Syllabus 2022



Meetings are held at Ripponden Conservative Club on the second Tuesday of the month commencing at 7.30pm

unless otherwise stated.


January 11th             Phillip Whitaker – Slideshow ‘Images of Sowerby Bridge’


February 8th             Garry Stringfellow – ‘Pastimes of the People’

March      8th             Ben Brundell – ‘Rishworth’s Moors: What might have been’

April        12th            Anne Kirker – ‘Along the Ryburn’

May         10th           Michael Astrop – ‘History above your head: England through its Inn Signs’

June        14th          Murray Seccombe – ‘Suffitient and Free Passidge: Road maintenance and governance,                                               Sowerby & Barkisland Townships c.1600 -1700’

July          12th          Chris Helme – ‘The Life of Richard (Dick) Turpin’

August       9th          David Cant – ‘The Tragic Story of Castle Carr’

September 13th        Jill Falkingham – ‘Stott Hall Farm – ‘the farm on the motorway’

October      11th        Julian Carr – ‘The Ryburn Valley since 1930: seen through the eyes of Hazel Whiteley’

November  15th        Richard Green – ‘A Token Tour of Halifax’

December   13th       AGM