine!

The regular Produce Tent will be full of amazing things that have been grown or produced, entry information and forms can be downloaded from www.blackshaw.net or picked up in person from May’s Shop.

This year there will be a Tug of War and local Pubs are being invited to enter a team … more information to follow.

There is also going to be storytelling, magic, miniature Steam Train and much much more.

Saturday 2 September 2017

Tech for Good

Come and join Tech for Good Live on tour!

We'll be doing our second ever Tech for Good Podcast LIVE recording. Come and get involved. It'll be in the beautiful Hebden Bridge as a part of the tech festival Wuthering Bytes.

2nd September 2017, 6.30pm at Hebden Bridge Town Hall.

RSVP here

2-3 September 2017

Geoff LoveTodmorden's Geoff Love remembered

Musical Arranger to the Stars remembered with a weekend of celebrations and the publication of a new book this September, 100 years after his birth.

See HebWeb news item for more info

2-30 September 2017

'Extraordinary is my Ordinary' by Victoria Shone

Victoria Shone

- upcoming new exhibition at ArtsMill for the month of September.

HebWeb News item

1-10 September 2017

Wuthering BytesWuthering Bytes Festival back for a fifth year over ten days. The opening keynote will explore developments and people in the history of computing, from Maurice Wilkes and Max Newman to Alan Turing.

More info

Sunday 3 September 2017

Poetry, Cake and Cuppa

It don't get any better than that!

Know nothing about Poetry? Then come along and dip your toe in the water.

We have 4 talented and published poets, who will be reading for us.

The event is free, but donations would be useful to help us with our work in the community

St Thomas's Church 3-5pm

Sunday 3 September 2017

Dance for Life

Dance for life is fun! No fixed steps, opens the hearts to feel increasing love & compassion for self and life. 

Roger uses beautiful music to move your mind, body and soul.

Salem community centre, 2-5pm

See www.rogerking.info

07776 426168

4 September - 2nd October 2017

Exhibition: Fawcett, his life and legacy, locally and world-wide

'Fawcett, his life and legacy, locally and world-wide'.

Hebden Bridge Local History Society.  

9.00am to 5.00pm at Hebden Bridge Town Hall, St George's St, Hebden Bridge HX7 7BY

Wednesday 6 Sept 2017

Gentle Dance Exercise

Moving our bodies to lovely music helps heal and keep our mind, bodies and souls fit for loving life.

1 hour weekly sessions with Roger 

10-11 am

Venue Salem Community Centre, 1st floor 

07776 426168

Donations welcome.

8-10 September 2017

Todmorden Open Studios 2017

8th, 9th and 10th September 2017 11 am - 5 pm

50 Todmorden Artists open their studios to the public.

Free Event 

Brochure and Map available from local Information Centres and Libraries

9 - 10 September 2017

Heritage Open Days

Heritage Open Days. Sat & Sun 2.00 - 5.00pm at Hope Chapel, New Road, Hebden Bridge, HX7 8EW.

Find out more about chapel life in the past with historical displays, children’s activities, afternoon teas.

Sun  2.00pm – 4.00pm Wainsgate Chapel, Wainsgate Lane, Hebden Bridge HX7 8SU.

Saturday 9 September 2017

1925 film

Rare, historic film not seen since 1920s which was made at the Hebden Bridge Carnival Parade and Gala in 1925 is being restored and will be shown again at the Picture House. See HebWeb News item

Saturday 9 September 2017

Luke Jackson

Doors 6:45 - Show 8:00.

Wadsworth Community Centre

Luke JacksonLuke Jackson, a singer/songwriter with a bold, distinctive voice, an assured stage presence and a sweet, percussive guitar style, is a confident and captivating live performer.

In 2013 he was nominated in the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards for both the Horizon Award for Best Emerging Talent and The Young Folk Category.  He was also winner of Fatea’s “Male Artist of the Year 2014” and again in 2016.

In recent years he has developed a reputation in the Folk & Roots circuits through his solo shows, his many festival appearances and when opening for such luminaries as Show of  Hands, Steve Knightley, Martyn Joseph, Seth Lakeman, Lucy Ward and many others. At the beginning of 2017 he undertook his third series of joint headline shows with Grammy Award winner Amy Wadge.

With Martha Phillips, Leeds/Manchester based singer/songwriter in support this promises to be a special evening. 

