2017 TALKS DIARY

All talks are held in the Cross Gates Methodist Church Hall at 8 pm on the last Monday of each month and are open to the general public. There is a charge of £2 which includes refreshments after the talk.

30th January
Illustrated talk by Ross Horsley Librarian Manager Local & Family History
"The Ghost Stories of Lord Halifax"

27th February
Illustrated talk by Andrea Hetherington
"A Horrible Crime of Murder -
Dark Deeds in 19C Hunslet"

27th March
Illustrated talk by Prof. Joyce Hill
"Anglo Saxon Churches in Yorkshire"

24th April
Illustrated talk by Mike Turpin
"Roman Aldborough and the Antiquarians"
Followed by Pie & Pea Supper

26th June
Illustrated talk by Kat Baxter
"Kirkstall Abbey - History, Excavation & Conservation"

25th September
Illustrated talk by Dr Patrick Bourne
"Lost Buildings of Leeds"

30th October
Talk by Noel Moroney
"Past Times in West Yorkshire"

27th November
Illustrated talk by Geoffrey Forster
"The Creation of a Victorian Best Seller: Samuel Smiles and the writing of Self-Help."