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September 2018

Talks
Sat 08 Sep, 2:00pm at Cornerstone
Tickets Free (donations welcome), duration 80mins no interval

Join local historian David Glover on Heritage Open Weekend for Digging Up Square Roots.

Talks
Tue 11 Sep, 1:00pm at Red Brick Auditorium
Tickets £8, duration 90mins (no interval)

In this talk, we travel from the impressive urban architecture of Boston and Providence to the ‘clapboard classicism’ of the small towns and villages of Vermont and New Hampshire.

Talks
Wed 12 Sep, 2:00pm at Red Brick Auditorium
Tickets £5 (£4.50 members), duration 90mins (including interval)

David tells how Elizabeth married Halifax-born James Clarke Franks whose father was curate at Sowerby Bridge, and details her interesting Halifax ancestors.

Talks
Wed 19 Sep, 2:00pm at Red Brick Auditorium
Tickets £5 (£4.50 members), duration 90mins (including interval)

David Glover presents us with another fascinating collection of rare old Halifax images!

Talks
Fri 21 Sep, 6:00pm at Copper Auditorium
Tickets £8-£6, duration 60mins (no interval)

In 1994, the year of his 80th birthday, Laurie Lee shared his memories of an ‘eventful’ early life in a series of interviews with the film maker David Parker.

Talks
Fri 21 Sep, 7:30pm at Copper Auditorium
Tickets £8-£6, duration 120mins (including interval)

The award winning television programme maker, David Parker, spent 12  months filming the rebuilding of perhaps the most famous of them all, Flying Scotsman.

Talks
Sun 23 Sep, 7:30pm at Red Brick Auditorium
Tickets £20, duration 2hrs 10mins (includes interval)

Henry Blofeld, the voice of cricket, has decided to celebrate by touring the country with his brand-new show, jam-packed full of unheard anecdotes from on and off the pitch.

Talks
Wed 26 Sep, 2:00pm at Red Brick Auditorium
Tickets £5 (£4.50 members), duration 90mins (including interval)

This Talk begins with a bang – a murder in the 1750s West Highlands, and tells the fascinating story of a family from its Scots roots to a Halifax marriage - and beyond.

October 2018

Talks
Tue 09 Oct, 1:00pm at Red Brick Auditorium
Tickets £8, duration 90mins (no interval)

‘Very Bad for Art’? Alan Read takes a look at The Impact of the Great War on Three British Artists.

November 2018

Talks
Tue 13 Nov, 1:00pm at Red Brick Auditorium
Tickets £8, duration 90mins (no interval)

Experience the story of gold and its significance and symbolism within the history of art - as the colour of the sun; the colour of divinity; the colour of status and the colour of love.

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