Tickets £11 available from Derek on 07890 205980

Saturday 9 September 2017

The Revd Dr John Fawcett and England's 18th-Century Evangelical Corridor

11.00am Hope Chapel,  New Road, Hebden Bridge, HX7 8EW.

A talk by Dr. John A. Hargreaves, Halifax Antiquarian Society, Local Historian, General Secretary of the Wesley Historical Society and author of the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography article on John Fawcett and other evangelicals who contributed to the remarkable evangelical vitality of the Calder Valley in the 18th Century. 

9 - 24 September 2017

The South Pennines Walk and Ride Festival 2017

The South Pennines Walk and Ride Festival 2017 9th - 24th September. Various walking, cycling (road and MTB) and horse riding events throughout the stunning South Pennines. Pocket guides of events available mid July and listings on Walk and Ride Festival website.

13 September - 1 October 2017

Seven Impromptus and other works by Simon Manfield

Wednesday to Sunday (closed on Mondays and Tuesdays)
11am - 4pm The David Wright Gallery

This series of paintings and drawings by artist Simon Manfield illustrates the poem 'Orcadians: Seven Impromptus' by George Mackay Brown, which was published in his first collection, The Storm, in 1954.

Brown’s vision of an Orkney community fuses stillness with drama and the characters of Orkney's people are described with wit, anger, suspicion and melancholy, much like in the telling of a tale or saga.

The collection visualises Brown’s depictions and is a celebration of the poet, the poem and Orkney itself. It is accompanied by a limited edition book published by Kettillonia. Also included in the exhibition are new works, some giving hints to future drawing projects.

Orcadians

Thursday 14 September 2017

Café Culture

Cafe culture

Join us at The Waterfront Hall, Hebden Bridge Town Hall.

Local Stories & Local Speakers - 1st Thursday each month at 2pm.

3 mills, their history & what happened to them after they closed. 

By Michael Cullingworth.

Doors open 2pm for tea & cake £5 (£3 concessions) - All Welcome -

Pay on the door For enquiries telephone Helen Meller on 01422 417373

16-17 September 2017

Hebden Bridge Steampunk Weekend 2017

2 day Steampunk Market at the Town Hall. 

Also:
Saturday: 
Music at the Shoulder of Mutton 2-6.
Family fun from Noisy Toys at the Egg Factory. 
Evening gig at The Trades Club featuring:
Professor Elemental and Captain of the Lost Waves 
(tickets from thetradesclub.com)

Sunday: 
Music at The Railway 2pm with The Forgotten Sons. 

Daytime both days: Professor Cornelius Nocturne at The Arts Mill. 

Sunday 17 September 2017

Lost Chord Ensemble

7:30 pm in The Little Theatre, Holme Street, Hebden Bridge.

Christopher Irvin, who conducts the local Little Theatre Choir has a wealth of light music including some of his own compositions. He has formed The Lost Chord Ensemble which meets about once a month and supports the Little Theatre.

Musicians (with their music stand) are invited to come and play some light music selections. If you are coming for the first time, please contact chris.browne@tiscali.co.uk with details of your instrument so that a pad of music can be made available.

Saturday 23 September 2017

Fawcett 200 Weekend

Hope Chapel, New Road, Hebden Bridge HX7 8EW.

Refreshments from 9:30am - 10am when talks by Anne Mealia, Diana Monahan and Amy Binns will start.

Fawcett networking with led walk at 2.00pm 'Hebden Bridge in Fawcett’s Day and his legacy in the town'.

Hope Chapel Open Day 12.00pm – 4.00pm Children’s activities, historical displays and afternoon teas.

23-24 September 2017

Hebden Bridge Vintage Fair

This popular busy fair returns to the wonderful Hebden Bridge Town Hall on September 23rd and 24th, 10am - 4.30pm (Entry £1 / U 16s Free).

Find nearly 20 stalls of bona-fide vintage items from the 1920s to the 1980s including, gents and ladies vintage fashion, vintage furniture, home-wares, jewellery and accessories.  Live vintage music and fabulous pop up cocktail bar to boot!

Sunday 24 September 2017

Fawcett 200 Weekend

Hope Chapel, New Road, Hebden Bridge HX7 8EW

10.30 am – 11:30 am   Fawcett 200 service, led by Rev Dr K Jones, President of the Baptist History Society.

