Updated 4 Jun 2017


Talks take place on the first Friday evening of every alternate month. (Feb, Apr, Jun, Aug, Oct, Dec.)


They are held at the St James Church Hall , starting at 7.30pm prompt and finishing about 9.00pm


These talks are free to members.Non-members are welcome on payment of £1. If you would like to join please visit the Joining Us page.


Please contact Mrs Christine Huxley for additional information.





Programme for 2017





3rd February

Andrew Dobraszczyc

A Social History of Apedale Hall Gardens

7th April Paul Anderton Local responses to Napoleonís plans 1803-14: opening a new source for family and local historians. 
2nd June Andy Fear Blood and Sand:Gladiators in the Roman Empire
4th August Philip R. Leese Miners Lives; Social Life of Mining Villages in the 19th & 20th Centuries