This Saturday 22nd October at Methodist Church, Market Street, Hebden Bridge.
Hebden Bridge, Cragg Vale and Mytholmroyd Historical Societies have come together to organise a joint venture, the proceeds of which are to go to the Flood Relief Fund.
A day of displays, talks and walks will be on offer.
The programme will consist of:
9.45 am. Registration and refreshments
10.15 am. Historical look at Cragg Vale with Yvonne Broadbent
This will be followed by a film or a choice of guided walks either along the Rochdale Canal or around Hebden Bridge.
Throughout the day there will be displays and exhibitions of photographs and memorabilia.
12 till 2 pm. Lunch - Drinks, sandwiches and cakes will be available to purchase. Over lunch you can sit and enjoy images from the Pennine Horizons Digital Archive
2 pm. Seven Centuries of Flooding in the Calder Valley with Nick Wilding to guide us.
Followed by a film or a choice of guided walks either along the Rochdale Canal or around Hebden Bridge.
Morning Sessions £5.00
Afternoon session £5.00
Full Day Ticket only £8.00
Please support us, and remember all proceeds are to go to the Flood Relief Fund
The group runs a popular programme of workshops and drop-in sessions at the Birchcliffe Centre
Upper Calderdale's suitability for the preservation of local cultural tradition is nowhere shown as strongly as in its wealth of folk tales about places, many of which are still being passed on by word of mouth.
For some years now a small group of friends has been exploring the evidence for prehistoric activity in the South Pennines.