10.00am Walk from Hope Chapel to Wainsgate or meet at Wainsgate from 11.00am. View the Art Mile, an exhibition and children’s competition spread over three locations, Chapel, Community Centre and Hare & Hounds Pub. 'What Wainsgate means to me' and final opportunity for more Fawcett networking. 

For more information on Fawcett 200 events: fawcett200.org.uk

Tuesday 26 September 2017

Business Breakfast - Retail Special

The Business Breakfast at Hebden Bridge Town Hall is on a recess over summer and returns in September with a Retail Special at which the following guests will be present:

Helen Meller will talk about Festive Fandango and The Town Council will talk about Christmas Lights and associated event

Tea/coffee and breakfast butties are provided. Please secure the date in your diary and if you'd like to attend, please email the the Town Hall to let them know.

27 September 2017

Memories from Hebden Bridge Pharmacies

Linda Powell

Memories From Hebden Bridge Pharmacies

The Co-op chemist in Albert Street was an essential part of community life. Having worked there in the 1960s and in other pharmacies in Hebden Bridge in a career spanning forty years Linda has many memories to share. Being behind the chemist counter was rewarding, sometimes sad and often funny as the assistants dealt with many and varied medical conditions. 

Linda describes herself as 'very much a local' having been born in Mytholmroyd and after her marriage moving along the valley to Hebden Bridge. She qualified as an Apothecary Hall Pharmacy technician in 1966 and continued this career in Hebden Bridge. Now she is enjoying a happy and busy retirement.

Methodist Church, Market Street, Hebden Bridge at 7.30pm

Local History website

28-30 September 2017

Calderdale Beer and Cider Festival 2017

Hebden Bridge Town Hall

Thursday 28th Sept - 2 - 10pm (CAMRA members free entry/non-members £1), Friday 29th Sept -12 -11pm (CAMRA members £1 entry/non-members £2), Saturday 30th Sept - 12- 5.30pm (CAMRA members £1 entry/non-members £2), Saturday 30th September - 5.30-10pm (Free entry for all).

Over 50 beers, ciders and perries from both sides of the Pennines and around the UK. Beers ordered from breweries only, some specially commissioned ales and ales in wooden casks. Food available from the Town Hall Cafe.

Entertainment Thursday evening- Hebden Bridge Hill Millies. This year's charity is the Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team.

From July onwards details of the beers ordered will appear on the Halifax and Calderdale CAMRA website

Friday 6 October 2017

Dark Matter promotions presents...

An evening of live stoner rock, doom & fuzz bands

Upstairs at the Golden Lion £5 otd; £4.40 via ents24
Doors 8pm

If you like your music dark and dirty, you will love this ....stoner rock, doom & fuzzed out desert sounds - it will be loud with riffage aplenty.

Witch Tripper 3 piece Rock band from Nottingham - Stoner/Groove Rock and Roll 

Sound Of Origin are a fuzzed out riffing machine from Huddersfield, create music with the ability to both 'chill you out' or hit you with mammoth sized concussive soundwaves and bury them deep inside your brain.

FD - Instrumental subsonic doom laden stoner rock from Todmorden

11 OCTOBER 2017

The Whittakers and The Holme at Cliviger

Roger Frost

The Whittakers And The Holme At Cliviger

This is the story of a house and the family who lived there for several generations. In its heyday, it was a two-star listed building but subsequently fell on hard times and was burnt to the ground. However, this was not the end of the story!

Roger Frost is a retired teacher and lecturer who was awarded an MBE in 2000. He is a former mayor of Burnley and the author of about 30 publications including many looking back at the history of the Burnley area. 

Methodist Church, Market Street, Hebden Bridge at 7.30pm

Local History website

25 OCTOBER 2017

Local History Society AGM followed by

How the Hippies changed Hebden Bridge

Chris Ratcliffe and Jenny Slaughter

The 1970s was the decade when people seeking an alternative lifestyle - the 'hippies' - began to move to Hebden Bridge in significant numbers. The town started earning a reputation for having a radical edge, attracting kindred spirits and eventually being declared the 4th funkiest town in the world.

