Around the Clubs

Fairburn Historical Society plays host to Hebden Bridge Local History Section on June 5 with visits to Ledsham Church and Ledston Hall and a walk round Fairburn village.Transport can be provided and anyone interested is asked to contact Ann Kilbey on (01422) 882858 or Brian Hoyle, 822472.

John Billingsley continues his exploration of "The Stones of Midgley Moor" on July 15. Meet at the former Midgley Methodist Church at 7.15pm.

On August 5 the Mills of the Luddenden Valley are the subject of both a walk and illustrated talk by Rodney Collinge. The evening ends with a pie and pea supper. Meet at Luddenden Methodist Church at 6.30pm.

Celebrations in connection with the 150th anniversary of Heptonstall Parish Church continue all summer culminating in an exhibition at the museum on August Bank Holiday weekend.

Halifax Antiquarian Society reveals all on the Ancient Order of Druids in the West Riding on June 1 when the speaker is Mr J. Goodchild. The society's library is thrown open on July 31 and the Executive Committee meets on August 31.

Noted author Mark Girouard is one of the distinguished speakers at the 17th annual day school on October 2. The work of skilled craftsmen of the 16th and 17th centuries, with particular reference to timber and stone houses, will be examined and a guided tour of Kershaw House is included. Anyone interested is advised to book early: further details from Mrs C. McDonald (01422) 348863.

Mytholmroyd Historical Society visits Castle Carr on June 27 when the fountains will be in action. Meet there at 3pm. Further details from Mollie Sunderland on 884980. The society is also organising an exhibition on "Old Mytholmroyd" at the Gala on July 10.

Routes to Roots, at the Heritage Business, Todmorden, will be jogging memories with old photos until July 16 in the Stories in Stone exhibition.

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