Huddersfield Civic Society's programme of events and speakers and committee meeetings for 2018. Speaker Evenings are held in the Reception Room, Huddersfield Town Hall, Corporation Street HD1 2TA apart from 1 May (venue to be confirmed), and the 6 November and 11 December which will both be at Heritage Quay, University of Huddersfield. Members are free to bring guests although donations are welcomed.
Even though Cleckheaton is Kirklees fourth largest town with a population of over 16,000, the town is probably little known to many of us, even though it has some architecturally impressive buildings and strong associations with the Luddites, the Bronte sisters and others.
Erica Amende, Spen Valley Civic Society, will reveal the wealth of impressive chapels, mills and monuments, in a town that became known as the wool carding capital of the world.