Hippies Talk

Chris and Jenny will cover topics ranging from the Queens Terrace Squat, Aurora wholefoods, new forms of spirituality, the renovation of derelict properties and the wider creative counter culture.  Chris is a former Queens Terrace squatter and now editor of HebWeb. Jenny bought Latham Farm as a ruin in the 1970s and has lived there ever since. Both were involved in gathering material for the recent very popular History Society exhibition with the same title.

Methodist Church, Market Street, Hebden Bridge at 7.30pm

Local History website

20-22 October 2017
Dance Festival

Dance Festival to return for second year:

The Hebden Bridge Dance Festival has received a grant of £3,150 to organise a second festival on the weekend 20-22 October 2017.

See HebWeb news item (5 March)

8 NOVEMBER 2017

The Withins Farms

Steven Wood

The Withins Farms

The ruin of Top Withins on Stanbury Moor is internationally famous as the supposed inspiration for the site of Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights. In real life, it was one of three Withins farms carved out of the moor in the sixteenth century.

The history of these farms provides a fascinating study of the hill farming economy of the Pennine moors from the sixteenth to the twentieth century.  Steven Wood is an independent historian who has been studying the Haworth area for some thirty years. He has published seven books on Haworth and its neighbouring villages of Oxenhope and Stanbury.  The most recent is his collaboration with Peter Brears on the history of the Withins farms.

Methodist Church, Market Street, Hebden Bridge at 7.30pm

Local History website

22 NOVEMBER 2017

Twenty Thousand descend on Hardcastle Crags

A virtual walk from the station to Hardcastle Crags and around, 50 to 100 years ago

David Taylor

Twenty Thousand Descend On Hardcastle Crags

By the 1850s, visitors were coming to Hebden Bridge for Hardcastle Crags from the mill towns on both sides of the Pennines, all thanks to the railway. By the turn of the century they were coming in their thousands – an estimated 20,000 over the three-day Whitsun holiday in 1897! Using many images from the Pennine Horizons Digital Archive we will follow in their footsteps to see how different it was all those years ago as they walked from the station to and around the Crags, enjoying all the facilities provided there.  David has lived all his life in the historic West Riding of Yorkshire, moving to Calderdale in 1988. A member of the History Society and a volunteer with Pennine Horizons, he was involved in co-producing an exhibition on the railway and the visitors to Hardcastle Crags, which was mounted at Gibson Mill and in the town.

Methodist Church, Market Street, Hebden Bridge at 7.30pm

Local History website

13 DECEMBER 2017

From Crime Scene to Holiday Camp

Stories of Hawdon Hall

Freda Kelsall

In February 1817, a small homestead near Hardcastle Crags, with a tangle of names - (Hawden - or Hawdon - Hole, Hoyle or Hall) was invaded by notoriety.   An aged man of no great fortune was found to have been murdered there;  just over a century later, it was providing a welcome for holiday-makers!  Local writer and artist Billy Holt may have inspired the idea of Butlins, before setting off with his horse Trigger in pursuit of adventure.   His benign influence on the historical record offsets the tragedy of death, detection and retribution.   

Freda Kelsall was born in Southport, where she worked for the Public Libraries, trained in speech and drama, and had a novel published, before moving to London to train as a teacher, also beginning to work in TV.  After teaching in London and Hampshire, and writing TV plays part-time, her on-going contract (1973-1995) with YTV to write the dramatised social history series, How We Used to Live, led her to make her home in Hebden Bridge, where she has lived since 1982.

Methodist Church, Market Street, Hebden Bridge at 7.30pm

Local History website

10 JANUARY 2018

Todmorden Old Pub Trail

Barbara Rudman

Todmorden Old Pub Trail

This talk illustrates the speaker's passion for the history of twentieth century pubs, which she believes, reflects our social evolution very closely. The memories of earlier generations have been captured to save a vital part of our local history.

Born in County Durham, Barbara has lived in Todmorden for over fifty years and has been involved with various community charities.

Methodist Church, Market Street, Hebden Bridge at 7.30pm

Local History website

24 JANUARY 2018

The People of the Parish Of Halifax: 1539 to 1670

Parish registers and the reconstruction of the population

Ian Bailey

During the Black Death of 1348, up to a half of the people of England died; it took two centuries before the country reached the same number of inhabitants again. Given that one single event can have such a dramatic impact on the social history of the nation, it is perhaps surprising that local historians have not devoted more time to understanding the size of local populations.  Whether it is in order to appreciate the impact of war, famine, disease, economic instability or political upheaval on a locality, it seems that the changing size of its population is an essential element of the local historian's evidential base.

This talk is the result of a group project run in Hebden Bridge by the Society. It aims to demonstrate how Halifax's legacy of parish registers can be used to discover the size of its population, where those people were living and what events impacted on them.

Methodist Church, Market Street, Hebden Bridge at 7.30pm

Local History website

14 FEBRUARY 2018

Damn Your Eyes!

Protection against the evil eye in human society and local architecture Mytholmroyd Farm - the evil eye

John Billingsley

Damn Your Eyes!

John's recent research has been into the material remains of folk magic in our built environment, comprising carvings, deposits and customs aimed at protecting buildings and households. In this talk he suggests that the evil eye should not be seen as an aspect of witchcraft, but as an aspect of human personality aggravated by the growth of wealth disparity, especially in the 17th century. 

John Billingsley's interest in Calder Valley history has focussed on local folklore, particularly legends and aspects of traditional folk magic. He has written or edited seven books and organised or presented various conferences on such topics. He has also edited the antiquarian magazine Northern Earth since 1991.

Methodist Church, Market Street, Hebden Bridge at 7.30pm

Local History website

28 FEBRUARY 2018

Seven Centuries Of Recorded Floods In The Calder Valley

Why are they getting worse? What can we learn from history? Has the Environment Agency learnt anything from history?

Nick Wilding

Seven Centuries Of Recorded Floods In The Calder Valley

Using evidence stretching back to the 14th Century, Nick Wilding compares the 2015 Boxing Day floods and other recent inundations to accounts of floods from previous centuries. In the course of doing so, he discovers some interesting analogies. He traces the course of the tributaries that feed the River Calder and finds that the origins of extreme flood events in the past were in many ways no different to the ones that cause them today. However, he finds that today's floods have been exacerbated by a range of late 20th Century and 21st Century factors that were not applicable in days gone by.    

Nick Wilding is an ex BBC producer, an independent filmmaker and historical researcher, who has made a string of documentaries on a wide range of local Calder Valley subjects and has prepared talks, interspersed with extracts from his films, based upon his recorded interviews with local people and his own research.   

Methodist Church, Market Street, Hebden Bridge at 7.30pm

Local History website

14 MARCH 2018

The Norman Conquest of Yorkshire

Dr. Paul Dalton

The Norman conquest of England is often associated with the year 1066, and with the battle of Hastings, fought on 14 October that year, in which the army of William, duke of Normandy, defeated and killed Harold Godwineson, king of the English. In fact, the Norman conquest took many years to achieve. There was much violent resistance to the rule of William the Conqueror after 1066, especially in northern England. This talk will discuss the nature of this resistance in Yorkshire and the brutal measures William used to overcome it, including his infamous 'harrying of the North'. It will also explore the dramatic, and in some respects catastrophic, impact of the Norman conquest on the aristocratic society, landholding, government, wealth, and landscape of power in Yorkshire between 1066 and 1087.

Dr Paul Dalton is a Principal Lecturer in Medieval History at Canterbury Christ Church University. He has published widely on Anglo-Norman history, including a book entitled Conquest, Anarchy and Lordship: Yorkshire 1066-1154, published by Cambridge University Press.

Methodist Church, Market Street, Hebden Bridge at 7.30pm

Local History website

28 MARCH 2018

The Alan Petford Annual Memorial Lecture

Township Boundaries and Commons Disputes in the South Pennines

Dr. Nigel Smith

The South Pennines

In upland areas, boundaries across moorland were frequently subject to dispute occasioned by disagreements over grazing and other rights of common. The definition of boundaries thus became an increasingly common issue that reached a litigious peak during the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries. This talk will cover a number of disputes around the Calder Valley but will focus on two disputes: one between Midgley and Wadsworth that was still ongoing in the nineteenth century, and one involving protracted litigation by Langfield in the early seventeenth century. This litigation provides evidence of a long-lost boundary that sheds some light on certain early township territories within the Upper Calder Valley. Nigel's research interests focus on the landscape and agricultural history of the Upper Calder valley and the wider South Pennines. He has recently edited "History in the South Pennines: The Legacy of Alan Petford", a volume of essays dedicated to the late Alan Petford.

Methodist Church, Market Street, Hebden Bridge at 7.30pm

Local History website